If you’ve got an international trip coming up, save yourself the stress and get your phone service set up now. You definitely don’t want to be in a position where you land in a foreign country, only to realize you don’t have any service to hail an Uber driver or look up directions for public transit.
The easiest way to get phone service in another country is to use your existing phone and phone plan. Most cell phone carriers offer travel add-ons that hook you up with cell coverage around the world. Follow this guide to make sure you get phone service wherever you’re traveling.