where to get China Sim Card in SG?

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Hi i wish to check this is my first time traveling to China. I am going to Xiamen is there any SIM card I can purchase there and use it to call back to Singapore from Xiamen China? How do I call back using the china card?

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Hi i wish to check this is my first time traveling to China. I am going to Xiamen is there any SIM card I can purchase there and use it to call back to Singapore from Xiamen China? How do I call back using the china card?

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app to app like weixin is foc

try whatscall, and dingtone, can call to non app user

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Is there any SIM card I can purchase here or in Xiamen as I wish to use the traditional method of calling back home?

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app to app like weixin is foc

try whatscall, and dingtone, can call to non app user

Sent from Samsung SM-G950F using GAGT
 

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is there anywhere i can buy a china sim card which doesnt expire in singapore and have a china number for registration on some china apps?
 

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is there anywhere i can buy a china sim card which doesnt expire in singapore and have a china number for registration on some china apps?

I do not know of any such vendors physically in SG.

What are the app which requires mainland China phone number? Many apps start to accept Singapore phone number. I know some Baidu needs mainland China phone number.
 

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Hey all, my mum will be going to China for a week next week and I plan to help her install an VPN app for her phone.

Any VPN apps that is recommended to use? I installed Tunnelbear but looking through some reviews of it, seems that it may or may not work in China well depending on location.
Vpnunlimited working ok for Beijing and Shanghai through hk gateway but dunno why YT ad is jap

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I do not know of any such vendors physically in SG.

What are the app which requires mainland China phone number? Many apps start to accept Singapore phone number. I know some Baidu needs mainland China phone number.

ctrip :s12: im looking for a china SIM in singapore as well just to receive the text messages i will get for tour bookings.

any suggestions welcome

merry xmas !
 

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Actually you can get the China SIM cards from most major airports. Cos they need your passport to activate the SIM card.

Just returned from Guangzhou. Got one from the airport upon clearing immigration. China Unicom. 3gb for 180 yuan. Can use in the whole of China to make calls. I use it for Baidu navigation and booking train / hotel tickets on Ctrip. With voice calls can call up the hotel directly with having difficulty locating it. Lasted me for 15 days.

No need to cancel card upon departure cos it is only valid for 1 month.
 
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ctrip :s12: im looking for a china SIM in singapore as well just to receive the text messages i will get for tour bookings.

any suggestions welcome

merry xmas !


If you book via trip.sg, you can make booking using your singapore phone number. All confirmations will be sent to your email account.

Ctrip is their Chinese local version that requires you to have a China number. Be careful when booking hotels using this version as some Chinese hotels do not accept foreigners.
 

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If you book via trip.sg, you can make booking using your singapore phone number. All confirmations will be sent to your email account.

Ctrip is their Chinese local version that requires you to have a China number. Be careful when booking hotels using this version as some Chinese hotels do not accept foreigners.

I am looking at the one day guided tours

Only available on ctrip
 

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Actually you can get the China SIM cards from most major airports. Cos they need your passport to activate the SIM card.

Just returned from Guangzhou. Got one from the airport upon clearing immigration. China Unicom. 3gb for 180 yuan. Can use in the whole of China to make calls. I use it for Baidu navigation and booking train / hotel tickets on Ctrip. With voice calls can call up the hotel directly with having difficulty locating it. Lasted me for 15 days.

No need to cancel card upon departure cos it is only valid for 1 month.

Nice one for tourist.

What is the name of the prepaid card?

For my trip last week I went to a small airport (Quanzhou Jinjiang International Airport) and I did not see any counter selling mobile phone card. Maybe there will be counters in Xiamen.

I need a long term card so I got one with the help from my relative. 移动王卡 China Mobile King Card RMB18 per month minimal but selling at RMB9 per month for two years.
 

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China SIM card

You can book your China SIM card online then collect it at the airport, theres a blue booth at each terminal... think its called Changi Recommends.

Anw i used to always used SIM card when i travel too. but more recently tried using the Wifi router cause able to share with friends and cheaper too.

Also when you go to China rmb to get the ones with VPN for whatsapp facebook etc...
 

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Is there any sim card with both data and free talktime and can be used for whatsapp/facebook? I realised most unblocked sim cards only offer free data with no talktime. Will be easier to use the cab DiDi app if there is a number for the cab driver to call.
 

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Is there any sim card with both data and free talktime and can be used for whatsapp/facebook? I realised most unblocked sim cards only offer free data with no talktime. Will be easier to use the cab DiDi app if there is a number for the cab driver to call.

I want to know also. Without mobile, difficult to get didi
 

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Is there any sim card with both data and free talktime and can be used for whatsapp/facebook? I realised most unblocked sim cards only offer free data with no talktime. Will be easier to use the cab DiDi app if there is a number for the cab driver to call.

qoo10 there a seller selling icc sim card which cost for 15days unlimited data with limted calling at ~$15.

U can search from there. my pal got back from china using this.
 

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qoo10 there a seller selling icc sim card which cost for 15days unlimited data with limted calling at ~$15.

U can search from there. my pal got back from china using this.

I'm using the 10day ICC sim card 3gb/unlimited data + 100mins&sms for $20. The reception is pretty spotty in Nanjing and Suzhou. After 3gb, data speed is only useful for whatsapp and text based browsing.
 

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is there anywhere i can buy a china sim card which doesnt expire in singapore and have a china number for registration on some china apps?

need china phone number to register for dangdang.com too :(

any advice, please?
 

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Google for Esender 易博通 the number can be used for SMS or if you want a physical card or esim. Can be registered for WeChat too. Different rates for different plans.

You will need WeChat account to start with.

need china phone number to register for dangdang.com too :(

any advice, please?
 
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