Average U.S. business traveler spent $15.10 per day in roaming fees

Last year alone, companies paid $7.3 billion to keep their employees connected with Wi-Fi and roaming data, according to research from Amba Hotels

U.S. business travelers spend billions—yes, billions—of dollars annually on roaming fees to stay connected while traveling abroad. Direct spending on corporate travel by domestic and international travellers includes expenditures on meetings, events and incentive programs (ME&I), which summed up to $317.2 billion in 2017.

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Last year alone, companies paid $7.3 billion to keep their employees connected with Wi-Fi and roaming data, according to research from Amba Hotels.


90% of travellers are still paying high roaming fees

Business trips accounted for 16 % of tourism expenditure in 2017. At EUR 517, they recorded the highest average expenditure per trip while the expenditure per night was 2.3 times higher for business
trips than for trips for personal purposes (EUR 154 per night versus EUR 68 per night).

The study showed that the average U.S. business traveler spent $15.10 per day in Wi-Fi and roaming fees. By 2018, international data roaming fees for all consumers are set to generate $42 billion in revenue for wireless providers, according to Juniper Research, a telecom consultancy.

Whether you’re traveling on business or simply want to share your vacation in real-time on social media, this definitive guide to saving money on international roaming will keep you from spending a fortune.

In other words, we’re all spending way too much on cell service.


Simplify business travel with flexible enterprise roaming

When your mobile workforce travels in the U.S. or anywhere else in the world, you don’t want to worry about unexpected roaming charges with Alertify solutions.

Alertify specializes in ensuring significant savings on international roaming costs and can tailor specific solutions for our corporate partners. With us, you can eliminate many cost concerns and administrative headaches.

With Alertify international SIM card you can enjoy data service in more than 140 countries. And pay just for the data you need!

Alertify Corporate Programs are offered to corporate customers that suit their frequent business travel needs without paying hefty roaming bills.

What you can expect:

Simple management

Your employees are ready to go in minutes, and you can focus on more strategic tasks.


When travel and usage patterns vary, it can be tricky to pick the right package. Our individual roaming option only charges you when an employee travels.  There are no monthly fees or hidden fees.

Predictable costs

Worrying about roaming costs can distract you from more important concerns. With our roaming options, you can cover your whole and know in front all expenses.


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