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New Zealand Prepaid SIM Card

So this is the new Zealand. But where the heck is the old Zealand?

It's a question that has plagued millions of tourists to New Zealand.

Luckily, your uncle is a high school teacher of geography, so the answer is just a phone call away.

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

The SIM Card for New Zealand includes:

  • Initial call credit valued at $15
  • Local New Zealand cell phone number
  • FREE incoming calls
  • Voicemail and SMS (text messaging)
  • After first minute calls are billed at 1-second intervals
  • International roaming capability
  • No yearly contract, monthly charges or credit check

Please Note: Your New Zealand 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.

New Zealand 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 New Zealand SIM Card Facts

  • Price: USD 39
  • Country Phone Code: +64
  • Network: GSM 900

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