Mobile Rates

In order to use premium text and voice services like MMS and directory assistance, you'll need to top-up your phone with a Cash Allowance add-on.

To do this, simply register your SIM at mobile.slingshot.co.nz and select the Cash Allowance add-on under the available add-ons section on the main page.

Mobile Call and TXT Rates

Standard calls to any New Zealand Mobile & Landline
Included in your plan
Standard text rate to New Zealand Mobiles
Included in your plan
Calls to voicemail (6888)
Free
Directory Assistance (018)
$1.00 per call
International Directory Assistance (0172)
$1.80 per call
0800 and 0508 calls
FREE
Picture Messages to New Zealand Mobiles
50c per MMS
Video Calling to New Zealand Mobiles
35c per minute

All calls are charged per minute, or part thereof.

Contacting Overseas From New Zealand

Calling or texting to Australian mobile and landlines is included in your Slingshot Mobile plan's calling minutes. Contacting other destinations requires the $15 Cash Allowance add-on, which you can purchase at mobile.slingshot.co.nz.

Country Calling Text
United States of America
$0.06/min $0.20/text
United Kingdom
$0.06/min $0.20/text
Ireland
$0.25/min $0.20/text
Malaysia
$0.25/min $0.20/text
France
$1.39/min $0.20/text
China
$0.06/min $0.20/text

Can't see the country you are wanting to call? Slingshot covers up to 150 countries with international calling. Start typing below to find out if the country you are contacting is covered.

Contacting New Zealand When Roaming

Country Calling Text
Australia Mobile See all rates
0.44/min $0.70/text
United States of America See all rates
1.00/min $0.70/text
United Kingdom See all rates
1.00/min $0.70/text
Malaysia See all rates
3.50/min $1.00/text
6.00/min $1.00/text
1.00/min $0.70/text

Travelling to another country? Slingshot covers up to 150 countries with global roaming. Start typing below to find out if the country you are traveling to is covered.

Global Roaming Rates

Going overseas and want to avoid big roaming bills? No worries, just purchase a Roaming add-on in your My Slingshot Mobile account and get access to inbound calling minutes, outbound calling minutes, text messages and data. Choice!

If you're visiting anywhere else that isn't covered by our roaming add-ons then you'll need to purchase the $15 Cash Allowance add-on in order to use your mobile while roaming. You can do this at mobile.slingshot.co.nz.

Australia Roaming
7 days
$10.00
100 Roaming Minutes
50 Texts
Australia Roaming
30 days
$18.00
300MB Roaming Data
100 Roaming Minutes
100 Texts
Australia Roaming
30 days
$18.00
500MB Data only
Global Roaming
30 days
$18.00
300MB Roaming Data
100 Roaming Minutes
100 Texts
Cash Allowance
6 Months
$15.00
$15 credit to be used on ad hoc charges and global roaming

You can purchase any Australia & Global Roaming addons at mobile.slingshot.co.nz.

Things to know before you leave:

Your Global Roaming is activated by default on your Slingshot Mobile but give us a call if you have any questions before you leave New Zealand on 0800 89 6624 or +64 9 929 1090.

Important: Before you leave remember to set up a voicemail PIN. This is required when you call your voicemail from overseas.