Hong Kong Tourism Board (DiscoverHongKong) launches a special Pre-Paid Tourist SIM Card. Good news for every short term traveler. No more worries about the crazy maze of different data plans, providers, cost per minutes and best coverage. No need to worry where to get the best SIM Card for your iPad, iPhone or Android device in Hong Kong. The prepaid Discover Hong Kong SIM Card promises that it will be easy and hassle-free to keep in touch with your friends and family (no subscription charges and no top-up).
Take a look yourself if this is one of the best SIM Card offers for Hong Kong:
Basically, there will be two different prepaid Discover Hong Kong SIM Card packages available. The two packages are a 5-Day as well as an 8-Day prepaid Discover Hong Kong SIM Card package. In addition, there is also a special limited edition 5-Day prepaid Discover Hong Kong SIM Card package.
What I can do with these Pre-paid SIM Cards?
All prepaid Discover Hong Kong SIM Card packages have unlimited local voice calls and unlimited usage of the PCCW Wi-Fi network (PCCW has over 12000 Wi-Fi hot spots in Hong Kong). In addition, all packages have a HK$ 0.45/min IDD flat rate to 36 countries. That means you can call to the following fixed-lines and mobile numbers for HK$ 0.45/min: Mainland China, Canada, Singapore and USA. The following countries can enjoy the HK$ 0.45/min for fixed-lines: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, U.K., Vatican City, Venezuela and Vietnam.
Local SMS in the 5-Day as well as 8-Day Day prepaid Discover Hong Kong SIM Card package are available Intra-network for HK$ 0.1/SMS and Inter-network for HK$ 0.7/SMS while international SMS to Mainland China cost HK$ 0.5/SMS and to all other countries HK$ 1.8/SMS.
The main difference of these two packages are not only the validity, but also the local 3G mobile data usage as well as the usable store value which can be used for IDD calls plus local and international SMS.
The 5-Day prepaid Discover Hong Kong SIM Card package comes with a 1.5 GB local 3G mobile data usage and HK$ 25 initial stored value while the 8-Day prepaid Discover Hong Kong SIM Card package has a 5 GB local 3G mobile data usage and HK$ 35 initial stored value.
Where Can I buy these two pre-paid SIM Cards?
The 5-Day prepaid Discover Hong Kong SIM Card package is available for HK$ 69 while the 8-Day Day prepaid Discover Hong Kong SIM Card package costs HK$ 96. The limited edition5-Day prepaid Discover Hong Kong SIM Card package can be purchased for HK$ 118 only at the Hong Kong Tourism Board’s Kowloon Visitor Centre while the other editions are available at every 7-Eleven, Circle K, VanGo, over 60 PCCW shops as well as at any Suning and Broadway retail stores.