USA SmartStart Gold Prepaid SIM Card For Unlocked GSM Phones
Your most economical choice for a prepaid SIM card for use in the USA
This SIM Card Includes:
A local US phone number in the area of your choice
International direct-dial numbers from other countries can be added to your SIM card,click for details
About 3/4 of an hour of airtime to get you started
Voicemail, SMS messaging, Caller ID, Call Waiting and 3 Way-Calling
No contract, credit check or activation charges
The starter USA-SmartStart Gold prepaid SIM for the USA is valid for 3 months from activation or your first reload. Unused call time credit will roll over into the next 90 day period (if you make arrangements for us to make a single reload within 88 days from your last reload). If no reloads are added initially your SIM will expire 90 days from the date of purchase.
Airtime Rates - Within The USA
The airtime rate with the $100 reload (the most popular) is 25¢ a minute. This includes incoming calls and all outbound calls with the USA. Incoming SMS messages are free, and outbound SMS messages cost 20¢ each.
Airtime Rates - International Calls
International calls with the USA-SmartStartGoldprepaid SIM card to destinations in Europe, Asia and Africa are approximately $1.50 per minute, in addition to your prepaid minutes. Calls to Canada/Mexico add 40¢ per minute and Jamaica/Island Countries add 80¢ per minute.
If you will be calling or travelling overseas frequently, we also have another option that allows you to call almost any country for much less. Be sure to call us at 1-800-872-7626 extension 0 to find out about your options.
For Example calls to the UK start at just 8¢ a minute for the International LD fees.
We will send you a fully activated SIM card(s) with an assigned mobile number. All you have to do is tell us your preferred city and we will do all the up front activation and account set up work for you.
If you are using your own GSM phone and it asks you to enter a special code after you put the SIM in your phone, you must confirm that the phone is not locked. InTouch Smartcards provides a wide selection of unlocked phones that meet almost any need. Check out the latest selection of newGSM phonesthat would work with this SIM.
The USA-SmartStart Gold prepaid SIM may need to be reloaded once every 90 days to keep the account current unless the $199 reload is purchased, which is good for 1 year.
Reloads are available from Smartcards in the following increments:
$199 = 1,000 (19¢ a minute)
$100 = 400 minutes (25¢ a minute)
$40 = 130 minutes (30¢ a minute)
To Reload your SIM card after you arrive in the USA please call 1-800-USA-ROAM x110 or from overseas call 1-703-620-0879. Reloads are typically purchased in $100 increments.
Voicemail InstructionsEnter 123 and press send from your wireless phone.
Enter the last four digits of you mobile number when asked for your PIN code.
Follow the recorded instructions, including recording a personalized greeting.
Your SIM will automatically forward callers to your voicemail if you cannot be reached.
To check your messages when in the USA simply enter 123 and press send.
From outside of the USA dial your phone number, +1-XXX-XXX-XXXX, press * and enter your PIN code (the last four digits of your mobile number).