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Thai sim card – 4 easy steps to get connected in Thailand

By Paul Aslett on January 22, 2017 in Living In Thailand

Thai sim card – 4 easy steps to get connected in Thailand

Thai sim card you have arrived in Thailand & need to call home, to keep your costs down you should use the local phone network. You want to add 4g so you can use social networking whilst overseas read our guide. Most Thai girls use social networking to communicate using all the social apps such as whats app, Line, Facebook chat & we chat to name but a few you really need a Thai sim with a data package on it if you are looking to meet Thai ladies.

Step 1 – Get the phone unlocked

Thai sim card

Its Good To Talk – Keep In Touch

Get your phone unlocked from the network in Pattaya this can be done at Tuk Com located on south Pattaya road. The alternative is to ask your service provider to do this before you leave.

Step 2 – Which network provider

We have numerous providers in Thailand, Asia 12call & Dtac & True Move seem the most obvious choices sim cards can be purchased at 7/11 & family marts. You may need to show your passport to register the sim card. These data plans are weekly, monthly they will suit any traveler to Thailand most visitors are here for short term only some are looking to retire in Thailand they will need a long term contract.

Step 3 – How to top your phone up in Thailand

This is known a ‘topping up your phone in Thailand ” this us extremely easy to top up your Thai sim card online, 7/11 & family marts. You purchase a top up card scratch off the panel insert the code & you are ready to go.

You can check your current package by using the following codes :  AIS  – *121# – DTAC *101*9# – TRUE #123#

Step 4 – Extending your Thai sim the easy way

AIS service providers :

  • Top up your phone & get 30 days validity
  • Or dial *500*9# & choose your Thai sim package.

Check out their current packages – AIS Thailand

DTAC service providers

  • *113*30*9# – 30 days extension
  • *113*60*9# – 60 day extension
  • *113*90*9# – 90 day extension
  • *113*180*9#- 180 day extension

DTAC mobile services –  DTAC service packages 

Check the costs as these vary with the network provider.

True move  service providers

  • * 934 * 30 #- 30 days extension
  • * 934 * 90 #- 90 day extension
  • * 934 * 180 #- 90 day extension

True move mobile services – True service packages

That it you are good if you follow our simple guide, happy hunting & enjoy the ride.

About the Author

Paul AslettView all posts by Paul Aslett
Qualified UK Immigration Consultant - OISC F200700163. Owner of Thai Visa Express - UK -Australia- Thailand Visa applications. Expertise UK visa immigration family migration visa applications - leave to enter & remain in the UK. My expertise is visas for Thai citizens to travel or settle overseas, currently living working in Thailand.