There’s nothing quite as frustrating as arriving in a foreign country and realizing all of the little details of your life that are no longer functional on foreign soil, especially when you haven’t planned for them.
Whether it’s your currency or your Hulu (News - Alert) account, there are plenty of services that simply get lost in translation for international travelers.
For those who are regularly out of the country, whether for business or pleasure, these minor differences from nation to nation can really be a bother. Imagine having to readjust the littlest details of your life every time you got off a plane. There are some things that remain the same, even when electrical outlets look completely different.
And as of recently, cell phones may be one of those things.
The recent release of the iPhone 5 has got plenty of people talking about its extensive new features. Customers are excited about things like panoramic photos and a thinner depth, but there are bigger features in the works that are far more impressive and pragmatic.
For iPhone (News - Alert) 5 customers who travel a bit, that frustration associated with switching providers with every vacation may soon be a thing of the past. A common solution to traveling with a cell phone is making sure to get an unlocked phone before overseas travel.
People who want to take their phones abroad with them have long followed this method with some degree of success.
By unlocking your phone, it’s possible to get an inexpensive and pre-paid cell at your destination. This saves you from having to deal with the absurd charges that can occur when you use your regular cell outside of your country. The roaming charges you might incur just from turning on your phone while out of the country are enough to make a sensible traveler blush.
Luckily, the new iPhone 5 comes unlocked right out the box, so customers no longer have to worry about the troubles of traveling with a cell!
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Edited by Braden Becker