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CELLULAR ROAMING IN MEXICO
( Celular itinerancia en México )
Using your cellular phone in Mexico is different. This page reviews your options with your current phone, or a phone used just for roaming in Mexico.



Using US Phones in Mexico
Find the capabilities of your current phone in Mexico. Can you just grab your phone, travel south of the border, and still make calls, texts and access your data?

Mexico Carriers
When traveling in Mexico you can use a locally-purchased Mexican phone or SIM and where you'll get coverage.

Make a Mexico Travel Phone If you are a regular traveler to Mexico, get a dedicated Mexican "Roaming" phone. Choose a prepaid phone or SIM that works in Mexico, and pay as you go..

Prepaid Phones in Mexico There are several US prepaid phones that operate in Mexico...most will roam seamlessly.  See if you're own prepaid phone works south of the border, or find ones that do.

US-Based Cellular Phones that Work in Mexico:
AT&T Discounts AT&T
Postpaid and Prepaid

BOOST MOBILE
Prepaid Only

Cricket Wireless
CRICKET WIRELESS
Prepaid Only

Metro by T-Mobile METRO BY T-MOBILE
Prepaid Only

Republic Wireless REPUBLIC WIRELESS
Prepaid Only

SIMPLE MOBILE
Prepaid, Voice, Text and Data
Sprint Deals SPRINT
Postpaid Only

T-Mobile T-MOBILE
Postpaid and Prepaid

Verizon Wireless VERIZON WIRELESS
Postpaid and Prepaid

Prepaid Phones PREPAID PHONES
For use in both US & Mexico

Travel Phone GLOBAL TRAVEL PHONES & SIM's
Phones that work in Mexico & globally.

Other Options:

  • Wi-Fi:
    You should be able to use "Wi-Fi Calling", a Wi-Fi capable phone, or a Smart phone broadband calling app, where the phone reaches an accessible Wi-Fi signal. Most Wi-Fi hotspots we encounter are protected.


  • Data-Only:
    Some carriers offer a prepaid "Data-Only" plan. In addition to access to broadband features you can make and receive calls through an app such as Google Hangouts.


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