Phone and Internet in Sri Lanka
Telephone and internet in Sri Lanka
Having access to phone calls and the internet in Sri Lanka is extremely simple and cheap.
In general, Sri Lanka is a country quite adapted to new technologies.
In order for the traveler to be able to talk on the phone and have access to the Internet, you only need to have an unlocked cell phone and buy a SIM on arrival in Sri Lanka.
Where can you buy SIM cards?
In the same airport and in any part of the country you will find factories or small kiosks selling SIM cards.
It is so easy to call and receive phone calls, both from Italy and Sri Lanka. And in the same way it works to have Internet access.
Currently the sale of SIM cards is fully extended throughout Sri Lanka.
Internet service in hotels and accommodation
All hotels in the Standard and Superior category have WI-FI and is completely FREE.
Cheap accommodation or pensions don’t always have internet. In these cases it is even more advisable to buy a SIM card.
Is Cheap Telephone and Internet Service in Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka is probably one of the countries where telephone and internet services are cheaper.
SIM cards are very cheap. You can find them starting from the 150 rupees which equates to less than 1 euro.
The calls are also very cheap, both national and international.
Domestic calls cost 1 to 3 rupees per minute, according to the telephone company.
Calls to Italy and Europe in general cost from 25 to 35 rupees per minute, around 20 cents.
The internet service is a bit more expensive, but it is still cheap compared to Italy.
Companies offering the best service
Particularly relevant are the companies Dialog and SLT (Sri Lanka Telecom),
which offer the best geographic coverage of the signal.
Should the traveler buy a SIM card in Sri Lanka?
It is highly recommended that the traveler purchase a SIM card. It is an inexpensive way to stay in touch with family and friends in Italy. Especially in an emergency.
Is it recommended to activate the roaming on your phone?
Obviously it is advisable to activate the roaming of the phone, especially to receive calls from your country in the event of an emergency, but very expensive.
It is also very expensive to call from the phone, hence the recommendation to buy a SIM card on your arrival in Sri Lanka.
Price of SIM cards and services offered
WhatsApp in Sri Lanka
This application is very useful and works exactly like in Italy.
Sri Lanka is indeed the perfect place for children and for people who like animals and nature.
This country is incredibly green.
It is impossible not to find elephant herds on safari or even on the same road traveling.
It is also very easy to see leopards, macaques and other types of monkeys, giant squirrels, jackals, etc. etc
Furthermore, walking with children and adults through the Peradeniya Botanical Garden is a delight. Along with the giant trees and millions of plants, we will also find monkeys and other animals in this immense place.
We use all the available and easy-to-use technologies to stay in touch with our customers.
Besides the email, the most used method, we are always available by phone and WhatsApp.
It is also possible to communicate via Skype or FaceTime or any other application available to the customer, but only with prior appointment.
We pay a lot of attention in being able to communicate to the customer all the necessary information to offer all the tranquility to you even while you are on Tour.
Living and working in Kandy, facilitates access to privileged information to create new routes and itineraries to Sri Lanka.
This allows us to design exclusive and unique journeys, reaching some places that only we know.
This is why we receive an excellent score in everything related to the design of customised and on-demand trips.
Moreover, we pay a lot of attention to everything related to the management of the booking and assistance, always in English, Spanish and Italian, of your trip to Sri Lanka.
Phone and Internet in Sri Lanka