sing 4G Internet whilst roaming abroad may cost you a fortune. Here are some tips on how to purchase a Russian sim wisely: there are 4 main mobile network operators in Russia: MegaFon, MTS, Beeline and Tele2. Only Beeline and Tele2 have offices in Pulkovo Airport (1st floor, in the Arrivals hall).
PLEASE NOTE: To buy aSIM card you will need to have your passport on you.
We did a research and found the most suitable plans for travelers:
- 350 Rub
-You get 20 GB of Internet+ unlimited data on messaging apps + 300 min of calls (on Russian mobile numbers)
- 550 Rub
- You get 30 GB ofInternet + unlimited data on messaging apps + 700 min of calls (on Russian mobile numbers)
Office locations: https://spb.beeline.ru/customers/beeline-map/
- 350 Rub - Tariff “Moy Online”. 40GB of Internet + unlimited data on messaging apps
- (WhatsApp, Viber) and social media (Facebook, VK) + 400 min of calls (on Saint Petersburg mobile numbers)
These are perfect options if you need access to the Internet on the road.
Office locations: https://spb.tele2.ru/offices
Useful Phrases To Buy SIMcard:
I want to buy a SIMcard. It costs 350 Rub. Here is my passport.
Я хочу купить SIM карту. Стоит 350 руб. Вот мой паспорт.
Ya hochu kupit SIMkartu. Stoit trista pyat’desyat rubley. Vot moy pasport.