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Australia Prepaid SIM Card

You've just stepped out of Sydney airport to discover something truly amazing.

Those Aussies don't really ride kangaroos to work!

Better call dad and let him know the surprising news.

For those times when you just need to get in touch with someone in Australia or back home, prepaid SIM cards offer you the benefits of using your own phone at local rates. Simply replace your SIM card with a prepaid Australia SIM card and you will be set up to make all those important phone calls and send quick messages across the world, without paying excessively high roaming costs.

What our partner Telestial says

The prepaid SIM card for Australia with a cell phone is the most convenient and economical solution for staying in touch while in Australia. All incoming calls while in Australia are FREE, regardless of where they originate. Pay the local rate for local calls and use your cellular phone in Australia like you do at home. And unlike home, your Australia SIM card and cell phone service is prepaid so there is no need for a contract.

The SIM Card for Australia includes:

  • 20 AUD ($15 USD) starter airtime credit
  • FREE Incoming Calls
  • Calls to the US are just $0.39 USD per minute
  • A local Australian cell phone number
  • SMS (text messaging), MMS
  • Voicemail
  • No yearly contract, monthly charges or credit check
  • The JUST network covers 94.52% of the Australian population

Please Note: Your Australia SIM Card will require a SIM-unlocked GSM 900/1800 compatible international cell phone. If you do not have your own international cell phone, Telestial has several compatible models available for your review and consideration.

Global SIM Cards

Both Telestial and ekit offer a range of region specific and global SIM cards. Starting at just US$ 9 (with credit included!), these cards represent good value for travellers interested in having only one SIM card and phone number to cover multiple countries, whilst keeping roaming charges in check.

Australia Calling Card

For those not interested in travelling with a mobile, calling cards are a great way to call home cheaply. Consider these benefits:

  • Save up to 70% on international calls
  • Make calls from over 150 countries worldwide
  • No sign-up or monthly fees
  • Toll-free access numbers
  • Pay in advance or pay later
  • And much more...

We've compared two popular calling cards to illustrate some benefits. Visit the International Calling Cards page for details. Or visit both providers directly to compare for yourself.

Quick Australia SIM Card Facts

  • Price: USD 49
  • Country Phone Code: +61
  • Network: GSM 900/1800

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