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Rediscover the joys of international travel with Smart GigaRoam


There is nothing quite as enriching as traveling—a hotpot of joy, anticipation, excitement, adventure, and heart-filled memories. It may be one of the purest forms of happiness, temporarily escaping the constraints of work, the mundane routines, or even the struggles back home. As the world gradually opens up, we can now immerse in foreign cultures and soak in mesmerizing landscapes. It is a dream to be able to go back out and explore the world once again, a passion which so many people share.


To enable subscribers to rediscover the joys of international travel, mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. offers GigaRoam, which provides open access data to all sites and apps essential in one’s journey. GigaRoam is available in 1GB, 3GB, 8GB, and 100GB, with validity period ranging from 5 to 30 days in select overseas countries.


“Smart shares the values and passions of travelers when it comes to discovery, adventure, and experiences,” said Jane J. Basas, SVP and Head of Consumer Wireless Business at Smart Communications. “GigaRoam helps them pursue these passions by providing the widest data roaming coverage for them to make the most of the trip they’ve been longing for. Once you’re in your dream destination, GigaRoam lets you stay connected to find the best food spots, check out the must-sees, or venture out into the lesser known. You can take photos and videos and share these moments in real-time.”


The internet has always played a vital role in travel even before you take off, from booking flights and accommodations to researching and creating an itinerary. A reliable data roaming service is a traveling essential as it will be your partner or guide when touring overseas.


Catch the GigaRoam TVC featuring Roam by B-52’s


Smart joins Filipinos who are reviving their travel plans put on hold due to pandemic travel restrictions with GigaRoam’s new TVC featuring none other than the new-wave hit “Roam” by the B-52’s.


“Without traveling, we are incomplete. Just like the soundtrack of GigaRoam, which is the classic B-52’s song ‘Roam,’ we want to enable our subscribers to romanticize travel once again. As the song goes, we can actually, ‘Fly the great big sky’ again, even ‘Kick through the continents/Busting boundaries,’ and just ‘Roam if we want to/Roam around the world,” added Basas.


To realize every Smart subscriber’s travel romance, here is the link to GigaRoam’s latest TVC



Roam around the world


Smart lets you travel to 50 countries around the world with 80 international partners. Smart 5G roaming subscribers in Estonia, Slovakia, The Netherlands, Iceland, and Latvia can benefit from the service using their 5G-capable SIM and devices through global telco partners Telia Estonia, Orange Slovakia, KPN, Siminn HF, and Tele2 Latvia, respectively. Smart also increased its 5G roaming coverage by adding new partners in Vietnam (Vinaphone), Qatar (Ooredoo), Greece (Wind Hellas), Finland (Elisa), France (Orange France), Czech Republic (T-Mobile), and Bulgaria (Yettel Bulgaria/Telenor).


Since last year, Smart has been doubling its efforts to serve the 5G roaming needs of its customers in Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Guam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States of America.


Smart also offers other services tailor-fit to a specific type of traveler: RoamSurf, a convenient plan that auto-subscribes and renews a traveler to a data plan on a daily basis; Roam Facebook, for the Facebook-heavy user; and Roam Lite, a sachet setup for the budget-friendly traveler.


Roam around the world with Smart’s GigaRoam offers with plans starting at 1GB roaming data valid for 5 days. Subscribe to and bookmark the roaming promo or download GigaLife and look for the roaming tab. For more information, visit


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