Top UAE eSIM For Travel

22 November 2023

eSIM data plans for UAE

Opting for a UAE eSIM while planning a visit to Dubai is an affordable and convenient way to ensure connectivity during your trip. With eSIMdata's Dubai eSIM, you can easily download a data plan onto your device and connect to a mobile network upon arrival—all managed directly from your smartphone.

Here are the recommended UAE eSIM plans for seamless connectivity during your travels:

Key details about these eSIMs:

  • Calls are not available

  • SMS is not available

  • Top-Up is available

  • Hotspot is available

Considerations when choosing a Dubai eSIM:

  • Destination: Ensure the eSIM aligns with your travel locations. For multi-country trips, consider a regional or global eSIM.

  • Duration: Each plan has a specific validity period; plan accordingly if extending your stay.

  • Data Usage: Choose based on your typical smartphone usage while traveling.

eSIM Compatibility Check:

Ensure your phone is carrier-unlocked and eSIM-compatible. Most devices from 2018 onwards support eSIMs, but check compatibility through our list of eSIM enebled devices or contact your carrier.

Steps to purchase and install a UAE eSIM:

  • Buy eSIM: Choose an eSIM package based on data, validity, price, and coverage.

  • Install eSIM: Follow simple steps via the eSIMdata iOS and Android installation guide.

  • Activate eSIM: Align with the eSIM's activation policy, which may begin upon installation or upon connecting to a network in UAE.

  • Connect eSIM: Upon arrival, activate the eSIM and select a local network to go online.

Benefits of using eSIMdata eSIM:

  • No roaming charges - eSIM plans operate on a prepaid basis, meaning you solely pay for the data you buy in advance or add to your plan later.

  • Freedom to choose plans without carrier limitations - Select the eSIM data plan that aligns perfectly with your requirements and seamlessly switch plans while you're on the move.

  • Access to local networks - Our collaboration with local providers guarantees you access to the best prices and top-notch service throughout your journey.

  • 24/7 support - Our support team is on hand 24/7, ensuring you receive assistance regardless of your time zone.


In order to cehck the phones that are currenltly supported with eSIM, we created this list of eSIM compatible phones to help you determine whether your smartphone can accept an eSIM.


An easy instalation quide for iOS devices can be found on this guide for eSIM installation on iOS devices.


An easy instalation quide for Android devices can be found on this guide for eSIM installation on Android devices.

Stripe trust badge