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Brazil: Best Tourist eSIMs Reviewed (2024)

Are you going to visit Brazil and want to use the (best) eSIM in the country?

Then you came to the right guide because I will analyze Brazil's best options.

You have probably noticed that there are many, many eSIM providers with eSIMs for the country.

Some are (suspiciously) cheap, while others are (unreasonably) pricey.

Sometimes, the cheap(er) options perform better than the expensive ones because the latter are price gouging.

For Brazil, I recommend eSIMs from any of these eSIM providers:

  • Airalo
  • Alosim
  • Holafly
  • Nomad
Airalo, Alosim, Holafly & Nomad Logos for eSIM Guides

What options do these providers have?

eSIMPackagesPricesDataPhone Number?5G NR?Discount Code(s)
Airalo54.50 USD & 26 USD1 GB for 7 days & 10 GB for 30 daysNoNoAIRALOMAY10 (10%) & NEWMAY15 (15%) 2
Alosim54.50 USD – 26 USD1 GB for 7 days – 10 GB for 30 daysYes (CA/US number) 1YesPTW (5%)
Holafly519 USD – 54 USDUnlimited for 5 days – unlimited for 20 daysNoNoPHONETRAVELWIZ (5%)
Nomad49 USD – 32 USD1 GB for 7 days – 10 GB for 30 daysNoNoADU123 (3 USD) 3

1 Alosim allows you to pick a Canadian (CA) or American (US) phone number through its sister app Hushed, giving you credits worth 30 minutes (within Brazil or from Brazil to anywhere else) or 50 texts (same conditions as calling)
2 if you have never purchased an Airalo eSIM, use code NEWMAY15 for 15% off. You can still get 10% off using code AIRALOMAY10 if you are an existing customer. Note each code has a redemption limit of 3000 (while the codes of Alosim and Holafly have no redemption limit)
3 if you have never purchased a Nomad eSIM, use code ADU123 for 3 USD off. On Tuesdays, use NOMADTUE for 10% off on plans of 10 GB or higher

Are there any Latin/South American-wide eSIMs available? Yes, there are!

eSIMRegional eSIMs?CountriesPhone Number?
AiraloYes (Latamlink)19No
AlosimYes (South America)9Yes (CA/US number) 1
HolaflyYes (Latin America)14No
NomadNoN/AN/A

1 Alosim allows you to pick a Canadian (CA) or American (US) phone number through its sister app Hushed, giving you credits worth 30 minutes or 50 texts (same conditions as calling)

And if you are not just visiting this region, consider one of these global eSIMs:

eSIMGlobal eSIMs?CountriesPhone Number?
AiraloYes (Discover(+))120+Yes (Discover+ only)
AlosimNoN/AN/A
HolaflyNoN/AN/A
NomadYes (Global 109/136)109 & 136No

The discount codes I mentioned can also be used for any South/Latin American or global eSIM.

Airalo Discover eSIM
© Airalo
Airalo Discover+ eSIM
© Airalo

So, let's see what each eSIM provider has to offer to us for Brazil.

Buying an eSIM for Brazil Guide (logos of Holafly, TIM, SimOptions, Alosim & Joia)

Original publication: 14th of August 2022. Last updated: 28th of March 2024.


Table of Contents

Airalo Brazil eSIMs

Airalo Logo
© Airalo

Airalo has three sorts of eSIMs that can be used in Brazil: Maneiro, Latamlink & Discover(+).

Below is a quick overview:

eSIMCoveragePackagesPricesData5G NR in Brazil?
ManeiroBrazil only54.50 USD – 26 USD1 GB for 7 days – 10 GB for 30 daysNo
LatamlinkBrazil & 18 Latin American countries415 USD – 60 USD1 GB for 7 days – 5 GB for 30 daysNo
Discover(+)Brazil & 120+ countries globally12 (6 for Discover & 6 for Discover+)9/15 USD – 69/89 USD 11 GB for 7 days – 20 GB for 365 days (1 year)No

1 9 USD and 69 USD apply to the Discover eSIM. Discover+ eSIM costs between 15 USD and 89 USD

Airalo eSIMs for Brazil Details Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz

Remember to use code NEWMAY15 for 15% off if you have never purchased an Airalo eSIM before OR code AIRALOMAY10 for 10% off if you are an existing Airalo user (valid until the 31st of March – only the first 3000 users can redeem either discount code).

