Global Roaming is automatically active on all Flinders University Optus mobile services and is available for business use whilst on University approved travel. Personal use must be reimbursed to the University accordingly.

Please discuss personal use with your Cost Centre Manager.

The Optus $10 Daily Roamer pack becomes effective the moment you start using roaming voice, SMS or Data in any of the eligible countries.

You will only be charged the Optus Daily Roamer Pack when you use your mobile overseas.

Please check the countries you are travelling to are eligible for the Daily Roamer Pack

Where the country is not eligible for the Daily Roamer Pack, the Enterprise Global Roaming rates (see rest of the world rates below) will apply and roaming data is then charged at the rate of $1.50 per MB ($1,500 per GB). Roaming data usage should be avoided where possible due to the excessive cost.

Please use WI-FI hotspots which are readily available in airports, hotels, cafes and more.

Data Roaming can be disabled on an iPhone via the following steps:

  • Select Settings
  • Select Mobile (or Cellular)
  • Turn Data Roaming OFF  

Optus Daily Roamer Pack Rates

$10 per day for all eligible countries

  • Make and receive unlimited voice calls to standard numbers around the world (including Australia) while in eligible countries. Standard calls include mobile and landline numbers
  • Send and receive unlimited SMS to standard international numbers (including Australia).
  • Some usage is excluded such as Satellite and Maritime Roaming, third-party content charges, calls and SMS to premium numbers, and operator-assisted calls.
  • The Daily Roaming Fee is payable when the Service starts using roaming voice, SMS or Data in any of the countries, Data roaming includes MMS.
  • The Daily Roaming Fee is calculated according to the local time of the visited country.
  • Includes 300MB of data per day
  • Excess data: If you go over your Daily Roamer Pack data allowance, excess data is charged at $0.10 per MB (approx. $100 per GB) within eligible countries only.

Daily Roamer Pack eligible countries:

Argentina, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (Republic of), Macau, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russian Federation, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA, Vanuatu, Vietnam

Rest of the world rates:

^charged in per minute increments

^^charged in per 30 second increments