SIM card for South Africa

Delivery Time
2 - 5 working days inside the EU, 3 - 10 working days worldwide
  • No roaming in South Africa
  • We register and activate the SIM card for you, so that you can use the SIM immediately
  • Will receive local South African number (once order has been processed)
  • Cheap local rates
  • Complete cost control. No hidden fees or charges. (Prepaid SIM)
  • No credit check. No contracts
  • Perfect for iPhone, iPad, tablets, smartphones of all kinds, laptops or UMTS sticks and mobile Wi-Fi routers. (Any SIM lock free device)
  • Step by step instructions on how to use
  • Fast mobile internet data -  see available options and packages
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Never pay for roaming in South Africa again! We created travSIM for you to enjoy an easy, worry-free way of staying connected wherever you are!

We offer you a worry-free way to make calls, send SMSes and connect to the internet in South Africa. You will get a local South African SIM card and can enjoy the cheap local rates in South Africa. Depending on the option you choose, you will get free minutes to South Africa landlines and mobile networks. You will also get SMS bundles and mobile data to use with your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. The SIM card is suitable for all kinds of devices. Please ensure that the devices you want to use are SIM lock free.

Benefits of your SIM card for South Africa:

  • No contract, no roaming, no extra costs, and no worries – justa simple prepaid system
  • We register and activate the SIM for you so that you can start using it the moment you arrive in South Africa
  • Fast and free shipping worldwide
  • We offer all SIM card sizes (standard, micro, and nano) for all kinds of devices
  • Fast mobile internet wherever you are in South Africa
  • Good network quality everywhere in South Africa
  • The internet is uncapped to the data amount offered in the option.
  • Good network quality everywhere in South Africa. See map

The countries that fall under the international call options include:

Alaska, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Guam, Hawaii, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea,Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom,USA

You can call other countries as well, however, the number of minutes will be less. See under tariff for more details. 

Check if your device is SIM lock free

Vodacom 3G coverage map

Coverage map for South Africa

This above coverage map is for the network coverage of Vodacom in South Africa. All populated areas are covered and big cities have LTE coverage. This map serves to give customers a general overview. Kindly visit the following website to view the interactive map.

Please click here to view the full Vodacom Coverage map and check coverage for your city or area.

travSIM has no influence on network coverage.

The network provider is Vodacom South Africa. For more information, please view the website of the network provider. travSIM is not a network provider and therefore cannot guarantee the quality of the network coverage. However, we choose Vodacom as the network provider, as it has the best call and data network quality in South Africa.

Prepaid price plans

Price plan Cost
Vodacom Anytime per Second
Vodacom to Vodacom R1.20
Vodacom to other R1.20
SMS – All Day R0.50
International SMS – All Day R1.74
Vodacom Daily Free Calls
Vodacom to Vodacom R1.20
Vodacom to other R1.20
SMS (Peak) R0.80
SMS (Off-peak) R0.35
International SMS R1.74
Vodacom 4 Less
Vodacom to Vodacom (Peak) R2.60
Vodacom to Vodacom (Off-peak) R2.60
Vodacom to Other (Peak) R2.89
Vodacom to Other (Off-peak) R2.89
SMS (Peak) R0.80
SMS (Off-peak) R0.35
International SMS R1.74


Please note these prices are subject to change.

If you plan to make any international calls, it is advised that you buy one of the international options to qualify for cheaper international call rates.

International call option rates

Zone Zone1 Zone2 Zone3 Zone4 Zone5 Zone6 
Calling rate R0.89 per Minute   R1.19 per Minute R1.79 per Minute R2.89 per Minute R3.79 per Minute  R4.19 per Minute   
Countries Included  
  • Alaska
  • Austria
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Bermuda
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Italy
  • Laos
  • Macao
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom
  • USA
  • Angola
  • Australia
  • Brunei
  • Darussalam
  • Egypt
  • Finland
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Northern Mariana
  • Islands  
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • Puerto Rico
  • Romania
  • Taiwan
  • Argentina
  • Bahrain
  • Bulgaria
  • Cambodia
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Czech Republic
  • Indonesia
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Mauritius
  • Namibia
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Slovakia
  • Sudan
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates 
  • United Kingdom
  • Zambia  
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahamas
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia 
  • Botswana
  • Central African Republic  
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ethiopia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Lithuania
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mongolia
  • Mozambique
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Qatar
  • Rwanda
  • San Marino
  • Sri Lanka
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Yemen
  • Central African Republic  
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Oman
  • Rwanda
  • Uganda 
  • Malawi
  • Mali
More Information
Country of Manufacture South Africa
Aktivierung Yes, We activate the SIM card for you the day before your departure date
Can be used in sim locked devices? No
Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Smartphone, Tablet, mobiler WLAN Router
Contract No
Network Provider Vodacom
Network type 2G / GPRS, 3G / UMTS, 4G / LTE
SIM Format 3 in 1 (Mini, Mciro & Nano)
Tethering allowed in all devices enabled
SIM Karte hat eigene Rufnummer SIM card has a South African phone number
Please choose one of the following options 6 GB for 10 days and 20 destination
Delivery time 2 - 5 working days inside the EU, 3 - 10 working days worldwide
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