Best Mozambique Sim Card For Tourist And How To Buy A Prepaid Sim Card in Mozambique

Last updated on February 7th, 2021 at 08:50 pm

BEST MOZAMBIQUE SIM CARD FOR TOURIST AND HOW TO BUY A PREPAID SIM CARD IN MOZAMBIQUE

In this guide you will learn about the best Mozambique 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 Mozambique. Why? You can get a Mozambique prepaid sim card for 500 MZN=$6 USD with 5 GB data and for 1000 MZN=$13 USD with 10 GB data valid for 30 days.

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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MOZAMBIQUE TOURIST SIM CARD

MOZAMBIQUE PREPAID SIM CARD BACKGROUND

First thing we have to say about internet and data connection in Mozambique is fine in the big cities but outside the coverage isn’t great. There are 3 phone operators in Mozambique: Vodacom Mozambique, mCel and Movitel.

Obviously the best thing you can do to connect online is getting a prepaid sim card in Mozambique. It will be efficient and it will allow you to connect anytime. We recommend you to get your Mozambique tourist sim card outside the airport because prices and packages are better in the official stores.

WHERE TO GET YOUR MOZAMBIQUE TOURIST SIM CARD

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You can get your Mozambique sim card from the airport to phone shops. Just make sure you bring your passport. And make sure that you inform their prices and packages. It’s better to avoid buying your Mozambique prepaid sim card in the airport and look for an official store.

It depends on how long you will be in Mozambique and how much data you will need. There are affordable sim card for tourists in Mozambique valid for 7 and 30 days. Keep reading below!

BEST PREPAID SIM CARD MOZAMBIQUE COMPARISON

There are 3 phone operators in Mozambique: Vodacom Mozambique, mCel and Movitel. Vodacom has the best coverage and packages. With mCel and Movitel you will have similar packages but less coverage than Vodacom Mozambique. Let’s compare prices and packages below:

Vodacom Mozambique

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Vodacom Mozambique is the largest phone operator in the country and with the best coverage. You can get a Mozambique sim card for tourist with Vodacom in the airport or official shops.

You can get these data packages for 100 MZN=$1 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days. If you want data packages for 30 days for 250 MZN=$3 USD with 2,5 GB data. For 500 MZN=$6 USD with 5 GB data and for 1000 MZN=$13 USD with 10 GB data.

mCel Mozambique

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mCel Mozambique is the second largest phone operator in the country and the coverage is good but not so good as Vodacom. For mCel prepaid sim cards in Mozambique are sold for 50 MZN less than $1 USD.

You can get these data packages for 200 MZN=$3 USD with 3 GB data and for 600 MZN=$7 USD with 6 GB data valid for 7 days. If you want data packages for 30 days for 480 MZN=$7 USD with 5,5 GB data. For 1500 MZN=$20 USD with 17 GB data and for 1800 MZN=$24 USD with 24 GB data.

MORE PREPAID SIM CARD IN MOZAMBIQUE

Movitel Mozambique

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Movitel Mozambique is the smallest phone operator in the country. You can get these data packages for 200 MZN=$3 USD with 2.5 GB data valid for 7 days. If you want data packages for 30 days for 300 MZN=$4 USD with 3 GB data. For 500 MZN=$6 USD with 6 GB data and for 1000 MZN=$13 USD with 12 GB data.

POCKET WIFI MOZAMBIQUE

If you prefer to bring Pocket Wifi in Mozambique a Hotspot can be the best option. You will avoid changing sim card and just landing in Mozambique 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!

MOZAMBIQUE SIM CARD CONCLUSION

My Mozambique Sim Card Conclusion is getting Vodacom tourist sim card for 500 MZN=$6 USD with 5 GB data and for 1000 MZN=$13 USD with 10 GB data valid for 30 days. It has the best coverage and the packages are similar to mCel and Movitel.

BEST TIME TO VISIT MOZAMBIQUE

In Mozambique summer months from December to February is so hot the weather and the high season. During the winter months from June to August the temperature is cold and it’s the low season. We believe the best time to visit Mozambique is during the spring months from September to November when the days are fresh and sunny. Fall season from March to May can be a great time for visiting Mozambique.

Click here to know more about the weather in Mozambique!

ATMS AND CURRENCY IN MOZAMBIQUE

There are ATMs in Mozambique and exchange offices in the main touristic points. The main currencies are accepting and the local currency is the Mozambican Meticais around $1= 75 MZN.

Click here to know the exact rate.

DAILY BUDGET TRAVEL IN MOZAMBIQUE

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For transportation around Mozambique by taxi will cost you $2-3 USD and even cheaper if you get public transportation. Food travel budget in Mozambique you can find juices for one dollar and a whole meal in local places starting from $5-6 USD.

For accommodation in Mozambique you can find deals starting from $25 USD per a room. If you prefer mid budget accommodation will cost $40-60 USD and for $80 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Mozambique.

You can find nice Airbnb in Mozambique starting from $20 USDYou can get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB when you sign up with us!

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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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