Before you travel ensure that roaming is activated on your line by simply dialling 200 for free or visit any Safaricom Retail Centre.
You will then be able to make and receive calls as well as SMSes.
How to make calls and send SMS while roaming overseas
You can call any destination within the country you are visiting by simply dialling the relevant area code and number.
To call home (Kenya): Dial + 254 followed by the desired number, e.g., for Safaricom mobile, dial +254 7xx xxxxxx, and for Nairobi landline, dial +254 20 xxxxxx.
To call other countries, simply dial + country code, area code, number, e.g., to call UK, dial + 4477 xxxxxxxxx.
To send SMS to Kenya or to an international number, type your message and send to the number as above.
How to control the cost of Roaming
To get maximum benefit from Safaricom Roaming service at a cost you are comfortable with, use Call Diverting or SMS.