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5 Tips to Handle Your Phone While Traveling Abroad

5 Tips to Handle Your Phone While Traveling Abroad

Traveling brings great joy in life because it enable us to encounter and experience new things, some of which are fascinating in our lives. Through traveling, we reach new destination, interact with new people and even explore new ecological niches. As we explore new environments, we reach different cultures which most of them leave a legacy of sweet and long lasting memories in our life. Above all communication becomes vital as you travel and hence prerequisites are needed to put your phone in good condition. Here are some of the tips of handling your while traveling abroad:

Download a travel related Apps

Since traveling abroad cuts across many telecommunication networks and boundaries, you need to download traveling related Apps such as Waze, Kayak and even NobelApp to enable you get mobile services easily in the international community. Waze as a traveling App is a community-based traffic and navigation engine; it updates you on your traveling routes, preferred routes and even commuting hours for your destination. Waze is very easy to operate in the phone because it has a voice-guided navigation which will direct you through audio on the direction you take. On the other hand, Kayak App will let you organize all your travel plans in one place including free flight status updates, airport terminal maps and security wait time. Kayak works like a search engine by searching for you the travel sites and enabling you to book the perfect flights and hotels. The NobelApp as well will enable you to make international calls and messaging cheaply using WiFi, data connection or access numbers. This saves you money as you make calls across several networks.

Good battery bank

Again, you need to have a good battery bank which has a large storage capacity of power. This makes your phone to have power always enabling you to make phone calls most of the time. Besides that, you will also be capable of taking photos of beautiful scenarios you come across, chat with your friends using short messages or through social media and surfing through the Internet. The power bank itself should be of higher quality, smaller in size making it convenient to carry. This is because most smart-phones nowadays are smaller in size and ordinarily, heavy luggage is not convenient for traveling.


International phone card

Another tip is to use a prepaid service of making long distance calls, suitable for both domestic and international scope, called international phone cards. One of the example of this is Nobel phone cards which reduces your calling costs allowing you to save as compared to direct calls across the networks. This card is suitable for you while traveling because you will be making frequent calls informing people on your journey. It is cheap and convenient because you only need to top up with amount you can afford and the make calls and also it charges neither monthly bills nor come forth with detailed statements. The service is highly economical since it saves you money while traveling and makes you get connected with family and friends.

Local SIM card in each country

Besides international phone card, you need a local SIM card in each country you will land in. This simplifies the work when it comes to topping up or recharging credit in your SIM card. Local SIM cards have readily available credit cards and therefore you will not need to struggle much in recharging your phone. Similarly, having a local SIM of that country you are in will save you much when it comes to mobile financial transactions. You will readily find the common mobile transaction services in that country.

Extra memory card

Finally, you need to have extra memory card/s to provide you with enough medium of storage for all the information you will capture. As you travel, you will capture several photos and this will require storage in case the one in the phone is full. Besides, you may also pass through different cultures of which you will be interested to video shoot in your phone as movies, that as well requires space. You will also need to record speeches who will be explaining for you some of the relief features you will meet.

Since traveling is a fun, you should make all attempts to make your phone in a good condition and load it with necessity that you deem significant for your journey. The reason behind this is that you are not capable of mastering every event as you travel. You need to capture them for future reference and refreshing your sweet memories when you will be back to your home country.

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