Traveling to any African country can be super stressful. There are so many things to think about when traveling to the continent, from immunizations, what to pack, staying within the luggage allowance, and how to stay connected on your trip.
Landing at any airport on the continent can be overwhelming, you're probably tired from the flight, experience anxiety over your luggage coming out in one peace, the long immigration cues, and the frustration of not being able to use your phone.
It's always a good idea to plan ahead the best way you can. Sure there are some things you can’t help when you traveling, but you can get ahead by being connected as soon as your plane hits the tarmac.
Try Ajo eSIM the next time you travel
Download the Ajo eSIM so that it's already built into your phone. You don't have to mess around trying to find a sim card or using your mobile data.
With the Ajo eSIM, It lets you switch between carriers or plans without needing to go to a store or wait for a new SIM card to arrive in the post. You can also top up data via the online store before you travel and also during your trip.
Sorting out a sim card whilst on the continent can be a long and frustrating process. In some countries, there are can hurdles to get a sim card. For example in Ghana, it can be difficult to get a sim card if you don’t have a Ghana card.
The Ajo eSIM saves you time so you can do less of the running around on getting connected and staying connected.
Roaming costs vs Ajo eSIM Data plan for Ghana.
So let's say you are traveling from the U.K. to Ghana. Below is the average cost of data you will pay across all the major mobile phone networks in the U.K:
100MB £32.54 7 days
225MB £60.00 7 days
With AJO you can get 1GB of data for as little as £6.90 for 30 days.
And if you run out you can simply top up through our online store.
What are the benefits of using an eSIM whilst traveling throughout Africa
Besides the cost, there are many other benefits of having an eSIM over paying international roaming fees.
No need to carry multiple phones
With an eSIM, you can use your existing phone and activate a new cellular service without having to carry around a second phone. All you have to do is download the eSIM profile for the new carrier onto your phone and then you're good to go.
Prepaid eSIMs offer greater flexibility than international roaming plans. With a prepaid eSIM, you can choose the amount of data, voice, and text that you need, and you can add more as needed. With an international roaming plan, you are limited to the options that your carrier offers.
Prepaid eSIMs are more convenient than international roaming plans. You can purchase a prepaid eSIM online and have it activated immediately, without having to visit a store or deal with customer service. This can be especially useful if you are traveling to a country where you don't speak the language.
Prepaid eSIMs can offer better coverage than international roaming plans. With an eSIM, you can switch between carriers to find the best coverage in your area. With an international roaming plan, you are limited to the coverage offered by your carrier.
Prepaid eSIMs give you more control over your usage. You can track your data usage and add more data as needed, so you don't have to worry about running out of data or incurring additional charges. With an international roaming plan, you may not have the same level of control.
Prepaid eSIMs can offer greater security than international roaming plans. With an eSIM, your phone number is tied to your device, so you don't have to worry about someone stealing your SIM card and accessing your information. With an international roaming plan, your phone number is tied to your SIM card, which can be easily removed.
Prepaid eSIMs can also have environmental benefits. With a prepaid eSIM, you don't have to worry about disposing of a physical SIM card when you're done with it. This can reduce waste and help the environment.