If you already have an eSIM variant in mind, click on the links next to jump to the respective sections: Maneiro, Latamlink & Discover(+).

Brazil Maneiro eSIM Airalo
© Airalo
Latamlink Latin America eSIM Airalo
© Airalo
Airalo Discover+ eSIM
© Airalo

Airalo is the most well-known eSIM provider.

It launched in 2019 and is currently the largest eSIM provider, covering more than 200 countries and territories.

Airalo All Eligible Countries Map Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz (October 2023 Version)
2023 version

Fun fact: the first eSIM I ever tested was one from Airalo (on my dad's phone because I did not have an eSIM-supported device back then 🗿).

Airalo Maneiro (Brazil) eSIM

One unique thing Airalo does is give each eSIM a unique name instead of calling it “country eSIM”.

Its Brazil eSIM is called Maneiro.

Brazil Maneiro eSIM Airalo
© Airalo

As highlighted earlier, there are five Maneiro eSIMs to choose from, which are shown below:

  1. Brazil/Maneiro 1 GB eSIM for 7 days, costing 4.50 USD
  2. Brazil/Maneiro 2 GB eSIM for 15 days, costing 8 USD
  3. Brazil/Maneiro 3 GB eSIM for 30 days, costing 11 USD – very popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  4. Brazil/Maneiro 5 GB eSIM for 30 days, costing 15.50 USD – most popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  5. Brazil/Maneiro 10 GB eSIM for 30 days, costing 26 USD – very popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers

Note: Phone Travel Wiz reader popularity ranking was updated in December based on data up to the 30th of December (2023 data only). The (promotional) prices were updated on the 6th of March.

Airalo Brazil Maneiro eSIM Price & Data Details Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz
See the list above for up-to-date prices and allowances. The figures in this image may be outdated.

You can use the Vivo Brazil (4G) network with the Maneiro eSIM.

Airalo Brazil Maneiro eSIM Supported Networks in Brazil Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz

In my Brazil SIM card buying guide, I tell you more about which Brazilian mobile operator is/are the best in coverage or speed so you can manually select the network that would suit your needs.

Buying a SIM Card in Brazil Guide (logos of TIM, Vivo, Claro & Oi)

Airalo Latamlink eSIM

Next, we have the Airalo Latamlink eSIM to be used in Brazil and 18 other Latin American countries.

    Latamlink Latin America eSIM Airalo
    © Airalo

Airalo introduced this eSIM after the success of its Europe eSIM, Eurolink (review), and Asia eSIM, Asialink (review).

Airalo Europe Eurolink eSIM
© Airalo
Asialink Asia eSIM Airalo
© Airalo

Just like country-specific eSIMs in Latin America, the Latamlink eSIM is less generous but more expensive than its Asian and European counterparts.

Unfortunately, that is a Latin America-specific issue (Airalo has one of the lowest prices for this market).

These four Latamlink eSIMs are available:

  1. Latin America/Latamlink 1 GB eSIM for 7 days, costing 15 USD
  2. Latin America/Latamlink 2 GB eSIM for 15 days, costing 28 USD
  3. Latin America/Latamlink 3 GB eSIM for 30 days, costing 39 USD – most popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  4. Latin America/Latamlink 5 GB eSIM for 30 days, costing 60 USD – very popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers

Note: Phone Travel Wiz reader popularity ranking was updated in December based on data up to the 30th of December (2023 data only). The (promotional) prices were updated on the 6th of March.

Airalo Latin America Latamlink eSIM Price & Data Details Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz
See the list above for up-to-date prices and allowances. The figures in this image may be outdated.

You can use the Vivo Brazil network with the Latamlink eSIM in Brazil (without 5G NR access).

Airalo Latin America Latamlink eSIM Supported Networks in Greenland Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz

Besides Brazil, the Latamlink eSIM can also be used in the following countries:

  • Argentina
  • Belize 1
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • French Guiana
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela 1

1 on 3G only

Airalo Latamlink Central- and South America Eligible Countries Map Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz (October 2023 Version)

Airalo Discover(+) eSIM

Lastly, we have the Airalo's global Discover and Discover+ eSIMs.

Airalo Discover eSIM
© Airalo
Airalo Discover+ eSIM
© Airalo

And when I say global, I mean global – it can be used in 120+ countries (Brazil included).

The difference between Discover and Discover+ is that the latter gives you an Austrian (+43) phone number and up to 200 international minutes and 200 international SMS.

