Author Archives: Sebastian Harrison

About Sebastian Harrison

Founder and President of Cellular Abroad and travel writer.

Free National Geographic Traveler Magazine

  Cellular Abroad is offering a free one year subscription to any Cellular Abroad customerwho orders a SIM, cell phone rental or MiFi hotspot and enters the promo code “NatGeoMag” (without the quotation marks!) online at C … Continue reading

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Sprint’s New International Plan Isn’t For Everyone

Sprint has always been the only carrier out of the four major carriers in the US (Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile being the others) not to have a viable international roaming plan (and not that the other’s are a great value to begin w … Continue reading

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Cellular Abroad’s Top 10 Travel Apps for 2015

According to a recent survey, actually putting your smartphone next to your face to make and receive calls is number 6 on the list of what people do with their phones. if you are traveling, with all the great travel apps available, using yo … Continue reading

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New Unlimited Calling Plan for Travelers to Australia

  Cell phone users in the United States have grown accustomed to being able to use the phones without concern for how many calls, text messages and, in most cases, data usage they will consume. They know that they pay X amount to Veriz … Continue reading

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Sprint’s International Roaming Plan is a Rip-Off

I usually do not like to characterize things in a blunt, negative light, preferring instead to outline the facts and helping people to understand my conclusion in a more diplomatic way but…I will say it again; Sprint’s internati … Continue reading

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New Plan for Travelers to France

It still surprises me that anyone would roam with their US carrier to France or anywhere else. I know that all the carriers in the US have data and voice bundles and that T-Mobile has free 2G speed data but here is the problem – why w … Continue reading

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“Newer” and “Better” Cell Phones Are Often Neither of The Two

  I knew this would happen. I finally had to “upgrade” my Blackberry Bold because the charging port wouldn’t fully charge my phone. As I tell people all the time, a “better” and “newer” phone i … Continue reading

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Take a Selfie Contest

That’s right, even the Pope is in on the act. And if it’s good enough for the Pope, it’s good enough for many of us – especially if you can win an iPad. Submit your photo to support@cellularabroad.com before Septembe … Continue reading

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How to Use Your iPad or PC Abroad

Many of us, some more than others, are almost attached at the hip with some sort of tablet or PC. I can only concur – leaving home without my iPad just wouldn’t be the same. In fact, the first thing I do when I wake up is make … Continue reading

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Your Smartphone is a Powerful Travel Tool

Ironically, there are many articles online telling travelers to turn off their phone, particularly the data portion of your phone, when traveling overseas. Even some of the carriers will tell you to turn it off as much as possible and try t … Continue reading

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