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The United Kingdom is one of the world’s most visited countries, drawing tourists far and wide to experience everything from the stunning natural beauty of Scotland to the busy streets of London. The country’s appreciation for art and culture is seen in its many theatres and museums, while its appreciation for diversity and community can be found in the wide range of cuisines available. All of these factors make the UK a must see, and those lucky enough to spend long lengths of time here should visit as much of the country as possible. If you’ve arrived in the UK to visit family or have relocated on a work visa, chances are that you’ll need a new local SIM card. Choosing the best UK prepaid SIM card for your needs is essential in ensuring that you don’t buy a product that isn’t compatible with your needs.

What are UK travel sim cards?

Whether you’re heading to the UK for a week or a month, staying connected to friends and family back home is essential. But with varying networks around the globe, finding a reliable way to communicate can be difficult — especially if you’re relying on your hotel’s WiFi or other hot spots to communicate.

UK travel sim cards are specially designed sim cards that offer travelers a convenient and affordable way to stay connected to loved ones while traveling in the United Kingdom. These cards are pre-loaded with data and other features, providing quick and easy access to websites, social media platforms, and more — just like your regular sim card.

Why purchase a travel sim card for the UK

From storing boarding passes in your digital wallet to booking dinner reservations, we rely on our phones for almost everything during travel. And if you’re thinking about picking up a sim card for UK travel from the US, SimCorner has got you covered. Some of the benefits you can look forward to when buying a sim card from SimCorner include:

  • Convenience — No matter where you are in the world, there’s nothing worse than restricted internet access. With a UK travel sim card, travelers can roam freely without relying on WiFi or other hot spots to look up information or send a quick message home.
  • Affordable — There are several expenses travelers must save and budget for — mobile data and internet access shouldn’t be one. SimCorner is proud to offer an affordable range of travel sim cards for the UK. Depending on the data plan you need, our prices range from $21 to $50.
  • Competitive pricing — Not only are our travel sim cards affordable, we’re committed to giving customers the best prices. If you find a better deal elsewhere, let us know, and we’ll beat it by 10%!
  • Flexible — Whether you’re staying in England or doing a tour of several counties, our range of travel sim cards for the UK can do the job. Our sim cards keep you connected, no matter if you are visiting England, Scotland, Ireland, or Wales.
  • Transferable data — One of the big benefits of using our travel sim cards is that you’ll be able to use the sim to hotspot data from another device, like a tablet or laptop. Remember that most of our sim cards can only be used in mobile phones.

Can I buy a UK SIM card in USA?

To purchase a prepaid UK SIM card in USA, you'll need to buy the SIM card online. SIM cards can be bought from various online providers. However, if you're looking for a cheaper deal, fortunately there's an easy way, buy a UK SIM card from SimCorner.

At SimCorner:

  • We sell a range of UK SIM cards for American travellers
  • They are all prepaid SIM cards, so no hidden fees
  • Our cards include data, unlimited calls and texts standard UK landlines and mobile numbers
  • We provide shipping USA wide and it can reach your door with 2-4 days for those with urgent travel plans

By purchasing one of our awesome ranges and having it shipped straight to your home or work address, you can be sorted even before you step on the plane! Buying UK travel sim cards online has never been easier.

But with so many UK SIM cards to choose from, how do you choose the right one for your needs? Let's explore some of the top choices for UK SIM cards available at SimCorner, and check out our reviews.

The Best Prepaid UK Sim Cards

At SimCorner we've got you covered when it comes to different prepaid UK SIM cards for your next holiday If you’re:

  • A budget-conscious traveller
  • Looking for extra data
  • An American traveller searching for the best prepaid plans around

With these prepaid SIMs you’ll be able to work, travel and use your phone in the UK without incurring expensive roaming charges.


#1 Customers Choice

1. Three UK - 12GB SIM Card

One of the more popular options for travellers to the UK is the 12GB Three UK SIM Card. This SIM card offers a generous 12GB of data, which should be more than enough for staying connected, checking emails, and even streaming your favourite shows during your stay.


2. O2 - 100GB UK Travel SIM Card

Need more data? The O2 - 100GB UK Travel SIM Card ensures that you'll have an abundance of data to stay connected throughout your journey. Whether you're strolling through the historic streets of London or taking in the breath taking landscapes of the UK, this SIM card offers you reliable network coverage. Regardless of whether it's for work or leisure, this SIM card has you covered.


3. UK Data-Only SIM - 12GB

For those who only need data, the UK Data-Only SIM - 12GB is a fantastic option. Ideal for tablets and mobile hotspots, this SIM card provides high-speed data access for your internet-dependent tasks.


4. UK eSIM Card - 450GB

For travellers who prefer eSIM, The Prepaid UK eSIM Card - 450GB delivers an astonishing 450GB of data. This eSIM is designed for travellers with data-intensive needs. Stay connected with the best eSIM the UK has to offer.

 If you’re looking for an international SIM card for the UK and Europe, look no further than our Multi-Country SIMS. These UK prepaid sim cards allow people to use data, make calls and send messages both in the UK and European union countries, perfect for weekend trips to France and beyond. If you’re planning to regularly stay in touch during your time travelling, take a look at our 12 GB Europe SIMs. If you’re just looking for a travel SIM card to browse the internet or use in your iPad or tablet, look no further than our 12GB Data Only SIM Card which can be used in mobile phones, iPads, tablets and many other products. Click on the link to find out more.

