Thai Prepaid & Preloaded 'Happy Tourist SIM card'
Detailed info for Thai Prepaid SIM
Having a local Thai SIM, and have it all sorted before you go and make sure you can easily get connected without the hassle of sorting it all out in a foreign currency and language.
We have all SIM sizes available (Mini, Micro, and Nano - check your size here)
Inserting the SIM when you arrive in Thailand activates the SIM, and you should get a welcome SMS confirming your plan.
By dialling *101*9# [call] this displays your balance.
By dialling *102*9# [call] this displays your number.
It is not possible to use this SIM before you arrive in Thailand.
This is the DTAC Tourist SIM for Thailand with preloaded calling credit and a 7 Day Unlimited 3G package. You'll be avoiding roaming charges and checking emails while still exiting the plane in Bangkok, Phuket or Chiang Mai.
Using the SIM
There are no registration documents required. Simply put the SIM in your phone, dial any number, and your SIM is active. Comes with instructions in 6 languages. SIM can only be activated in Thailand, and will not work until the SIM in in Thailand.
Call, SMS and data costs
Calls are 1.25 Baht per minute and texts are 3 Baht per domestic SMS and 5 for international. Excess data is charged at 10 Baht per MB.
Check that you phone is Unlocked
To use, you must have an unlocked phone. If you're not sure if your phone is unlocked, check with your carrier and ask them to unlock your phone. Fully guaranteed to work in any unlocked GSM phone upon arrival or your money back.
Share your 3G data connection
Tethering is not blocked or limited, so you can easily share your internet with your laptop or iPad. You can put this sim in your unlocked mifi, pocket wifi, 3g aircard, tablet or any device supporting 3G internet. Skype, Viber, iMessage, Line and What's App will work with your data connection.
3G Data Coverage
3G coverage is in all major cities and 2G coverage is almost nationwide. Works on 850MHz, 1800MHz and 2100MHz. 3G data runs on 850/2100 Mhz.
To call your number from the USS dial +66 + (your number).
Eg: +66 9 1234 1234.
What if credit runs out?
After 7 days, add recharge credit from any 7-11 in Thailand or online here.
Why pick this one?
- Not an empty SIM, preloaded with credit and internet, and fast shipping.
Want more Data?
See the data table below.
For the unlimited internet plans below, you get connection at full speed for a certain amount of data, then your speed will be capped at the stated fair use policy (FUP) maximum speed which is varied respective to the plan you choose (but you can use them as much as you like, they are unlimited after all).
To check remaining data/days of Happy internet package dial:
If you experience getting your internet to work, make sure you set your APN (more info on setting the APN and other data plans here).
APN name: www.dtac.co.th
authentication: PAP (if doesn't work with CHAP)
dtac call center 1678 (press 77 for English)
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