Headed abroad for your summer vacation? You can now enjoy an easier, convenient and shock-free data roaming experience as Smart, the country’s unrivaled mobile services leader, rolls out Surf Abroad 550 to millions of its Smart Prepaid subscribers.
Now bigger and better, Surf Abroad 550 offers mobile Internet connectivity in 130 countries – the widest data roaming network available to Filipino travelers. Moreover, Surf Abroad 550 is a lot more convenient to use with its network lock feature, which means you no longer have to go through the pains of remembering and keying in the specified roaming partners at your destination from time to time just to connect to your favorite apps.
Priceless convenience on overseas travels
“We are thrilled to further expand the country’s widest data roaming network and finally make it available to Smart Prepaid subscribers, who can now enjoy all their favorite apps to enrich their overseas travel experiences. With Surf Abroad 550, Smart Prepaid subscribers can have constant access to news, maps and weather information about their destination, instantly share their travel experiences to their social circles through their favorite apps like Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook, and connect to their family and colleagues as the need arises. Such flexibility and convenience are priceless when you travel abroad” said Tina Mariano, Global Access and International Services head at Smart.
Text ROAM ON to 333
Surf Abroad 550 lets you enjoy a whole day of online activities – from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. – for only P550 per day.
To use Surf Abroad 550 on your Smart Prepaid SIM, simply text ROAM ON to 333 before leaving the country. Upon arriving at your destination, turn on your mobile data and dial *133# to access the menu. Then choose Data Roaming and your preferred load denomination. Once the service is active, you will also get timely notifications so you are completely in control of your subscription.
To fully enjoy the service, make sure you have enough prepaid load on your phone, or purchase Surf Abroad Prepaid Load Cards in denominations of P550 (1 day), P1,100 (2 days) and P1,650 (3 days), available at Smart kiosks that are conveniently located at Philippine international airports.
Top travel essential
Whether you are on tried-and-tested tourist trails or heading to off-the-beaten destinations around the world, Surf Abroad 550 should be high up on your list of travel essentials, noted Mariano.
With Surf Abroad 550, you can navigate through the streets of Tokyo or Seoul like an expert using Google Maps; upload real-time snaps of yourself at the Merlion in Singapore on Snapchat; or instantly post your encounter with Disney characters at Hong Kong Disneyland on Instagram and Facebook.
Missing your family? With Surf Abroad 550, you can send an instant messages through your favorite chat apps like WhatsApp or Messenger. Hailing an Uber, accessing your work email, or making last-minute arrangements on your Airbnb accommodation or flight bookings on SkyScanner are also a breeze – among many others.
Surf Abroad 550 is also available as a fully automated service for Smart Postpaid subscribers, for a worry-free data roaming experience.
To know more about how you can make the most of your travel experience with Surf Abroad 550 on your Smart Prepaid SIM, visit smart.com.ph/prepaidsurfabroad.
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