As a result, the + variant is up to 20 USD more expensive than Discover… but the benefits are worth it (I only use Discover+ for testing purposes).

Regardless of which variant you choose, both have a maximum validity of 365 days (one year) and can use 5G NR in most destinations.

These 12 Airalo Discover(+) eSIMs are available:

  1. Discover 1 GB eSIM for 7 days, costing 9 USD
  2. Discover+ 1 GB (with 10 minutes and 10 SMS) eSIM for 7 days, costing 15 USD
  3. Discover 2 GB eSIM for 15 days, costing 17 USD
  4. Discover+ 2 GB (with 20 minutes and 20 SMS) eSIM for 15 days, costing 27 USD
  5. Discover 3 GB eSIM for 30 days, costing 24 USD
  6. Discover+ 3 GB (with 30 minutes and 30 SMS) eSIM for 30 days, costing 36 USD – very popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  7. Discover 5 GB eSIM for 60 days, costing 35 USD – very popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  8. Discover+ 5 GB (with 50 minutes and 50 SMS) eSIM for 60 days, costing 50 USD
  9. Discover 10 GB eSIM for 180 days, costing 59 USD
  10. Discover+ 10 GB (with 100 minutes and 100 SMS) eSIM for 180 days, costing 79 USD
  11. Discover 20 GB eSIM for 365 days, costing 69 USD – most popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  12. Discover+ 20 GB (with 200 minutes and 200 SMS) eSIM for 365 days, costing 89 USD

Note: Phone Travel Wiz reader popularity ranking was updated in December based on data up to the 30th of December (2023 data only). The (promotional) prices were updated on the 6th of March.

Airalo Global Discover eSIM Price & Data Details Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz
See the list above for up-to-date prices and allowances. The figures in this image may be outdated.

The Discover(+) eSIM can use the Vivo Brazil network in Brazil (with 4G/LTE access).

Airalo Global Discover eSIM Supported Networks in Brazil Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz

For an entire list of countries where the eSIM can be used, you should check out my ongoing Airalo Discover+ eSIM review.

Airalo Discover+ eSIM Review by Phone Travel Wiz

Or use this map.

Airalo Discover Global eSIM Eligible Countries Map Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz (October 2023 Version)

In every country I visit where I test country-specific Airalo eSIMs, I also try out its Discover+ eSIM (if it can be used there).

So you better check it out now and then to see if I wrote about the country/countries you plan to visit and read about the eSIM's performance in said country, as it is not always perfect.

Airalo eSIMs for Brazil Summarized

To summarize, these are the characteristics of each Airalo eSIM covered in this section:

  • Maneiro:
    • can be used in Brazil only
    • is priced at 4.50 USD and 26 USD
    • has five variants (1 GB for 7 days & 10 GB for 30 days)
    • has no 5G NR access
    • has no phone number
  • Latamlink:
    • can be used in Brazil and 18 other Latin American countries
    • is priced between 15 USD and 60 USD
    • has four variants (1 GB for 7 days – 5 GB for 30 days)
    • has no 5G NR access in Brazil (or any other supported country)
    • has no phone number
  • Discover:
    • can be used in Brazil and 120+ countries worldwide
    • is priced between 9 USD and 69 USD
    • has six variants (1 GB for 7 days – 20 GB for 365 days)
    • has no 5G NR access in Brazil (but does in many other countries)
    • has no phone number
  • Discover+:
    • can be used in Brazil and 120+ countries worldwide
    • is priced between 15 USD and 89 USD
    • has six variants (1 GB for 7 days – 20 GB for 365 days)
    • has no 5G NR access in Brazil (but does in many other countries)
    • includes an Austrian phone number
      • offers up 200 international minutes and 200 international SMS (to any country worldwide, including those the eSIM cannot be used in)
Airalo eSIMs for Brazil Summary Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz

Alosim Brazil eSIMs

Alosim Logo
© Alosim

Alosim has two sorts of eSIMs that can be used in Brazil: Brazil and South America.

Below is a quick overview:

eSIMCoveragePackagesPricesData5G NR in Brazil?
BrazilBrazil only54.50 USD – 26 USD1 GB for 7 days – 10 GB for 30 daysYes
South AmericaBrazil & 8 South American countries320 USD – 64 USD1 GB for 7 days – 5 GB for 30 daysNo

Remember that you can use code PTW for 5% off any Alosim purchase (as many times as you wish for as many eSIMs as you want).

