Just when you thought you’d covered the last apartment rental transaction and paid the final rental car fee, you’re suddenly hit with an outstanding roaming charge. Yeah, so much for embracing the mobile trend.
It’s even worse when you’ve to travel and can’t go without your mobile devices as the associated fees seem to be higher than ever — or maybe it’s because you’re using more data than ever before.
Our Journeys seem incomplete without the Internet. Even if you’re on a bus for a shorter distance, you want to see what’s happening in the world you’re or not part of through the web.
And you are even ready to pay for the hidden and open costs that come with this internet addiction.
Communications app textPlus surveyed 500 respondents who use their mobile devices when traveling both domestically and internationally and created an infographic based on what solutions these travelers have found out to avoid the dreaded roaming charge, or at least, reduce it as much as possible.
According to the survey results, not surprisingly, more than half of connected travelers believe roaming charges are too high. But they’re not about to unplug altogether — 72% of those surveyed bring a tablet on their journeys in addition to Smartphones, and 71% use wifi in cafes.
Take a look,