Millions of O2 customers set to notice £136 extra in their bank accounts

O2 is giving customers a £136 saving if they're heading abroad for a fortnight holiday this year. O2 is giving customers money off by making roaming free, with customers set to see the benefit in their bank accounts as a result of the handy gesture.

O2 customers could save around £136 in roaming fees during a two-week holiday in Europe, they've said. Simon Groves, director of brand and marketing at Virgin Media O2, said: “We all know that holiday feeling of touching down ready to relax, but imagine the feeling of facing fees just for using your phone while you’re away."

It follows the success of O2’s ‘Don’t Get Burnt’ activity, which kicked off at the beginning of May to help holidaymakers avoid getting burnt by roaming fees. Simon went on: "That’s why we are proud to offer our customers inclusive EU roaming at no extra cost in 49 European destinations. So, whether it’s snapping the scenery, making memories with family or navigating around town, our customers have one less thing to worry about.”

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Based on the insight that people are more attentive to their phones than they are sun protection, O2 merged smartphones with sunscreen to create a handy mobile accessory, “Sun Case”, that features a top up supply of sunscreen for quick and easy application.

All O2 airtime plans come with inclusive EU roaming as standard, up to 25GB. For more information about O2’s inclusive EU roaming, the network provider has said. David Masterman, deputy executive creative director at VCCP, added: “We’re all petrified of roaming charges; the thought of coming home from holiday and being greeted with a bill so eye-watering that you have to mortgage the cat.”

“This film celebrates all the things you can do when your roaming is included. Picking up where we left off in our Priority film with Bubl being a genuine part of a group for an authentic take on the benefits that O2 offers to its customers.”