1. TechUnsavvy04's Avatar
    We are looking at traveling to Niagara Falls, staying on the Canada side. We have Verizon. Can we still text while we are there? Should we do something to our phones to make sure we don't get charged an arm and leg while we're there? (Droid Maxx) I know many years ago on my first phone it would go into 'roaming' but I wasn't sure if we were still charged for that 'out of network' anymore.
    06-05-2015 05:54 AM
  2. hallux's Avatar
    Log in to My Verizon and see what your options are. This shows the plan but I don't see the rate. Or just do as my sister did and turn on airplane mode for the duration of your visit and use WiFi in the hotel if you need to look something up.
    06-06-2015 06:26 PM
  3. gone down south's Avatar
    Can't send sms via wifi
    06-06-2015 07:51 PM
  4. dpham00's Avatar
    Can't send sms via wifi
    You can with Verizon messages on another device.

    Sent from my Verizon LG G4
    06-06-2015 10:00 PM
  5. gone down south's Avatar
    You can with Verizon messages on another device.

    Sent from my Verizon LG G4
    that wasn't the question being asked...
    06-06-2015 10:43 PM
  6. jweimn's Avatar
    We are looking at traveling to Niagara Falls, staying on the Canada side. We have Verizon. Can we still text while we are there? Should we do something to our phones to make sure we don't get charged an arm and leg while we're there? (Droid Maxx) I know many years ago on my first phone it would go into 'roaming' but I wasn't sure if we were still charged for that 'out of network' anymore.
    Depending how far you go into Canada you may pick up some Verizon service. Still but if you go online their are certain rates for Canada calling and texting. I don't remember which carrier they partnered with over there though
    06-07-2015 02:44 PM
  7. UDPGuy's Avatar
    We are looking at traveling to Niagara Falls, staying on the Canada side. We have Verizon. Can we still text while we are there? Should we do something to our phones to make sure we don't get charged an arm and leg while we're there? (Droid Maxx) I know many years ago on my first phone it would go into 'roaming' but I wasn't sure if we were still charged for that 'out of network' anymore.
    They do. Just get a prepaid Sim card and stick it in your phone!

    Posted via Nexus 6 with unlimited international data via AT&T
    06-07-2015 04:59 PM
  8. titans30dude's Avatar
    As long as you have a texting plan, text messages are free (counted as a domestic) while in canada
    06-07-2015 08:10 PM
  9. dpham00's Avatar
    As long as you have a texting plan, text messages are free (counted as a domestic) while in canada
    Even on legacy plans?

    Sent from my Verizon LG G4
    06-07-2015 09:08 PM
  10. titans30dude's Avatar
    Even on legacy plans?

    Sent from my Verizon LG G4
    Yes, not just the more everything plans. When i had the nationwide plans it counted as a domestic text also. Just as long as you have a texting plan its included and billed as a domestic text regardless of current or old plans.
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    06-07-2015 10:36 PM
  11. TENYKS's Avatar
    Even on legacy plans?

    Sent from my Verizon LG G4
    I have an antique legacy family share plan(the primary line still has unlimited data). All the phones on the account share unlimited texting plan. It is still unlimited in Canada. I've used it extensively when traveling to Ontario and Quebec. It costs nothing and I dont' need to bother with voice calls at all!
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    06-08-2015 04:44 PM
  12. titans30dude's Avatar
    I have an antique legacy family share plan(the primary line still has unlimited data). All the phones on the account share unlimited texting plan. It is still unlimited in Canada. I've used it extensively when traveling to Ontario and Quebec. It costs nothing and I dont' need to bother with voice calls at all!
    Good thing there is someone to back me up! I got family all around canada and have never seen a text or picture charge
    06-08-2015 06:05 PM
  13. TENYKS's Avatar
    Good thing there is someone to back me up! I got family all around canada and have never seen a text or picture charge
    anyone who doesn't believe us can just call Verizon to verify this.
    06-08-2015 10:40 PM
  14. itguyjax8430's Avatar
    We are looking at traveling to Niagara Falls, staying on the Canada side. We have Verizon. Can we still text while we are there? Should we do something to our phones to make sure we don't get charged an arm and leg while we're there? (Droid Maxx) I know many years ago on my first phone it would go into 'roaming' but I wasn't sure if we were still charged for that 'out of network' anymore.
    Global Roaming | Verizon Wireless
    06-11-2015 03:53 PM

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