Is it possible to keep the Koodo number running while travelling outside Canada (Not USA)? Add on options to receive calls and texts only?

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Is it possible to keep the Koodo number running while travelling outside Canada (Not USA)? What are the add on options to receive calls and texts only? Feedback appreciated.
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Mathieu, Mobile Master

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Hi Sagar,

How much usage are you planning to do while away? You can take a look at the international roaming add-ons available that are listed here. 
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Well, I won't be making any calls unless it's urgent but i need to keep track of all calls and messages I receive while I am outside Canada. Not sure which add-on to choose.
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Connection with internet is required also for Skype, Fongo, etc. Nowadays it is quite easy to find hotspots at restaurants, bars, libraries, tourist offices, and so on.
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I thought Whatsapp required all users be using the Whatsapp App? Is it a direct replacement for SMS clients?
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I thought Whatsapp required all users be using the Whatsapp App? Is it a direct replacement for SMS clients?
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Yes, sorry, it requires also the other party to be on Whatsapp. I use it quite often and I got too excited.
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What you can use is a voip app recommended to me called TextNow. It's like Fongo only texts are included whereas Fongo charges I believe 2 dollars a month for unlimited texting. That way you can keep in touch when around wifi or even if the prepaid data packages are good where you are, run it 24/7.

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