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Country-Specific SIM Card For Argentina

The Personal Telecom SIM Card For Argentina Includes:

Up to 35 peak or 73 off-peak minutes of outgoing local calls

Your own Argentine cell phone number

International calls to the US and Europe as low as US $0.33 peak or $0.26 off-peak a minute.


No yearly contract, monthly charges or credit check

Domestic rates are per minute for outgoing calls within Argentina from your Argentina SIM card while you are in Argentina.

Domestic rates are per minute for outgoing calls within Argentina using the Argentina SIM card while you are in Argentina. All calls are billed in 30-seond increments. Rates below are per minute.


AR $.94 (US $0.29)


AR $.59 (US $0.18)

**Peak time is Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 22:00 hours.

Incoming SMS messages are free, outbound SMS messages are AR $.15 (US $0.05)

International rates are per minute for international outgoing calls within Argentina from your Argentina SIM card while you are in Argentina.

Peak AR $.93 ($.33)
Off-Peak AR $.74 ($.26)

Peak AR $.93 ($.33)
Off-Peak AR $.74 ($.26)

Peak AR $1.56 ($.55)
Off-Peak AR $1.25 ($.44)

Peak AR $1.56 ($.55)
Off-Peak AR$1.25 ($.44)

With the Telecom Personal Pre-Paid Mobile, If you do not recharge your account within 8-Months, your SIM card and phone number will be recycled and any remaining airtime credit will be forfeit. Every time you subsequently add airtime the validity of your SIM card will be extended for 8-months. If you do not subsequently recharge your account within 8-Months then your SIM card and phone number will be recycled and any remaining airtime credit will be forfeit. To get connected again you will be required to purchase another SIM card. When you add a voucher you can travel safely and use your cell phone for another 8 months.  

This SIM has a 180 day grace period during which you must recharge your service to be able to continue making calls. If you fail to recharge your service after this time your service will be terminated, and your mobile phone number withdrawn.

If you will also be traveling to other countries during your trip to Argentina be sure to call us at (800)872-7626 extension 0 to find out about your options.

Your Argentina SIM card will provide you with an Argentina based cellular phone number that is located on a white sticker. The cell phone number will begin with 54 (the Country Code for Argentina) followed by 9 11. Callers dialing from within Argentina would simply dial 54 9 and the number on your package that starts with 11.

  1. Put the Telecom Personal Argentina Prepaid SIM card into the mobile phone*
  2. Be sure that battery is charged
  3. Turn the phone on and enter the PIN (If Prompted) which is located on the same sticker as your phone number
  4. Turn on your phone and dial *150 from your mobile phone
  5. Start calling**

Customer service for your Argentina Mobile prepaid SIM card is available 24 hr./day by dialing *111 at any time from your Argentina cellular phone.

*You will need to snap out the thumbnail sized Argentina SIM card along the perforated edge of its holder and then insert the Argentina SIM card into your international cell phone with the gold contacts of the Argentina SIM card facing the metal contacts of your international cellular phone.

**When calling overseas from the United States to your Argentina cell phone number callers will need to dial 011 followed by 54 9 11 and then your Argentina, omitting the leading digits "15" of your cell phone number. To call abroad from your Argentina cell phone simply dial 00 followed by the country code (The country code for the USA is 1, not 01) and phone number.

To credit/add airtime to your Telecom Personal Argentina SIM chip, you will need to purchase recharge cards which are available at most convenient stores, tabac shops and petrol stations, conveniently located throughout Argentina. They are available in AR$10 (US $3.50), AR $20 (US $7) and AR $100 (US $35) increments.

Recharge airtime vouchers are available at face value, so an AR $100 airtime voucher will cost you AR $100 and will credit your Argentina SIM card for AR $100.

To credit your prepaid SIM card load with the airtime voucher simply:

Scratch off the silver and black covering to reveal the 10 digit codeDial *151 from your Argentina cell phoneEnter the 10 digit code when promptedA voice prompt will confirm your new balance

TO Check The Time Left On Your SIM (Available Credit):
Call *150 (free of charge)
You will be given your current balance.
Alternately, you can send an SMS message to 150 and type "saldo"
You will shortly get a message stating your current balance.
When your balance is below 6 pesos and/or below 3 pesos, you will get an SMS message alerting you that you are low on talk-time credit.

We do our best to keep the information on this page updated but the rates for this SIM are subject to change without notice.

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