Best Serbia Sim Card For Tourist And How To Buy A Sim Card In Serbia

Last updated on November 26th, 2020 at 02:27 pm

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In this guide you will learn about the best Serbia sim card for tourist. Whenever you travel from one country to another, one thing you shouldn’t forget to have is a local sim card in Serbia. Why?

As one might expect, It’s hard to travel without Internet because you’ll need your GPS to track your location and destination. Besides, reading guides from blogs prepare you beforehand. Also, your own SIM is important for communicating with locals.

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SERBIA TOURIST SIM CARD

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First thing we have to say about internet and data connection in Serbia is great especially if we compare with the Philippines where we were coming from. Europe is much better for Digital nomads and working online.

Obviously the best thing you can do to connect online is getting a prepaid sim card in Serbia. It will be efficient and it will allow you to connect anytime. We recommend you to get your Serbia tourist sim card in the airport if you are in a hurry.

You can get in the kiosks or phone shops if you prefer affordable prices. And you aren’t worried of not having internet for a few hours until get to your destination in Serbia. Also you can book online in advance with Klook it can be a great option if you are traveling for a few countries in Europe like the Balkans area as I did in my road trip.

GETTING SERBIA PREPAID SIM CARD IN THE AIRPORT

Getting an Serbian sim card is simple and easy. You can do in Belgrade International Airport in a phone shop or phone kiosks. You can also get online before your trip with Klook a pocket wifi if you are traveling around Europe. Make sure you are bringing your passport when buying in the airport, pick up service, or in a shop since it’s always required.

You can get your sim card in Belgrade airport with VIP is the most popular you can imagine prices are more expensive in the airport. Just try to get all the information about data sim card Serbia and best prepaid plan in Serbia. Just compared if you purchase your Serbia tourist sim card in the airport or kiosk and phone shop too.

Since it’s easier to check maps and it’s great to check internet while you are going to your hotel you can purchase your Serbia sim card in the airport. If you aren’t in a hurry you can wait until get to the city to get your Serbia prepaid card. There are kiosks and phone shops where to buy your Serbia tourist sim card.

WHERE TO GET YOUR SERBIA TOURIST SIM CARD

You can get your Serbia sim card almost anywhere in Serbia from the airport to small cities. Seriously no kidding, there are phone kiosks and local shops willing to sell an Serbia prepaid sim card. Just make sure that you present your foreign passport.

The main operators in Serbia are Telenor, MTS Telekom and VIP. Telenor is the most popular and the best option in my opinion for Serbia tourist sim card with the best packages.

If you are getting to Serbia from Albania by bus, from Montenegro or Macedonia you can also get your Serbia tourist sim card in the Bus Station or around the city in kiosks and phone shops.

BEST PREPAID SIM CARD SERBIA COMPARISON

We will focus in this prepaid sim card Serbia comparison with Telenor. Since Telenor is our favorite Serbia prepaid card that we have been using. For us Telenor has better package as a tourist especially if you are traveling for 2 weeks in Serbia.

Telenor is the most popular Serbia prepaid card for tourist. The best thing about the coverage in Serbia has similar with all the companies and the most important always high speed. Packages are similar too with a few differences.

TELENOR

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Telenor provides for €4 =500 RSD up to 10 GB for a month depending in the offers that they have at the moment in Serbia. Also includes local calls and SMS for this price. The coverage with VIP is the best and you will have no problems connecting online when traveling in Serbia. But Telenor and MTS have also good coverage in Serbia.

MORE PREPAID SIM CARD SERBIA

Apart from Telenor you can find MTS and VIP in Serbia. We will give you prices and data plan for you to decide which one is the best sim card in Serbia with all the companies.

MTS TELEKOM

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MTS Telekom has a Serbia tourist Sim prepaid card 10GB and 1,800 RSD with calls, sms and valid for 30 days.

VIP TELEKOM AUSTRIA

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VIP Telekom Austria is the smallest but you will find the best coverage. For 990 RSD you will get 5 GB data and valid for 14 days.

POCKET WIFI SERBIA

If you prefer to bring Pocket Wifi in Serbia a Hotspot can be the best option. You will avoid changing sim card and just landing in Serbia you will start getting data connection. Read here our full review of Tep Wireless Hotspot with all the details, prices, coverage and how it works.

The price is €7.95 to get wifi when traveling and it includes truly unlimited internet, which is never cut off, regardless how much you use with unlimited wifi and can connect up to 5 devices.

If you use more than 1GB in a day, your connection speed will get slowed to 256kbs. The connection speed will return to normal the next day. Click here, to buy your Tep Wireless Hotspot now. If you add the promo code GAMINTRAVELER you will get 10% discount!

SERBIA SIM CARD CONCLUSION

My Serbia Sim Card Conclusion is getting Telenor since the packages are the best especially if you are traveling for 15 days in Serbia. But the best it’s always check prices, packages since sometimes you can find better deals.

CURRENCY AND EXCHANGE RATE IN SERBIA AND ATMS

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The currency of Serbia is called RSD Serbian Dinar and this is the money you will use while you travel around the country. And the exchange rate is €1= 117 RSD. Also if you are bringing debit card you will find many ATM’s all over Serbia and most of them don’t charge commission for withdrawal.

There are many places to exchange money in the airport and outside the airport offering great exchange rates.

Click here to know the exact rate!

FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL SERBIA

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For food budget travel in Serbia we have to say that’s affordable. You can get snack meals in local places for €1-2 per person trying different choices like pljeskavica, gyros and sandwiches. For decent meals expect to pay €4-5 per person in a restaurant.

WHERE TO STAY IN SERBIA

A lot of budget option is available for accommodation in Serbia. Where you can sleep in a dorm room or a room from less than $10 USD while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as $20-30 USD. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from $50 USD.

If you are traveling in Serbia outside the peak season prices will be much cheaper. Places like Belgrade and Novi Sad will be the most expensive and you will find great deals in not so touristic cities.  There are AirBnB options in Serbia where you can have a budget accommodation and a local experience at the same time.

Get a pretty sweet discount for your first Airbnb booking in Serbia!

Book your accommodations in Serbia through Agoda or Booking.

Click here to get a discount booking activities with Klook in Serbia!

You can also try AirBnB in Serbia with prices starting from $20 USD. Click here to get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB!

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!