Changes to world traveller select

Posted on: January 1st 2018 - By Steffan Dancy

United Arab Emirates (UAE) will no longer be an inclusive destination, covered by World Travel Select. Standard roaming rates will apply to any users travelling to this destination from 1 February 2018.

Despite this change, World Travel Select still offers fantastic value. For just £7.50 exc. VAT per day, regular travellers have access to their standard home bundles whilst visiting any of these countries:

Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Mexico, Mozambique, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russia, Saba, Serbia, Singapore, St. Eustatius, St. Maarten, South Africa, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Suriname, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uruguay, USA and US Virgin Islands.

In addition to WTS, Rydal offers a selection of money-saving mobile bundles available for use anywhere in the world, speak to us today for details.

VAT legislation for mobile subscribers

There has been a recent change in legislation for consumers who subscribe to mobile services. These changes mean that VAT will be chargeable for all usage whilst roaming outside of the EU, in the destinations listed below, from the 1st November 17.

Europe Zone 2: Albania; Bosnia & Herzegovina; Channel Islands (inc. Guernsey, Jersey) & the Isle of Man; Faroe Islands, San Marino; Switzerland; Turkey

Asia Pacific Zone: Australia; New Zealand; Singapore; South Africa; Taiwan; Thailand

USA & Canada Zone: All American states plus Canada

Rest of World Zone 1: Afghanistan; Algeria; Angola; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Armenia; Aruba; Azerbaijan; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Benin; Bermuda; Bolivia; Bonaire; Botswana; Brazil; Brunei; Burkina Faso; Cambodia; Cameroon; Cape Verde; Central African Republic; Chad; Chile; China; Colombia; Congo, People’s Republic; Congo, The Democratic Republic; Costa Rica; Curacao; Dominica; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Fiji; Gabon; Gambia; Georgia; Ghana; Grenada; Guam; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Israel; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kosovo; Kuwait; Kyrgyzstan; Lesotho; Liberia; Macau; Macedonia; Malawi; Malaysia; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Moldova; Mongolia; Montenegro; Montserrat; Morocco; Mozambique; Myanmar (Burma); Namibia; Nepal; New Caledonia; Nicaragua; Nigeria; Oman; Pakistan; Palestine; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Puerto Rico; Qatar; Russia; Rwanda; Samoa; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Serbia; Sierra Leone; South Korea; Sri Lanka; St Helena; St Kitts and Nevis; St Lucia; St Vincent and the Grenadines; Sudan (inc. South Sudan); Suriname; Swaziland; Syria; Tahiti; Tajikistan; Tanzania; The Bahamas; The British Virgin Islands; The Cayman Islands; The Dominican Republic; The Falkland Islands; The Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire); The Netherlands Antilles; The Philippines; The Seychelles; The US Virgin Islands; Timor-Leste; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turks and Caicos Islands; UAE (United Arab Emirates); Uganda; Ukraine; Uruguay; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Vietnam; Zambia; Zimbabwe

Rest of World Zone 2: Andorra; Belize; Bhutan; Burundi; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Djibouti; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Greenland; Laos; Lebanon; Libya; Madagascar; Maldives; Sao Tome and Principe; Solomon Islands; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan

It is worth noting that Rydal are a B2B provider and as such most of our end user customers and partners will not see any changes as this does not affect business customers. Should require any more detail please refer on the legislation you can view the document here… https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/vat-telecommunication-services-used-outside-the-eu

December 1st 2017 Price Notification Changes

We're making changes to our pricing 01/10/2017 

Over the last year BT have increased some of their prices relating to fixed lnies, broadband, fibre and bundles. We have protected your from these price increases for as long as possible (since March 2017) but now need to increase some of our prices. Please note the changes and the date these will be commenced from on yoru bil:-

PSTN - Maximum of £2.85 (1st of December 2017)

 

ADSL broadband - maximum of £9.50 (1st of December 2017)

 

FTTC broadband maximum of £9.50 (1st of December 2017)

 

Static IPs - £4.50 (has been FOC to date)

 

SIP Trunks - Maximum £2.50 (1st of December 2017) 

 

Leased Lines / EFM Lines - Maximum of £28.50 increase 

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