Last updated on March 31st, 2021 at 05:00 pm
In this guide you will learn about the best Montenegro sim card for tourist. Whenever you travel from one country to another, one thing you shouldn’t forget to have is a local prepaid sim card in Montenegro. 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. Read here how to get from Podgorica airport to city center, Podgorica airport to Kotor and Podgorica airport to Budva.
MONTENEGRO TOURIST SIM CARD
MONTENEGRO PREPAID CARD BACKGROUND
First thing we have to say about internet and data connection in Montenegro 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 Montenegro. It will be efficient and it will allow you to connect anytime. We recommend you to get your Montenegro tourist sim card in the airport if you are in a hurry.
You can get in the kiosks as I did in Herceg Novi 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 Montenegro. 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 MONTENEGRO PREPAID SIM CARD IN THE AIRPORT
Getting an Montenegro sim card is simple and easy. You can do in Pogdorica Airport in kiosks and you can even get at Tivat airport too. 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 Montenegro airport with M:Tel, Telenor and Telekom you can imagine prices are more expensive in the airport. Just try to get all the information about data sim card Montenegro and best prepaid plan in Montenegro. Just compared prices and packages if you purchase your Montenegro tourist sim card in the airport, 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 Montenegro sim card in the airport. If you aren’t in a hurry you can wait until get to the city to get your Montenegro prepaid card. There are kiosks and phone shops where to buy your Montenegro tourist sim card and you will save a couple of euros.
WHERE TO GET YOUR MONTENEGRO TOURIST SIM CARD
You can get your Montenegro sim card almost anywhere from the airport to small cities. Seriously no kidding, there are phone kiosks and local shops willing to sell a Montenegro prepaid sim card. Just make sure that you present your foreign passport.
The main operators in Montenegro are Telenor, Telekom and M:Tel. Telenor is the largest, Telekom is the second largest operator in Montenegro and M:Tel is the smallest one.
If you are getting to Montenegro from Albania by bus, from Serbia or Croatia you can also get your Montenegro tourist sim card in the Bus Station or around the city in kiosks and phone shops.
BEST PREPAID SIM CARD MONTENEGRO COMPARISON
We will focus in this prepaid sim card Montenegro comparison with Telenor and Telekom. Since Telenor and Telekom are the mot popular ones for Montenegro prepaid card. And later we will tell you about MTel too.
Telenor provides sim card for tourist in Montenegro for a month. Also includes GB for internet, local calls and SMS for this price. The coverage with Telenor is the best and you will have no problems connecting online when traveling in Montenegro. But Telekom and M:Tell have also good coverage in Montenegro.
Telenor sim card for tourist in Montenegro costs €5 offers calls, Sms and 1-2 GB depending on the package for 7 days. Read below prices for topping up with Telenor.
€4 and 1 GB for 30 days
€6 and 3 GB for 30 days
€10 and 10 GB for 30 days
€15 and 20 GB for 30 days
Telekom is the second largest company after Telenor in Montenegro. I bought my sim card in Montenegro with Telekom and I got coverage anytime even in remote areas. For tourist sim card in Montenegro they had a package of €5 and 3 GB only valid for 7 days with local calls and Sms. Later you can top up if you need it.
€1 and 1 GB for 1 day
€6 and 5 GB for 7 days
€12 and 5 GB for 30 days
MORE PREPAID SIM CARD MONTENEGRO
Apart from Telenor and Telekom you can find M:Tel in Montenegro. We will give you prices and data plan for you to decide which one is the best sim card in Montenegro with all the companies.
MTel is the smallest phone operator in Montenegro but the coverage is ok even is weaker than Telenor and Telekom.
MTel for tourist in Montenegro costs €10 and 5 GB of internet for 15 days. Also 10 GB internet for 30 days costs €15.
Make sure you check all the packages since there are always different offers
POCKET WIFI MONTENEGRO
If you prefer to bring Pocket Wifi in Montenegro a Hotspot can be the best option. You will avoid changing sim card and just landing in Montenegro 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!
MONTENEGRO SIM CARD CONCLUSION
My Montenegro Sim Card Conclusion is getting Telekom since the packages are the best especially if you are traveling for 7 days in Montenegro €5 and 3 GB was enough for me plus local calls and sms. You can always top up more GB if you need it. But the best it’s always check prices, packages since sometimes you can find better deals.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL MONTENEGRO
For food budget travel in Montenegro we have to say that’s affordable. You can get snack meals in local places for €4-5 per person trying different choices like cevapcici, gyros, pizzas and sandwiches. For decent meals expect to pay €7-10 per person in a restaurant.
WHERE TO STAY IN MONTENEGRO
A lot of budget option is available for accommodation in Montenegro. Where you can sleep in a dorm room from less than $15 USD while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as $30-50 USD. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from $80 USD.
If you are traveling in Montenegro outside the peak season prices will be much cheaper. Places like Kotor and Perast will be the most expensive and you will find great deals in not so touristic cities. There are AirBnB options in Montenegro where you can have a budget accommodation and a local experience at the same time.
You can also try AirBnB in Montenegro with prices starting from $20 USD. Click here to get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB!
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