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Who is your carrier network provider? Vodafone, O2, etc.
Thank you very much for your patience! To use your phone in India, you have two options available. First, you can contact your current SIM provider (Vodafone) and have them activate/enable an International Roaming package on your existing SIM card/account. This will let you use your existing SIM with your number overseas, so you don't have to buy a new local SIM card when you get there. This is the recommended option if you don't want to change your number when you are there and this will also let you send/receive texts, use the internet, make or receive calls, etc. But international roaming packages are costly. Please see the cost and plans here, click this link --> https://www.vodafone.co.uk/help-and-information/costs-and-charges/travelling-abroad
The second option is, contact your carrier network/SIM provider(Vodafone) and have them unlock your phone for international use (if it is not unlocked already). This will let you use a buy and use local SIM card when you get there. Internet, SMS, calls, etc. would be a lot cheaper on this option. This would be a better option if you are staying there for more than a week or two. Even if you are choosing Option 1, I'd recommend having your phone unlocked in case you face any issues with your current number there. I hope this answers your question.
Please open this link --> https://www.vodafone.co.uk/help-and-information/costs-and-charges/travelling-abroad
You can find the rates there.
Here are the details if you choose to pay monthly;
Charges in India: You'll be charged £6 a day to use your UK allowance of data, minutes and texts - and you'll only pay on the days you use your phone.
You can also use the data from your plan abroad in your inclusive roaming destinations, just to note there’s a 25GB roaming fair use policy per billing month. This includes any Data Extras that are available.
Pay as you go Charges in India
Make calls 60p per minute
Receive calls 36p per minute
Text messages 8p per text
Picture messages 66p per text
Using data12p per MB
You can also call customer support at 191 from your phone for more information.
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