I was using Vodafone Ireland for roaming data while I’m visiting the USA, but was concerned to see my prepay credit being eaten up incredibly quickly.
The Red Roaming plan is meant to give me 200MB of data a day for €2.99, but after only using about 5MB of data and sending a couple of texts my €25 of credit was gone!
I checked the Vodafone terms and conditions and found out that the 200MB allowance is only available on the “Live” and “Blackberry” APNs. My phone was set to use the “ISP” APN (isp.vodafone.ie) and as such was being charged something like €6 per MB.
I’ve changed the APN to now use the “Live” APN (live.vodafone.ie) and my credit isn’t disappearing as before.