Save On Cellphone Bills When Traveling To Mexico And Canada

Rather than futz with local SIM cards or Skype, a NYT reporter found that when going south of the border, you can just temporarily switch your coverage plan to a “Nationwide plus Mexico” plan. It’s only about $30 more, so, compared to the $.99 per minute you would otherwise pay, it’s worth it if you make more than a half-hour of phonecalls to the states.

Verizon has a similar plan for Canada, as does AT&T for both countries. Olé, eh?

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