Unlimited data eSIM for Boston: Compare, buy, and travel connected

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So, don’t know how to connect to the internet in Boston? If you’re looking for an alternative to the traditional and expensive ways to connect to the internet in the United States, such as roaming or pocket WiFi, we invite you to take a look at this new alternative, the eSIM with unlimited data for Boston. With this eSIM, you can connect to the internet unlimitedly during your entire vacation, in any city in the United States, including Boston.

If you don’t know how you can get this new alternative, don’t worry because throughout this article we will show you everything you need to know about this product. Specifically, you’ll learn everything, from its requirements, and features, to the data rate and coverage. Now you can say goodbye to the bad times and hello to the good data!

Requirements to install the eSIM for Boston

Before we start with the details of the eSIM with data for Boston, you must know that not all smartphones are compatible with this product. This is mainly because, being such a new product, not all smartphones are manufactured or designed to be able to use this technology. Therefore, before buying your eSIM for Boston, we recommend that you take a look at the following requirements:

  • First, you must have a smartphone that supports the eSIM technology. Of course, you can check this by looking at the features or specifications of your smartphone.
  • Also, that the smartphone with eSIM technology is compatible with the virtual chip that you want to buy.
  • Most carriers accept iPhone XS models and up.
  • Additionally, to make your purchase, you need to have an email registered as your eSIM will be sent in the form of a QR code.
  • To activate your eSIM you will have to scan the QR code, for this, you will need to project it from another screen, or you can also print out.
  • During the activation process you must have a prior internet connection and physically be at your destination so that the activation is successful.

In case your smartphone doesn’t meet the requirements, we recommend that, instead of choosing other options such as roaming, you connect to the internet in Boston through Holafly’s classic data SIM card for Boston, which will provide you with the best internet connection in the USA at an unbelievable price!

Cellular providers of eSIM cards to travel to Boston

Now that you know and meet the above requirements, it’s your turn to find out which providers offer you an eSIM for your trip to Boston. Remember that these providers sell eSIM cards with a fairly short validity period since they are designed for business trips or short vacations.

If you’re interested in connecting to the internet in Boston with an eSIM for a longer period, we recommend that you take a look at the local eSIMs that we will show you soon.

Continuing with international providers, these are:

  • Holafly
  • Au by KDDI
  • Knowroaming
  • TravelSim

Prices and data plans of eSIM providers to travel to Boston

Surely, one of the aspects you are most interested in is the rates and data plans you can have with the previously mentioned eSIM providers for your trip to Boston. For this reason, we have compiled the rates and data plans of all the providers that we showed you previously, to save you some time so that you can decide, based on your needs and budget, which eSIM is best for you.

However, we recommend that, before making your purchase, in addition to the data and validity days of the eSIM, you also see the coverage that you will have in Boston. That is the aspect that gives the most value to international eSIMs.

Holafly plans and prices in Boston (unlimited data)

  • 5 days, $19 USD
  • 15 days, $47
  • 20 days, $54
  • 30 days, $64
  • 60 days, $84

TravelSIM prices in Boston

  • 5 GB for 30 days at $51

Knowroaming plans to travel to Boston

  • 5 GB for 30 days at $50

Au By KKDI prices in Boston

  • 5 GB for 30 days at $43

Comparison of eSIM providers for Boston

ProviderDataDaysPrice (USD)LanguageSales channels
HolaflyUnlimited30$69Spanish, English, French, and GermanWeb
TravelSim5 GB30$51SpanishWeb
Knowroaming5 GB30$50EnglishWeb
Au by KDDI5 GB30$43EnglishWeb
Table 1. Comparison of eSIM providers for Boston

Features of the eSIM to travel to Boston

If you want to learn more about what international eSIMs can offer you for your trip to Boston, we have drawn out the following list of the main features of international eSIMs, so that you can learn more about their advantages, disadvantages, and important details when connecting to the internet with them:

  • In most cases, eSIMs only offer data, therefore, services such as analog calls can only be made through apps such as WhatsApp or Messenger. Although these consume a lot of data.
  • eSIMs can only be installed once on your smartphone.
  • By installing your eSIM, your smartphone will become a Dual SIM phone, as it will allow you to use both your eSIM for Boston and your traditional SIM card.
  • Even though you can have multiple data plans on your iPhone, you can only use one at a time.
  • Being a virtual product, the cost of shipping and the waiting time doesn’t exist.

Coverage of the eSIM to travel to Boston

As we mentioned before, it’s important that before buying your eSIM you know the coverage that this product offers you when you arrive at your destination. This is important because if your coverage isn’t that good, you could experience some latency issues when loading apps or videos, and you could even lose internet connection in some areas in Boston.

So, to avoid this, the first thing you should do is find out which internet network you will connect to in Boston. Indeed, you can find this out from your provider’s website or by contacting them. If the cellular network to which your eSIM is going to connect you is part of the best operators in the United States, you will surely be able to enjoy good coverage. For example, with the Holafly eSIM for Boston, which connects to the AT&T cellular network and is one of the best in the USA. Among other cellular operators in the United States with excellent quality, we can find Verizon and T-Mobile.

AT&T 4G coverage map in Boston

AT&T 4G coverage map in Boston. Source: GSMA

T-Mobile 4G coverage map in Boston

T-Mobile 4G coverage map in Boston. Source: GSMA

Sprint 4G coverage map in Boston

Sprint 4G coverage map in Boston. Source: GSMA

Local cellular operators offering eSIM in Boston

If instead of buying an eSIM for vacation or business trips you want to have an eSIM to connect to the internet for an indefinite period in Boston, we recommend that you buy an eSIM offered by some local operators in the United States. Certainly, to buy this local eSIM, the first thing you must do is go to the physical branches of the operators that sell this product. Once there you will have to buy a prepaid or postpaid data plan that includes an eSIM and that’s it. Remember to always carry your documents such as your passport with you in case it’s necessary at any part of the process.

Among the operators that have a local eSIM for Boston we find the following:

  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile USA
  • Verizon Wireless

FAQ about eSIM in Boston

If you have any doubts, then we will answer the most frequently asked questions that travelers usually have about their eSIM to connect to the internet in Boston.

Do I need a passport to buy the eSIM Boston?

It’s not necessary to present a passport to get this product. But some providers do require your address to give you the eSIM. Therefore, to buy this product, you can show that you have a temporary residence address in Boston, such as a previously booked hotel.

Can I share data with the eSIM in Boston?

This will depend on the features of the eSIM that you bought from your provider. Some eSIMs will allow you while others will not.

How to activate the eSIM for Boston?

The activation process will depend on your smartphones operating system. You must scan the QR code that you receive by email when making your purchase. Once you do this, you must choose the virtual SIM as the default means of cellular data, activate the data, and roaming and that’s it: your virtual SIM should now work.

What should I know to choose the best eSIM card with data for Boston?

There are two aspects that you must consider. The first is the amount of data you use often. The second is the days you will stay in Boston. Based on this information, you will be able to choose the best eSIM card for your trip. This way you won’t run out of data and your data won’t lose validity during your trip to Boston.

What other options do I have to connect to the internet in Boston?

During your trip to Boston, you will have different options to connect to the internet. However, most of these alternatives are expensive and very inconvenient. Among these alternatives, you find the roaming service and Pocket WiFi.

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