[2024 Latest Edition] A must-see for travelers to Poland! The best SIM card guide!


Planning a trip to Poland? Dzień dobry! Are you ready for your trip? Poland is full of historical tourist sites with plenty of attractions, such as the Old Town in Warsaw, Wawel Castle in Krakow, and the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. In addition, you can enjoy the beautiful natural scenery of the Masurian Lake District and the Tatra Mountains. To make your trip to Poland even more enjoyable, a smartphone is essential. Here we will introduce how to choose and use the best SIM card for your stay in Poland!

1. How to choose a SIM card for your stay in Poland

Checking coverage and communication quality

When choosing a SIM card in Poland, make sure it has good coverage in the areas you plan to visit. We recommend a local SIM card, which provides stable connections not only in urban areas such as Warsaw and Krakow, but also in tourist destinations such as Zakopane and Gdansk.

Select your data plan and speed

4G/LTE networks are widespread in Poland, and 5G is becoming increasingly available in major cities. Determine the amount of data and speed you need based on your travel style. If you watch a lot of videos and download a lot of data, a large data plan is best. On the other hand, if you mainly use it for basic web browsing and checking emails, a plan with a smaller amount of data is fine.

Choose your rate plan

Choose a plan with excellent cost performance based on the length of your stay and the amount of data you will use. The daily plan is convenient and easy to use for short trips, while the monthly plan is economical and recommended for long-term stays and those who want to use a lot of data.

2. Check the type and size of your SIM card in advance

Checking SIM card type and compatibility

The most important thing to enjoy good communication during your stay in Poland is to choose a SIM card that is compatible with your device. In addition to traditional physical SIM cards (standard SIM, micro SIM, nano SIM), modern devices also allow the use of eSIM. Major telecommunications operators in Poland offer eSIM, which is especially convenient for tourists. Before you leave, it is important to check the type of SIM card your smartphone supports. Also, prepare pins and adapters to replace the SIM card if necessary.

3. How to get a SIM card in Poland

Where to buy a SIM card

You can purchase a SIM card in Poland at Chopin Airport (Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport) or at mobile phone specialty stores or kiosks in the center of major cities such as Warsaw and Krakow. When purchasing a SIM card, you may be asked to show identification (passport), so it is a good idea to bring it with you. After purchasing a SIM card, it is important to check that your smartphone can connect to the Internet before leaving the store. Also, English-speaking staff are often available at stores of major telecommunications companies, so language issues are not an issue.

Recommended SIM cards for Poland

■ Orange Polska SIM

Orange Polska is one of the major telecommunications operators in Poland, offering wide coverage and high quality communication services. Prepaid SIM cards for tourists can be purchased online or in stores. They are valid for 30 days, have 30GB data and cost 30 PLN (Polish Zloty). Calls within Poland are also included.

■ Play SIM

Play is the fastest growing operator in Poland, offering reasonable rates and good coverage. Prepaid SIM cards for tourists are available from Play shops and various outlets. Prepaid still accounts for around 50% of the total market in Poland, so there are plenty of options.

■ T-Mobile Polska SIM

T-Mobile Polska is a subsidiary of Germany-based T-Mobile and operates an extensive network in Poland. Prepaid SIM cards for tourists can be purchased at T-Mobile shops and airports. Plans range from 2GB to 100GB of data and cost between PLN 5 and 500.

Important points when using a SIM card in Poland

Where to get a SIM card and how to prepare it

To use a SIM card smoothly during your stay in Poland, it is important to prepare in advance. SIM cards can be easily obtained at Warsaw Airport or at mobile phone specialty stores in major cities. You may need to show identification such as a passport when purchasing, so be sure to bring it with you. It is also a good idea to have local currency ready to make the purchase. Activation can take some time, so we recommend that you prepare early.

Choose your data plan

To use data comfortably in Poland, it is important to choose a data plan that suits your usage patterns. If you use a Japanese smartphone as is, you may incur high international roaming charges. By using a prepaid plan offered by a local carrier, you can significantly reduce costs. Consider the amount of data and communication speed, and choose a plan that suits your needs, such as using social media or watching videos.

Check the SIM card size

It is also important to check in advance which size of SIM card is suitable for the smartphone you will be using. There are various sizes, such as nano SIM, micro SIM, and standard SIM, so choose the size that fits your device. Also, be sure to prepare in advance the pin needed to replace the SIM card and a way to store the original SIM card.

Is the SIM locked?

If your smartphone is SIM-locked by a specific carrier, you may not be able to use a Polish SIM card. Please check the SIM-lock status of your smartphone before traveling and unlock it if necessary. This will ensure a smooth communication environment in the local area.

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We highly recommend using an eSIM when traveling to Poland!

■Benefits of using " eSIM " in Poland

If you are planning a trip to Poland, we recommend eSIM as a means of communication. Unlike conventional physical SIM cards, eSIM (Embedded SIM) is a digital SIM built into smartphones and tablets. With eSIM, you don't have to go through the trouble of changing SIM cards. Just set it up online in a few easy steps and you can immediately use local communications! When renting a Wi-Fi router, there are various troublesome tasks such as carrying it, charging it, and returning it, but with eSIM, there is no such hassle. In addition, it is safe to use in terms of security, so there is no need to use free Wi-Fi. This is sure to make your trip even more comfortable and enjoyable. Enjoy your trip to Poland to the fullest using the next generation communication method "eSIM"!

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For travel to Poland, an eSIM is the best means of communication as it can be easily and quickly set up. In this article, we have introduced the benefits of SIM cards when staying in Poland, how to obtain one, and some points to keep in mind when using them. Enjoy Poland's beautiful scenery, history, culture, and delicious cuisine to your heart's content with the comfortable and convenient VOYAGEE SIM "eSIM"! We hope that your trip to Poland will be even more wonderful. Szerokiej drogi! (Have a good trip!)