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New Zealand

Choose from our range of eSIM packages

Available eSIM Packages

New Zealand


US $4.50


1 GB


7 Days

New Zealand


US $11.00


3 GB


10 Days

New Zealand


US $16.00


5 GB


15 Days

New Zealand


US $27.00


10 GB


30 Days

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eSIM New Zealand

eSIMs are becoming increasingly popular when traveling abroad, with several countries and network providers now accepting them. New Zealand is no exception.

Travelers can save money on mobile data plans in New Zealand by using eSIMs rather than purchasing local SIM cards. A service provider like KnowRoaming offers foreign eSIMs at a minimal cost, with no additional roaming charges.

Embedded SIM, or eSIM, is a cutting-edge breakthrough in the field of mobile communication. Instead of being a standard, removable card, an eSIM integrates into a mobile device. Mobile network carriers can factory-program the SIM profile into the device's chip thanks to eSIM technology.

Electronic SIMs have various advantages over traditional SIM cards. Visitors to foreign countries are no longer required to purchase and insert a SIM card. They can avoid transferring SIM cards by purchasing and activating an eSIM that works across several data networks and locations.

Travelers save money by using eSIMs. Traditional physical SIM cards have significant roaming fees, which can quickly accumulate and result in unforeseen expenses. Depending on the network provider, eSIMs can provide competitive internet and telephony pricing without roaming. Regular travelers who use their phones for work or pleasure save a significant amount.

The flexibility, simplicity, and cost-effectiveness of eSIMs have transformed mobile technology. International eSIMs eliminate the need to transfer SIM cards or pay expensive roaming fees, redefining travel.

Overall, New Zealand eSIM plans offer a simple and inexpensive solution for travelers to obtain consistent mobile internet access while on the go.

How does New Zealand eSIM work?

Using eSIMs in New Zealand might be a convenient way to stay connected while traveling. To get the most out of your eSIM, keep a few practical recommendations in mind.

To begin, controlling your data usage is critical to avoid running out of data or paying additional charges. You can monitor your data usage on your smartphone or through the eSIM provider's website.

Second, staying connected in isolated regions might be difficult, so it's always a good idea to study coverage in the areas you'll be traveling in advance. Some eSIM providers provide coverage in distant places, so make sure to check to see whether this is available in your destination.

Finally, if you have any problems with your eSIM, such as connectivity or activation issues, contact your provider's customer service for help.

Before acquiring an eSIM, make sure that your device is compatible with it. Most service providers, such as KnowRoaming, mention eSIM-compatible phones on their websites.

Following these practical guidelines and testing eSIM compatibility with devices, you can make the most of your eSIM and enjoy a seamless and hassle-free travel experience in New Zealand.

How to activate your New Zealand eSIM?

An eSIM is really easy to activate and install. The activation instructions for an eSIM are extremely thorough and will be sent to you immediately on screen or via email after you’ve purchased it.

It's crucial to unlock your phone before buying an eSIM because you can't use an eSIM on a network-locked phone.

After purchasing an eSIM from KnowRoaming for New Zealand, the installation and activation are easy processes.

To ensure a smooth setup process, we recommend installing your eSIM just before your departure, as installation requires a stable Internet connection, which might not be the case when you arrive in New Zealand.

After you have installed your eSIM in your home country, you can turn the eSIM off until you reach New Zealand. Activation of the eSIM package only occurs when you use your eSIM at your destination.

Scan the QR code on the checkout page or the confirmation email you received from KnowRoaming, then accept and continue with all prompts.

When you arrive in New Zealand, follow these steps to activate your eSIM on your Android or iOS device:

On Android devices

  • Go to Settings on your phone.
  • Tap on Connections.
  • Tap on Sim Manager.
  • Tap on Mobile Data and set it to your eSIM.
  • When you arrive, go to Settings.
  • Tap on Connections.
  • Tap on Mobile Networks.
  • Turn on data roaming.
  • On iOS devices

  • You need to first switch mobile data to your eSIM.
  • Go to Settings and tap on Mobile Data or Cellular Data.
  • On the Mobile Data page, select the Mobile Data option at the top.
  • Select your eSIM.
  • Turn on roaming for your eSIM.
  • You are now ready to use the New Zealand eSIM to connect with family and friends and surf the internet.

    Once activated, you can enjoy connectivity and immediate access to all your phone apps and data based on your chosen plan.

    If you experience any problems during the installation process, contact the KnowRoaming dedicated support team.

    Why Choose KnowRoaming?

    If you value your time, money, and experiences, you'll need a better answer than 'old school' wandering. Say yes to KnowRoaming, but no to poor data speeds and high fees.

    With KnowRoaming's eSIM plans, you can access over 200 overseas destinations. If your travels take you across multiple countries or areas, a single global eSIM will suffice.

    With your eSIM connected to the local network the moment you arrive at your destination, you can rest and enjoy the comfort of fixed-rate data all the way.

    Purchasing an eSIM with KnowRoaming is a simple, four-step process:

  • Choose your package and pay for it.
  • Scan the QR code you receive.
  • Active your eSIM as soon as you reach your destination.
  • Enable roaming to join the local network.
  • The professional support staff at KnowRoaming is always ready to help you if you run into any issues when activating your eSIM.

    For any questions clients may have regarding eSIM, they can visit KnowRoaming's website.

    Discover what you need with ease thanks to the user-friendly navigation, and get answers to most of your setup, problems, and other related questions in the "Frequently Asked Questions" section.