Cell phone rentals
Rental cell phones are great for infrequent international travelers. Whether you need a phone for a family vacation abroad or reliable phone service during an important business trip overseas; international cell phones are the easy and cost effective way to stay in touch.
All cell phone rental packages (excluding Satellite Phones) include a FREE Passport Lite SIM Card, yours to keep, which provides the following:
- Receive a United States +1 phone number and Global +44 (United Kingdom) phone number
- $5 USD of FREE airtime to get you started!
- Excellent coverage in over 140 countries
- FREE incoming calls in France, Italy, Spain and the UK (on the Global number)
- FREE online Travel Journal
- 24/7 Customer Support
- Rates as low as $0.99 per minute, and no call connection fees!
PLEASE NOTE: Cell phone rental is only available from the United States.
For your international cell phone rental needs we have a choice of the compact Siemens A55, Motorola v600i (both recommended for travelers visiting any destination, except Japan) and the Motorola E770 (recommended for use in Japan).
You may also add any of our local sim cards to your rental package during the reservation procedure. This option will provide you with a local cell phone number and local calling rates at your destination. Some features, such as the Travel Journal, may not be available when using a local sim card. Please refer to the product page for complete details.
If you are traveling to a remote location (such as high mountains, open water or uninhabited areas) where cell phone service is not be available, we recommend you consider renting a Satellite Phone which can provide wireless phone service anywhere on the planet.