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Best SIM Card for Tourist & International Travelers

Be it an international vacation, a business trip, or a casual getaway, you should not be held down by the responsibility of buying a local sim or trying to find free Wi-Fi cafes while on the trip. Therefore, if you don’t wish to spend the first few hours of your international trip trying to sort out your phone’s network, we suggest you research and prepare yourself beforehand. You should familiarize yourself with travel sim cards, popular local sim cards, and international roaming packs offered by your current network provider. Only after a thorough research into these concepts, you can find the best tourist and travel sim card for yourself. This article will serve as a guide for you to the best SIM card for tourists. Let’s get started then!

New International Roaming Pack at just 133/day. Now keep your India number active on your next trip abroad and never miss out on any important update.

Best SIM Card for International Travelers

If you are a person who takes frequent international trips, you need to take care of your cell network needs regularly. While many online portals may suggest you buy a local sim at the destination or go with an international travel sim card, we highly recommend you stick to your existing network provider and recharge your number with a good International Roaming Pack. Wondering why? Keep reading.

Save time

Buying a local sim every time you visit a new country might be cheaper at face value but has its own drawbacks. Imagine traveling to a foreign country where you don’t understand the language or the place. Most of the airports don’t have sim network provider stores. You will have to travel to the nearest store in order to buy a sim card.

However, without any network or data facility, how are you supposed to find the nearest store? While there’s always a workaround in such situations, why take the hassle and spend your vacation time sorting out the network issues?

Therefore, an international roaming pack that can be done from the comfort of your home seems a much better option to stay connected in a foreign world.

Free Wi-Fi comes at a cost – your security

Many international travelers rely on public Wi-Fi networks to stay connected. However, one should know public networks (not password protected) are not secure. Every data you share through these channels can be easily stolen by anyone with a small background in computers. Your credit card details, email credentials, private data, etc., will be at high risk.

Other than that, most of the free connections have a data limit. After certain usage, you will have to buy a plan. So, rather than buying an expensive plan and keeping your data at risk, activate an international roaming plan for your number before even starting the trip. You get charged only when you land at the destination (for postpaid users).

Another alternative to IR packs, International Travel Sim Cards have also made a lot of splashes in the market. While international travel sim cards make sense for long-term travelers, they are not feasible for individuals traveling for a short vacation. Additionally, most international tourist sim card companies ask customers to top up the card every 30 days or so (varies for each provider) in order to keep the sim active. This seems like an unnecessary cost if you are not a frequent traveler.

Therefore, the best option to keep using your data and talk time services is activating an International Roaming service for your sim card. You can read the complete guide on how to activate international roaming for more understanding.

If you are curious about Airtel International Roaming Packs, here’s the complete list for your reference. So, don’t waste your time finding local sim cards and international cards, just go for an IR service to enjoy your trips smoothly! Airtel offers the best SIM cards for tourists from India!

New International Roaming Pack at just 133/day. Now keep your India number active on your next trip abroad and never miss out on any important update.

Airtel International Roaming Plans for Prepaid Connection

Short Duration Packs
Rental Validity Set 1 countries Set 2 countries
₹ 899 10 Days 1GB Data 500MB Data
₹ 2,998 30 Days 5GB Data 2.5GB Data
Long Duration Packs
Rental Validity Set 1 countries Set 2 countries
₹ 2,997 365 Days 2GB Data 1GB Data
Data Top Up
Rental Validity Set 1 countries Set 2 countries
₹ 755 5 Days 1GB Data 500MB Data

Airtel International Roaming Plans for Postpaid Connection

Short Duration Packs
Rental Validity Set 1 countries Set 2 countries
₹ 649 1 Day High Speed Unlimited 500MB Data High Speed Unlimited 250MB Data
₹ 2,999 10 Days High Speed Unlimited 5GB Data High Speed Unlimited 2.5GB Data
₹ 3,999 30 Days High Speed Unlimited 12GB Data High Speed Unlimited 6GB Data
Long Duration Packs
Rental Validity Set 1 countries Set 2 countries
₹ 5,999 90 Days High Speed Unlimited 2GB Data High Speed Unlimited 1GB Data
₹ 14,999 365 Days High Speed Unlimited 15GB Data High Speed Unlimited 7.5GB Data
Data Top Up
Rental Validity Set 1 countries Set 2 countries
₹ 755 5 Days High Speed Unlimited 1GB Data High Speed Unlimited 500MB Data

Airtel International Roaming Set 1 List of Countries

Looking for the Airtel International Roaming pack Set 1 countries? Here is the list:

Afghanistan China Guatemala
Albania Colombia Guernsey
Argentina Costa Rica Guyana
Armenia Croatia Honduras
Australia Cyprus Hong Kong
Austria Czech Republic Hungary
Azerbaijan Denmark Iceland
Bahrain Ecuador Indonesia
Bangladesh El Salvador Iran
Belarus Estonia Iraq
Belgium Faroe Islands Ireland
Bhutan Fiji Isle of Mann
Bolivia Finland Israel
Bosnia & Herzegovina France Italy
Brazil Georgia Japan
Brunei Germany Jersey
Bulgaria Gibraltar Jordan
Cambodia Greece Kazakhstan
Canada Greenland Korea
Chile Guam Kuwait
Kyrgyz Republic Nicaragua Slovenia
Lao Norway Spain
Latvia Oman Sri Lanka
Liechtenstein Palestine Suriname
Lithuania Panama Sweden
Luxembourg Papua New Guinea Switzerland
Macau Paraguay Taiwan
Macedonia Peru Tajikistan
Malaysia Philippines Thailand
Malta Poland Timor
Mexico Portugal Turkey
Moldova Puerto Rico UAE
Monaco Qatar Ukraine
Mongolia Romania United Kingdom
Montenegro Russia Uruguay
Myanmar Samoa USA
Nauru Saudi Arabia Uzbekistan
Nepal Serbia Vietnam
Netherlands Singapore Yemen
New Zealand Slovak Republic

Airtel International Roaming Set 2 countries

Here is the list for Airtel International Roaming pack Set 2 countries:

Algeria Burundi Ethiopia
Anguilla Cameroon French West Indies
Antigua & Barbuda Cape Verde Gabon
Aruba Cayman Islands Ghana
Bahamas Central African Republic Grenada
Barbados Congo Guinea
Benin Cote D’Ivoire Guinea Bissau
Bermuda Democratic Republic of Congo Haiti
Botswana Dominica Jamaica
British Virgin Islands Dominican Republic Kenya
Burkina Faso Egypt Lesotho
Liberia Reunion Island Tanzania
Madagascar Rwanda Tchad
Malawi Senegal Tonga
Maldives Seychelles Trinidad
Mali Sierra Leone Tunisia
Mauritius South Africa Turks & caicos
Montserrat St Lucia Uganda
Morocco St. Kitts & Nevis Vanuatu
Mozambique St. Vincent & the Grenadines Zambia
Niger Sudan Zimbabwe
Nigeria Swaziland
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