Australia eSIM – Data Plans options for digital SIM card in Australia

Australia eSIM- Data Plans, carriers, and more!

Let’s take a look at your options of eSIM for Australia 

Australia, the Land Down Under, is one of the most remote, fascinating, and highly developed countries in the world.

Endowed with a myriad of natural wonders, plenty of wildlife, dazzling beaches, cosmopolitan metropolises, and large expanses of the outback, it’s easy to see why this captivating country is such a complete travel destination. It not only matches every taste, budget, age, or interest out there, but it also delivers some unique experiences almost impossible to find somewhere else. From amazing sightseeing to fabulous land and aquatic adventures, there’s absolutely nothing you can’t do during your holiday in Australia. What’s more interesting is that the biggest telecommunication companies in Australia support eSIM!

Traveling to Australia? Stay connected by purchasing an eSIM online!

eSIMs are easy to activate without the need of physical swapping of cards to install a connection. They also allow for another physical SIM to be used at the same time.  Travel eSIMs are especially good as you can get them digitally right before you travel. eSIMs is perfect for travelers as it removes the need for individual SIMs. You can also upgrade devices in a breeze by registering your new device with your cellular network provider.

Local Carriers

Telstra

Telstra is an Australian telecommunications company which builds and operates telecommunications networks and markets voice, mobile, internet access, pay television and other products and services. It is a member of the S&P/ASX 20 and Australia’s largest telecommunications company by market share.

Telstra has a long history in Australia, originating together with Australia Post as the Postmaster-General’s Department upon federation in 1901. Telstra has transitioned from a state-owned enterprise to a fully privatised company and has recently focused on diversified products and emerging technologies. This carrier supports eSIM for Australia. 

Check out their local prices and coverage (in AUD)

Optus

Optus is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singtel. Optus is the second largest wireless telecommunications provider in Australia behind Telstra.

The company trades under the Optus brand, while maintaining several wholly owned subsidiary, such as Uecomm in the network services market and Alphawest in the ICT services sector. To provide services, Optus mostly owns and operates its own network infrastructure, It provides services both directly to end users and also acts as a wholesaler to other service providers such as Exetel and Amaysim. Through its Optus ‘Yes’ brand, it provides broadband, and wireless internet services. Other wholesale services include Satellite and 4G Mobile.

The company was originally known as Optus Communications Pty Limited. It went through the names Cable & Wireless Optus Pty Limited, Cable & Wireless Optus Limited and SingTel Optus Limited before changing to its present name. This carrier supports eSIM.

Check out their local prices and coverage (in AUD) 

TPG

TPG is an Australian telecommunications and IT company that specializes in consumer and business internet services as well as mobile telephone services. As of August 2015, TPG is the second largest internet service provider in Australia and is the largest mobile virtual network operat

or. As such, it has over 671,000 ADSL2+ subscribers, 358,000 landline subscribers and 360,000 mobile subscribers, and owns the second largest ADSL2+ network in Australia, consisting of 391 ADSL2+ DSLAMs. It also operates in New Zealand and Singapore.

This carrier supports eSIM.

Check out their local prices and coverage (in AUD):

eSIM2Fly Roaming Sim

asia packageSo how does a roaming eSIM compare with local eSIMs?

Local SIMs are charging about USD 3.59 per GB.   The price per GB on Sim to fly is USD 3.10 of per GB on the first package then only USD 2.50 for add on packages.   This makes the eSIM2Fly roaming sim competitive with the local eSIMs in price per GB.

Price of 6GB in USD

In the graph above, we see the equivalent cost of 6 GB when priced in USD.

TELSTRA

  • Can be purchased online or from Telstra Store
  • NO KYC required

OPTUS

  • Can be purchased online or from Optus Store
  • NO KYC required

TPG

  • Can be purchased online or from TPG Store
  • NO KYC required

SIM2FLY

  • Can be purchased online
  • NO KYC required

eSIM Device and Installation

Check if your device supports eSIM prior to purchasing. See our full list of known eSIM devices. How do I install an eSIM with QR code?

For any other questions regarding eSIMs, check our FAQ!

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