An easy way to stay connected just about anywhere in the world

Using an eSIM card is affordable and the easiest way to stay connected. For example, a seven-day card for Italy is just $4.50. Check rates here. (Photo courtesy of

As we traveled over bumpy roads in rural Kazakhstan, I checked my email, sent a message in WhatsApp and scrolled through photos. I was connected to the Internet through my Airalo eSIM. Why hadn’t I used this fantastic tool before?

It was easy to download the app, choose a destination and package, install the eSIM and activate it. I got 5 GB of data for 30 days for just $13. There was no need to figure out whether my phone was unlocked, find a SIM card or worry about incurring roaming charges.

Airalo has eSIM cards for more than 200 countries.

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