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I depart, US, for the Island of Tortola, British Islands.

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I depart Virginia, US, for the Island of Tortola, British Virgin Islands. What do I have to do to ensure my cell phone works there?
I depart this Wednesday, 26 July
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Cell Phones
Expert:  Ashik replied 2 months ago.

Hi and Welcome. My Name is ***** ***** I look forward to assisting you today with your question.

There are several things you can do get your phone working on those places. Call your carrier network and ask them about international roaming plans. So you can get messages, calls etc on that country. Without an international roaming plan, you will not be able to make or receive calls, messages and use internet. Remember, roaming plans and charges are very costly.

Also, you should contact your carrier network and ask them to unlock your phone, so you can use local SIM card in those places in case if you don't want to activate costly roaming plans or prefer to use the networks in those places. If your phone is not locked to any particular carrier or under any contract, then it is probably already unlocked. But you should call your carrier network to make sure it is unlocked. They can unlock it for international uses.

These are the only things you have to do before leaving your country.

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