Globe Roaming or GROAM is a service offered by Globe to its subscribers who wants to go abroad while being able continue using their Globe Prepaid or Postpaid SIM. Through GROAM, Globe Subscribers may still receive and send texts, dial and receive calls as well as enjoy mobile internet surfing even when abroad.
By activating Globe Roaming, subscribers may still enjoy globe services but call and text promos in the Philippines do not apply. For calls and texts while abroad, fixed Zonal Service rates do apply which are a bit pricey comparing to the rates in the Philippines.
How to Activate Globe Roaming
It is advisable to activate your Globe Roaming service 24 hours prior to your departure. To do this, simply text GROAM ON and send to 2884. Alternatively, you may dial *143# then choose Roaming & Int’l and select Activate Roaming.
While you are still in the Philippines, your request of roaming service activation will be pending. It will be active once you have reached your destination country.
So what if you forgot to activate before leaving the country? You’ll still receive a roaming signal upon arrival and receive a text message from Globe to give you an option to active your roaming. If you have received it, simply reply GROAM YES. If you ignore this, your roaming signal will still be active in just 5 days.
How to Call or Text Using Globe Roaming
- To make a call, simply dial <country code><area code or operator code><landline or mobile number>. Example: +639171234567
- To send a text, just send your text message to <country code><area code><recipient number>. Example: +639171234567
Globe Roaming Zonal Rates
|Service||Asia-Pacific and America||Europe and Africa|
|To make a call||₱120 per minute||₱150 per minute|
|To receive a call||₱60 per minute||₱75 per minute|
|To send an SMS||₱20 per 160 characters||₱25 per 160 characters|
|To receive an SMS||No charge||No charge|
|To surf on mobile||₱3 per 10Kb||₱5 per 10Kb|
Globe Roaming Prepaid Surf Promos
Globe Prepaid may now enjoy seamless mobile internet connection abroad. With Globe Roam App Packs and Roam Surf Data Packs, you’ll surely enjoy uploading photos, chatting with friends, surfing the web and a lot more.
|Prepaid Roam Promo||Description||Validity||Price|
|Roam Viber 199||Viber app access||1 day||₱199|
|Roam Facebook 299||Facebook and Messenger App access (200MB/day capping)||1 day||₱299|
|Roam Surf 299||50MB mobile internet data||1 day||₱299|
|Roam Surf 399||80MB mobile internet data||1 day||₱399|
To register, simply dial *143# then choose Roaming & Int’l and choose the desired Data Roaming Promos.
Globe Roaming Postpaid Surf Promos
Globe Prepaid may as well enjoy All-Day Mobile Internet through Globe Roaming Postpaid Surf Promos. Use the table below for your reference.
|Postpaid Roam Promo||Description||Validity||Price|
|Roam Surf 1D||All-Day Mobile Internet||1 day||₱599|
|Roam Surf 3D||3 day||₱1,499 or 500/day|
|Roam Surf 5D||5 day||₱2,299 or 460/day|
|Roam Surf 7D||7 day||₱2,999 or 429/day|
|Roam Surf 15D||15 day||₱4,999 or 334/day|
|Roam Surf 30D||30 day||₱8,999 or 300/day|
To register, simply dial *143# then choose Roaming & Int’l and choose the desired roam promo.
By the time you return to the Philippines, do not forget to deactivate your roaming service. Just text GROAM OFF to 2884.
That was the guide on How to Activate Globe Roaming as well as Roaming Standard Rates, Promos and some useful information. Should you have any questions, you may contact Globe or share your thoughts on the comment section.