Sending text messages from Norway to Canada

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I live in Canada and have free unlimited (international) texting. In light of my upcoming travels, my question is whether I will be charged for sending texts from Norway to Canada, and if so, at what cost? I do not plan to send multimedia texts, or call Canada - just to exclusively send text messages.

Thank you for your help!
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Hi there,

When it comes to text messages being sent back to Canada when you travel internationally it charges at $0.60/message. I've provided a link so you can check the other roaming rates as well.

http://help.koodomobile.com/coverage-...

Hope this helps :)
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Do you think it would make sense to unlock my phone here and then get a sim card in Europe? The fee you listed sounds like it could really add up over the 2,5 months I'm overseas..
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If you're gonna be traveling for an extended period of time you would be better off unlocking your phone and using services while traveling, you can also put your Koodo account on a seasonal hold for up to 6 months at $15/month which will keep your number active, keep in mind that you wouldn't have your original plan so you'd have to choose an in market plan at that time.
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Thank you for your prompt replies and advice - I did some additional research in the meantime, and suppose unlocking my phone and using a SIM card abroad would be the best way to go. I don't think I need the seasonal hold option as my plan is very reasonable/cheap and it's better to pay the $40 some dollars to keep my number and plan active during and after my trip. Thanks kindly again.
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No problem at all, safe travels! :)

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