If you already have an eSIM variant in mind, click on the links next to jump to the respective sections: Brazil and South America.

Alosim Brazil eSIM
© Alosim
Alosim South America eSIM
© Alosim

Alosim is the only eSIM provider that gives you a phone number with each eSIM purchase.

Yes, you read it correctly – you can get a phone number, make calls & send text messages when you buy an Alosim Brazil eSIM!

That is because Alosim is owned by AffinityClick, which also owns the Hushed app.

Hushed Screenshot

Whenever you make an eSIM purchase, Alosim will send you a code worth up to 30 international minutes or 50 international SMS.

While you will not get a Brazilian phone number (because of local regulations), you will get a +1 one (American or Canadian) from one of the more than 300 area codes.

But that is enough about phone numbers and Hushed – let's focus on Alosim.

It has eSIMs for Brazil and more than 170 countries worldwide.

Alosim All Eligible Countries Map Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz (October 2023 Version)
2023 version

Alosim Brazil eSIM

Alosim has five variants for Brazil, which are listed below:

  1. Brazil 1 GB eSIM for 7 days, costing 4.50 USD – most popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  2. Brazil 2 GB eSIM for 15 days, costing 8 USD
  3. Brazil 3 GB eSIM for 30 days, costing 11 USD – very popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  4. Brazil 5 GB eSIM for 30 days, costing 15.50 USD – very popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  5. Brazil 10 GB eSIM for 30 days, costing 26 USD

Note: Phone Travel Wiz reader popularity ranking was updated in December based on data up to the 30th of December (2023 data only). The (promotional) prices were updated on the 6th of March.

Alosim Brazil eSIM Price & Data Details Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz
See the list above for up-to-date prices and allowances. The figures in this image may be outdated.

The eSIM gives you access to the Vivo Brazil network (up to 5G NR).

Alosim Brazil eSIM Supported Networks in Brazil Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz

For more information about this network (in terms of speed and coverage performance), check out my Brazil SIM card buying guide.

    Buying a SIM Card in Brazil Guide (logos of TIM, Vivo, Claro & Oi)

Alosim South America eSIM

Unlike most South American eSIMs, Alosim is literal with its geographical definition of South America.

Most eSIM providers include some or all Central American countries (like Airalo's Latamlink eSIM), whereas Alosim does not.

This is not an issue if you plan to visit supported countries only, but I wanted to mention that more generous options (in terms of coverage) are available.

For a while, Alosim stopped selling its South American eSIM.

But it reintroduced it in December 2023 (and yes, I complained when it did remove the eSIM 😂).

Three options are available, which are listed below:

  1. South America 1 GB eSIM for 7 days, costing 20 USD
  2. South America 3 GB eSIM for 30 days, costing 41 USD
  3. South America 5 GB eSIM for 30 days, costing 64 USD

Note: Phone Travel Wiz reader popularity ranking was updated in December based on data up to the 30th of December (2023 data only). The (promotional) prices were updated on the 6th of March.

Alosim South America eSIM Price & Data Details Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz

The same network is/are available with the South America eSIM as with the Brazil eSIM.

And yes, you will also get a Hushed phone number if you buy an Alosim South America eSIM.

The South America eSIM can be used in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil (5G), Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru & Uruguay.

Alosim South America eSIM Map Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz (December 2023 Version)
2023 version

Alosim eSIMs for Brazil Summarized

To summarize, these are the characteristics of each Alosim eSIM covered in this section:

  • Brazil:
    • is priced between 4.50 USD and 26 USD
    • has five variants (1 GB for 7 days – 10 GB for 30 days)
    • has 5G NR access
    • includes a free +1 (American or Canadian) phone number through Hushed
      • allows for up to 30 international calls and/or 30 international SMS (within Brazil or from Brazil to any other country)
  • South America (returned):
    • can be used in Brazil and eight other South American countries
    • is priced at 20 USD, 41 USD & 64 USD
    • has three variants (1 GB for 7 days, 3 GB for 30 days & 5 GB for 30 days)
    • has 5G NR access in Brazil
    • includes a free +1 (American or Canadian) phone number through Hushed
      • allows for up to 30 international calls and/or 30 international SMS (within Brazil or from Brazil to any other country)
Alosim eSIMs for Brazil Summary Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz

Holafly Brazil eSIMs

Holafly Logo
© Holafly

Holafly has two sorts of eSIMs that can be used in Brazil: Brazil and Latin America.

