Hong Kong SIM APAC (Asia-Pacific) prepaid SIM cards 101

What does Hong Kong SIM APAC mean?

Hong Kong SIM APAC in this article refers to prepaid SIM cards that you insert into your smartphone.  APAC is a common acronym for the Asia-Pacific countries such as Hong Kong, China, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand and Australia.  Prepaid APAC SIM cards enables you to only use one SIM card in many different Asia-Pacific countries.  That way you won’t have to open up your smartphone and insert a different SIM card every time you cross borders.

 


 

.csl APAC prepaid SIM cards

Hi fellow travelers great developments are being made to the prepaid SIM card industry in the Asia-Pacific regions.  The telecom company .csl in Hong Kong have issued two APAC prepaid SIM card products.  This means that you only need to use one SIM card when traveling through these Asian countries during your vacation.

5-day APAC roaming prepaid SIM card

5-day APAC roaming prepaid SIM card
China, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.
500 MB

csl. 5-day APAC roaming prepaid SIM card

8-day APAC roaming prepaid SIM card

8-day APAC roaming prepaid SIM card
China, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.
500 MB

csl. 8-day APAC roaming prepaid SIM card

8-day China-HK-Macau travel SIM card

8-day China-HK-Macau travel SIM card
China, Hong Kong and Macau.
5 GB local data usage.
1 GB roaming data in China and Macau.

csl. 8-day China-HK-Macau travel SIM card

No need to keep track of several SIM cards when crossing borders in the Asian-Pacific countries.  The days of opening up your mobile phone and having to fumble with tiny holes and nano sized SIM cards are over.


.csl Recharge Methods

According to telecom company .csl’s public information.

When the stored-value is about to be used up, or you want to extend the prepaid SIM card’s validity; you need to recharge your prepaid SIM card by any of the following methods:

1. Recharge Voucher

You can buy recharge voucher at .csl shops or 7-Eleven.

2. Online Credit Card Recharge Service

See .csl’s product pages for the latest details and instructions.


 

CMHK APAC “difficult” prepaid SIM cards

This is a very complicated Asia-Pacific product to understand.  But if you have the patience to go through all the legally worded descriptions and find that they suit your specific needs then please try it out.  Personally I think that reading the CMHK descriptions raises more questions than answers your questions.  🙂

4G/3G data & voice roaming prepaid SIM card

4G/3G data & voice roaming prepaid SIM card
Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Japan.

4G/3G data & voice roaming prepaid SIM card

CMHK Recharge Methods 1

According to telecom company China Mobile’s public information you need to refill via their CMHK Web, WeChat Pay or Alipay app.


 

CMHK APAC “simpler” prepaid SIM cards

Some simpler to understand CMHK Asia-Pacific products are these.  The disadvantage with these simpler products is that only mobile data service is supported.  Voice and SMS are not supported.  These simpler APAC data prepaid SIM cards are for one-off use only.  Refills are not applicable.

3G Taiwan 7-day data prepaid SIM card

3G Taiwan 7-day data prepaid SIM card
Hong Kong and Taiwan.
5 GB

3G Taiwan 7-day data prepaid SIM card

3G Japan 7-day data prepaid SIM card

3G Japan 7-day data prepaid SIM card
Hong Kong and Japan.

3G Japan 7-day data prepaid SIM card

3G Singapore 5-day data prepaid SIM card

3G Singapore 5-day data prepaid SIM card
Hong Kong and Singapore.
5 GB

3G Singapore 5-day data prepaid SIM card

3G South Korea 7-day data prepaid SIM card

3G South Korea 7-day data prepaid SIM card
Hong Kong and South Korea.
5 GB

3G South Korea 7-day data prepaid SIM card

CMHK Recharge Methods 2

These simpler APAC data prepaid SIM cards are for one-off use only.  Refills are not applicable.


 

Three (3) APAC prepaid SIM cards

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: China & Macau 3-day

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: China & Macau 3-day
China and Macau.
150 MB

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: China & Macau 3-day

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: Hong Kong & Macau 5-day

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: Hong Kong & Macau 5-day
Hong Kong and Macau.
1 GB

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: Hong Kong & Macau 5-day

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: China, Hong Kong & Macau 15-day

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: China, Hong Kong & Macau 15-day
China, Hong Kong and Macau.
1 GB

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: China, Hong Kong & Macau 15-day

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: ASIA 10 Countries 4-day

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: ASIA 10 Countries 4-day
South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, New Zealand and Australia.

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: ASIA 10 Countries 4-day

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: ASIA 10 Countries 7-day

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: ASIA 10 Countries 7-day
South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, New Zealand and Australia.

Roaming mobile data prepaid SIM: ASIA 10 Countries 7-day