Same as other touristic countries, in Iran, you can buy a prepaid Sim card for a call to your country and use the internet. In this post, we will try to help you to find the best service with the best price in Iran. Operators The Islamic Republic of Iran has four GSM operators: Hamrah Aval (3G by MCI) Irancell (4G by MTN) RighTel (3G only)   History In August 2014 history was made. After a long dispute amongst the religious leaders, the two prime operators MCI and Irancell were each given permits for a 3G and 4G network. Yet 3G was not new to Iran. In 2011 Rightel, had […]


Iran, Airbus strike deal for 8 A-380, 16 A-350 jets

Iran has struck a provisional deal with Europe’s Airbus to buy eight A-380 superjumbo planes to be delivered from 2019, the deputy transport minister told Reuters on Sunday. A deal for 127, mainly new, aircraft which it hopes to complete this week also includes 16 A350 jets, Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan, deputy transport minister said in an interview on the sidelines of an aviation conference in Tehran. He also said Iran was interested in regional aircraft including Mitsubishi’s MRJ and Canada’s Bombardier CSeries and has had some contact with both companies. Private Iranian airlines are also talking to Brazil’s Embraer and Russia’s Sukhoi. Tehran has long said it will need to […]



Whether you’re a backpacker traveling to Iran on a budget, or an all-the-frills luxury traveler, you’re going to need to plan ahead regarding the handling of monetary units. Although Iran is one of the cheapest countries in the Middle East for travelers, unstable exchange rates and an isolated banking system has made a few difficulties and questions about how to plan and what to bring before coming to Iran.   Currency, Rials or Tomans? Iranian money, Rials or Tomans? Usually, this is what confuses almost every traveler in Iran. Yes, we have two common currencies in Iran. The first and the official currency is Iranian Rial (Rls or ریال) and the currency people […]


Nuclear sanctions lifted as Iran

Iran emerged from years of economic isolation on Saturday when world powers lifted crippling sanctions against the Islamic Republic in return for Tehran complying with a deal to curb its nuclear ambitions. The U.N. nuclear watchdog ruled on Saturday that Iran had abided by an agreement last year with six world powers to curtail its nuclear programme, triggering the end of sanctions. “Iran has carried out all measures required under the (July deal) to enable Implementation Day (of the deal) to occur,” the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency said in a statement. Within minutes, the United States formally lifted banking, steel, shipping and other sanctions on Iran, a major oil […]