Getting an Israeli SIM Card


If you are planning to travel to Israel on a short-term vacation or business trip, getting an Israeli SIM card is the best option for you. Getting a SIM for Israel is an ideal option in order for you to avoid expensive data roaming charges on your mobile device.

There are many options in getting a SIM for Israel.  An Israeli SIM card is easy to get in any anywhere in Israel, or you may even order a prepaid SIM Israel online before your actual flight to Israel.  When you order a prepaid SIM Israel online, you even have the option to have it sent to your hotel in Israel or your home address anywhere in the world. This new service is especially aimed at busy travellers who need to be connected right away upon their arrival.  The packages they offer lasts for duration of 7 days, 14 days, or 30 days. The activation day starts upon your pre-set arrival date and the expiration date is set after three months. International shipping of prepaid SIM Israel is from 21 to 30 days, and free shipping to your hotel or apartment Israel is from 3-5 days upon arrival.


If you are unable to get an Israeli SIM card ahead of time, you can always purchase one in the airport.  You can also purchase prepaid SIM Israel in many cellular phone shops located in every city. A brand-new prepaid SIM card does not contain any balance, so you need to buy additional top-up.

No matter what kind of mobile device you have, there will be a compatible SIM card available for it. You just need to make sure that your smartphone is not locked in to just one network. Purchasing a prepaid SIM Israel does not require any registration. The prepaid SIM will automatically be disconnected after 12 months’ worth of inactivity.

Getting an Israeli SIM card means that you get to enjoy texts, calls, and high-speed internet. In Israel, cellular networks and coverage are far-reaching and fast.  Whether the network type is 2G, 3G, 4G, or LTE, you will get high-speed internet coverage. There are five major cellular telecom companies operating in Israel.  However, those who offer wider reach and coverage are Partner, Cellcom, and Pelephone. Partner’s prepaid plan is named “BigTalk” and it is available in Hebrew, English, Arabic, and Russian. Cellcom has the most number of subscribers in Israel, and their prepaid plan is dubbed as “TalkMan”.  In fact, “TalkMan” is most often referred to by locals as a generic prepaid card. Pelephone’s prepaid plan is”Talk & Go”.