Planning to travel abroad and yet wanted to keep in touch with friends and relatives in the Philippines? You should activate smart roaming with your mobile phone before leaving the Philippines.
If you are smart prepaid subscriber the easiest way to activate roaming is to text ROAM ON then send to 333. It should be done one hour prior to boarding time. Every smart subscriber who will travel abroad can do roaming with their phone provided that they have minimum maintaining load of Php100. If you happen to have load below the minimum balance, there is loading station in the airport. The minimum E-LOAD amount is P200.
Rates for every text message sent to the Philippines range from P20 to P30 depending on the country that the subscriber is going. To send text message to the Philippines while roaming just follow the international number format. To call mobile phones in the simply dial +63 919 /918 plus the 7 digit mobile number.
If a subscriber is already outside the country, but wanted to activate ROAM ON with their smart prepaid mobile phone, visit my dot smartdotcomdotph (replace the dot with real dot) to create mysmart account. After done creating account, link it to your phone by entering mobile phone number on the space before ADD ACCOUNT link, and then follow the instructions afterwards.
There you go, roaming activation is so easy with smart.