Buying Local SIM Cards Around The World

If you’re looking to stay connected while travelling overseas, picking up a local SIM card is where it’s at. Far cheaper than roaming with your cell company from back home or using an “international” SIM card, you’ll often spend under ten dollars for a month’s worth of calls, texts and data. As long as your phone is ready for international travel, you’re good to go.

The process and effort required is different in every country, which is why we’ve put together firsthand accounts of exactly how to do it in dozens of popular destinations around the globe. Which card to use, where to buy it, how much you’ll expect to pay and how much hassle you’ll have doing so — we’ve got you covered. Just click on the links or maps below to find everything you need to know.


USA and Canada

Mexico and Central America

South America

Middle East and West Asia

Australia and New Zealand



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Europe

South East Asia

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South East Asia

USA and Canada

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USA and Canada

Mexico and Central America

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Mexico and Central America

South America

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South America

Middle East and West Asia

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Middle East and West Asia

South Asia

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South Asia

Australia and New Zealand

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Australia and New Zealand
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