Dubai is set to become the first city in the world to offer tourists free SIM cards on arrival at Dubai International Airport (DXB). The du SIM cards will be given to all tourists over the age of 18, and will come loaded with complimentary minutes and data.
Free SIM card provides three minutes of talk time and 20MB data, and will be valid for one month.
The free SIM card will be available from Dubai airport’s immigration counter.
The initiative, called Connect with Happiness, was launched today (Sunday June 16) by Smart Dubai, alongside network provider du and the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA).