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13 Tips on How to Save International Roaming Data Charges

We know that one thing that costs us a lot for being internet dependent beings are the roaming charges. We need it as we can’t possibly do without it but then it also raids our pockets. The service providers take full advantage of this and make international roaming plans as expensive as they can. Data roaming is very expensive & moreover you will never know how much data is getting drained for which you are being charged by your service provider. You will unfortunately be welcomed back home by a massive phone bill. But it isn’t all bad. Here’s the light at the end of that dark and heavy roaming fees tunnel. By following a few simple steps, you can save upto 50% on your international roaming charges while roaming abroad. 1. Keep mobile data turned-off while not in use.This is the easiest thing you can do. Here’s how to do that! For an iPhone:From the Home screen; Navigate: Settings > Cellular and tap the cellular data switch on or off. For a Samsung S-8:From the Home screen; Navigate: Settings > Connections > Data usage. Tap the mobile data switch on or off. If prompted, tap turn off to confirm.And when you need data just turn it back on. 2. Download the apps needed prior to the travelling.

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How to avoid International Data Roaming Charges outside of the UK?

Imagine having no internet while taking phone overseas for 30 days when travelling in India? None. Nil. Wouldn’t that just disrupt life for you? Obviously, it will unless you are a monk reading this. But you would say that we can have free data abroad from the internet on the phone because our service provider gives us mobile phone data that works abroad. Now, here’s the trouble! When you pay for these internet charges at your home country, you incur charges that are fixed. But when you step outside of your state and especially of your country, these charges become nebulous and start eating your pocket. This is probably where you ask the question ‘What is Data Roaming’?Data Roaming is the usage of your data service when you step outside of the boundaries of your telecom operator’s network coverage area. It is charged both domestically and internationally. International data roaming charges or global roaming charges are incurred because your network operator has a tie up with other network operators that give you services on their behalf and hence the roaming tariff. How Does Data Roaming Work?Once you are outside your telecom operator’s network coverage area; any action that involves the usage of your phone data (when not using any WiFi) will incur charges. These charges are incurred as your telecom operator ties up with international telecom operators to facilitate your activity outside your home network operators’ area and hence that costs more. They are technically referred to as interconnect charges. So, whether it is sending that mail you started to write last night or trying to look for navigation, you will be charged for everything. Your phones have settings to turn data roaming service off but only android phones give you reminder/ warning to do that when you step outside the network. Therefore; it is either that you can’t have overseas data or you just pay heavily to have it.

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How to avoid International Data Roaming Charges outside of the USA?

Can you live without internet? I mean, literally yes, but figuratively no, right?And are you used to having handy mobile phone data? I am sure, yes. Since, you are most likely visiting this on your phone or even maybe a laptop or an Ipad, I am sure you agree that it has sort of become necessary to have internet with you at all times. And while travelling, well let’s just insert a heavier word that is a synonym for necessity. Now, when you pay for these internet charges at your home country, you incur charges that are fixed. But when you step outside of your state and especially of your country, these charges become nebulous and start eating your pocket little by little without you knowing. This is probably where you ask the question ‘What is Data Roaming’?Data Roaming is the usage of your data service when you step outside of the boundaries of your telecom operator’s network coverage area. It is charged both domestically and internationally. International data roaming charges or global roaming charges are incurred because your network operator has a tie up with other network operators that give you services on their behalf and hence the cost extra. How Does Data Roaming Work?Once you are outside your telecom operator’s network coverage area; any action that involves the usage of your phone data (when not using any WiFi) will incur charges. These charges are incurred as your telecom operator ties up with international telecom operators to facilitate your activity outside your home network operators’ area and hence that costs more. These are the charges that are technically referred to as interconnect charges. So, whether it is sending that mail you started to write last night or trying to look for navigation, you will be charged for everything.

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When In India For 7 Days - One Week Suggested Itineraries

If you have time of one week on your hands, say maybe during the easter break and you are arriving in India at any of these locations (Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore), here are some handpicked itineraries for you. From DelhiIf you are arriving in Delhi you are suggested to follow one of the classic one week itineraries that is the ‘Golden Triangle’ itinerary. This pick is called {India} India’s Golden Triangle, 7-day Itinerary and is summarized by idelish This itinerary covers Delhi-Agra-Jaipur. If you have time to spare, you can pick another city in Rajasthan; preferably Udaipur or Jodhpur. Arrive in Delhi and stay the night. Move on to Agra the next day and to Rajasthan for the next 3 days. Return to Delhi. If you pull off a backpacking trip, this trip should cost you something between Rs 8000/- to Rs 15000/- or else if you go the way of luxury it could take anything above Rs 30,000/- Click the link below for the detailed itinerary.www.idelish.com/2011/08/01/india-indias-golden-triangle-7-day-itinerary/ If you are one of those who do not wish to switch cities and just want to take in one city at a time; then here’s a week long itinerary just for Delhi. This one is called One Week in Delhi: The Perfect Itinerary by TripSavy.This itinerary covers old and new delhi, cafes, books, monuments everything. Click the link below for the detailed itinerary.www.tripsavvy.com/one-week-in-delhi-the-perfect-itinerary-4144728 From Mumbai

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8 Tips To Keep In Mind While Travelling to The Incredible Northeast of India

The northeast India is slowly becoming a favourite part to take trips to for the locals and the international travellers. It is fresh, beautiful and less populated. Even though it is becoming pretty popular among the tourists, it still has people concerned about safety. We are still to decide how tourist friendly the northeast is and therefore; here are some tips that we want you to keep in mind while you travel there. You may need special permits ( for example; the Protection Area Permit) and other documents to travel there. An Indian visa is obviously a must but do your research before you take the step. There are eight states, several districts and villages to cover, therefore, plan a tour with good amount of time in hand. A well planned trip is a better way to go here. Read and study about the locals, tribes, food and culture beforehand. You wouldn’t want to offend anyone, right? This will also let you have a better interactive experience. Be prepared for the rains. The northeast receives a decent amount of rainfall especially during monsoons. Best travel time is between October and April. Get yourself hotels and hostels pre booked as this area still has a developing hospitality sector. One is suggested to carry multiple simcards as the landscapes don’t permit very good connection. Immerse yourself in a natural lifestyle there and do not expect amazing internet access. You should even be prepared to lose it every now and then. Keep saved the emergency contacts at all times. And lastly; keep expecting the unexpected! The northeast India is wonderful and so is travelling and to keep the experience smooth, do look up Trabug- India’s First Travel Phone that will keep you from being distracted by travel hurdles while that you are there. Check this link for more About TrabugTrabug is india’s first Travel phone that comes with a 4G connection and a voice plan. It is a phone for anyone and everyone who travels to India on business or leisure. It helps you stay connected in a foreign land and makes your stay hassle free. What Our Customer Has To Say “I absolutely love it! we always had perfect signal and the wifi hotspot worked for two devices even far in the Thar desert 👍🏼 The trabug support team was always reachable and really helpful. I highly recommend this for long stays in India, it also has great tourist tips and maps…restaurant and hotels list as reliable as in tripadvisor. Thank you for the service!!” Nayeli Contreras Mexico

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Friendly Tourist Destinations In India - Part 2

Since India is a vast country with many places to visit, we wouldn’t like if you would miss out on any. Therefore, here’s a list of 3 more places that we find utterly suitable for a person exploring India. Much like the previous four; the destinations listed are chosen on the basis that they fulfill the following things; or few; or a combination of a few; Cleanliness, Food options, Emergency Services, Staying Options, Safety for Solo Female Travellers, Cultural appeal and Honesty To The Tourist/ Traveller. Nainital, Uttrakhand : Another hill station in India which is quiet and hidden. It has amazing weather and views. Offers beautiful markets, is safe for solo travellers and is not too crowded. It is one of the few cold places where temperature go negative in winters. You can fly, take a train or or go by car. The rickshaws in nainital are cheap and have fixed rates but it is advised to look around on foot. You can trek, go for boat rides, explore caves, watch sunsets, enjoy wildlife. You’ll find a lot of punjabi and north indian cuisine at cheap rates. The herbal tea there is a must try too. Munnar, Kerala: One of the really sort after places is considered very safe for solo travellers. It has amazing views. The place is a bliss for nature and peace lovers. It has a variety of South India cuisine to offer. Avoid guides when you are in Munnar. The communication can be a bit difficult but one can manage if one speaks English/Hindi. Tea plantations are a big attraction in Munnar and one should definitely purchase tea there. One can visit tea factories go for treks, enjoy sightseeing, look at waterfalls. We suggest you book am Airbnb as hotels can be unavailable. Mysore, Karnataka : Mysore has a charm and grandeur. It is a beautiful valley situated in South India with great south indian food, amazing weather and beautiful palaces and gardens. The city has topped list of the cleanest city in India. It can be reached by airways, roadways and railways. There are palaces, hills, gardens,churches, zoos, museums. You name it and it is there. The city is pretty much an educational hub too. Pre book your hotels or stays to avoid frauds that drive tourists to their hotels. It is generally a safe city but keep a watch if you are out late. People there are geneally helpful and kind. Our Product Trabug- India’s First Travel Phone ensures one’s safety as it comes with all emergency services installed. It gives you information about eating places, shopping places and places to stay. It lets you have a hassle free travel as you can order forex at your doorstep. It is delivered and picked from wherever you want in India. Disclosure: The information is true to the best of our knowledge/experience and is subject to change with time/in varying situations. About Trabug

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Delhi Vs Mumbai - What To Expect From Each For A Traveller

While both Mumbai and Delhi are pretty famous among tourists, they are as different as one can imagine them to be. One is the country’s very capital and the other the commercial capital. One is called the heart of India while the other the soul. Both have different cultures, different languages, different people and different appeals for the travellers. Listed below are some stark differences we could identify on the basis of the following: Culture & PeopleTo look at the cultural differences between these two metro cities, we would like to point out that Delhi was in the ancient times the Mughal capital and Mumbai the Maratha capital. Since then, Delhi is built like a circle and Mumbai like a grid.Whereas in today’s times, decorum is more of a sight in Mumbai only as Delhi is a little too careless about that and Mumbai is a little easy on women, but Delhi in that context has let people down. Mumbai can easily be in today’s time be inferred safer than Delhi in this aspect. In another aspect; Delhi has one of the finest colleges in the country and Mumbai; bollywood and dreams to sell.Talking about people; people in Mumbai are a little more tourist friendly than Delhi.Both the cities though, are pretty similar when you compare the hustle bustle.An extra tip - Do not miss a holi in delhi and a ganesh chaturthi in Mumbai! Time Mumbai as per most travelers requires around 2-3 days if you want to do only the touristy stuff. One can stay longer if one looks forward to exploring local markets, going to cafes, watching local cinema or go on to a few weekend getaways. Delhi requires only 2 days as per most travellers as people head to Agra next immediately but that too only covers the architecture and old monuments. To explore the heart of Delhi, one can visit cafes, bars, streets, old markets, take a metro ride, visit Delhi haat and that would take more than 2 days for sure.

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All International Airports In India- Flights To & From

India is vast country and has an equally enormous chunk of destinations for you to visit. You could be a business person, a traveller, a resident, a passer by, but airports are always something that each one needs to be updated with. Below is the list of all the international airports in India. Few of these that are marked in bold are actually internationally acclaimed and renowned. North City State Indira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi Union Territory New Delhi Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport Amritsar Punjab Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport Varanasi Uttar Pradesh Srinagar Airport Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir Chandigarh Airport Chandigarh Union territory Chandigarh South City State Bengaluru/Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru Karnataka Mangalore International Airport Mangalore Karnataka Trivandrum International Airport Trivandrum Kerala Cochin International Airport Cochin Kerala Calicut International Airport Calicut Kerala Chennai International Airport Chennai Tamil Nadu Coimbatore International Airport Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Madurai Airport Madurai Tamil Nadu Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hyderabad Telangana Veer Savarkar International Airport Port Blair Andaman and Nicobar Islands East City State Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport Kolkata West Bengal Visakhapatnam International Airport Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport Guwahati Assam Gaya International Airport Gaya Bihar Tulihal International Airport Imphal Manipur Biju Patnaik International Airport Bhubaneswar Odisha West City State Dabolim Airport Dabolim Goa Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Ahmedabad Gujarat Jaipur International Airport Jaipur Rajasthan Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai Maharashtra Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport Nagpur Maharashtra Pune Airport Pune Maharashtra Raja Bhoj International Airport Bhopal Madhya Pradesh Trabug- India’s First Travel Phone comes with google maps preinstalled and helps you locate the nearest airport and the route to it from anywhere at anytime just in one tap. It saves your time and even helps you book a cab immediately. It gives you a time estimate as well to help you save on your precious time.Check this site to know more about/use the Trabug servies. Disclosure: The information is subject to change with time/ in varying situations. About Trabug