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TravelSIM

Presentation

TravelSIM is one of the latest products in the international prepaid GSM cards market.
Its advantages are the same as United Mobile product: free roaming in many countries and rather cheap outgoing calls, usually better than roaming charges of national operators.

PROS
very wide coverage (works in 153 countries at January 2009)
GPRS/3G data capability
very reliable service
unlimited free SMS (to Travelsim numbers)
no set-up fee

CONS
60/60 (per minute) billing
data rates very high and billed at 100KB increments;
too expensive in some popular countries

How to buy helping PrepaidGSM.net

Since several years PrepaidGSM.net and Travelsim dealer "Travelsimshop" have an affiliation program.
If you buy a Travelsim card following this link you can help PrepaidGSM.net getting some revenue. This applies also every time you refill your account.
In order to get a special gift for our readers too, remember to put "PREPAIDGSM" as promo code before buying the simcard.

Details

Additional costs and services
Setup fee none
Messaging Outgoing SMS: € 0.35
Incoming SMS: free of charge
Data Calls available, click here for the rates (.pdf document)
billing: 100KB increments
Debiting method 60/60
Credit check Dial 099, a flash SMS with the credit will appear on the screen. Free of charge.

Rates

With TravelSIM there are too many different rates to list here below and it's impossible to write a table divided in World zones; so it's better to download the pdf rates list or take a look at the World map on the official site.

Free incoming calls are available in the following countries:
Algeria, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Deutschland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mongolia, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Norway, Oman, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Ukraine, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uganda, Yemen.

Data calls

In order to use GPRS/3G with TravelSim you have to configure your phone with the following settings:
- APN: send.ee
- User name: "number of Your TravelSim" (3725ххххххх)
- Password: leave blank
click here for the rates (.pdf document).
Rates, operators, coverage are subjects to change without notice. All prices are exclusive of any local taxes and listed in 100KB increments, so 1MB of data costs about 10 times more than what listed in the pdf document.
Billing is in Increments of 100 KB so the minimal session length is 100 KB as well.