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How can I check that my mobile handset will work abroad?
Because different countries use different frequencies to transmit calls, not all UK handsets will work abroad.
The more frequency bands a phone can use, the more countries it can work in.
Most smart phones are Quad-band, if you are unsure, please check with the phone manufacturer before you travel.
The table below is a guide to which type of phones will work where:
* Only Quad-band phones will work in some areas of Japan and Hong Kong
You can find out about how much it'll cost to make and receive calls for all countries here.