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Know Before You Go: How To Avoid International Data Charges

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When roaming charges add up they add up fast, and if you’re not careful it could happen without you even realizing it.  If you’re headed overseas, Travel Correspondent Alyssa Caverley shares four expert data tips to make sure you don’t come back to a phone bill that costs as much as your plane ticket.

For more money-saving secrets, check out the other episodes of Know Before You Go series including how to find affordable accommodations, how to travel home for less, how to survive a holiday road trip, how to find free Wi-Fi, how to pack everything into a carry-on and when to upgrade an economy seat. Plus, if you’re still looking for a gift, we have a guide to finding the best gifts for travelers.

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