We've all heard the horror stories. Several readers may even have a friend or relative who went abroad and either used voice or data services, or forgot to turn off roaming services before leaving.
This often adds up to thousands of dollars or baht in charges, and the term ``bill shock'' was coined in part because of this phenomenon.
The easiest solution is simply to avoid roaming expenses completely by disabling roaming services before you travel and buying a local SIM card for an unlocked phone. But that's easier said than done, especially when travelling for business and carrying all your personal devices is necessary.
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