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Don't let European price cap make you complacent about the cost of calling while on holiday warns AwayPhone

Brits heading abroad due to the UK's dismal summer may be cheered by the sunshine but could be brought down to earth by their post-holiday mobile phone bill. This warning comes from international mobile phone operator AwayPhone (, as one of the wettest UK summers on record saw a 150 percent increase in 2007 summer holiday bookings1 and a quarter of Brits being more likely to go abroad next year2.

Despite this month seeing the introduction of the European Commission's ruling to cap mobile roaming costs, holiday-makers heading for the sun in Europe will still pay considerably more than they do at home to use their mobile phone. In addition, there is no restriction to call costs when travelling...

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