Note: This article is part of a series on Using an American iPhone in Europe… without Going Broke.
If you’re trying to decide between AT&T and Verizon as a carrier, consider the differences in their rate plans for using American iPhones in Europe. Here’s a quick breakdown of the differences:
AT&T v. Verizon: An iPhone Comparison
|Calling and receiving||Europe Travel Minutes plans ($30 for 30 minutes, $60 for 80, $120 for 200); without plan $1.50 per minute||Global Travel plan $4.99/mo: $.99/min.
Without plan: $1.29/min.
|Text messaging||International texting plans ($10 to send 50 messages, $30 for 200, $60 for 600);
Without plan $.50 to send text ($1.30 for photos and videos); normal rates to receive or $.20
|$.50 to send; $.05 to receive|
|Data plans||120 MB – $30
300 MB – $60
800 MB – $120
|100 MB – $25|
This chart is an overview of the differences in plans offered by Verizon and AT&T for American customers using their iPhones in Europe. For much for on this subject, read our articles below.
Our Guide to using an American iPhone in Europe