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

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

You can buy the cheapest sim card in Tanzania with Tanzanian prepaid sim card data packages 35 000 TZS=$15 USD with 10 GB data valid for 30 days. Read here best Tanzania eSim

You can find the cheapest Tanzanian eSim with Airalo Tanzania eSim prepaid for $5 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%). For $13 USD with 3 GB data valid for 30 days. For $17 USD with 5 GB data valid for 30 days and for $20 USD with 10 GB data valid for 30 days.

Make sure you check Holafly eSim for $44 USD if you use our code GAMINTRAVELER coming with 5 GB data and you can activate with QR Code.

Read here how to get from Zanzibar airport to city center and Dar Es Salaam airport to city center.

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WHERE TO STAY IN TANZANIA

For accommodation in Dar Es Salaam you can find deals starting from $15 USD per a room. If you prefer mid budget accommodation will cost $30-40 USD and for $80 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Tanzania. You can find nice Airbnb in Tanzania starting from $20 USD

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BOOK YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE

You can read Heymondo Vs Safetwing cheapest travel Insurance. You can get for $135 USD your Heymondo Travel Insurance with Heymondo discount code valid for 90 days. Read our full Heymondo Travel Insurance Review

You can get Safetywing Travel Insurance for Digital Nomads valid for 28 days Safetywing for $50 USD per month with kids until 10 years old included

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TANZANIA TOURIST SIM CARD AND PREPAID SIM CARD IN TANZANIA

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First thing we have to say about Tanzania prepaid sim card and data connection in Tanzania is fine in the big cities. Unless you go to the National Parks or any place far from the cities. There are 5 phone operators in Tanzania: Vodacom, Tigo, Airtel, Halotel and Zante..

Obviously the best thing you can do to connect online is getting a prepaid sim card in Tanzania. It will be efficient and it will allow you to connect anytime.

We recommend you to get your Tanzania tourist sim card outside the airport because prices and packages are better in the official stores.

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WHERE TO GET YOUR TANZANIA TOURIST SIM CARD (SIM CARD DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT)

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You can get your Tanzanian sim card in Dar Es Salaam airport, guys with the umbrella with the official brand and phone shops. Just make sure you bring your passport.

Make sure that you inform their prices and packages. It’s better to avoid buying your Tanzania prepaid sim card in the airport and look for an official store.

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

BEST PREPAID SIM CARD TANZANIA COMPARISON

There are 5 phone operators in Tanzania: Vodacom, Tigo, Airtel, Halotel and Zante. Vodacom has the best coverage in the country in general. Airtel has the best coverage in the North part of Tanzania and Zantel has the best coverage in Zanzibar. Let’s compare prices and packages below:

VODACOM TANZANIA SIM CARD

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Vodacom sim card Tanzania is the largest phone operator in the country and with the best coverage. You can get a Vodacom Tanzanian sim card for tourist in the airport or official shops for $1-2 USD. Check packages in Vodacom website!

You can get these data packages with Vodacom Tanzania prepaid sim card valid for 7 days for 10 000 TZ=$4 USD with 2 GB data, for 15 000 TZS=$6 USD with 5 GB data and for 20 000 TZS=$8 USD with 20 GB data.

If you want data packages valid for 30 days 35 000 TZS=$15 USD with 10 GB data, for 50 000 TZS=$21 USD with 20 GB data and 95 000 TZS=$40 USD with 50 GB data.

Tigo Tanzania Sim Card

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Tigo sim card Tanzania is the second largest phone operator in the country and the coverage is good but not so good as Vodacom. You can get a Tigo Tanzanian sim card for tourist in the airport or official shops for $1-2 USD. Check packages in Tigo website!

You can get these data packages with Tigo prepaid sim card Tanzania for 8 000 TZ=$4 USD with 2 GB data valid for 7 days. If you want data packages valid for 30 days 15 000 TZS=$8 USD with 2 GB data and for 35 000 TZS=$15 USD with 10 GB data.

All these packages for 7 days and 30 days include free Apps: Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram.

