by AlexByron

Living Abroad with an EE Plan

Hi EE Forums


I am asking this on behalf of my parents who spend up to 5-6 months a year - uninterrupted - in France. In an attempt to avoid paying for wi-fi, they were planning on getting 4GEE Max plans and using data full-time instead. What are the restrictions of using data abroad for lengths as long as these? I am aware of the Fair Use policy but somewhat confused as to how/ if holding a British phone contract when spending this length of time abroad is a viable option for them.


Would appreciate an expert’s insight on usage abroad in this manner.


Many thanks



by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: Living Abroad with an EE Plan

They need to spend at least 2 months in UK out of every 4 to benefit from EE's roaming plans, which are intended for UK residents. 

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To phone EE: The local rate landline number +44 207 362 0200 or Freephone +44 800 079 8586 - Option 1 for Mobiles; Option 2 for 4G WiFi; Option 3 for Home Broadband & EE TV.

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by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: Living Abroad with an EE Plan

Hi @AlexByron 


It makes more sense, and economically to get a french plan on contract or PAYG. 



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EE Community Support Team

Re: Living Abroad with an EE Plan

Good Morning @AlexByron


Thanks for coming to the community.


You can view our EE Stable Links policy on our Roaming terms and conditions>


Have a lovely day 🙂





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