Stay connected with a China eSIM
- Prepaid mobile data starting at $5/week
- Use your regular phone number
- No contracts, no roaming charges
Use a China eSIM to stay connected
China is large country that is known for its cultural diversity and heritage. With spectacular cityscapes from Shanghai to Beijing, historic Buddhist grottoes and incredible natural beauty, visiting China will be a memorable trip!
While you’re exploring the different parts of China, you won’t want to miss out on staying connected with your friends and family back home.
This is where a China eSIM comes in handy. A China eSIM provides seamless data connectivity without having to rely on Wi-Fi availability.
How much travel data do I need with my China eSIM?
The amount of travel data you’ll need in China will vary with your travel plans and usage. If you plan to explore the country and enjoy the outdoor attractions in China, you can’t rely on Wi-Fi.
A China eSIM is a great solutions and it’s available in flexible plans that are affordable! Initially, you can start with a smaller data plan and add more later if it’s needed.
We also have a travel data calculator to help you estimate how much data you’ll need for your trip.
Will I pay roaming charges with an eSIM for China?
The best thing about a China eSIM is that you won’t need to pay any roaming charges! A China eSIM will connect your phone to a local Chinese network and provide you with access to prepaid data.
Now you can stop worrying and enjoy your trip! Just make sure you turn off Data Roaming on your Primary SIM card so you won’t see charges on your next bill.
Using an eSIM for data can help you save money and make sure you enjoy every moment of your trip!
Enjoy your China vacation
Explore top attractions in China
China is full of exciting, adventurous and unusual tourist attractions. Here are some places you can’t miss!
The Great Wall of China: This is the longest free-standing wall in the entire world and one of the seven wonders! Your visit to China isn’t complete without visiting this incredible site.
Giant Panda Breeding Research Base: Meet some cute pandas and see them hanging and jumping around while you spend a day enjoying a visit to this popular attraction!
The Forbidden City: Also known as the Imperial Palace, this building located in Beijing was once the residence of 24 Ming and Qing Emperors. Don’t forget to see the Palace Museum and its wide collection of artifacts.
Popular foods to try in China
Chinese food is famous worldwide for its amazing taste and variety. Chinese cooking styles vary within regions, and tastes range from sweet to sour and spicy. Here are some dishes you must try!
Kung Pao Chicken: Made with diced chicken, cucumber, dried chili and peanuts, this dish is a true delight!
Dumplings: Popular across the world, these are wrapped layers of dough that are filled with vegetables, minced meat or seafood.
Hot Pot: A filling and hearty meal that has meat and vegetables cooked in a flavored soup, often served at dinner parties.
What’s the best time to visit China?
Spring and autumn months are generally preferred by most tourists. But, China is a year-round destination and the best time would depend on your budget and preferences.
April to May: Spring is perfect for nature lovers to visit China. The flowers are blooming, the weather is warm and the mountain landscape is beautiful!
June to August: These are the summer months that are ideal for hiking, attending local festivals and sightseeing.
September to October: Autumn in China promises clear skies and lesser rains. The temperature is cooler making it better for outdoor activities and adventures!
What to pack for a vacation to China?
No matter what regions in China you plan to visit, here are some essentials to bring along!
Walking Shoes: Bring a pair of comfortable shoes along on your trip so you can enjoy all the sites without having sore feet!
Travel Binos: If you’re planning to spend time outdoors and visit the many historic sites, a good pair of travel binos will make sure you don’t miss a thing!
Colorful Scarf: While enjoying the many local festivals, bring along a colorful scarf to join in the celebrations in style!
FAQs about using a China eSIM
Will eSIM work on my phone or tablet?
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.
Why can’t I just use Wi-Fi while traveling?
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.
How reliable is aloSIM data?
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.
Is setting up an eSIM complicated?
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.
Explore China with aloSIM data
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!
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.