Spring is adding 33 more countries to its Open World add-on, the company announced today. This allows Sprint customers to take advantage of free texts, calls and data when they’re travelling around the world in select countries.
Some of the new countries included are Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Barbuda, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Caicos Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Fiji, France, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Seychelles, St. Barthelemy, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks, and Vanuatu.
You can read the full press release below :
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 17, 2015 – Whether you are island-hopping through the Caribbean, escaping to Fiji or touring France, your world just expanded with Sprint. Thirty-three destinations have been added to the free Sprint Open World add-on service, giving customers unlimited free texting and great rates on calls and high-speed data.
Sprint Open World
- For customers traveling frequently to Mexico, Canada and 12 countries across Latin America, Sprint Open World includes free calling and text, plus 1GB of free data. The Latin American countries are Dominican Republic, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Paraguay.Sprint offers free calling in more international destinations than any other carrier. T-Mobile offers free calling in two countries. AT&T and Verizon do not offer free international calling.
- In more than 50 other destinations, including those just added to the Sprint Open World plan, texting is free, calls are just $0.20/minute, and high-speed data is only $30/GB.
- The new Sprint Open World destinations include France, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Fiji, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Seychelles, St. Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, and Vanuatu. For a full list of destinations visit,www.sprint.com/openworld.
- Qualified Sprint customers on domestic plans with compatible phones may add Sprint Open World to their Sprint plan simply by visiting www.sprint.com/openworld or go to your local Sprint store.1
“When our customers are vacationing in the Caribbean or traveling abroad, we know they want to be able to communicate with friends and family free from worry about surprising costs to text, make a call home or send a photo,” said Kevin Crull, chief marketing officer, Sprint. “We are continuing to add more destinations and enabling our customers to stay connected virtually wherever they go.”
Sprint Global Roaming
Customers whose international travel does not frequently include Mexico, Canada or Latin America may opt instead for the Sprint Global Roaming free add-on service. With Sprint Global Roaming, customers get free unlimited 2G data, unlimited text messaging, and calls for $0.20 per minute. For a complete list of Sprint Global Roaming destinations, visitwww.sprint.com/globalroaming.
Open World and Global Roaming are available on iPhone 6s
Both Open World and Global Roaming are available for free on the iPhone 6s, as well as other iPhones and smartphones from Sprint. Starting on Sept. 25, qualified Sprint customers can choose iPhone Forever2 to get iPhone 6s for $15 per month and iPhone 6s Plus for $19 per month, making it the most affordable way to get the new iPhones on Sprint. Customers who choose not to trade in an existing smartphone at time of purchase can get iPhone 6s for $22 per month and iPhone 6s Plus for $26 per month. With the innovative iPhone Forever program, included in the price, Sprint customers can now get a new iPhone every year. Visit www.sprint.com/iphoneforever to place an order or learn more about the iPhone 6s and iPhone Forever.
Customers can learn more about Sprint Open World or other international calling options by calling 1-800-SPRINT1, visiting a Sprint or RadioShack store, or check outwww.sprint.com/openworld.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 57 million connections as of June 30, 2015 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint atwww.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
1Requires GSM and LTE capable device. Primary usage must occur on the U.S. Sprint network. Service may be terminate or restricted for excessive international use.
2Via Sprint Lease with $0 down at signing plus $15 (with trade-in) on at 22-month lease or $22 per month for a 21-month lease for qualified customers. Payment varies for other memory configurations. No equipment security deposit required. Req. service plan. Customer is responsible for insurance and any repairs. If service or lease is cancelled early, the remaining lease payments become due immediately and customer must return the device or pay the purchase option. iPhone Forever: Applies to upgrade on lease. Upgrade does not include same generation model iPhone. Does not guarantee monthly payment amount, phone selection, or service plan rates. Contingent upon product availability. Not transferable. Restrictions apply.