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

Last updated on December 20th, 2022 at 10:50 am

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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. Click here to book online Beirut activities and day trips

You can get the cheapest sim card in Lebanon with Touch Lebanon prepaid sim card for $13 USD coming with 10 GB data, 100 minutes and sms valid for 14 days.

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

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WHERE TO STAY 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 for €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. 

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BOOK YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE

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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 Lebanon prepaid sim card and data connection 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 compared to other countries.

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BUYING LEBANON PREPAID SIM CARD IN THE AIRPORT (SIM CARD BEIRUT AIRPORT)

You can get your Lebanon sim card in Beirut airport. Buying your Lebanon sim card at Beirut airport will be an option to buy for tourists coming from Europe and other international flights.

Expect to pay more buying your sim card at Beirut airport than buying in a phone shop in the city. Make sure you are bringing your passport when buying your sim card in Lebanon.

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WHERE TO BUY LEBANON SIM CARD FOR TOURIST

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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 Sim Card

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Touch sim card Lebanon is the largest phone operator with the best coverage in the country. You will have to show your passport in the phone store. Check here prices and packages in Touch website!

You can get a Lebanon prepaid sim card for tourists with Touch Lebanon for $13 USD coming with 10 GB data, 100 minutes and sms valid for 14 days.

MORE PREPAID SIM CARD IN LEBANON

Alfa Lebanon Sim Card

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Alfa sim card Lebanon is the second phone operator in the country. You will have to show your passport in the phone store. Check here prices and packages in Alfa website!

The Alfa prepaid sim card in Lebanon 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.

BEST SIM CARD FOR TOURIST LEBANON CONCLUSION (CHEAPEST SIM CARD LEBANON)

If you ask me for the best Lebanon Sim Card for tourist Conclusion. I would go for the cheapest sim card in Lebanon with Touch Lebanon for $13 USD coming with 10 GB data, 100 minutes and sms valid for 14 days.

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 when the Shoulder season takes place.

In this time it offers you to enjoy and embrace the fun that Lebanon has to offer. In these times you’ll see that prices for tours 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. ATMs are available and accessible in all parts 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 is a lot of 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.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is the co-founder of Gamintraveler and a Spanish traveler who has traveled to more than 100 countries around the world. He is now a full-time digital nomad.

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