Pay-per-use rates for TELUS monthly mobility subscribers
Learn about domestic and long distance rates for phone, text and data on your TELUS mobility account
Pay-per-use rates for monthly subscribers
Learn about domestic and long distance rates for phone, text and data.
We offer a variety of domestic and long distance phone, text and data services to our postpaid customers on a pay-per-use basis. Pay per use rates vary, depending on where you are and whether you’re calling, texting or using data.
While you are in Canada
Domestic pay-per-use rates
These rates are based on calling, texting or data within Canada.
Local airtime: $0.80/minute
Canadian Long Distance (Can to Can and applies in addition to local airtime): $0.80/minute
Canadian SMS (Can to Can): $0.30/message
Canadian MMS (Can to Can): $0.30/message
Data: $13/100 MB
Canada to US rates
These rates are based on calling, texting or MMS messaging from Canada to a U.S. number.
CAN to US airtime: $0.80/minute
CAN to US SMS: $0.40/message
CAN to US MMS: $0.30/message + $0.20/premium message
Canada to international rates
These rates are based on calling, texting or MMS messaging from Canada to an international number (other than a U.S. number). Canada to international long distance varies by country and are dependent on the time of day, terminating to landline or mobile, and charged rates from the foreign carrier.
CAN to International MMS: $0.30/message + $0.20/premium message
When you are roaming outside of Canada
These rates are based on calling, texting or data usage when you’re travelling outside Canada and vary depending upon the zone you’re in. With Easy Roam, you can avoid paying the higher international roaming rates.
TELUS Easy Roam
For an extra daily fee you can continue to use the voice, text and data included in your monthly rate plan, and the PPU rates for domestic service. The fee only applies when you make or receive a call, send a text or use data in an eligible destination* and is valid until 11:59pm in the time zone you are travelling in.
International (outside the USA): $15/day
*International rate only applies to eligible destinations listed on