Shipping and payment options with SimCorner 

Purchasing travel sim cards with SimCorner is fast, easy, and affordable. 

We offer free standard shipping (tracking included) for all our UK sim cards. It can take between 6-9 Business Days (Monday-Friday).  Alternatively, customers who are travelling soon, should select either our 5-7 Business Days- Standard Shipping ($5.50usd) or 2-4 Business days express shipping for $9.95. Depending on the shipping option, you can expect to receive your UK travel sim card in 2-7 business days.

SimCorner also accepts the following payment methods: Visa and Mastercard, PayPal, Amex, JCB, Google Pay, and Apple Pay.

Get prepaid SIM card UK that are right for you!

Now that you have the SIM Card for UK options laid in front of you, you would have already made up your mind on the data card that is ideal for you in terms of your travel itinerary. Though all the SIM cards are available in three sizes and fit most phones, it’s always good to check the specifications and compatibility before getting one that would be right for you. Why not, check out all the options that we offer at SimCorner and get a UK SIM card for your next trip to the UK. If you like more information use the contact us link above to get in touch with us. Get your travel SIM today.


SimCorner offers a variety of UK SIM cards, including options from O2, Three UK, and eSIMs. You can choose from cards with different data allowances to suit your needs.

When selecting a UK SIM card, consider factors like the duration of your stay, your data requirements, and your preferred network. SimCorner offers various options to ensure you find the perfect fit.

Activating your UK SIM card from SimCorner is easy. Follow the instructions provided with your SIM card pack as soon as you receive you order. If you face any issues, our customer support is available to assist.

Absolutely. With the physical sim cards, If you wish to add credit or recharge the sim you can only do this whilst you are in the UK at 3UK or O2 stores (depending on which sims was purchased), supermarkets, petrol stations and convenience stores. Unfortunately you are unable to top-up online as some providers requires a UK debit/credit card that is linked to a UK residential address.

Yes, our UK SIM cards support both 4G and 5G networks, depending on your device's compatibility and location you are in. 

Whether you’re heading to the UK for a quick getaway or planning a month-long tour, you’ll likely need the internet to get around and stay in touch with friends and family. In the past, that might have meant relying heavily on WiFi or using your phone normally, only to come home to a massive bill — but not anymore.

By purchasing a UK travel sim card from SimCorner, you’ll be free to travel across the UK without worrying about your internet access. Our sim cards also come with handy features, like the ability to hotspot your data to other devices, such as your tablet or laptop. They’re also a more affordable alternative to using your regular data and are a one-off cost!

When it comes to finding the best travel sim card for the UK, there are a few factors to consider, such as flexibility, accessibility, and data bank options. After all, whether you’re listening to music on a walk or using maps to navigate to your next destination, it’s essential to have a reliable sim card ready to go.

For too long, we’ve heard horror stories about travelers coming home from a holiday to an eye-watering phone bill, so we came up with a better solution. SimCorner has been supplying travel sim cards to customers since 2012 and has collected more than 7,000 five-star reviews.

Our affordable and easy-to-use travel sim cards give travelers the freedom to explore new countries without the fear of attracting a massive bill, staying connected to the people who matter most.

Yes! With SimCorner, you’ll be able to purchase a travel sim card for the UK that you can insert into your phone — it’s that easy! Our sim cards are available in various data limits, ensuring you get the best product for your data needs. 

Let’s face it, not all of us are tech-savvy and have the time to fiddle around with a new sim card. That’s why we’ve kept things simple — with our easy activation process, you’ll be able to start roaming around the UK in no time!

When you’re ready to start using your UK travel sim card, turn your phone off and insert the sim into the device. Once it’s inserted, turn your phone on. The sim will automatically connect you to the nearest network and commence its 30-day service period.

Once the 30 days are up, or you’re done using the sim, simply dispose of the card appropriately.

Our range of UK travel sim cards is available with either 25GB, 30GB, 100GB or 450GB of data. The sim card you pick should depend on how you intend to use your data. For instance, if you’re only looking to use a small amount of data and minutes, our 7GB travel sim card could be an ideal choice.

In contrast, if you require a larger data bank to Facetime, scroll online, watch videos, or even work, our 12GB or 100GB data sim options may be a better pick. But no matter what UK travel sim card you select, SimCorner can provide unlimited calls and texts to standard UK mobiles and landlines. 

While our range of travel sim cards is designed to provide freedom and flexibility to travelers, there are a few things to keep in mind: 

  • Our travel sim cards cannot be recharged and only last up to 30 days. If you are planning on traveling to the UK for longer than 30 days, we recommend purchasing additional sim cards and setting the activation date a month apart from the previous sim. 
  • Once your sim card is activated, you will temporarily have a new UK phone number — so don’t forget to send your new digits to family and friends! 
  • Most of our sim cards can only be used on a mobile phone. If you want to use the sim’s data on other devices, you must use HotSpot from your smartphone. Alternatively, our UK Data Only Sim (12GB) sim card can be inserted into other devices, like tablets — there are no unlimited calls or texts with this option.  

If you would like to learn more about our sim cards for UK travel from the USA, please don’t hesitate to contact us by filling out an online form.