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Lebara France SIM

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This Lebara SIm is a local France SIM with excellent voice and data rates within France, Europe and when calling overseas. For €19.99 per month you can get 1GB of data plus 500 min of calls to anywhere in France or Europe . There are also a range of data packages including 1GB for €10 and 3GB for €25, that you can add on if you need extra data.

Key Features

The following are key features of this SIM

Local France Number and call rates
Nano, Micro or Standard SIM Sizes
Nationwide Coverage
Plans include unlimited calls and SMS between Lebara SIMs
Free Standard Shipping
500MB 500MB Data for €9.99

Voice and Data Plans

Lebara has several plan options.

All in One Plans

If you plan to use voice and data we recommend one of the Flexi Bundle Plans. Click here to view plan details on the Lebara Website

To start the data plan SMS the Plan Code to 22241.

Plan code
Lebara to Lebara Other France Networks
SMS Cost per Month
200 min*
200 MB
200 EUR 9.99
300 min*
500 MB
300 EUR 14.99
LRG Unlimited
500 min*
1 GB
500 EUR 19.99

* Combined minutes to Germany and 39 other countries including Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Icelan, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, UK, USA.

Data Plans

To start the data plan SMS the Start Plan Code to 22241

Start Plan Code
Included Data
Cost Per Month
500 MB
1 GB
EUR 10
3 GB
EUR 25

International Calls to Australia

Standard PAYG rates for Calls/SMS to Australia are: Landline: Landline: 1c/min Mobile: 19c/min SMS: 15c each

If you are not on a plan or exceed the plan allowance, the following PAYG Rates will apply:
Local Calls to fixed line and mobile in France €0.15/min
SMS €0.10/SMS
International SMS $0.15 per SMS
Calls to of Lebara SIMs Free
SIM Expiry SIM will expire 90 days after activation or expiry of last recharge.

International Calls International Calls to landlines in the following countries are $0.01 per minute plus $0.15 connection fee. To view all international calling rates click here

What's Included

Your Prepaid SIM
SIMs are available in Micro SIM size (for the iPhone 4, Galaxy S3), Nano SIM (for iPhone 5) and Standard SIM size. We use professional SIM cutters to produce our Micro and Nano size SIMs.
The SIM is unactivated and so you can order well in advance of your planned departure date. The SIM card is activated via an online portal on the Lebara website. Detailed instructions for activation are on our France Support page and if you have any trouble, you can send the details to us and we will do it for you.
Pre-Loaded Credit
This SIM does not come with any credit pre-loaded, but you can purchase a credit voucher with the SIM or after you order your SIM here. You can also top-up on the Lebara website using Paypal or your Australian credit card.
Instructions and User Guides.
Each SIM comes with an english user guide developed by Mobi Passport that contains:
  • Important tips and useful information to help you get the best value from your SIM and avoid unnecessary charges
  • Instructions to check your balance, recharge while overseas and the validity period for purchased credit
  • Voice and Data plan options, how much they cost, how to add them and the APN settings in case you need them.
  • Instructions on how to make calls.
  • Contact details for support services provided by the carrier and Mobi Passport
  • SIM Wallet
Each order comes with a complimentary wallet to stores all of your SIM cards and instructions.

How it Works

The SIM is sent unactivated, and you can order it with or without a EUR10 credit voucher.

Once you receive the SIM you will need to go to the Lebara.fr website before you depart and activate your SIM. Details are at support.mobipassport.com/france. During activation you will need to enter your passport number, but you do not need to provide a copy of your passport. Once this SIM is activated this is all you can do before you arrive in France as the SIM will not register on a network until you get to France.

When you arrive you France you can add the credit voucher to your account by dialing *133* followed by the
16-digit voucher PIN and # E.g.: *133*1234567890123456#. If you did not purchase a voucher from us, you can go to any convenience store, supermarket, tabac, pharmacy etc. and purchase a credit voucher.

Finally you can subscribe to one of the Plans (E.g. All in One Plan or Data Bundle) by SMSing the relevant code to 22241.

Recharge Options

Ways To Recharge

Unless you have a France Credit Card you will need to top-up by purchasing vouchers. These are available all over France.

For a full list of locations, go to: http://lebara.fr/storefinder

(Instructions to recharge and enable bolt-ons will be provided with your Mobi Passport)

You can also purchase credit vouchers through our online store.
Recharge Expiry

Lebara top up credit is valid for a specific number of days based on the value of the top up:

Top up value Validity

5€ 30 days

10€ 30 days

15€ 30 days

20€ 45 days

30€ 90 days

50€ 90 days

To check the expiry date of your current balance, use one of the following options:

  • Display your main balance and its expiry date on your handset's screen by calling *133#. Alternatively call 2323 to listen to an announcement.
  • Check the validity of your promotional balance by calling 2323 and after listening to your main balance, press 2.
  • You can also check your current balance and its expiry date by logging into your MyLebara account.

After every top up you receive a confirmation SMS with the expiry date of your topped up credit.

Recharge Options

€5, €10, €15, €20, €30, €50.

Recharges are available at the following retail outlets:

Important Things You Should Know
  1. Before you depart you will need to activate your your SIM. Information on this process is available on our support page.
  2. Credit loaded onto the SIM will expire.
  3. All plans automatically renew every 30 days if there is sufficient credit in your account.
  4. International roaming rates apply when used outside of France.
  5. Before you depart make sure your phone is unlocked and you have familiarized yourself with the SIM and user guides.

Network Overview

Lebara France uses the Bouygues Telecom network which has 3G coverage throughout France including all major cities.

Data Speed: 7.2Mbps
Data Freq: 2100MHz

More Information

Detailed information on the following topics is available on our Lebara-France SIM support page.

Average Rating: 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 30 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
France SIM February 19, 2017
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Brisbane, QLD Australia  
Everything worked as advertised. I moved to France and this took a lot of stress off the move knowing that I had phone and internet as soon as I landed. No problems with coverage in Paris so far.

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French SIM card August 1, 2016
Reviewer: Nicky from Toowong, Qld Australia  
Card arrived promptly in post. Set up was easy, just popped the card in.
Accessing internet no problems. Must admit I didn't try and make any calls but did have trouble sending texts to other people (one with a mobi SIM and one without). Not sure if this was an actual mobi fault or not. I made do by communicating through FB instant messenger.

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Review of Lebara France SIM June 11, 2016
Reviewer: Bruce Campbell from Brisbane, QLD Australia  
Bought a Lebara card for France. I was only able to use it for phone calls with cheap calls back to Australia. Instructions provided for changing the plan to calls plus data did not work. Had to buy an Orange SIM in France for my wife's phone so we could get data and use maps etc.

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France Lebara SIM April 16, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Black Rock, VIC Australia  
excellent service, thank you! and relatively easy set-up ... however, I have found it a touch frustrating corresponding with lebara with a relatively simple question re my account ... overall though, no dramas ... would and have recommended to friends and fellow travellers :)

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One SIM was fine but other didn't work February 8, 2016
Reviewer: Carolyn Tan from Nedlands, Western Australia Australia  
I bought 2 SIM cards for myself and my friend. One worked perfectly but the other did not work at all and after about 5 calls to Lebara I had to buy a new one in France. The dashboard also didn't seem to work. However your instructions and links were handy and appreciated.

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