Where is the monthly roaming plan for USA

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https://www.koodomobile.com/easyroam
Koodo also has a monthly recurring add-on for US roaming if you contact them for it.
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It's 45 dollars I think it's unlimited talk text and some amount of data. You must contact them and it is for more than 1 month duration to add it. You can alternatively get a sim card from Mint for 90 days at a time for really great rates.
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John Willcock

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Couldn't find any roaming plans other than$7 per day when you use your phone. Last year you could pay monthly fee and use phone at any time or day
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I contacted Koodo and they confirmed that the monthly add ons had been replaced by the$7/ day easy roam plan which they said was not suitable for long duration outside of Canada. All they could offer me was to apply for a seasonal cancellation for $15/month with no guarantee that they could offer me the same plan when I returned, and apply to a local carrier (fees involved no doubt). Apparently market surveys have determined that this is what we the customer wants....well not me!! Sorry for the rant
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More and more people prefer having more data. Easy Roam is the response all carriers adopted although some kept the old x days long add-ons as well.

I'd personally do what I and th rep you spoke with suggested with getting something local and you can still have a Canadian number via VoIP for use at no additional cost.
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$7/day is extortion
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For the US I think it's too much but not sure I'd go with extortion. It's certainly better for those with high data allotments than low. At any rate there's viable and cheaper alternatives.
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@John, as I mentioned below the plan you were looking for below is still available, just not online.
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You can still use it any time or day. Easy Roam is use your plan like normal for 7 dollars a day for 24 hours at a time. There's still the pay per use options and contacting Koodo directly they'll add a 30 day option for as I said at least 2 months. I'd still suggest going with a local prepaid sim like via mint Mobile or Cricket or whatever. You can use a VoIP App for a Canadian number via data / WiFi if you need.
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Why 2 months another Canadian rip off
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@Kenneth: what would you like to do?
Are you looking for a roaming plan in US for 2 months? if so you might want to put your koodo number on seasonal hold (or use pay-per-use) and buy a local US SIM there. That could be the cheapest solution.
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Because the intent of the add-on is for people staying for longer term in thebUS. I don't agree with it at all either but it is what it is.

I do not suggest a seasonal hold if you have a good plan because it'll probably be grandfathered by now and you will.be forced to pick a new plan once you go off seasonal hold.
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Thanks.that is the plan I was looking for, just having trouble finding it, used to type in code. txt45 or something like that to access
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@John send us a private message on Facebook and we will help with the monthly roaming plan. 
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Why all the secrecy?
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Secrecy? None. It's simple not available online.