USING YOUR CELL PHONE IN EUROPE: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

Travel Honey March 29, 2017

Are you overwhelmed with what to do with your cell phone in Europe on your upcoming trip? Should you keep your U.S. carrier or get a SIM card? Should you get a local or global SIM card? If you’re renting a car, should you get GPS? You’ve heard about offline maps, but how do they work? You know data is..

BEST INTERNATIONAL CELL PHONE PLAN FOR TRAVELING IN EUROPE

Travel Honey March 29, 2017

Using your cell phone abroad always meant expensive roaming charges, but some U.S. cell service providers are now offering competitive international plans. The charts below summarizes the best international cell phone plan of the big four providers (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon) plus Google’s Project Fi.

14 TIPS TO REDUCE DATA USAGE WHEN YOU TRAVEL

Travel Honey March 29, 2017

If you have an upcoming trip outside the country, you’ve probably realized that using data while abroad can be pricey. This article will help you understand how much data you typically use and then provide 14 helpful tips to reduce data usage when you travel.

HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST SIM CARD FOR EUROPE

Travel Honey March 29, 2017

If you have an upcoming trip and are trying to figure out what’s best SIM card for Europe, read this guide!  And if you’re not sure what a SIM card even is, click here to learn more. UPDATED WITH NEW EU ROAMING RULES IMPLEMENTED JUNE 2017.  

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO GPS FOR EUROPE: GPS OR SMARTPHONE?

Travel Honey March 29, 2017

You’ll be driving on an upcoming trip to Europe and don’t want to rely on paper maps. This guide to GPS for Europe is your answer! It walks you through whether to use your smartphone, in-car GPS or a portable dedicated GPS device, including the pros and cons of each and what each means for your cellular data, memory and..

FIND THE BEST INTERNATIONAL CALLING APP: AN IN-DEPTH COMPARISON

Travel Honey March 29, 2017

You’re traveling abroad and want to make sure you’re using the best international calling app for your needs. This article will compare the top contenders: FaceTime/iMessage, WhatsApp, Skype, Google Voice and Facebook Messenger, and give you the pros and cons of each (including a handy comparison chart), so you can make the right choice.

USING OFFLINE MAPS IN EUROPE: IS IT FOR YOU?

Travel Honey March 29, 2017

Are you planning to use your smartphone’s navigation system on an upcoming trip and can’t decide whether to rely on offline maps? This guide is for you! It walks you through the difference between online and offline maps, the pros and cons of each and whether using offline maps is for you!