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Who doesn’t want to visit the second biggest country in the world? Yes, you guessed it right! I’m talking about Canada. Home to the largest coastline, Canada has a lot to offer, from wildlife tours to kayaking, in nature and in the maritime, from skiing and snowboarding in British Columbia to enjoying the resorts and French culture of Quebec, from taking a helicopter ride over The Thousand Islands in Ontario to taking a ride in the Maid of the Mists in Niagara Falls and finally seeing the Northern lights in Yukon.
Canada is also known for one of the friendliest and the most heartwarming locals which makes it a wonderful tourist destination.
With so many unique cities blending urban life to the natural surroundings, it is important to consider the coverage when traveling to Canada so that you don’t lose connection with your loved ones.
Best network providers in Canada
Canada has three main network providers: Telus, Bell, and Rogers. When it comes to coverage, Bell and Telus have the same coverage because both networks share the same mobile network. However, these three big network providers only cover approximately 30% of the vast geography of Canada.
On the other hand, if you only plan to travel in certain regions of Canada then you better check out Freedom Mobile for Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, Sasktel for the province of Saskatchewan, and Videotron for Quebec. These region-specific mobile networks offer cheaper plans as compared to the big three networks but data speed and coverage can be a major problem because once you are out of a region, you will be out of service and who wants to lose service when you’re traveling in a foreign country? This is why it’s always best to check coverage before making plans.
Our data plans
|Carrier||Small Plan||Large Plan|
|Telus||$45 – 1 GB Data (with Unlimited Talk/Unlimited Text)||$65 – 3 GB Data (with Unlimited Talk/Unlimited Text)|
|Bell||$35 – 1GB (With Unlimited Talk/Unlimited Text)||$65 – 3 GB Data (With Unlimited Talk/Unlimited Text)|
|Rogers||$50 – 500 MB [With Unlimited Text/Unlimited Talk(time-specific)]||$65 – 1 GB [With Unlimited Text/Unlimited Talk (time-specific)]|
How do I get these local plans
Right after landing in Canada, you can find kiosks with Canadian SIM cards at Toronto airport. You can also purchase SIM cards from shopping centers and stores like Staples, Walmart, and Superstore.
To get the SIM cards, you will need to have your ID and/or passport for identification and you will also have to make sure that your device is unlocked.
Once you get the SIM card, activation is quite simple and will not take long!
Benefits of using an eSim/devices that support eSims
If you want instant connectivity and do not want to deal with the hassle of purchasing a SIM card in Canada, then eSIMs are a wonderful option for you. You do not need to switch SIMs and easily add more data just by sending us an email.
eSims are affordable, easy to use, and considering it is provided by US Mobile – they are from someone you can trust. Who knows if the airport kiosks will be open when you land and if they are trustworthy? So, why not be prepared beforehand and choose eSims to avoid any hassle?
To get more details about eSIMs, please click here.
As easy as it gets!
All it takes to get an eSIM with US Mobile is:
1. Check if your device is eSIM compatible.
2. Sign up and sign in to your dashboard.
3. “Add a line” and choose your plan.
4. Install your digital eSIM and you’re good to go!
US Mobile Plans
OR you can get a US Mobile international plan. If you have an eSim enabled phone you can get one of these plans below. We have smart coverage on almost all the networks. With smart coverage, our eSims are able to connect with the best carrier available in a given country or area. You can see more details here.
Here are the plans available in Canada:
1 GB – $10
5 GB – $40
If you are travelling, look no further!
If you are looking to travel to Canada and are worried about a network, your search ends here. All you need is an eSIM compatible phone and your trip to Canada will be stress-free because we at US Mobile will have you covered with an easy to use and highly affordable data plan!