Prepaid T-Mobile Tourist Plan For People Who Visit US Launching On June 12
T-Mobile today announced the Tourist Plan, a new prepaid plan for people who come from other countries to visit US. The plan offers service for three weeks for $30. It includes 1000 minutes of talk, unlimited local and international texting and unlimited data with 2GB at high speed. International visitors will be able to purchase prepaid T-Mobile Tourist Plan in stores and some dealers that sell T-Mobile prepaid services. The new plan for international visitors will be available starting June 12, 2016.
Prepaid T-Mobile Tourist Plan also includes 200MB of domestic data roaming. Those who purchase this one-time use plan that expires after 3 weeks will get a new phone number. Customers will not be able to add any additional services to this plan. However, T-Mobile will not charge them for the SIM card and they will not be required to pay an activation fee. To activate service on T-Mobile’s 3 weeks plan, customers need to bring an unlocked, GSM-compatible phone to store or they can ask to purchase one.
Prepaid T-Mobile Tourist Plan
- $30 for 3 weeks – 1000 minutes of domestic talk, unlimited local and international texting to over 140 countries, unlimited data with 2GB at high speed (reduced to 2G or around 128KBps after high speed data) and 200MB of domestic data roaming
Prepaid T-Mobile Tourist Plan does not include services as Binge ON, free compressed video streaming, Music Freedom, free unlimited music streaming or Mobile without Borders that allows using service plan in Canada and Mexico just like in the United States.
International customers who purchase prepaid T-Mobile Tourist Plan will be able to use their phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot, too.
The ZIP SIM, formerly Ready SIM, also offers three-week plan (21 days) for international visitors to the US. Their 21-day plan includes unlimited domestic talk, unlimited text (domestic and international), 1.5GB of un-throttled LTE data and free voicemail for $45. ZIP SIM also offers 7 days, 14 days and 30 days talk, text and data plans and data-only plans.