Telestial, a wireless solution provider for travelers, is offering its Passport Roaming SIM, with U.S. and U.K. global cell phone service all in one. The service provides a U.S. and U.K. number, where both numbers are active simultaneously. 

The traveler can be called at any time on either the U.S. +1 number or the U.K. +44 number and will also receive text messages on either number. The dual-number Passport SIM provides two mobile services, with two numbers with the ease of a single, prepaid account balance, says the company.

The dual-number SIM means that customers who’d like a U.S. and international number no longer need to carry two phones, or one phone and multiple SIM cards. According to Telestial, the dual-number Passport SIM is prepaid and works in over 130 countries around the world. 

Compared to costly international roaming rates that range from $1-5 USD per minute depending on the traveler’s location, the new Telestial dual-number Passport SIM provides customers low calling rates overseas, the company says.

New Telestial dual-number SIM features include:

  •   Calls made from the dual-number SIM: From $0.49 USD per minute
  •   Incoming calls made to the U.K. number: Free in over 50 countries (including the U.S. and Canada)
  •   Incoming calls made to the U.S. number: $0.19 USD per minute
  •   Text messages made from the dual-number SIM: $0.69 USD
  •   Text messages received to U.K. number: Free
  •   Text messages received to U.S. number: $0.10 USD 

“With the dual-number Passport Roaming SIM, travelers get the best of both a U.S. and international prepaid cell phone service with some of the lowest rates available. Business travelers and leisure travelers will love the convenience of having one phone,” said Ken Grunski, Telestial president. 

The service also provides significant savings for international travelers coming to the U.S. Instead of paying an average of $1.50 USD per minute for all calls made in the United States, international travelers coming to the U.S. will benefit from much lower outgoing costs of $0.49 USD and incoming costs of $0.19 USD, says the company.

Telestial Dual Number Passport Roaming SIMs can be purchased at for $29 USD, which includes a $10 USD calling credit.


About Rakesh Raman

Have extensive editorial, content management, and integrated communications experience and have worked as a senior tech journalist, analyst, and columnist with different newspapers, magazines, and Web/online properties in India.

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