AAruba Prepaid SIM Card, together with one of our unlockedGSM cell phones, allows you not only to have a local number but also to take advantage of the low local rates - and without a contract. The rates are extremely advantageous and much cheaper than any plan offered by U.S. providers or cell phone rental companies. We offer a wide assortment of GSM cell phones for purchase and you can use any of our GSM phones in conjunction with the SIM cards we offer.
However, for added convenience and savings we recommend ourpackage dealof a cell phone and aArubaSIM card. This package is highly popular with our customers and the phone will also work in 200 other countries (including the US with one of the many carriers using the GSM system). Once you have the appropriate phone, it's easy and inexpensive to purchase and use a SIM card for the next country to which you will travel.
If you will also be travelling to other countries besides Aruba and are looking for global SIM cards that have world-wide coverage, you can choose between our Monaco Plus Prepaid GSM SIM card which works in well over 86 countries and United WorldWide Prepaid GSM SIM card that covers over 100 countries.
About 189 minutes of calls within Aruba
Calls back to the USA as low as 51¢ a minute direct-dial or 31¢ using our USA Bounce Back Service (Call for Details)
A local Aruba telephone number
SMS and Voicemail
No monthly bills or fixed term contracts. You determine the usage
note:YourArubaSIM card will require a GSM SIM-unlocked compatible international cellular phone. If you do not already own an international cell phone, then there a wide variety of models available for your review to purchase by clickinghere
Domestic rates are per minute for outgoing calls within Aruba using the prepaid Primo Aruba SIM card while you are in Aruba. All incoming calls on your Aruba cell phone regardless of where they originate are FREE.
|Aruba Domestic Rates|
|Afl. 0,16 ($.09) / minute|
|USA||Canada & UK||Germany||Australia|
|*Peak||Afl. 0,75 / ($.42)||Afl. 0,99 / ($.55)||Afl. 1,79 / ($1.00)||Afl. 1,59 / ($.88)|
|**Off Peak||Afl. 0,55 / ($.31)||Afl. 0,79 / ($.44)||Afl. 1,39 / ($.78)||Afl. 1,59 / ($.88)|
*Peak: 7AM -7 PM
**Off-peak: 7PM -7AM, Weekends
If you do not recharge your account within 6-months your Primo prepaid cell phone number will be recycled and any remaining airtime credit will be forfeit. To get connected again you will be required to purchase another SIM card. The 6-month period starts the day you arrive in Aruba.
Your Aruba mobile phone number is displayed through the window on the front of your SIM card packaging and begins GSM number: 56…. The Aruba cell phone number may also be found on the tri-fold letter containing your SIM card.
Be sure that battery is charged
Insert the Aruba SIM card into the mobile phone*
Turn on the phone
Enter the PIN code (defaulted to 0000)^
Customer service for your Aruba Primo prepaid SIM card is available 24 hr./day by dialing 139 at any time from your Aruba cellular phone
Your SIM card has an initial airtime credit of 31 Guilders (US$17.00). Additional credit is available through the purchase of airtime vouchers, also called reload codes (not another SIM card), in Aruba. These airtime vouchers are available in 4 denominations:
Simply scratch off the grey protective layer to reveal your voucher code. When punched into the keypad of your international cell phone the voucher code will credit your SIM card the respective Guilder/Florin denomination you purchased.
- 15 Guilders (US$8.00)
- 25 Guilders (US$14.00)
- 35 Guilders (US$20.00)
- 50 Guilders (US$28.00)
The validity period of the airtime will be determined by the airtime value that is purchased. And display the airtime validity with the value (but make it look nice:):
Note:Florins and guilders may be used interchangeably to refer to the local currency.
- 15 Florins = 20 days
- 25 Florins = 30 days
- 35 Florins = 30 days
- 50 Florins = 60 days
Airtime vouchers are available locally, throughout Aruba, at local Tabac shops, convenience stores, and Primo authorized dealers.
Remember: Do not purchase another SIM card when your airtime credit is depleted! Your only need a recharge voucher! And your incoming calls are always free even when you run out of airtime.