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Tourist Sim

New Delhi, India
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Tourist Sim

Hi,

Is there any sim card with data that can be bought by tourist at Changi airport?

Thanks ​in advance.

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LON-SIN
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1. Re: Tourist Sim

All cards can be bought by anyone, makes no difference if you are a tourist or not. Yes plenty of places to buy at Changi including the money changers. There are cards aimed at tourists but these may not be best for you depending on your use and how long you want to use it for.

Typically SIM aim at tourists last a few days only but have a large amount of minutes and data.

Wrexham, UK
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Singtel and Starhub are the best options.

Check out their websites for Pay as you go SIM card options.

We normally buy our SIM from one of the money changers at Changi airport. You will need your passport to buy a SIM.

Edited: 12 May 2017, 04:27
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3. Re: Tourist Sim

Be aware - you will need to register your particulars when you buy a SIM card. It's required by the law.

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The establishment that sells you the card registers your details. No need to do anything. You won't have the card in you hand until it is done ( take a minute or less).

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5. Re: Tourist Sim

I bought a Singtel $15 sim in March. I mainly wanted it for data - Google Maps and so on. I then extended it for a few more days - S$3 per day? - and also added Malaysia to it, for another S$10 (I think) - I was going there for a few days.

It worked well, especially once I'd got the APN set correctly....

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6. Re: Tourist Sim

These links might help to you to decide better base on your needs.

Singtel - https:/…hitouristsimcards

M1 - https:/…tab7

Cheers,

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7. Re: Tourist Sim

Do we have to resubmit them at airport when leaving?

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8. Re: Tourist Sim

No, they will expire after 5days or 10days depending on the card.

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9. Re: Tourist Sim

Yeah, they will expire so you don't have to worry about the resubmission.

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10. Re: Tourist Sim

"Do we have to resubmit them at airport when leaving?"

No, there no need to return the SIM.

"No, they will expire after 5days or 10days depending on the card."

The card will not expired after 5days or 10days. Only unused data will forfeited. Singapore prepaid SIM remain valid for 180 days from the time it is activated and subsequent top up wil extend another 180 days.

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