Below is a quick overview:

eSIMCoveragePackagesPricesData5G NR in Brazil?Phone Number?
BrazilBrazil only519 USD – 54 USDUnlimited for 5 days – unlimited for 20 daysNoNo
Latin AmericaBrazil & 13 Latin American countries827 USD – 214 USDunlimited for 5 days – unlimited for 30 daysNoNo
Holafly eSIMs for Brazil Details Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz

Remember that you can use code PHONETRAVELWIZ for 5% off any Holafly purchase (as many times as you wish for as many eSIMs as you want).

If you already have an eSIM variant in mind, just click on the links next to jump to the respective sections: Brazil and Latin America.

Holafly does not need an introduction because it is one of the most popular eSIM providers.

Mainly due to it being one of the few to offer unlimited data plans.

By the end of 2023, over 100 countries have unlimited eSIM options.

Holafly Unlimited Data eSIM Eligible Countries Map Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz (October 2023 Version)
2023 version

And Holafly has eSIMs (including data-limited ones) in more than 160 countries.

Holafly All Eligible Countries Map Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz (October 2023 Version)
2023 version

Holafly Brazil eSIM

Latin American countries were among the last to get unlimited data plans (2023).

Fortunately, Brazil has them as well.

You have these Holafly Brazil eSIMs:

  1. Brazil unlimited data eSIM for 5 days, costing 19 USD – most popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  2. Brazil unlimited data eSIM for 7 days, costing 27 USD – very popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  3. Brazil unlimited data eSIM for 10 days, costing 34 USD – very popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  4. Brazil unlimited data eSIM for 15 days, costing 47 USD
  5. Brazil unlimited data eSIM for 20 days, costing 54 USD

Note: Phone Travel Wiz reader popularity ranking was updated in December based on data up to the 30th of December (2023 data only). The (promotional) prices were updated on the 6th of March.

Holafly Brazil eSIM Price & Data Details Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz
See the list above for up-to-date prices and allowances. The figures in this image may be outdated.

Be aware that as of mid-2023, non-European Holafly eSIMs with unlimited data plans are speed-restricted up to 18 Mbps (the speeds are even slower in some countries, such as some Middle Eastern countries).

This speed restriction can affect the browsing experience you have with your eSIM.

Even when TIM Brazil and Vivo Brazil networks provide speeds faster than 18 Mbps in many places throughout the country.

Holafly Latin America eSIM

Just like most Holafly regional eSIMs, its former Latin America eSIM (then called South America) was kind of trash (compared to other eSIM providers).

It charged you 44 USD for 6 GB of data to be used in 15 days.

So, unless you spend one day per supported country (15 back then), this eSIM was too restrictive to be considered a regional eSIM.

Holafly South America eSIMs

Fortunately, Holafly updated its Latin America eSIM by introducing unlimited data plans.

But unlike its Europe eSIM (review), the Latin America one is quite expensive.

Holafly Europe eSIM Review by Phone Travel Wiz

As an example, the maximum validity of both eSIMs is 90 days.

For the Europe one, you pay 99 USD (not too bad because it can be used in 32 countries).

Holafly Europe eSIMs

Whereas you are charged 214 USD for the Latin American one.

Even then, it will still be cheaper to get the Latin American eSIM instead of multiple country-specific Holafly eSIMs.

Speaking of prices, below is a price list for the Holafly Latin America eSIM:

  1. Latin America unlimited data eSIM for 5 days, costing 27 USD
  2. Latin America unlimited data eSIM for 7 days, costing 34 USD – very popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  3. Latin America unlimited data eSIM for 10 days, costing 44 USD – most popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  4. Latin America unlimited data eSIM for 15 days, costing 54 USD – most popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  5. Latin America unlimited data eSIM for 20 days, costing 64 USD – very popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  6. Latin America unlimited data eSIM for 30 days, costing 87 USD
  7. Latin America unlimited data eSIM for 60 days, costing 144 USD
  8. Latin America unlimited data eSIM for 90 days, costing 214 USD

Note: Phone Travel Wiz reader popularity ranking was updated in December based on data up to the 30th of December (2023 data only). The (promotional) prices were updated on the 6th of March.

