As far as taking photos on your basic phone, you will not be charged for doing that. Unless you have an application on the phone that syncs the photos on your phone with your computer, you will be fine. Just be sure not to send them to anyone as that will then go into international data-roaming which is very pricey!
Hi Sweepy. You have a great question, and Anthony Prymula had a great answer! You can absolutely take pictures with your phone from anywhere in the world. If you want to only use your phone as a camera and avoid sending those pictures while you're traveling, you can also place your phone into Airplane Mode. This turns off the phone's ability to connect to a mobile network. If it's a smartphone, you can still connect to WiFi when it's available to upload pictures if you'd like. For all the details about Global services and pricing, take a look at http://bit.ly/xZd3pS when you have a chance.
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