Planning a trip to Cape Town and looking for the best way to stay connected in South Africa? Get yourself a prepaid sim card or an e-sim card to avoid high roaming costs. Buying a sim card for South Africa at Cape Town Airport is very easy. Make it yourself easy on your trip to Cape Town: ordering an Uber, calling a restaurant, get directions are just some of the many reasons why having data on your phone when traveling to Cape Town makes life much easier.
In this guide I will tell you everything about buying a sim card in Cape Town. Where to get a sim card, up to date prices as per June 2023, my recommendation, my own experiences, a vlog of my arrival at Cape Town Airport and even information about international and e-sim cards for South Africa.