This prepaid sim card from BTC (Bahamas Telecommunications Company) is the best way to avoid mobile roaming charges when visiting the Bahamas. Your SIM card comes with a Bahamas mobile phone number and there is no contract, credit check or monthly payment.
|Peak||7am–7pm, Monday–Friday||BSD $0.33 per minute|
|Off peak||7pm–7am, Monday–Friday||BSD $0.15 per minute|
|Weekend||Saturday–Sunday||BSD $0.20 per minute|
SMS text messages
5c per message within the Bahamas, 15c per message for international text messages. SMS text messages are free to receive.
MMS picture messages
40c per message. MMS picture messages are free to receive.
It is recommended that you add a data package for the best value data access.
To add a data package you first need to top up enough credit to cover the cost of a data package and then dial *205# to choose your data package.
The standard data charge of 5c per KB will apply if you do not add a data package.
Other calling features
All prepaid customers get caller ID, call waiting, multi-party calling and voicemail free of charge.
BTC has coverage throughout the Bahamas. You can check your coverage here.
You can buy prepaid credit from convenience stores and supermarkets throughout the Bahamas.
Once you have a phone card/top-up voucher you can apply it by dialling *44, then press 2 and enter the number on your phone card.
How long is my service valid for?
Your service will remain active for 90 days from when you last added credit to your prepaid account. Your account will become inactive if you go for more than 90 days before adding credit.
Above call charges are in Bahamian dollars.