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What to Know About Your Phone for International Travel
Taiwan Pro-Tip Edition

SIM Card Rental & Local Pay Options $ < Global Data Plan $$$

Did you know: you can rent a SIM card or cell phone when you arrive at the airport in Taiwan?

I found this out once I was there, after already having purchased my $10-a-day global data plan with AT&T. AT&T would charge for each day the plan was used and meant if you stayed 8 days, you’d be charged $80 to use the same options as your regular plan back home. Turns out instead, you can rent a SIM card for your cell phone from the airport at a much cheaper rate, and then use your phone as usual.  E.g. as of the writing of this post, if you get a 7-day pass with 240hrs of data at NT500 that’s about $16.61 USD. You could also Continue Reading