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Vodafone caps roaming Euro broadband at £8 a day

Mobile broadband users on Vodafone can surf their way across Europe at £8 per day for 100MB – and £25 for the rest of the world.

The new roaming tariffs for dongles and tablets are separate from the newly-announced Euro Traveller phone rates, and come into operation from July 1.

Less-intense travelling data users can opt in to Vodafone’s Data Traveller tariff outside Europe, which costs £5/day for 25MB.

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There’s also a monthly roaming cap of £42, which sees your internet access cut off unless you opt out. Roaming surfers will receive a notification via email, text and through their online accounts, when they reach £33 in Europe or £80 elsewhere, and a final notification when they hit the limit.

If you continue over the limit, from July 1 roaming in Europe will be charged at 69.6p/MB – the new limit set by the EU for roaming data charges. Outside Europe, Vodafone charges £3/MB for the first 5MB, then £15 for every 5MB extra.

Vodafone’s Europe Zone covers Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Channel Islands (Jersey, Guernsey), Croatia, Cyprus (exc. Northern Cyprus), Czech Republic, Denmark (inc. Faroe Islands), Estonia, Finland, France, French West Indies, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy (inc. San Marino and Vatican City), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland. Portugal (inc. Madeira), Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (inc. Balearic Islands and Canary Islands), Sweden, and Switzerland.

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