MORE PREPAID SIM CARD IN TANZANIA

Airtel Tanzania Sim Card

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Airten sim card Tanzania is the third phone operator in the country. You can get a Airtel Tanzanian sim card for tourist with the guys under the umbrella for $1 USD which a great choice if you are visiting Northern Tanzania places like Ngorongoro and Serengeti. Check packages in Airtel website!

You can get these data packages with Airtel Tanzania prepaid sim card valid for 7 days for 5 000 TZ=$2 USD with 2 GB data and for 10 000 TZS=$5 USD with 6 GB data.

If you want data packages valid for 30 days 15 000 TZS=$8 USD with 5 GB data. For 20 000 TZS=$10 USD with 10 GB data and for 60 000 TZS=$25 USD with 35 GB data.

Halotel Tanzania Sim Card

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Halotel sim card Tanzania is the second smallest phone operator in the country. You can get a Halotel Tanzanian sim card for tourist in the official stores for $2 USD. Check packages in Halotel website!

You can get these data packages with Halotel Tanzania prepaid sim card valid 7 days for 8 000 TZ=$4 USD with 3.7 GB data and 50 minutes on net calls. For 12 000 TZS=$6 USD with 12 GB data and 100 minutes on net calls.

If you want data packages valid for 30 days 15 000 TZS=$8 USD with 3.6 GB data and 150 minutes on net calls. For 25 000 TZS=$12 USD with 8 GB data and 200 minutes on net calls and for 35 000 TZS=$15 USD with 16 GB data and 300 minutes on net calls

Zantel Tanzania Sim Card

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Zantel sim card Tanzania is the smallest phone operator in the country and with the best coverage in Zanzibar but not good outside Zanzibar. Check packages in Zantel website!

You can get a Zantel prepaid sim card in Tanzania for $1 USD. You can get these data packages valid 7 days for 8 000 TZ=$4 USD with 3 GB data and for 12 000 TZ=$6 USD with 12 GB data.

You can get these data packages with Zantel Tanzania prepaid sim card for 8 000 TZ=$4 USD with 2 GB data valid for 7 days. If you want data packages valid for 30 days 15 000 TZS=$8 USD with 3 GB data. For 25 000 TZS=$12 USD with 7 GB data. And for 35 000 TZS=$15 USD with 14 GB data.

TANZANIA SIM CARD CONCLUSION

My Tanzanian Sim Card Conclusion is buying the cheapest sim card in Tanzania with Vodacom Tanzania prepaid sim card for 35 000 TZS=$15 USD with 10 GB data valid for 30 days.

You can find the cheapest Tanzanian eSim with Airalo Tanzania eSim prepaid for $5 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%). For $13 USD with 3 GB data valid for 30 days. For $17 USD with 5 GB data valid for 30 days and for $20 USD with 10 GB data valid for 30 days.

BUY AIRALO ESIM TANZANIA (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%)

Make sure you check Holafly eSim for $44 USD if you use our code GAMINTRAVELER coming with 5 GB data and you can activate with QR Code.

BUY TANZANIA ESIM USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER

If you visit Serengeti National Park or areas around Ngorongoro in the North better you go for Airtel Tanzania prepaid sim card. And Zantel Tanzania prepaid sim card when visiting Zanzibar will be the best option.

BEST TIME TO VISIT TANZANIA

In Tanzania has rainy seasons the longest one from March to May and expect rains from November to January. We believe the best time to visit Tanzania is during the dry season from June to October since the weather is better. But it will be peak season in Tanzania

Click here to know more about the weather in Tanzania!

ATMS AND CURRENCY IN TANZANIA

There are ATMs in Tanzania and exchange offices in the main touristic points. The main currencies are accepted and the local currency is the Tanzanian Shillings around $1= 2320 TZS.

Click here to know the exact rate.

DAILY BUDGET TRAVEL IN TANZANIA

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For transportation around Tanzania by taxi will cost you $2-3 USD and even cheaper if you get public transportation. Food travel budget in Tanzania you can find juices for one dollar and a whole meal in local places starting from $4-5 USD.

For accommodation in Tanzania you can find deals starting from $15 USD per a room. If you prefer mid budget accommodation will cost $30-40 USD and for $80 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Tanzania.

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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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