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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Hong Kong Travel Dictionary: Prepaid SIM Card

Hong Kong Travel Dictionary - useful facts for you

Prepaid SIM Card

A budget way make phone calls in Hong Kong is to purchase a prepaid SIM card. Any person can purchase prepaid SIM cards from convenient stores. There are multiple mobile network operators to choose from. A prepaid SIM card usually would cost around HKD $100, phone calls per minute to/from the card is around HKD $1. Calling a mobile phone number from any Hong Kong landline is free of charge. (Note: surcharge applies to all local and international calls at most hotels.)

Mobile data charges are usually more expensive, however, data day-pass can be purchased. The better alternative is to search for free wifi hotspots around you.

A Hong Kong prepaid SIM card would work with most common GSMA mobile phones, given that it is not SIM locked. Please contact your local mobile operators to check whether your phone is SIM-locked.

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