Cruise ships and mobile device roaming

Learn about pay-per-use mobile rates for cruise ships and other satellite locations


Easy Roam and Travel passes are not available for use on cruise ships or other satellite locations. Pay-per-use rates for cruise ships, in-flight and satellite locations are as follows:

  • $7.00/min
  • $15/MB
  • $0.60/SMS (incoming SMS messages are free)

Different rates apply to the countries where you port, and depend on whether you have Easy Roam, a travel pass, or continue using pay-per-use rates. Click here to find more information on roaming rates in a specific country.

Additional resources

  • Various wireless operators provide services to cruise ships. To make sure you have access to a wireless service, determine the wireless operator on your ship before leaving on your cruise. TELUS partners with the following cruise ship wireless operators:
    • AT&T Maritime
    • Jersey Maritime "Navitas"
    • Manx Maritime Services
    • MCP (Norway)
    • OceanCell (Island)
    • SeaNet (Sweden)
    • Telecom Italy Maritime
    • Vodafone Malta "WINS"
  • All of the above operators currently provide voice and SMS roaming services. Only Manx Maritime services and MCP (Norway) additionally provide data services.
  • TELUS partners with the following in-flight mobility operators:
    • OnAir
    • Aeromobile

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