- A Guide for Visitors
- Albania SIM Card FAQs
- What is a SIM card, and why do I need one in Albania?
- Which Albanian mobile operator has the best coverage?
- What are the SIM card size options for devices?
- Where can I obtain a Vodafone or other Albania SIM card?
- How much does an Albania SIM card cost?
- How do I set up and use an Albania SIM card?
- What if I use up all my purchased data?
A Guide for Visitors
If you are visiting Albania soon, maintaining internet connectivity is essential. Here are the best connectivity options based on your device.
For eSIM Compatible Phones
Go with Airalo eSIM for instant, reliable connectivity on eSIM-compatible phones or tablets. Airalo offers flexible Albania data packages starting at just $4.50. Follow simple sign-up, activation, and installation steps on Airalo’s website or mobile app to get connected in minutes.
Airalo is the world’s first eSIM store that solves the pain of high roaming bills by giving you access to eSIMs (digital SIM cards). With eSIMs from Airalo, download and install a digital data pack from 200+ countries and be connected anywhere in the world the second you land.
For Non-eSIM Phones
If your device does not support eSIM functionality, conveniently order an international SimOptions SIM card tailored for Albania. With multi-country coverage, high-speed 4G/LTE data, and no roaming fees, SimOptions SIM cards provide visitors with optimal connectivity.
Having reliable internet while traveling internationally is more important than ever. SimOptions eliminates the headache of finding a local SIM card at your destination by shipping the best packages globally.
Other Connectivity Options to Consider
🌐 Use your phone’s international roaming add-on
🌐 Purchase a SIM card in-country
Purchasing a Local SIM Card
Local SIM cards can be purchased at Tirana airport and Vodafone, One, and ALBtelecom outlet stores starting at around 500 Lekë (€4).
Top Local SIM Card Providers
For non eSIM-enabled devices, the recommended options are:
📶 Vodafone Albania – Largest network with strong coverage
📶 One Telecommunications – Affordable prices and decent coverage
📶 ALBtelecom – Budget-friendly SIM cards