Holafly Latin America eSIM Price & Data Details Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz
See the list above for up-to-date prices and allowances. The figures in this image may be outdated.

Just like the Holafly Brazil eSIM, the same speed restriction applies to the Holafly Latin America eSIM.

The eSIM can be used in the following 14 countries:

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia (new) 1
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras 1
  • Nicaragua
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • Uruguay

1 compared to the previous data-limited Holafly South America eSIM

Holafly South (Central- and Latin) America eSIM Eligible Countries Map Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz (October 2023 Version)

Holafly eSIMs for Brazil Summarized

To summarize, these are the characteristics of each Holafly eSIM covered in this section:

  • Brazil:
    • is priced between 19 USD and 54 USD
    • has five variants (unlimited for 5 days – unlimited for 20 days)
    • has no 5G NR access
    • has no phone number
  • Latin America:
    • can be used in Brazil and 13 other Latin American countries
    • is priced between 27 USD and 214 USD
    • has eight variants (unlimited for 5 days – unlimited for 30 days)
    • has no 5G NR access in Brazil (or any other country)
    • has no phone number
Holafly eSIMs for Brazil Summary Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz

Nomad Brazil eSIMs

Nomad eSIMs Logo
© Nomad

Nomad has two sorts of eSIMs that can be used in Brazil: Brazil and Global.

Below is a quick overview:

eSIMCoveragePackagesPricesData5G NR in Brazil?
BrazilBrazil only49 USD – 32 USD1 GB for 7 days – 10 GB for 30 daysNo
GlobalBrazil & 108/135 other countries6 (3 for 109 countries & 3 for 136 countries)25/19 USD – 45/57 USD 1(1 GB for 7 days – 5 GB for 30 days)No

1 25 USD and 45 USD apply to the 109 Countries Plan. 136 Countries Plan eSIMs costs between 19 USD and 57 USD

Use code ADU123 for 3 USD off your first Nomad order (new customers only). But existing customers can use NOMADTUE on Tuesdays only for 10% off on plans of 10 GB or more.

If you already have an eSIM variant in mind, just click on the links next to jump to the respective sections: Brazil and Global.

Nomad is an eSIM provider with plans covering over 160 countries.

Nomad All Eligible Countries Map Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz (October 2023 Version)
2023 version

In the past, it was not competitive in Latin America because its plans were crazy expensive.

Nowadays, prices have dropped significantly and are sometimes comparable to the competition.

Unfortunately, it does not have a Latin America eSIM, but I have been told it is working on introducing one).

Nomad Brazil eSIM

Nomad has four eSIMs for Brazil:

  1. Brazil 1 GB eSIM for 7 days (eSIM Go), costing 9 USD
  2. Brazil 3 GB eSIM for 30 days (eSIM Go), costing 14 USD
  3. Brazil 5 GB eSIM for 30 days (eSIM Go), costing 20 USD
  4. Brazil 10 GB eSIM for 30 days (eSIM Go), costing 32 USD

Note: Phone Travel Wiz reader popularity ranking was updated in December based on data up to the 30th of December (2023 data only). The (promotional) prices were updated on the 6th of March.

Nomad Brazil eSIM Price & Data Details Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz
See the list above for up-to-date prices and allowances. The figures in this image may be outdated.

eSIM Go is a provider used by many eSIM providers, including some mentioned in this guide (Airalo and Holafly), making it a trustworthy provider.

Moreover, it is often cheaper than other providers Nomad uses in Latin America (such as Global1SIM, “Nomad” (unknown provider) & Truphone).

This is why I recommend eSIMs powered by eSIM Go over others.

Nomad Global eSIM

At last, we have the Nomad Global eSIM.

Depending on your chosen variant, the eSIM can be used in 109 or 136 countries.

Truphone (rebranded to 1Global) powers the 109 Countries Plan, giving you up to 4G/LTE access.

Meanwhile, the 136 Countries Plan is powered by eSIM Go, giving you 5G NR access in about half of the supported countries (but none in Latin America except for Mexico).

Each plan has three eSIMs: 1 GB for 7 days, 3 GB for 30 days & 5 GB for 30 days.

