If i travel to boston with my phone, but leave the sim card at home will i still get roaming fees?

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I am looking to nring my phone to boston so i can use it to take pictures and stay connected with friends via wifi/internet, i dont want to be charged any roaming fees or any extra fees in general. Someone told me if i took my sim card out and left it at home i would avoide any extra charges on my account. Is this true?
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Posted 3 years ago

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Dennis, Mobile Master

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If you take your sim card out and keep it at home, then you effectively left your Koodo service at home.  That means 0 risk of roaming charges during your Boston trip
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You can accomplish the same thing by putting the phone in airplane mode and turning on wifi and bluetooth. That way you can make an emergency call or accept a call from important contacts, especially if you give those contacts a distinctive ring.
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Bob, if your phone is in airplane mode the device won't allow any calls in bound. Bad information.
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Sorry, a sentence in the middle got deleted.

 If you leave your cell phone on and can avoid answering reflexively:

The delete and edit functions on this board are not 100% reliable.
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Of course if you don't want to trust sim in the phone then make sure to save contacts from sim to device so you have all the important numbers with you.

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