USA Traveling Gold SIM CardLooking for the best SIM card for your trip to the USA that offers data without a contract? Only the USA Traveling SIM described below can be used in most Smartphones including the iPhone or any Android phone that has a limited time unlimited data option. This SIM also offers discount international calls along with an optional access number for callers to dial that is based in your home country so that they do not have to pay international toll charges to reach you when you are traveling outside of your home country.
The USA Traveling SIM Card Includes:
A local US phone number in the area of your choice (International access numbers from other countries also available, see below for details)
Over 100 minutes of calls (through two step dialing) to most Western European Countries to get you started
Voicemail, SMS messaging, Caller ID, Call Waiting, and 3 Way-Calling
No contract, credit check, or activation charges
The starter USA Traveling prepaid SIM for the USA is valid for 3 months from your first reload. Unused call time credit will roll over into the next 90 day period (if you make arrangements for us to make a single reload within 88 days from your last reload). If no reloads are added initially your SIM will expire 60 days from the date of purchase.
Airtime Rates - Within The USA
The airtime rate with the $199 reload (the most popular) is 19¢ a minute. This includes incoming calls and all outbound calls with the USA. Incoming SMS messages are free, and outbound SMS messages cost 20¢ each.
Airtime Rates - International Calls
International calls with the USA TravelingGoldprepaid SIM card to destinations in Europe, Asia and Africa are approximately $1.50 per minute, in addition to your prepaid minutes when you direct dial. Calls to Canada/Mexico add 40¢ per minute and Jamaica/Island Countries add 80¢ per minute when you direct dial.
The USA Traveling SIM includes our discount international calling option preloaded with over 150 minutes of calls to many Western European Countries. For Example the intnerational toll for calls to the UK start at just 8¢ a minute when you first dial the USA access number listed on the paperwork included with your SIM, and then dial the number. This extra step saves you over 300% on your international calls.
Below are the international toll charges for many popular countries:
|Denmark||7¢ per minute *|
|France||9¢ per minute *|
|Germany||9¢ per minute *|
|Switzerland||9¢ per minute *|
|Spain||9¢ per minute *|
|Sweden||9¢ per minute *|
|United Kingdom||8¢ per minute *|
* Rate above is the international call charge when calling from any landline in the USA. Please add a minimum of 19¢ to the above amount for total cost when using the USA Traveler Gold SIM. For more details on our discount international dialing service please click here.
International Virtual Telephone Number - Have a Local Access Number For Callers Back HomeOnly the USA Traveling SIM described here offers discount international calls along with an optional access number for callers to dial that is based in your home country so that they do not have to pay international toll charges to reach you when you are traveling outside of your home country.For more details on this service Please Click Here
We will send you a fully activated SIM card(s) with an assigned mobile number. All you have to do is tell us your preferred city and we will do all the up front activation and account set up work for you, we will send a preactivated SIM card ready for use with telephone number so you can keep in touch during your visit to the United States. .
If you are using your own GSM phone and it asks you to enter a special code after you put the SIM in your phone, you must confirm that the phone is not locked. InTouch Smartcards provides a wide selection of unlocked phones that meet almost any need. Check out the latest selection of newGSM phonesthat would work with this SIM.
The USA Traveling prepaid SIM may need to be reloaded once every 90 days to keep the account current unless the $199 reload is purchased, which is good for 1 year.
Reloads are available from Smartcards in the following increments:
$199 = 1,000 (19¢ a minute)
$100 = 400 minutes (25¢ a minute)
$40 = 130 minutes (30¢ a minute)
To Reload your SIM card after you arrive in the USA please call 1-800-USA-ROAM x110 or from overseas call 1-703-620-0879. Reloads are typically purchased in $100 increments.
Voicemail InstructionsEnter 123 and press send from your wireless phone.
Enter the last four digits of you mobile number when asked for your PIN code.
Follow the recorded instructions, including recording a personalized greeting.
Your SIM will automatically forward callers to your voicemail if you cannot be reached.
To check your messages when in the USA simply enter 123 and press send.
From outside of the USA dial your phone number, +1-XXX-XXX-XXXX, press * and enter your PIN code (the last four digits of your mobile number).
Coverage And Other Important Details
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The USA Traveling Gold SIMs can be used on either the T-mobile or some Cingular GSM Networks. If you will not be traveling to a major US city, you should contact us to inquire if the cities you will be traveling to have the required GSM service. We also offer TDMA and CDMA digital phones for any rental, auto travel or touring of the USA.
Attention International customers: Many rural areas are not serviced by GSM, and some areas in the USA with GSM do not accept this prepaid service. Please do not assume coverage, check the coverage map for service areas.
Your USA Traveling SIM can now also be used in the following areas outside of the USA with the following additional roaming charges:
|Canada||50¢ per minute|
|Mexico||50¢ per minute|
|Puerto Rico||40¢ per minute|
|US Virgin Islands||$1.60 per minute|
To order your new USA Traveling Prepaid SIM please call 1-800-872-7626 x0 from the USA, or 1-703-222-7161 x110 from outside of the USA and tell us the following things in your phone call:
1. What is your 1st and 2nd choice for a mobile number area code?
2. Which two major cities are closest to your requested area code?
3. What is your US zip/postal code?
If you order the above SIM through the web site we will need to speak with you by phone or in your payment email to get the above questions answered before we can prepare your SIM for shipment.