Recharge foreign SIM card while abroad for a semester under Erasmus Programme

Girls on the beach taking pictures
Girls on the beach taking pictures
Semester abroad

You have just decided to go abroad for a semester, possibly via Erasmus Programme? Congratulation, it will be a very rich experience! You will be in a foreign country, with a different culture and language and meet new people from all over the world. Not only do you have the chance to learn a new language and explore a new culture but also build lifetime long friendships.

But before you can embark on this journey, things need to be planned and organised: Do you need a Visa? Where can you find an accomodation? How can you open a bank account? How do you get to the University, is there public transport? And the list goes on and on. Nevertheless, it can easily be done!

Another important question is, how can your friends and family reach you and how can you stay in contact with the new people you will meet? Well, since you might only be away for a few months, getting a mobile phone contract is probably no option and using your SIM card from home neither. Roaming makes it too expensive.

The best option is to buy a local SIM card and always recharge credit when needed. But is sounds easier than done.

Sometimes the next shop is far away or it´s late already and it is closed. Or maybe you are not comfortable with the language and don´t know how to say much credit you would like to buy.

Would it not be amazing if you could recharge your SIM card online. Even your parents could recharge it for you from home at any time!

Try utransto,  and you will see recharging your cell phone has never been more convenient!

  1. Register with utransto for free of course
  2. Type in the number you would like to recharge
  3. Select your preferred payment method. That´s it!

You will now receive the credit on your phone.