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China Prepaid SIM Card

Your trip to China is a pilgrimage to the home of martial arts.

Learning from your new Chinese master, you discover that your trainer back home is far from the expert he purported to be.

One abusive phone call coming up…

For those times when you just need to get in touch with someone in China 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 China 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 China with a world cell phone is the most convenient and economical solution for staying in touch while in China. All incoming calls while you travel China are no more then $.19 USD per minute (Only $.07 in Guangdong province), regardless of where they originate. Pay the local rate for local calls and use your cellular phone in China like you do at home. And unlike home, your China SIM card and cell phone service is prepaid so there is no need for a contract.

The SIM Card for China includes:

  • ($18 USD) starter airtime credit
  • A local cell phone number in China
  • SMS text messaging
  • No yearly contract, monthly charges or credit check

Please Note: Your China SIM Card will require a SIM-unlocked GSM 900 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.

China 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 China SIM Card Facts

  • Price: USD 59
  • Country Phone Code: +86
  • Network: GSM 900

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