Prepaid UK SIM Card with data
Tariffs in the UK
|Voice&Data SIM||Data SIM
|International call rates||Show rates »||N/A||N/A|
|Receive all calls||Free||N/A||N/A|
|Mobile Internet||£10 for 1GB/30 days||1GB included||3GB included|
|Receive text messages||Free||N/A||N/A|
|Send text message within UK||£0,12/ea. Unlimited Free within O2 network**||N/A||N/A|
|Send text message worldwide||£0,10||N/A||N/A|
|Calls within UK||£0,25 for first 3 minutes, after that £0,05/min. Unlimited free within O2 network**||N/A||N/A|
|Call travel companion also using SIM Card from us||Unlimited Free**||N/A||N/A|
|Required phone frequencies||900/1800 (2G) or 2100Mhz (3G)||2100Mhz (3G)||2100Mhz (3G)|
|Initial Call balance||£0||N/A||N/A|
**) When you top up at least £15 call balance. Valid for 30 days. To extend another 30 days, repeat the procedure after 30 days.
Which SIM card should I select?
We have three different UK SIM cards. The Voice&Data SIM is ideal for smartphones and provides low international calling rates, so that you can call home at low cost.
On the Voice&Data SIM, you can activate an optional 1GB data bundle in 3G speed for £10. The bundle is activated by SMS/text and the cost is deducted from the call balance of the SIM, so just make sure you have £10 call balance available when activate the data bundle. Thethering is not available with the Voice&Data SIM.
The 1GB and 3GB data-only SIMs provides mobile broadband access for tablets, iPads, USB-modems and MIFI-hotspots.
These SIMs allow tethering with other devices, such as your laptop/tablet/iPad.
Say goodbye to arbitrary expensive per MB fees when going to the UK.
How long does 1GB data last?
This is a tough question to answer, because it depends on how you use it.
Typically 1GB data lasts for:
4000 emails (no attachments), plus 500 emails with attachments, plus 3000 web pages, plus 200 photos to social media sites, plus 250 hours of Google Navigation usage.
Calls between two travellers using UK prepaid SIM Card
The rate for calls between two travellers using our UK SIM cards equal that of local calls as stated above. If you are travelling in a party, we recommend that you order sim cards for all travellers, so that you can make inexpensive calls between each other on your trip. To achieve this, just dial the local British mobile phone number provided with the UK prepaid SIM Card.
Top Up the SIM easilyVoice+Data SIM:
The UK Smartphone SIM does not include any initial balance for calls, text and internet usage. We recommend that you buy some top up voucher with your order from us. If you during your trip need additional top up, you can easily get top up vouchers in gas stations, kiosks and supermarkets across the UK as the SIM card is provided by one of the largest operators in the UK. If you stay away for more than 30 days, you must top up a minimum of £15 each 30 days to keep the low rates.
The Voice+Data SIM is valid for one year.Data-only broadband SIMs:
These SIMs come with 1 or 3 GB mobile broadband preloaded and require no top up.
Are you also planning to visit Ireland?
In such case we have a SIM card that works in both UK and Ireland (+Italy, Austria and Hong Kong). Read more about the UK+Ireland SIM Card here »
Making international calls using our prepaid SIM card for the UK
If you plan to use a lot of international calls, the Voice+Data SIM is specially designed for UK visitors. International calls won't cost a fortune. For instance, you can call Australia, Israel, Netherlands and many other destinations for just 2p/min. See full price list above.
Receive calls in the UK
You receive inbound calls just as usual free of charge for the voice enabled SIM.
GSM Frequency in the UK
In order to use the Pay As You Go SIM Card for England and UK, you need a handset with compatible GSM frequencies.
For the Data-Only SIM, your device must support 2100Mhz (European 3G).
The voice+data SIM works with either 900/1800 (2G) or 2100Mhz (European 3G).
Choose between Micro, Nano or Standard sized SIM
When ordering, you can choose to get a Micro, Nano or Standard sized SIM card.
- Standard size is used in most phones. - Micro SIM cards are used in iPhone 4/4S and a few newer phone models. - Nano SIM cards are so far only used by iPhone 5.
If you are unsure on what size you'll need, measure your current sim card.
No obligations. No hassle. Direct dial local SIMs.
All our Prepaid SIM cards (regardless destination) are direct dial local SIM cards (NO callback), and comes
no obligations and no contract. We never charge any fees retrospectively.
If the country requires SIM card registration, PrepaidSimCard.org manually process the registration of your SIM card in your name at the operator on your behalf ahead of your arrival, so you don't have to worry about it. All SIM cards sold by us are ready to use when you arrive.
We provide easy instructions on how to use the SIM card (including Internet settings) in English.
Compare our offer with competitors
PrepaidSimCard.org offers easy to use local SIM cards without any hassle to you.
If you compare our offer with other sim card providers, make sure to check:
Is mobile Internet / data included or available at low cost?
Is the SIM card activated and registered when you arrive, or will you have to go through that hassle yourself upon arrival? If they don't say on their web that they will register it - they won't, and you will have to go to a service center to register the SIM card yourself.
How does call tariffs compare?