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  • Using your iPhone overseas and avoiding massive data charges

    Many of our members travel overseas and many (probably even more!) of our members have an iPhone. So the obvious question is how to safely use your iPhone while overseas and avoid excessive data charges.

    And yes, there are some horror stories. Quoting just a few members:
    After a $900 phone bill from optus I learnt my lesson
    I recently returned from a trip to New York to a $1600 data a bill
    by the time we got home the bill had amounted to $6,200
    I am also one of the unlucky people who came home to a hefty bill for $6,200
    One solution is to leave your iPhone at home. But then you would miss out as the iPhone (over free WiFi) can be a great help in your travels.



    Unbelievably, there is no master "data off" switch, so if you decide to take your phone and you wish to avoid excessive data charges, you need to be proactive. Our memberís discus various strategies including:
    • Replace your regular SIM with a local SIM
    • Turn off 3G
    • Turn off Data Roaming
    • Avoid using Calendar and "push" mail
    • Get your carrier to block all data at their end
    • Turn your iPhone into an iPod by setting it to Airplane Mode and then turning WiFi back on
    Each of these strategies have their own advantages (and disadvantages), so its best to read the full discussion HERE.
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    msndelevium

    Re: QFF site down?

    looks like it's now back to normal

    msndelevium Today, 12:05 PM Go to last post
    tinkybelle

    Re: Waiving of annual fee for Black Card?

    Same here cancelled to.

    tinkybelle Today, 12:03 PM Go to last post
    yld200

    Re: QFF site down?

    Yep I've got the same error.

    yld200 Today, 12:01 PM Go to last post
    ozbeachbabe

    Re: Interline baggage OW > 12Hrs between flights.

    I have seen people on QF51 get boarding passes for their UL flight SIN/CMB the next day departing around 1030 which was about 16 hours after their arrival the previous day.

    You'll need to see a QF...

    ozbeachbabe Today, 11:58 AM Go to last post
    drron

    Re: What's up with Emirates?

    Flying J Trans Tasman on QF beats EK any day when the cost is 17500 AA miles and able to be booked online.

    drron Today, 11:55 AM Go to last post
    Pushka

    QFF site down?

    Trying to book flights and unable to log in - not good timing really...
    54771

    Pushka Today, 11:55 AM Go to last post
    blackcat20

    Re: Trans-Tasman J

    Yep, this was what I was going to say. Same as domestic except for Champagne. And amenity kits on flights after 6pm.

    blackcat20 Today, 11:51 AM Go to last post
    ChrisGibbs

    Re: Lifetime Qantas status credits

    Over the last 10-12 years I've worked for a bunch of small to medium sized US based technology start-ups running their APJ businesses for them. These start-ups then get acquired by bigger companies...

    ChrisGibbs Today, 11:48 AM Go to last post
    Cossie

    Re: What's up with Emirates?

    Slighty OT, flew LAN 787 from Sydney to Auckland and back, the flight over was ok, breakfast in the F lounge!, but the 6:15 departure time coming back was a tad harsh to cope with, add the time...

    Cossie Today, 11:47 AM Go to last post
    steveward

    Shanghai transit for 4.5 hours

    Hello, I have a transit stop in Shanghai for 4.5 hours (3pm-7.30pm) on the way home next month. Rather than spend even more time in yet another airport I wondered whether there are suggestions for...

    steveward Today, 11:47 AM Go to last post
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