Let’s compare the Gigsky Asia Pacific data plans with the AIS eSIM2Fly Asian plans.  First off Gigsky is one of the original pioneers in the roaming data space.  Selling both physical and eSIMs, it has been a major player in data roaming.

But now that major carriers are entering the space, let’s see how they hold up agains Thailand’s biggest network operator AIS.

Gigsky Asian Pacific Plan

eSIM2Fly Asian Plan

Similar CoverageHong Kong | India | Japan | Macau | Malaysia | Singapore | South Korea | Sri Lanka | Taiwan | VietnamHong Kong | India | Japan | Macau | Malaysia | Singapore | South Korea | Sri Lanka | Taiwan | Vietnam
Unique Coverage
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Christmas Island
  • Guam
  • New Zealand
  • Norther Mariana Islands
  • Pakistan
  • Thailand*
  • Turkey
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
Packages
  • 1 day – 800 MB $10
  • 15 day – 1 GB $20
  • 15 day – 2 GB $30
  • 30 day – 5 GB $50
  • 2 day – 1 GB $4
  • 8 day – 5 GB – $19 (default 1st package)
  • 12 day – 6 GB $12
Operator StatusMVNO (Virtual Operator)MNO (Operator)
eSIM TypeSmartphone AppQR Code
Phone NumberNoYes (Thailand)
Receive Calls and SMSNoYes (+66 phone number)

Price wins?

While we love the ease of in app package choosing, prices do mater and paying 150% more for the same thing, just is not what many smart travelers do.   What do you think?

Gigsky vs eSIM2Fly video review

In this video we look at the Gigsky iPhone application,  purchase a 800MB eSIM plan and a speed test from Fast.com while in Thailand.  Then we compare the the price of the Asian data plan from Gigsky with the plans from SIM2Fly.