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Get a Asia eSIM

Downloadable Asia SIM card with prepaid data

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  • Prepaid data starting at just $5.00
  • Includes a free international phone number. Learn more.
  • No surprise fees or roaming charges
  • Supported countries: Japan, Singapore, Bangladesh, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Macau
  • Visiting Asia soon? Save money with a Asia eSIM (downloadable SIM card) with local data starting at just $5.00 a week.
  • Get cheap data: Install a Asia eSIM on your phone and activate your data package to enjoy a steady internet connection anywhere in Asia, without needing Wi-Fi.
  • Never pay roaming charges: Avoid carrier roaming charges by toggling off Data Roaming for your primary SIM, or toggling off your primary SIM entirely. Need help? We’re available 24/7.

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  • Supported networks: 1O1O / One2Free / New World Mobility / SUNMobile, PCCW Mobile (2G), Telkomsel, SK Telecom, China Unicom, SingTel, New World Mobility, Singtel, Celcom, StarHub, Globe, KT, au, Chunghwa, DTAC, MobiFone, Taiwan Mobile, Grameenphone, CTM, Maxis, AIS, Vietnamobile
  • Expected speeds: LTE/5G
  • Limitations: Fully unthrottled data
  • Data top-up available: Yes
  • Hotspot / Tethering: Yes
  • ID/documentation required: No
  • Phone number: Included with purchase

How does an Asia eSIM work?

An eSIM is an embedded SIM card, and you probably already have an eSIM-compatible device. When you install an eSIM for a country or region, it lets your device connect to local networks in that area. This means your device will have data without needing Wi-Fi or paying roaming charges.

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Use an Asia eSIM to stay connected

Countries in Asia, such as Hong Kong, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand, are well-known for their ancient civilizations, diverse cultures, and beautiful landscapes.

When you visit Asia, you’ll always want to stay in touch and share your experiences with your family and friends. This is where an Asia eSIM (otherwise known as a digital Asia SIM card) is super handy.

This Asia eSIM five-pack includes data across Hong Kong, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand, so you’ll always have a steady local internet connection.

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How much travel data do I need in Asia?

How much travel data you’ll need in Asia depends on a few factors. Consider the Wi-Fi situation where you’ll be staying, and how much time you’ll be spending indoors.

Will you be traveling around nearby areas on day trips or overnight adventures where there won’t be available Wi-Fi?

Luckily, an Asia eSIM offers flexible data plans at affordable rates. You can start with a basic data plan and easily add more travel data if it’s needed.

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Should I buy individual eSIMs for Hong Kong, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand, or an Asia eSIM?

That depends on whether you’re going to be traveling around Asia, or just visiting one or two countries.

If you’d prefer to buy country-specific eSIM data packages, we individually sell Hong Kong eSIMs, Malaysia eSIMs, South Korea eSIMs, Taiwan eSIMs, and Thailand eSIMs.

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Asia eSIM data starting at $5


Enjoy your Asia vacation

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Explore top attractions in Asia

The world’s largest continent is diverse and multicultural, there is so much to see and do in Asia! To help you plan a great trip, here’s a list of some of the best places to visit.

Tian Tan Buddha, Hong Kong: If you’re looking for something fresh and exciting, visit this 34-foot-tall bronze Buddha sculpture perched atop Ngong Ping on the beautiful Lantau Island.

Gunung Gading National Park, Malaysia: Home to the world’s largest flower, the rafflesia, this park also features pristine beaches, majestic mountains, and enormous caves.

The Grand Palace, Thailand: This stunning walled-in complex is the former royal house of the King of Siam. This palace attracts tourists with its labyrinth of royal halls, pavilions, and temples like the Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha).

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Popular foods to try in Asia

Enjoy the flavors of different cultures as you explore Asia on your next vacation!

Beef Noodle Soup, Taiwan: This dish is a Taiwanese take on the Chinese-style “noodles-in-beef-broth.” It features succulent stewed or braised meat, vegetables, and beef broth.

Stir-fried Chicken with Cashew Nuts (Gai Pad Med Ma Muang), Thailand: As the name suggests, the main ingredients are cashew nuts and chicken, but there’s a twist! After being stir-fried, soy sauce, honey, peppers, and veggies are added to make it sweet, spicy, and flavorful.

Kuih Bahulu, Malaysia: Eggs, flour, sugar, and baking powder go into these yummy Malay-style sponge cakes, available in adorable fish, flower, button, and star shapes.

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What’s the best time to visit Asia?

Anytime is the best time to travel to Asia but be aware of monsoon season! Plan your trip based on your preferred destinations and activities.

April to July: Summers in Asia are marked by lower costs, fewer tourists, and warmer temperatures. Nai Harn Beach, one of Thailand’s most popular beaches, is a great place to relax in the hot weather!

September to November: Autumn weather in Asia is typically more moderate than other times of the year. It’s the perfect time to visit beautiful Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong or enjoy the Formosa Summer Festival of Taiwan.

December to February: Despite the cooler weather, there are many things to enjoy in Asia during this time. From Hong Kong’s Disneyland’s Christmas Celebration to jungle trekking in Penang National Park, Malaysia.

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What to pack for a vacation to Southeast Asia

Whether you’re going to Asia for a week, month, or more, here are a few essentials that you may consider carrying on your trip.

Passport Pouch: Bringing along a pouch that safely holds your identification, cash and credit cards is important when travelling!

Fleece Jacket: Regardless of the season, a fleece jacket can help you stay comfortable. An outer layer for a cool summer night and a great middle layer under your winter coat.

Sun Hat: Since the majority of Asian countries experience hot, muggy weather most of the year, bringing a wide-brimmed hat to shield your head and neck from the sun is a good idea!

FAQs about eSIM in Asia

Check your device

Most newer phones, tablets, and computers are already eSIM-compatible, so use our eSIM device checker to make sure you have a device that can accept an eSIM data plan.

Free Wi-Fi is great when it’s available and working well, but some destinations make it just about impossible to get a good connection. That’s why it’s nice to have data as a backup to stay connected.

We’re proud to provide aloSIM customers with fast eSIM data connections that allow them to talk, text, surf, and stream comfortably. You’ll likely experience a 4G (sometimes 5G) or LTE equivalent network in most locations, depending on what’s available in the area.

Installation guides

We have detailed eSIM installation instructions for all compatible devices, so whether you’re looking to add eSIM data to an iPhone or iPad, Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy, or something else, we’ll be able to walk you through the eSIM set-up process easily.

Stay connected with an Asia eSIM



Our eSIM data packages are prepaid, so you always know exactly what you’ll spend on data. No contracts, no surprises, and never any roaming charges.



You’ll have full access to your regular phone number for calling and texting, and you can add data to your device whenever you need it. No in-store visits required!

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Only buy what you need! If you’re not sure how much data you’ll need, start with a 1 GB package. You can always top up your eSIM with more data later.

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