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

Service

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 plans calling minutes. Contacting other destinations requires the $15 Cash Allowance add-on, which you can purchase at mobile.slingshot.co.nz.

United States of America

Calling
 

0.06/min

 
Text
 

0.20/text

 

United Kingdom

Calling
 

0.06/min

 
Text
 

0.20/text

 

Ireland

Calling
 

0.25/min

 
Text
 

0.20/text

 

Malaysia

Calling
 

0.25/min

 
Text
 

0.20/text

 

France

Calling
 

1.39/min

 
Text
 

0.20/text

 

China

Calling
 

0.06/min

 
Text
 

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

Australia Mobile

Calling to NZ
 

0.44/min

 
Text
 

0.70/text

 

United States of America

Calling to NZ
 

1.00/min

 
Text
 

0.70/text

 

United Kingdom

Calling to NZ
 

1.00/min

 
Text
 

0.70/text

 

Malaysia

Calling to NZ
 

3.50/min

 
Text
 

1.00/text

 

France

Calling to NZ
 

6.00/min

 
Text
 

1.00/text

 

China

Calling to NZ
 

1.00/min

 
Text
 

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.

Addons

Roaming Addons

Australia Roaming

7 days
100 Roaming Minutes
50 Texts
 

10.00

 

Australia Roaming

30 days
300MB Roaming Data
100 Roaming Minutes
100 Texts
 

18.00

 

Australia Roaming

30 days
500MB Data only
 

18.00

 

Global Roaming

30 days
300MB Roaming Data
100 Roaming Minutes
100 Texts
 

18.00

 

Cash Allowance

6 Months
$15 credit to be used on ad hoc charges and global roaming
 

15.00

 

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.