Revolut Introduces eSIM: A Seamless Solution to Roaming Charges

In an era where staying connected while traveling is essential, Revolut, the globally renowned financial app, has once again innovated to meet the needs of its customers. On March 6th, 2024, Revolut proudly announced the launch of its eSIM service in Ireland, marking a significant milestone as the first financial institution in the country to offer this cutting-edge technology. With eSIM, Irish customers can now enjoy hassle-free access to global data plans in over 100 countries, eliminating the burden of unexpected roaming charges.

The eSIM, embedded directly within the Revolut app, offers a host of benefits designed to enhance the travel experience. Here’s what Irish customers can look forward to:

Seamless Installation and Management: Revolut’s eSIM can be installed digitally with just a few clicks, providing instant access to global data plans. Customers can conveniently top up their data directly within the Revolut app, ensuring they stay connected wherever they go.

Simultaneous Usage with Physical SIM: Ideal for frequent travelers, the eSIM can be used alongside a physical SIM, allowing customers to effortlessly switch between networks. This flexibility ensures uninterrupted connectivity, even in remote locations.

Exclusive Benefits for Ultra Plan Users: Customers subscribed to Revolut’s Ultra plan will enjoy exclusive access to 3GB of global data each month, ensuring they stay connected without constraints. Additionally, all Revolut customers in Ireland can benefit from an introductory offer of 100MB of mobile data at no cost.

Access to Revolut App without Data Usage: Connecting the eSIM enables customers to access the Revolut app without consuming their mobile data allowance. This means even if customers run out of data on their eSIM, they can still manage their finances, top up their data, and utilise all app features seamlessly.

The launch of eSIM underscores Revolut’s commitment to leveraging technology to simplify the lives of its customers. Elyas Sadou, Product Owner of eSIM at Revolut, emphasised the convenience and affordability of the eSIM, said “It offers seamless access to mobile data, eliminating the inconvenience of high prices or the need to buy and organize a physical SIM card.”

Revolut has partnered with 1GLOBAL, a leading provider of worldwide mobile network connectivity and eSIM technology, to bring this innovative solution to its customers. Hakan Koç, founder and CEO of 1GLOBAL, highlighted the seamless integration of eSIM into the Revolut app and its compatibility with eSIM-enabled mobile devices.

With the introduction of eSIM, Revolut ensures travelers are supported throughout their journey, from booking accommodation to enjoying exclusive benefits such as lounge access and emergency medical cover. Customers can now explore the world with peace of mind, knowing they can stay connected without the fear of exorbitant roaming charges.

In a world where connectivity is key, Revolut’s eSIM sets a new standard for seamless, cost-effective global roaming. Whether you’re exploring bustling cities or remote landscapes, stay connected with Revolut’s eSIM and experience a new level of convenience in travel.


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