If you use your mobile phone line in Russia, the bill can be very expensive, which is why it is highly recommended to purchase a Russian SIM card. Buying a Russian SIM card to connect to Internet or to make calls in or from Russia is very economical.
You can do it online before your trip or in Russia going to one of the many Russian mobile stores.
You can buy online a Russian SIM card before traveling to Russia with the company Simcorner that ships worldwide: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, etc.
You can buy it with a 5% discount with the code AFL-IZNF (offered by this company to the readers of this blog).
- 4 GB of Data
- 15 Day service from activation
- Mobile Hotspot/Tethering services allowed
- Can be used in Mobile Phones, Apple iPads, Tablets, Dongles and Mifi devices
To activate this sim card all you need to do is insert the sim into your phone and turn your phone on. This Sim will activate in any country, so do not insert the sim until you get to Russia. This sim will then automatically connect to a Russian network, which will commence your 15 day plan.
You will need to turn ON your DATA ROAMING function in your mobile phone, before you can use the service.