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FEEL FREE THIS SUMMER WITH INCLUSIVE ROAMING ON VODAFONE’S PAY AS YOU GO BIG VALUE BUNDLES

  • Vodafone Pay as you go customers can now stream and share their holiday moments worry-free thanks to inclusive roaming across 40 destinations*- that’s more than any other UK mobile provider.
  • Throughout July and August, Pay as you go customers will receive, 100 minutes, 100 texts and 500MB of data to use whilst roaming within Vodafone’s inclusive roaming zone.
  • Vodafone’s £20 and £30 Big Value Bundles now give customers double data in the UK as well.

Today Vodafone UK is marking the start of summer with the launch of inclusive roaming on its Pay as you go Big Value Bundles. Whether lounging in Lisbon or chilling out in Oslo, customers can now make the most of their smartphone on holiday, thanks to a generous inclusive roaming allowance which can be used across 40 European destinations.

Vodafone’s inclusive roaming covers more destinations than any other network. And with 4G in 34 destinations, customers are now free to share their holiday moments with a plan that keeps up with them. Throughout July and August, customers will receive 100 minutes, 100 texts and 500MB of data to use anywhere in our inclusive destinations. So wherever they’re heading, they can always be connected to the things that matter most.

Combined with our latest 4G smartphone, the Vodafone Smart ultra 7 which is available for only £135 on Pay as you go, it’s a great deal offering the latest tech with plenty of data. Fully equipped with a quick shot 13MP rear-facing camera and 5MP front-facing ‘selfie cam’ with flash, as well as a sharp 5.5inch full HD display, the Vodafone Smart ultra 7 delivers a stylish finish with a first rate performance at an unbelievable price.

Glafkos Persianis, Vodafone UK Commercial Director, said “We are pleased to offer customers such great value for money on our Pay as you go Big Value Bundles. It’s important for us to allow customers to feel free to enjoy their smartphones on holiday worry-free with inclusive roaming, so they can share their holiday moments with the people they love the most, wherever they are.”

This offer follows a recent increase in Big Value Bundle UK data allowances, giving customers the freedom to enjoy more of what they love for less, with double the data on selected Big Value Bundles.* Meaning that Vodafone customers can take advantage of our network in the UK as well as our inclusive roaming destinations this summer.

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  • Big Value Bundle (BVB): UK use only.  Calls & texts to standard UK mobiles and landlines (01, 02, 03).  Last 30 days.  Automatically renews every 30 days if you have enough credit. Opt out by calling 2345 for free. Terms apply see vodafone.co.uk/bigvaluebundle.
  • *BVB data increases: £20 BVB was 2GB now 4GB. £30 BVB was 6GB now 12GB.
  • Inclusive roaming: Available with your Big Value Bundle for use in our Europe Zone. Offer ends on 08.16 on the £10, £15 and £20 Big Value Bundles. For a list of countries, charges and terms, see www.vodafone.co.uk/travellingabroad.  After the promotion ends, roaming will continue to be included on £30 BVBs.
  • More destinations than any other network: Compared as of 11.05.2016. For verification see vodafone.co.uk/travellingabroad.
  • 4G: Limited coverage. See Vodafone.co.uk/coverage.

 

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INFORMATION FOR VODAFONE UK CUSTOMERS AFFECTED BY ISTANBUL ATTACK

Our thoughts go out to those affected by the shocking events in Istanbul yesterday evening. We know that at times like these, customers need to be able to get in contact with loved ones without worrying about the cost.

Vodafone will credit all Vodafone UK customers roaming in Istanbul for all calls, texts and data   between 8.00 pm on the evening of 28th June and 23:59 on Thursday 30th June.

We’ll continue to monitor the situation closely.

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GLASGOW MUSIC TALENT ROBBI MCFAULDS GETS BIG BREAK WITH THE VODAFONE BIG TOP 40

Glasgow talent and singer-songwriter Robbi McFaulds is celebrating after becoming the next Vodafone Future Breaker, giving the unsigned eighteen year old a fantastic platform to launch his budding music career. The Vodafone Future Breakers initiative, launched as part of the Vodafone Big Top 40 partnership with Global, has given Robbi the money-can’t-buy chance to record and produce his own single with industry professionals, as well as having the live session broadcast online with the Big Top 40.

Before his big break, Robbi, originally from Airdrie, began performing at a young age, working his way up through the pubs and clubs across Glasgow, before performing at larger venues as a support act and building his own fanbase. With inspiration from the likes of The 1975, Catfish and the Bottlemen and Ed Sheeran, McFaulds hopes this will be a stepping stone to something bigger and is planning his first EP release in the summer.

On his experience with Vodafone Future Breakers, Robbi commented; “This experience has been phenomenal, I absolutely love performing live but it’s been brilliant to be given the chance to record professionally and hear new music coming to life- that’s one of the best feelings as a musician. I finally feel like all the work I have put in is beginning to pay off.”

 Fronted by the Vodafone Big Top 40’s very own Marvin Humes, Vodafone Future Breakers is continuing the search for the very best unsigned talent from across the UK to uncover the next big thing in music.  Listeners, budding artists, DJs and band members can enter their tracks/videos through the dedicated hub where they could win a recording studio session with a top industry producer!

 

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 About The Big Top 40:

The Vodafone Big Top 40 is the UK’s number 1 chart show with 2.4 million listeners every week. It is presented by Marvin Humes, and produced by Global, the media & entertainment group. The chart is the UK’s first real time chart show with the top 10 taken live from iTunes during the show. The show airs Sundays from 4pm across 130 radio stations, online at bigtop40.com and through the Big Top 40 app.

  • Find out more about Vodafone Future Breakers and the Vodafone Big Top 40 here:  http://promo.bigtop40.com/breakers/home/
  • Hi res images and logos available on request.
  • Follow up interview with Robbi available on request
  • You can find Robbi on Youtube here

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