Tech on the street: How do you travel with your smartphone?

We’ve been a little travel-crazy this summer, talking about everything from the best apps to get you through your vacation to how to manage your data when you’re on the road. So, we figured, why stop now? We hit the streets to find out how travellers are using their smartphones this summer.

With our new worry-free U.S. internet roaming rate you can get up to 50 MB of data per 24 hour period for $7.99 – that’s a lot of mapping, social networking and sharing! There’s no sign-up required, so you can get started the second you cross the border. Existing customers in Quebec and Newfoundland may need to opt in, one time only, by visiting on their mobile device. For more, visit

How do you use your smartphone when you’re on holiday?

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2 comments on “Tech on the street: How do you travel with your smartphone?

  1. Chris

    I get a sim card from a local carrier with unlimited data and go crazy posting pics to facebook and carrying on with my regular use + extra vacation uses such as mapping and social networking and streaming video in the evenings etc.. Great times to have an unlocked smart phone :)

  2. Craig

    I agree Chris. 56 dollars a week plus tax is a lot of things but not that great of a deal. I applaud Rogers for trying, but the cost has to be about half before I would consider this a viable way to travel with my smartphones.