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

Last updated on October 6th, 2021 at 10:39 pm

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In this guide you will learn how to buy a prepaid sim card in Lebanon and the best Lebanon sim card for tourist. As you know Lebanon isn’t a cheap country to travel like Southeast Asia. You can find a Lebanon prepaid sim card for $30 USD with 10 GB data valid for 30 days.

Read here how to get from Beirut airport to city center.

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LEBANON SIM CARD AND BEST PREPAID LEBANON TOURIST SIM CARD

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First thing we have to say about internet and data connection in Lebanon isn’t the best but it will be working in the cities. You will have to show your passport to buy the prepaid sim card in Lebanon. Prices aren’t cheaper for a sim card in Lebanon.

We recommend you to get your sim card in the phone shops since it’s cheaper than buying in the airport. If you want to connect online in a hurry it will be useful to leave the airport to order Uber or checking maps to your next destination.

There are 2 phone operators in Lebanon: Alfa and Touch. The sim card packages for data in Lebanon are very similar and they are little bit expensive.

GETTING LEBANON PREPAID SIM CARD IN THE AIRPORT

You can get your Lebanon sim card for tourist in Beirut airport. It will be an option to buy for tourists coming from Europe and other international flights. Expect to pay more in the airport than buying in a phone shop in the city. Make sure you are bringing your passport when buying your sim card in Lebanon.

WHERE TO BUY LEBANON TOURIST SIM CARD

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Apart from the airport you can buy your Lebanon sim card in the official shops and kiosks. You can check a few prices and packages sometimes they are having great offers for tourists and it will be a great option. Don’t forget your passport and if you buy in the phone shop they will activate for you avoiding the hassle!

BEST PREPAID SIM CARD IN LEBANON

There are 2 phone operators in Lebanon: Alfa and Touch. We will mention prices and data packages with both of them. Keep reading below:

Touch Lebanon

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Touch Lebanon is the largest phone operator with the best coverage in the country. You will have to show your passport in the phone store to get a prepaid sim card for tourists in Lebanon. The prepaid sim card costs $3 USD coming with that credit valid for 5 days.

And $19 USD for prepaid data only sim card coming with that credit valid for 30 days. You can add data packages for $26 USD with 6 GB data and for $33 USD with 10 GB data. All these prices you will have to add 11% taxes.

MORE PREPAID SIM CARD IN LEBANON

Alfa Lebanon

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Alfa Lebanon is the second phone operator in the country. You will have to show your passport in the phone store. The prepaid sim card in Lebanon with Alfa costs $3 USD coming with that credit valid for 5 days. And $17 USD for prepaid data only sim card coming with that credit valid for 30 days.

You can data packages with Alfa for $23 USD with 5 GB data and for $30 USD with 10 GB data. You need to add 11% taxes to these prices.

LEBANON POCKET WIFI

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

You will 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!

BEST SIM CARD FOR TOURIST LEBANON CONCLUSION

If you ask me for the best Lebanon Sim Card for tourist Conclusion. I would go for Alba prepaid sim card for $30 USD with 10 GB data valid for 30 days. I think is enough data for a month and the data packages are cheaper than Touch.

BEST TIME TO VISIT IN LEBANON

The weather in Lebanon varies from time to time so better be prepared for the sudden change of weather during your stay.  The best time to visit Lebanon are the months of April-June (Spring) and September-October (Autumn) is where the Shoulder season takes place. In this time it offers you to enjoy and embrace the fun that Lebanon has to offer. In this times you’ll see that prices for tour and hotels go down.

Click here to know more about the weather in Lebanon.

CASH AND ATMS IN LEBANON

The currency in Lebanon is Lebanese Pounds. The exact currency of Euro to Lebanese Pounds is $1 = 1500 LBP. You can use debit cards everywhere in Lebanon. ATM’s are available and accessible in all part of the country.

Click here to know the exchange rate between the USD and your currency!

FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN LEBANON

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There are many food that you should try in Lebanon, you can spend €3-4 per meal if you go for street food getting sandwiches or shawarma. You should probably try Falafel and shawarma one of our favorite food. It comes with salad, sauce and French Fries. There are fine restaurants where you can a three course meal for €10 and the food is amazing in Lebanon.

ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN LEBANON

A lot of budget option is available for accommodation in Lebanon for European prices. Where you can sleep in a dorm room or a room from €20, while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as €40. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from €100. 

Click here to get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB!

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION IN LEBANON BEFORE YOUR TRIP WITH BOOKING.

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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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