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Best Moldova Sim Card For Tourist And How To Buy A Prepaid Sim Card in Moldova (Updated 2022)

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In this guide you will learn about the best Moldova sim card for tourist and how to buy a prepaid sim card in Moldova. Click here to book online Moldova activities and day trips

You can get the cheapest sim card in Moldova with Orange Moldova prepaid sim card for 50 MDL which is $3 USD with 15 GB data with 500 minutes calls valid 15 for days.

Read here how to get from Chisinau airport to city center and Chisinau to Transnistria.

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WHERE TO STAY IN MOLDOVA

A lot of budget option is available for accommodation in Moldova. Where you can sleep in a dorm room or a room from less than $15 USD while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as $30 USD. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from $60 USD.

Book your accommodations in Moldova through Agoda or Booking.

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Click here to book online Moldova activities and day trips

MOLDOVA TOURIST SIM CARD AND PREPAID SIM CARD IN MOLDOVA

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First thing we have to say about Moldova prepaid sim card and data connection in Moldova is great especially in the cities.

Obviously the best thing you can do to connect online is getting a prepaid sim card in Moldova. We recommend you to get your Moldova tourist sim card in Chisinau 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 Moldova. There are 3 phone operators in Moldova> Orange, Moldcell and Unité.

Click here to book online Moldova activities and day trips

BUYING MOLDOVA PREPAID SIM CARD IN THE AIRPORT (SIM CARD CHISINAU AIRPORT)

Buying a Moldovan sim card in Chisinau airport is simple and easy. You can do in Chisinau International Airport in a phone shop or phone kiosks. Make sure you are bringing your passport when buying in the airport, pick up service, or in a shop even it’s not always required.

If you aren’t in a hurry you can wait until get to the city to get your Moldova prepaid sim card. There are kiosks and phone shops where to buy for affordable prices.

WHERE TO GET YOUR MOLDOVA TOURIST SIM CARD

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You can get your Moldova sim card at Chisinau airport or in the phone shops. They will help you to activate the sim card and choose the best package. Prices are so affordable for a Moldova sim card as you will read below. One of the cheapest that we found traveling!

BEST PREPAID SIM CARD MOLDOVA COMPARISON

There are 3 phone operators in Moldova: Orange, Moldcell and Unité.

Orange Moldova Sim Card

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Orange sim card Moldova is the largest phone operator with the best coverage in general. You can get an Orange Moldova prepaid sim card as cheap as 50 MDL=$3 USD coming with 50 MDL in credit. If you want to get only a data sim card Moldova with Orange for 50 MDL with 3 GB data valid 30 days. Check here prices and packages in Orange website!

If you want to top up in your prepaid sim card with Orange Moldova sim card these are the prices: For 10 MDL with 1 GB data valid 1 day. For 25 MDL with 2 GB data valid 7 days. For 50 MDL which is $3 USD with 15 GB data with 500 minutes calls valid 15 days.

Moldcell Moldova Sim Card

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Moldcell sim card Moldova is the second-largest phone operator in the country. You can get a Moldcell Moldova sim card in the official stores for 50 MDL with 50 MDL in credit. For $8 USD you will be able to get unlimited data and calls valid for a month. If you want to get only a data sim card with Moldcell Moldova for 50 MDL with 4 GB data valid 30 days. Check here prices and packages in Moldcell website!

If you want to top up in your Moldcell Moldova prepaid sim card: For 10 MDL with 500 MB data valid 1 day. For 25 MDL with 1 GB data valid 7 days. If you want for 30 days for 30 MDL which is $2 USD with 10 GB data.

MORE PREPAID MOLDOVA SIM CARD

Unité Moldova Sim Card

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Unité sim card Moldova is one of the smallest phone operator with the lowest coverage in Moldova. You can get Cartela Unité Prepay sim card for 30 MDL coming with 5 GB data, 100 domestic minutes and unlimited net calls. Check here prices and packages in Unite website!

If you want to top up data in your Unité Moldova prepaid sim card: For 10 MDL with 1 GB data valid 1 day. For 50 MDL with 5 GB data valid 7 days. If you want for 30 days for 40 MDL which is $3 USD with 10 GB data.

Going to Transnistria

If you are going to Transnistria you can manage to get coverage with Moldovan sim card or Ukraine sim card but could be weak signal. So we will give you the information how to get a sim card in Transnistria.

Interdnestrcom (IDC) Sim Card

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Interdnestrcom (IDC) sim card is the phone operator in Transnistria where you need to show your passport to buy a sim card. The packages are affordable similar to Moldova sim card. Check here prices and packages in Interdnestrcom website!

But if you are bringing a sim card from Moldova or Ukraine you can check it out first if you get coverage with them in Transnistria since it’s not official a country.

MOLDOVA SIM CARD CONCLUSION (CHEAPEST SIM CARD MOLDOVA)

My Moldova Sim Card Conclusion is getting the cheapest sim card in Moldova with Orange Moldova prepaid sim card for 50 MDL which is $3 USD with 15 GB data with 500 minutes calls valid 15 for days.

If you are staying in Chisinau you can get Moldcell prepaid sim Moldova and Unité Moldavia prepaid sim card since they have a proper connection and better packages than Orange Moldova prepaid sim. But anyway prices are really cheap in Moldova for data connection!

BEST TIME TO VISIT MOLDOVA

I would say summer is the best time to visit Moldova. The weather is warm and it’s perfect for outdoor activities. Summer lasts from the end of May until mid-September. If you want to experience the winter in Moldova, visit here in November until the end of April. But we are warning you of the strong cold air that can be up to -20 °C!

You can also visit during spring (from mid-April to end of May) and autumn which is also a short season in Moldova (from end of September to beginning of November).

Click here to get real time weather updates in Moldova.

CURRENCY AND EXCHANGE RATE IN MOLDOVA AND ATMS

The currency of Moldova is called Moldovan Leu and this is the money you will use while you travel around the country. And the exchange rate is $1 USD= 17 MDL. Also if you are bringing debit card you will find many ATM’s all over Moldova especially in the cities.

Click here to know the exact rate!

FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL MOLDOVA

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For food budget travel in Moldova we have to say that’s affordable. You can get snack meals in local places for €1-2 per person trying different choices with bread mostly. For decent meals expect to pay €4-5 per person in a restaurant.

WHERE TO STAY IN MOLDOVA

A lot of budget option is available for accommodation in Moldova. Where you can sleep in a dorm room or a room from less than $15 USD while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as $30 USD. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from $60 USD.

Book your accommodations in Moldova through Agoda or Booking.

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

Having insurance while you are traveling outside your home country is very important. Make sure that you have one too, to keep you safe in your trips around the world.

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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!

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