When you travel, do you use your phone for more than making calls? Probably. Most of us use our phones for photos, texting, staying connected in a variety of ways, and keeping up with our friends.
You don’t want huge roaming or other unwanted charges. This is especially true if you’re traveling outside the US. What do you do if you want a phone but don’t want those charges?
Call your service provider before you pack that bag. There may be options for international calling or data plans. They may offer rental options so you can have a local phone to use when traveling.