Guide to going with local SIM cards
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Buying a local SIM is the smartest option for anyone travelling overseas and wants to stay connected without the exorbitant roaming fees, but there are a few things you should check off first.
This is more an summary and index of a number of more in depth points to cover off before you jet-off and start using a local SIM at the cheapest rates you can find for staying connected.
First things first;
1. Is your phone unlocked?
The most important step is to make sure phone is “unlocked”
2. What size SIM does your phone use?
There are a few different SIM sizes, particularly in iPhones
3. Will my phone work?
Check that your phone is compatible on the network bandwidth for the country you are travelling
4. How much data will you require?
This information helps to inform you how much data you might need
5. How do I activate my SIM?
This page contains the links to the SIM activation guides for each country we cover