Cell phone companies in New York offer a variety of plans you that you can use during your visit. There are unlimited monthly plans, as well as prepaid cards for those that aren't staying long in the states. 

There are three main companies targeting immigrant countries: Metro PCS, T-Mobile, and Boost Mobile. These companies offer unlimited, prepaid plans within the United States that include international phone calls to landline phones, text messages to cell phones, and additional data plans that do not require any type of contract.   


Metro PCS

If you're looking to place unlimited calls while you're in the United States, or you want the option to make international calls, specifically to landlines, and international text messages, Metro PCS have many options available. If you would like to use your own phone, you can bring it to a Metro PCS store and see if it's compatible with Metro PCS services. Whether you're bringing your own phone or you purchase one upon arrival, there are no contracts involved.


Visit www.metropcs.com for more information.



T-Mobile provides SIM cards, with the purchase of a specific plan, that can be used to unlock your international cell phone. For visitors who are planning to stay for a month or more, this option is recommended. For those visitors who only need to place certain calls while in the States, there are a variety of prepaid cards that you can choose from.

Visit prepaid-phones.t-mobile.com for more information.


Boost Mobile

Boost Mobile also offers international calls, text messages, and data plans that are all contract-free.


Visit www.boostmobile.com for more information.