If you’ve traveled internationally (and even if you haven’t), you know that most phone plans don’t cover calling, text and data everywhere in the world. I use T-Mobile, which works in more than 115 countries, but not all plans are that generous. Buying a local SIM card to put into your phone is a great option, but where do you start with that? This site:
A Facebook friend of my friend Lawrence calls the Prepaid Data SIM Card Wiki “the best website you will ever need on the topic,” and I think he may be right. For every country in the world, the site—which is crowd-sourced and always growing—lists the mobile networks available, their sizes and coverage areas, how much SIM cards cost and where to buy them, and a whole lot more. If you want to learn how to stay connected in another country, check it out!
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