Is there a charge for texting when I go to USA, other provinces or Europe?

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If you're texting FROM Canada, no worries! Your texts are international, but you will need the proper international code found here:

http://help.koodomobile.com/plans-add...

If you're LEAVING Canada to use your phone in those places, then you will be charged...

1. US: $1.50/minute, $0.60/text

2. Europe: same rates
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Voice and data rates can vary depending on where you're roaming. SMS rates are consistently $0.60/msg.
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From what I can see on the travelling section on the website, Europe is classified as "Zone 1" and thus incurs the same roaming charges as the U.S.
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It is free to receive text outside of Canada correct? Only to send you will be charged, sound right?
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Nope, charged for sent and received while roaming.
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Here's the full chart for Roaming rates...

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If I'm sending a text from my phone in Canada to a Cdn friend visiting the USA, it's free? And I need to use an international code? I looked on the above link but didn't see any code for USA?
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No charge to you as long as you're in canada. There may be a charge for them, though. No country code needed since it is a canadian number. The US is part of the north american numbering plan, so no country code is required anyway.
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Thank you Timo!

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