INTERNATIONAL TALK, SMS AND MMS FROM OZ

Keep in touch with folks overseas when you’re in Australia for less and save your pennies for something else (like a plane ticket!).

Check out the great international rates available to our customers on mobile plans that receive a monthly bill.

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International Rates

View the call, SMS and MMS rates for different countries that apply when you're in Australia, plus country codes and networks.

These pay as you go International 'yes' Call Rates, and international SMS and MMS rates are for our customers who receive a monthly mobile phone bill and apply if you use up any international plan inclusions you may have.

Prepaid customer? View prepaid international rates here.

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International Rates

CALLING OVERSEAS A LOT FROM AUSTRALIA?

An International Minute Pack is the easy and inexpensive way to save on calls to mobiles and fixed lines in 32 countries when you’re in Oz.

You can add these packs to $40 My Plan Plus, and $30 My Plan Plus SIM-Only monthly mobile plans.

INTERNATIONAL MINUTES AND MINUTE PACKS - INCLUDED COUNTRIES

 

Austria Hungary Poland
Bangladesh India Singapore
Cambodia Indonesia South Africa
Canada Ireland South Korea
Chile Italy Taiwan
China Japan Thailand
Croatia Malaysia Turkey
France Netherlands United Kingdom
Germany New Zealand United States of America
Greece Pakistan Vietnam
Hong Kong Philippines  
Austria Japan
Bangladesh Malaysia
Cambodia Netherlands
Canada New Zealand
Chile Pakistan
China Philippines
Croatia Poland
France Singapore
Germany South Africa
Greece South Korea
Hong Kong Taiwan
Hungary Thailand
India Turkey
Indonesia United Kingdom
Ireland United States of America
Italy Vietnam

 

INTERNATIONAL MINUTE PACK OPTIONS

Cost per month Included minutes for standard international calls to fixed lines and mobiles in selected countries
$5 Up to 50 minutes
$10 Up to 150 minutes

There's just one flat monthly fee to pay and no need to worry about call rates to different countries. Simple.

Once you've exceeded your included minutes (or call a country not included in these packs), Optus pay as you go international call rates will apply.

Tip: You can check your usage via My Optus App and My Account.

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PURCHASING INTERNATIONAL MINUTE PACKS

 Login to
My Account

Just go to Options & Extras > Manage your add-ons > International Minute Packs

 Call
1300 300 937

And we’ll help you out.

FAQ

International 'yes' Call Rates

These rates apply for postpaid mobile customers for calls originating in Australia. All calls have a flagfall of 35c per call (excluding $10 Optus Cap BYO which is 40c per call) and are charged in the same increments of your plan for standard national calls: per second, per 30 second or per minute. (My Plan Plus bills per minute. My Plan bills per second). Airtime surcharges apply to calls from MobileSat, Inmarsat, Iridium and Thuraya. Prices are subject to change without notice.

For details refer to Standard Agreement Appendix J.

 

International SMS

International SMS is only available with overseas networks which have an International SMS agreement with Optus. Message charges are incurred on sending the message, regardless of successful delivery.

 

International MMS

International MMS is available with participating networks only. Some recipients of International MMS may not be able to reply. Message charges are incurred on sending the message regardless if successfully delivered or not.

 

$60/$80/$100 My Plan Plus

Included minutes can be used for standard international calls to mobile and fixed line numbers in selected countries & unlimited standard international SMS/MMS (selected countries). International minutes are billed per minute.

 

$40 My Plan Plus

Get unlimited standard international SMS and MMS to selected countries.

 

$45/$60 My Plan Plus SIM-Only

Included minutes can be used for standard international calls to mobile and fixed line numbers in selected countries & unlimited standard international SMS/MMS (selected countries). International minutes billed per minute.

 

$30 My Plan Plus SIM-Only

Get unlimited standard international SMS and MMS (selected countries).

 

$5 and $10 International Minute Packs

International Minute Packs are monthly recurring packs that give you an amount of minutes to be used on standard international calls to mobiles and fixed lines to selected countries. The $5 International Minute Pack provides up to 50 minutes and the $10 International Minute Pack provides up to 150 minutes. SMS/MMS and Video Calls not included in this offer. International Minute Packs can be cancelled or changed to another International Minute Pack at any time. Limit of one pack per month. Only available on selected plans.

 

Selected Countries:

Austria, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, USA, United Kingdom and Vietnam