SimsDirect is an Australian company that specializes in providing international SIM cards for Australians travelling abroad. If you're looking for a domestic SIM card for use within Australia, the "best" company would depend on your specific needs. Major providers in Australia include Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone, each with their own strengths and coverage areas.
If you're an Australian planning to travel abroad, SimsDirect offers a variety of international SIM cards that can keep you connected during your trip. If you're visiting Australia and need a SIM card for use within the country, you might consider a SIM card from one of Australia's major providers, such as Telstra, Optus, or Vodafone.
If you're in Australia, you can purchase a SIM card from a local store, a kiosk at the airport, or online. If you're planning to travel abroad, you can order an international SIM card from the SimsDirect website and have it delivered to your home before you leave.
Yes, you can typically purchase a SIM card at Australian airports. There are usually kiosks or stores in the airport that sell SIM cards from various providers. However, if you're planning to travel abroad, SimsDirect recommends purchasing an international SIM card before you leave, so you can ensure that you have a working SIM card as soon as you land.
Frequently Asked Questions
Shipping and Delivery
Delivery times vary depending on your location, please use the table below for estimated delivery times.
Standard - Free Express - $7.99
All orders are shipped from our Sydney office using the Australia Post Domestic Letter Service.
Same-day dispatch is available on orders placed before 3pm AEST/AEDT Monday - Friday. Any orders placed after 3 pm will be dispatched the next day.
Once we've shipped your order, you will receive a tracking number via email. Click the View Order button in the email to monitor the status of your delivery with Australia Post.
If you're leaving soon and your order hasn't arrived, please contact us so we can arrange to have it delivered to you with free express shipping. It is important to us that we ensure your SIM card(s) arrive well before you take off.
Yes! We offer 3 different sizes for each SIM card - Standard, Micro, and Nano. All you need to do is make sure that you pop out the correct size that is compatible with your device.
The SIM will only activate once you have inserted it into your device, which, in most cases, is when you have arrived at your destination.
Zero. We're here to help you save money whilst abroad. With our SIM cards, you'll get all the data and outgoing calls that you pay for without any added surcharges or hidden costs. For as little as $2 a day, we offer the cheapest way of staying online while you're travelling.
If you purchased your device outright then it is most likely unlocked. Devices purchased alongside a contract are usually locked. If you are unsure, contact your service provider, they may even be able to unlock it for you (usually incurring a fee).