international travelling

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I am travelling all over the world and not guranteed I can buy sim cards in each country,  does Koodo offer a txt only if I keep my phone in service.  I need ONLY txt, no data, no phone,  how do I unlock my phone
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Susan Hill

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Posted 11 months ago

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BobTheElectrician

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No need to unlock your phone: drop your plan to a minimal one and take the Roaming Text add-on. You will have to avoid the temptation to answer calls reflexively.

https://www.koodomobile.com/help/travelling-outside-us

This will allow you to keep your Koodo number and avoid paying  $15 a month for seasonal suspension.
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can I buy multiple months of 30 days add on's?
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I wll need 4 months in total
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Sophia, Mobile Master

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Yes, you can renew that month to month.

As for unlocking your phone, what phone is it? It might be cheaper than you think and it would probably be handy to be able to buy a local sim!
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You can buy 1 type of roaming add-on per billing cycle.
If you travel around the world, then you can buy an "International Text' add-on for $15/30days.
You can send 75 texts within 30days.
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If you'll be doing extensive travelling, you may wish to look into buying an unlocked phone with dual SIM slots. That's what I do these days: Canadian SIM in one slot, local in other.