Three are hoping to make using the mobile web while abroad a little less painless by today revealing a new £5-a-day unlimited roaming package.
The £5 a day Euro Internet Pass lets Three’s network customers access the web to their hearts content when travelling anywhere in the EU, with no hidden charges and no hidden data caps. Users will be able to access the deal by hitting a link in a text message from Three after touching down on foreign soil.
Publishing images to Facebook, surfing the web or checking out maps shouldn’t cause any problems, though Three do state that they can’t guarantee the quality of video streaming when abroad. Being a contract-free, day-to-day offering, you can always leave forking out for it a second time if the first day proved unsatisfactory anyway.
It’s a nice and transparent move from Three, and one surely intended to block similar recent moves by competitors. Recently Vodafone revealed that for £3 a day their customers could grab the same call, texting and browsing costs as their usual tariff when abroad, while T-Mobile now also offers their customers a Euro Internet Booster add-on package that offers up to 50MB of data per month for £10.