Bharti Airtel, the leading Telecom giant in the country, has launched new International Roaming (IR) packs that should be quite valuable to frequent international travellers. The new packs for Airtel Mobile number users would allow them to carry their SIM cards and use them abroad without worrying about the high call and data charges.
The new packs announced are valid for postpaid and prepaid customers. The interesting fact to note here is that all International Roaming packs now offers free incoming calls as well as free text messages to India. Along with that, there are free minutes for calling to India from Abroad. Note that the packs listed include countries like US, Canada, UK, Singapore, and UAE.
With these packs, Airtel users traveling to the popular destinations can stay connected to their loved ones at home without worrying about the amount spend on calling. Additionally, the charges for calls to India as well as local calls in visiting country have been reduced to Rs 3/min across noted destinations.
In these international roaming packs along with free minutes, incoming and text messages, you also get data cap ranging from 300 MB to 3GB. It depends on the country where you are traveling. For some countries like UAE, there are only 1GB & 3GB data benefits plans. Do make a note that each country listed in the table offers plans with the validity of 1 day or either 30 days.
Talking about the one-day international roaming packs, it is designed for short international stays and starting at Rs 499/ day in Singapore it varies to Rs 649/day in countries like US, Canada, UK and UAE. While the monthly plan of 30 days validity offers connectivity throughout your long duration starting at Rs 2499 in Singapore, whereas it varies from Rs 3999 in UAE to Rs 4999 in the UK, US, and Canada. Both of these validity packs are loaded with data benefits and should be enough for usage considering average usage.