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Malaysia Prepaid SIM Card

While discussing the meaning of Malaysian words with a friend, he attempts to tell you that the "Kuala" in Kuala Lumpur is Malaysian for koala. Kuala Lumpur of course being the original home of koalas.

Something tells you he's full of an unspecified dark substance.

A quick call to your brother the biologist should confirm or deny your suspicion.

For those times when you just need to get in touch with someone in Malaysia 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 Malaysia 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 Malaysia with a world cell phone is the most convenient and economical solution for staying in touch while in Malaysia. All incoming calls while in Malayslia are FREE, regardless of where they originate. Pay the local rate for local calls and use your cellular phone in Malaysia like you do at home. And unlike home, your Malaysia SIM card and cell phone service is prepaid so there is no need for a contract.

The SIM Card for Malaysia includes:

  • $13.00 RM 50 US starter airtime credit
  • FREE incoming calls
  • Voicemail
  • All calls billed in 10 second intervals
  • No yearly contract, monthly charges or credit check

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

Malaysia 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 Malaysia SIM Card Facts

  • Price: USD 59
  • Country Phone Code: +60
  • Network: GSM 1800

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