Flag of Thailand

Thailand forum

Thai SIM card for mobile

  • chrisb4

    Joined Travelfish
    9th May, 2012
    Posts: 13

    Hello everyone, this is just a quick question. I am visiting Thailand, and regarding making phone calls within Thailand (i.e. from my mobile to friends who are also travelling in Thailand with myself), not international calls, I understand I can purchase a Thai SIM card for Thai domestic calls from most 711 stores over there? Is this correct?

    Thanks

    Chris B

    #1 Posted: 4/6/2012 - 11:49

  • Advertisement

  • KirstyB

    Click here to learn more about KirstyB
    Joined Travelfish
    27th July, 2008
    Location Global Village
    Posts: 147
    Total reviews: 7
    Places visited:
    At least 197

    Yes, that's correct - from 7/11's and plenty of other places too ......

    #2 Posted: 4/6/2012 - 20:48

  • goonistik

    Joined Travelfish
    7th January, 2010
    Posts: 516

    Yes. Just verify that your phone is unlocked. Many carriers still try to prevent people from putting in a different sim.

    The GSM phones from North America operate on different frequencies so check your phone's compatibility if you are from there.

    #3 Posted: 4/6/2012 - 23:41

  • altmtl

    Click here to learn more about altmtl
    Joined Travelfish
    18th May, 2009
    Location Earth
    Posts: 825
    Total reviews: 5

    You can get it at the airport when you arrive also, yes an unlocked & tri or quad band phone.

    #4 Posted: 5/6/2012 - 04:03

  • RiniRabbit

    Joined Travelfish
    31st July, 2012
    Posts: 78

    Hi Chris
    Yes, You can buy SIM Card from 7-11, Mobile store.
    It's easy to find because they have a lots of 7-11 in Thailand. :P

    #5 Posted: 9/8/2012 - 23:40

  • jjpeter11

    Joined Travelfish
    7th January, 2012
    Posts: 6

    Yes, Its correct chrisb4. If you purchase an International Roaming SIM when you travel, instead of taking your Thai mobile with you , then you should save at least 70% or more. I am sure that you would rather keep your money in your pocket., I'm using holidayphone during my foreign tour. They providing cheap and best services. SIM card for Thailand

    #6 Posted: 17/9/2012 - 08:16

  • bedu

    Joined Travelfish
    27th January, 2007
    Posts: 58
    Total reviews: 15

    Yep 7-11 sell them or go to any major shopping mall has phone companies centre, where you can get a SIM.
    You can buy phone credit from 7-11 as well.
    You can get your phone unlocked at MBK shopping centre.
    If you plan to call home, buy a CAT Phonenet card, it makes it fairly cheap to call home.

    #7 Posted: 23/9/2012 - 13:17

Have questions? Jump to our menu of forum quicklinks

Add your reply

Your reply

Check this box if you want to be notified of replies.

Please be familiar with our user guidelines before you post. Thanks!

Businesses planning on plugging their guesthouse / hotel / karaoke bar should read our "Addition guidelines" very carefully.

You need to be logged in to answer an existing post on the Travelfish forums. Please login via the prompts just above and refresh this screen -- before writing your post -- and you'll be in business.

Possibly related discussions Replies  Views  Latest reply
Mobile in Thai/Camboja/Vietnam ... By Ingrids on 12 Oct 2009 5 3138 16 Nov 2009