During overseas travel, the internet is an important factor to enjoy a trip. To find the right way, to share the precious memory on SNS, or to contact your friends and family for a rendez-vous, you may always need the connection. However numerous agents provide many kinds of SIM cards, and the options can be overwhelming. Below, we will introduce some of our recommendations for which SIM card is the easiest and most convenient for your travel situation. You can compare the services by Three and Orange below and choose the service best suited to your traveling plans. It is sure to be the best choice with an additional O’bon Paris discount.
First of all, the Three SIM card and the Orange Holiday SIM card both don't require a contract or registration before use, and there are no extra roaming charges. As all fee is prepaid, after you order it, you can simply start the speedy connection without worrying about extra hidden fees. This choice of SIM card is only available for unlocked cellphones, so please be sure that your phone is not locked before ordering.
Three SIM card can be purchased for 26,90 euros. In addition to unlimited calls in Europe and SMS messages, with the UK number that you will get, 3G data communication throughout Europe is available for 12 GB for 30 days. The usage period is calculated from the first moment that the internet is used. If you don't use that much the internet, you have also another choice, Three Smart SIM which has 5GB data, unlimited SMS, unlimited minutes calls. If you want to order it, click here.
Orange is one of the most famous telecommunication services in France. At the airport, you can purchase the SIM card for about 40 euros, but if you purchase it through the O'Bon Paris’ website, you get the same SIM card for 37.90 euros. You can now also order it online and have it shipped to your home before traveling.
14 days, 20GB data, 4G/LTE communication in about 50 countries in Europe, 120 minutes of calls world-wide. The process is very simple: all you need to do is purchase the SIM card, insert it in an unlocked mobile phone, and start using it. Your 14 days start as soon as you use the internet, make a phone call or send an SMS. If you want to buy it, click here.
When you book your SIM card through the Sim Option and O’bon Paris’ partnership website, you can save on the shipping fee depending on the address of delivery. To buy your SIM card, click here.
*When cutting the SIM card, check carefully the size of the SIM card slot on your smartphone.
*This offer works only with an unlocked mobile phone.
*Dial 225[toll free] to receive your telephone number by text message.
1. When purchasing, a site called SimOptions will be displayed, is it legit?
It is a partner of O'Bon Paris that offers the SIM card. Please purchase with confidence.
2. Is personal hotspot available?
It can not be used on the Three SIM option (although it is possible on a system basis not recommended), Orange can officially use hot spots.
3. Can I track my shipping order?
Yes, you can track the shipment after your purchase. (Click here)
4. Is it possible to receive directly in Paris?
Yes, you can pick it up at the SimOptions office in Paris (23 Rue d'Aboukir 75002 Paris). Please select local receipt at the time of purchase.
5. I want to know how to unlock SIM card lock.
Contact the customer centre of your mobile carrier to assure your SIM is unlocked.
6. I am worried that an additional fee will be incurred.
Please do not worry because all fees are upfront and the entire fee it will not be added, the service fee is all prepaid by card at the time of purchase.
7. What if I want to use additional plans after using the plan?
1) When you use Orange Holiday SIM card, you can top-up on Orange website, but with Three SIM card, you can only purchase online with a credit card from British banks.
2) You can also purchase coupons in the UK (Three SIM case) and in France (Orange case) at supermarkets and each carrier's store.
8. How can I pay?
VISA, MasterCard and other overseas settlement credit cards, PayPal can also be used.