Many travellers have been taking international SIM cards for their trip to the USA. However, they face certain issues that restrict them to use the services smoothly. The travellers don't realise that they make common mistakes of not carrying a network unlocked and frequency compatible handset or select a wrong profile during their trip.
Hence, the telecom service providers guide the users to change the network and profile selection to ‘Auto’ to avoid any problem in the connectivity. In the USA, the user must carry a Quad Band compatible handset so that it can function smoothly with the destination network. Similarly, there are other important information that helps the user to stay connected during his stay across USA.
In order to ensure smooth communication during your travel, you must follow the procedure as mentioned below:
- Dialling Instructions: Irrespective of the country of your travel, you must follow dialling instructions carefully. The dialling instructions differ as per country of travel and the invoice is also generated as per the tariff plans of the destination country.
- Dos and Don'ts: There are few ‘Dos and Don'ts’ that holds immense importance while using international SIM services. When the user follows the instructions properly, they don't face any issue in using the service and don't bear higher expenses due to incorrect dialling instructions.
- Troubleshooting Steps: In case of low network areas in the US, there are troubleshooting steps that help you to connect with the end user. The user must follow the instructions to avoid all connectivity issues.
- Contact Customer Care: In case of any other issue, the user can contact the customer care team on their dedicated number or drop an e-mail to them to resolve the issue in a set turnaround time.
If you are also planning to go to the USA, you can also select either prepaid or postpaid connection for your trip. Many travellers prefer postpaid over prepaid USA SIM card for their travel. However, it varies as per your requirements and budget limit. Hence, you can compare both the options with your needs and budget to ensure uninterrupted connectivity during your trip.
Once you have made the selection, you can share your request with the telecom service provider so that they can arrange and deliver the pre-activated SIM card before your departure. As soon as you reach USA, you can insert the USA SIM card and switch on the phone to start making calls.