Internet & Phone Service | Peru Unbound


Public pay phones can occasionally be found still, mostly in small towns. Public pay phones accept coins or phone cards. Also, some internet cafes provide ‘net-to-phone’ and ‘net-to-net’ (like Skype) services for nominal fees. 

Cell Phones

Travelers can purchase or even rent cell phones and prepaid SIM cards in Lima and other larger cities. However, reception may be limited in remote areas. 

Phone Cards, or tarjetas telefónicas, are widely available with some cards specifically designed for international calls.


Wi-fi coverage is largely widespread throughout Peru. Hotels, hostels and ldoges often have wi-fi available and internet cafes can be found throughout most of Peru's cities. However, remote areas may have limited internet access.