My mobile phone works internationally, but my international voice and data plan has confiscatory rates. I don't want to change carriers, so the answer is to get a local SIM card.
I previously had bad experiences trying to buy a SIM card in the UK and actually buying one in Italy and Aruba, so I was not optimistic when I decided to get one in Singapore. The experience could not be more different.
I went in to the Singtel store and came out 5 minutes later with a tourist SIM card (pictured below):
- 100 Gb data
- 500 minutes local calls
- 30 minutes international calls
- 100 texts
- 5 day usage period
- $15 Singapore dollars (about $10.50 USD)