USA Sim Card GSM 850 / 1900

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USA SIM Highlights
  • $10 starter airtime credit
  • A local cell phone number in The United States
  • Call over 40 countries for the SAME cost as a local call ($.09/min)
  • Voicemail
  • Send text messages for as low as $0.05 per message (domestic only)
  • Exclusive Rewards Program with FREE bonus minutes
  • No yearly contract, monthly charges or credit check
 

If you plan on visiting the United States any time soon, don’t take off without a prepaid SIM card. The USA SIM card provides a simple, convenient, and affordable way for any traveler to make and receive those all-important calls while abroad.

The Simple Calling SIM card for the USA is a practical option for using your existing world phone as a prepaid USA cell phone while you’re in the country at a better rate than you’d pay for a USA cell phone rental. It’s also a trouble-free ticket to using the same options that the Americans themselves use—the local American cell phone system. The SIM chip, combined with an unlocked GSM World cell phone, helps you keep the lines of communication open without being burdened by high international roaming surcharges applicable when you use your “home” SIM card abroad. You’ll likewise enjoy the benefit of voicemail and a local cell phone number in the USA. The prepaid feature gives you complete control over your costs, and with our low domestic and international calling rates, having a cell phone in the USA is affordable for all. And with the ability to send and receive text messages in the United States for as low as $0.09 per minute, you’ll never have to leave important contacts hanging. Access to customer service from your USA cellular phone is available 24 hour a day, so you’ll always have assistance with any unexpected issues or questions about your calls. No yearly contract, monthly charges, or credit check is involved.

Your United States SIM Card will require a SIM-unlocked GSM cell phone that supports the 850 and 1900 frequencies. If you do not have your own international cell phone, we have several models available for your consideration. Please click here for more information.

 

Airtime Rates

Domestic calls

Calling from Per minute rate to make and receive a local call – first minute Per minute rate to make and receive a local call – after the first minute Send a local SMS text message Receive a local SMS text message
USA US$0.59 US$0.09 US$0.15 US$0.10
Canada US$0.79 US$0.29 US$0.15 US$0.10

 

International calls

Calling from Per minute rate to make and receive an international call – first minute Per minute rate to make and receive an international call – after the first minute Per minute rate to call a mobile outside the US/Canada – first minute Per minute rate to call a mobile outside the US/Canada – after the first minute Send an international SMS text message Receive an international SMS text message **
USA US$0.59 US$0.09 US$1.00 US$0.50 US$0.25 US$0.10
Canada US$0.79 US$0.29 US$1.20 US$0.70 US$0.25 US$0.10

A per minute surcharge applies when calling to landlines and mobiles of certain countries. Click here for details.

Example: The cost of a call from the US to a landline in Australia is US$0.59 for the first minute and then US$0.09 per subsequent minute of that call.

Example: The cost to receive a call when you are in the USA is US$0.59 for the first minute and then US$0.09 per subsequent minute of that call.

 

Adding Airtime

Your Simple Calling SIM card includes $10 USD of preloaded airtime. Additional airtime is available in the following amounts

Buying more calling time is simple. Use your American Express, Mastercard or VISA card to add USD $30, $50, $100, $150 or $200 to your SIMple Calling account.

1. Online

2. Call from a land line phone

  • 1. Dial the toll free access number for the country you are in (see above)
  • 2. Enter your phone number then press the hash key
  • 3. Press 1 to recharge using the Self-service phone menu.
  • 4. Follow the voice prompts to recharge your account

3. With your Simple Calling cell phone

  • 1. Dial 191 from your phone
  • 2. Follow the voice prompts to recharge your account

Service Life

You must recharge minutes at least once every fifteen (15) months or your SIM card will be permanently deactivated. Access to your online account and travel journal will not be blocked.

You must use a charged service (such as making a call, or sending a text message), or recharge within any six (6) month period, otherwise your remaining credit will expire. If you do not purchase additional credit at the time of purchase or recharge within one (1) month of the initial use of the service, any remaining initial included credit balance will expire (this is the credit balance that comes included with the SIM card excluding promotions that include more than $20 call credit).

The full credit balance (including any remaining initial included call credit) will be automatically re-instated if you recharge your account within fifteen (15) months of last use, or purchase a new SIM card from Customer Service after fifteen (15) months.

After 2 months of inactivity your US number may be changed when you go to use it again. If it has changed you will receive the new US number via text message. You can ensure that you retain your US number indefinitely by paying 50c per month. Simply visit www.rechargeminutes.com, click on the ‘Get US number’ menu option, enter your number and PIN, and click on the ‘Keep Number’ button (in the Account status section).

Your ability to make outbound calls in the US and Canada is hibernated 10 to 28 days after your last call in the US or Canada, however your US number will continue to receive calls and text messages for up to two months after the last use of the service. You can reactivate the ability to make calls in the United States and Canada in three ways: online at www.simplecallingservice.com, over the phone using our self-service menu, or over the phone with a Customer service representative.

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