eSIM and Travel: Why Digital Nomads are Making the Switch


Written by: Circles.Life

Last updated: 19 February 2024

Key highlights

● eSIM technology enables digital nomads to switch networks easily without the need to physically swap SIM cards, ensuring seamless connectivity as they travel globally.

● Travel eSIMs offer the convenience of dual numbers on one device. They allow travellers to maintain a home number while using a local data plan on the same phone, enhancing communication flexibility.

● Circles.Life's Borderless plan with eSIM option promises effortless activation and vast data coverage across multiple countries, catering specifically to the needs of travellers seeking reliable and efficient connectivity without the hassle of physical SIM cards.

Unlocking seamless global connectivity with eSIM

Ah, the life of a digital nomad! You've got the world at your fingertips, hopping from one exciting city to another, laptop in tow, meeting new folks, and, of course, checking if the cafe you’re heading to offers free and reliable Wi-Fi.

But what if there was a way to make your digital life even smoother, freeing you from the hassle of juggling physical SIM cards each time you land in a new country? Enter the eSIM!

Why juggle SIM cards when you can go digital? Explore Circles.Life Borderless eSIM plan.

What's the buzz with eSIM?

Let’s kick things off with a tiny tech lesson. eSIM, short for 'embedded SIM', is a small chip inside your phone that acts just like a traditional SIM card but without any physical card involved. It stores all the info your device needs to use a mobile network, but you can now switch carriers without swapping cards!

Read more: eSIM vs Physical SIM: Differences, Benefits & More.

Why digital nomads are loving eSIM

1. Switch networks without switching SIMs

Every nomad knows the SIM card juggle. Landing in a new country often meant finding a local SIM card and swapping it out with your current one. But with eSIM, switching between carriers or plans is just a few taps away on your phone screen. Zero fuss!

Read more: Compare the Best eSIM Plans in Singapore

2. Dual numbers, one device

Most eSIM-enabled phones still come with a physical SIM slot. This means you can have your home country's SIM and use the eSIM for your current roving adventures - both on the same device.

3. Seamless connectivity

Just landed in Bali? Or maybe it's Bangkok this month. Either way, hopping from one network to another is now a breeze with eSIM. No more hunting for a local SIM card at the airport. Simply choose a travel data plan like Borderless (which is available in both eSIM and physical SIM options), and bam! You’re connected the moment you touch down.

4. Eco-friendly option

Let's not forget our dear planet. By ditching the plastic SIM cards, we're also taking a small but significant step towards reducing electronic waste. And that’s always a win!

Circles.Life's Borderless Plan is not just any eSIM option; it's THE eSIM option for travellers.

As a digital nomad, you’re always looking for the best. And that's precisely where Circles.Life steps in with our Borderless plan, tailored just for folks like you.

• Travel with 100GB data across Singapore and 8 popular Asian countries^
• 300 mins of Local (SG) Talktime
• Free incoming Local and Roaming SMS
• Free Caller ID

^Countries covered: Singapore, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, and Thailand.

While our Borderless plan is available in both physical SIM and eSIM, choosing the eSIM option lets you bypass those tedious waits and delivery fees. Plus, you can activate the plan within minutes! So what are you waiting for? Sign up for Borderless Plan now!

Learn more: Borderless 101 – The Ultimate Plan for Digital Natives

Final thoughts

Travelling and working on the go have never been this seamless. The combo of eSIM technology and Circles.Life's Borderless plan truly understands the heartbeat of every digital nomad. It's about convenience, flexibility, and uninterrupted connectivity.

So, the next time you're sipping a latte in a cosy café in Taiwan or catching waves in Bali, remember that staying connected without the fuss is just an eSIM away. Here’s to borderless adventures!

Ready to take your travels to the next level? Sign up for Circles.Life’s Borderless eSIM plan now!





Published 2023-09-22

Written by Circles.Life


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