Many tourists or people that spend a bit longer in Italy look at getting a SIM card to stop the high roaming charges. In Italy you need ID to get a SIM card and many operators won’t let you get one if you are not resident in Italy. TIM the national operator has a Tourist deal which is reasonable.
TIM TOURIST can be used in Italy and roaming in EU countries.
The national traffic minutes included in the offer are valid for all Italian mobile and landline numbers and roaming from EU countries to all mobile numbers and all Italian and EU country landline numbers.
The minutes of international traffic included in the offer are valid from Italy to the countries listed above. Calls are charged by the second and with no connection fee.
International voice traffic from Italy to foreign countries, which exceeds the bundle of 200 minutes, will be charged based on the costs of the basic TIM international rates available at the link.
The active profile on the TIM Card is TIM BASE19: at the end of 200 minutes of traffic, call all national mobile and landline numbers at 19 cents per minute. Tolled calls in advance of 60 seconds and connection fee of 20 cents. Cost of SMS at 29 cents, MMS at € 1.30.
Internet traffic (GPRS / EDGE / UMTS / HSPA / LTE) included in the offer is valid for Internet browsing in Italy and roaming in EU countries on all APNs (ibox.tim.it, wap.tim.it and blackberry .net).
It should be noted that starting from 13 June 2022 the 3G network will be phased out in favor of the more performing 4G and 5G networks. Click here to learn more.
The GB of traffic are counted in advance unit increments of 1KB.
Of the 50 Giga included in the offer, 14GB are also valid in EU countries.
When the available Giga is exceeded, if the customer has no other active data options, navigation in Italy is blocked. Exceeding 13 Giga in EU countries. the cost is 0.213 cents / MB including VAT.
Following the expiration, the offer is automatically deactivated but can be reactivated by the customer if you have credit on the Tim card.
The offer can be reactivated both on its natural expiration and earlier in the event of total or partial exhaustion of the minutes and GB included in it. In this case, the renewal involves the resetting of any minutes and GB remaining, relating to the previous activation.
The offer is enabled for 4G navigation up to 150 Mbps in download and 75 Mbps in uploa