Below is a price list of all the Nomad Global eSIMs:

  1. Global 1 GB eSIM for 7 days (109 Countries), costing 25 USD
  2. Global 1 GB eSIM for 7 days (136 Countries), costing 19 USD
  3. Global 3 GB eSIM for 30 days (109 Countries), costing 40 USD
  4. Global 3 GB eSIM for 30 days (136 Countries), costing 40 USD – very popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers
  5. Global 5 GB eSIM for 30 days (109 Countries), costing 45 USD
  6. Global 5 GB eSIM for 30 days (136 Countries), costing 57 USD – most popular with Phone Travel Wiz readers

Note: Phone Travel Wiz reader popularity ranking was updated in December based on data up to the 30th of December (2023 data only). The (promotional) prices were updated on the 6th of March.

Nomad Global eSIM Price & Data Details Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz
See the list above for up-to-date prices and allowances. The figures in these images may be outdated.

Because I have no ongoing review for this eSIM (its short validity makes it challenging to be a proper global eSIM), you can use the Nomad Global product page or the map below to find all supported countries.

Nomad Global eSIM Eligible Countries Map Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz (October 2023 Version).png
2023 version

Nomad eSIMs for Brazil Summarized

To summarize, these are the characteristics of each Nomad eSIM covered in this section:

  • Brazil:
    • is priced between 9 USD and 32 USD
    • has four variants (1 GB for 7 days – 10 GB for 30 days)
    • has no 5G NR access
    • has no phone number
  • Global:
    • can be used in Brazil and 108/135 other countries globally
      • 109 Countries Plan (powered by Truephone/1Global)
      • 136 Countries Plan (powered by eSIM Go)
    • is priced between 19 USD and 57 USD
      • 109 Countries Plan: 25 USD – 45 USD
      • 136 Countries Plan: 19 USD – 57 USD
    • has six variants (1 GB for 7 days – 5 GB for 30 days)
      • 109 Countries Plan: 1 GB for 7 days, 3 GB for 30 days & 5 GB for 30 days
      • 136 Countries Plan: 1 GB for 7 days, 3 GB for 30 days & 5 GB for 30 days
    • has no 5G NR access in Brazil (but does in numerous other countries)
      • 109 Countries Plan: no 5G NR access
      • 136 Countries Plan: has no 5G NR access in Brazil (but does in numerous other countries)
    • has no phone number
Nomad eSIMs for Brazil Summary Infographic by Phone Travel Wiz

Overview of the Best eSIMs for Brazil

That was a lot of information we went over.

So, let me summarize it for you:

Brazil-only eSIMs:

  • Cheapest 3 GB Brazil eSIM: Airalo & Alosim (11 USD)
  • Cheapest 5 GB Brazil eSIM: Airalo & Alosim (15.50 USD)
  • Cheapest 10 GB Brazil eSIM: Airalo & Alosim (26 USD)
  • Provider with unlimited data plans for Brazil: Holafly
  • Brazil eSIM with the longest validity: Airalo, Alosim & Nomad (30 days)
  • Brazil eSIM with 5G NR: Alosim
  • Brazil eSIM with phone numbers: Alosim (American/Canadian)

Latin America eSIMs covering Brazil:

  • Cheapest 3 GB Latin America eSIM: Airalo (39 USD)
  • Cheapest 5 GB Latin America eSIM: Airalo (60 USD)
  • Cheapest 10 GB Latin America eSIM: N/A
  • Provider with unlimited data plans for Brazil and Latin America: Holafly
  • Latin America eSIM with the longest validity: Holafly (90 days)
  • Latin America eSIM with 5G NR in Brazil: Alosim
  • Latin America eSIM with phone numbers: Alosim (American/Canadian)

Regarding global eSIMs, Airalo's Discover(+) eSIM is cheaper, has more generous data allowances & longer validity than Nomad's Global eSIM (and includes a phone number for the + variant).

However, Nomad's eSIM has better coverage (135+ instead of 120+ countries).

Do not forget to use one of these discount codes for extra savings:

  • Airalo: NEWMAY15 for 15% off if you have never purchased an Airalo eSIM. If you have, use AIRALOMAY10 for 10% off (each code can be used 3000 times among all Airalo customers, so better redeem it quickly!
  • Alosim: PTW for 5% off (the code can be used by anyone, including existing customers, as many times as you wish – no redemption limit)
  • Holafly: PHONETRAVELWIZ for 5% off (the code can be used by anyone, including existing customers, as many times as you wish – no redemption limit)
  • Nomad: ADU123 for 3 USD (or your currency's equivalent) if you have never purchased a Nomad eSIM

Enjoy Brazil (and other Latin American countries)!