How to Activate International Roaming in Airtel??

Sumit Content Writer

Bharti Airtel is India’s leading telecom services provider with 18 other countries across Asia and Africa. It has many roaming voice packs for its prepaid and postpaid consumers. International roaming packs are, and the advantage of this pack is that the customer can activate them at any time and pay only when they use them. essential.

Airtel roaming services allow you to use your mobile phone to make or receive calls from almost anywhere in the world. Monthly rental will be charged for the international roaming rates.

The rental will be charged only in case of an incoming/ outcoming SMS. You won’t be charged anything; you will just remain connected to the network. Let’s check out How to activate International Roaming in Airtel and other necessary details. 

 

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How to Activate International Roaming in Airtel

 

Airtel New International Roaming Packs 

Airtel revised International Roaming Packs, Best Roaming Packs recently, check them all in the given table. 

Benefits/Country

US, Canada

UK

Singapore

UAE

Pack Rental

4999

649

4999

649

2499

499

3999

649

Incoming calls

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

400

100

Data

3GB

300 MB

3GB

300 MB

3GB

300 MB

3GB

1GB

Free mins. to India

400

100

400

100

400

100

400

100

SMS – India

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Free

Data – post-pack benefits(Rs/MB)

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Outgoing – India (Rs/min)

3

3

3

3

3

3

10

10

Outgoing – Local (Rs/min)

3

3

3

3

3

3

10

10

Validity (days)

30

1

30

1

30

1

30

1

 

How to Activate International Roaming on Airtel Number

Let’s check out  Airtel International Roaming Activation after reaching the destination country step by step. 

  • First, visit  Airtel Thanks App or visit the website by clicking here. 

  • Entry the country you are visiting.

  • Enter your mobile number, and you will get the list of packs available for the entered country. 

  • Select the pack of your choice and click on the get in option. 

  • You can also do the same from the Airtel Thanks app.

  • Go to the app and select the international roaming option in your prepaid/postpaid. 

  • Enter the country you are visiting. 

  • Choose the packs as per the requirement and click on the packs rental button. 

 

Airtel Foreign Pass International Roaming Packs 

Airtel has Launched Foreign Pass Prepaid International Roaming packs.  Airtel prepaid customers can make and receive free local calls and outgoing calls to India, which is quite impressive. 

Price point

Rs 196

Rs 296

Rs 446

Minutes (Local Outgoing, Incoming, Outgoing Back to India)

20 minutes

40 minutes

75 minutes

Validity

7 days

30 days

90 days

 

Recently, The Brand launched international roaming voice packs for its prepaid customers called “Foreign Pass. The roaming packs will be priced from 196, the telecom company said in the recent Press Release.

 

The Airtel Foreign Pass packs will be available for 20 countries, including the US, UK, Canada, the UAE, Kuwait, and Qatar. Starting at the low at 169, these voice call packs are available for the most popular travel destinations. They are amazed at offering travelers the convenience of keeping in touch with their friends and family instantly. 

 

The new packs, Airtel said, will be priced at ₹ 196 for 20 mins, ₹ 296 for 40 minutes, and ₹ 446 for 75 mins. With these packs’ help, Airtel prepaid customers will make and receive free local calls and outgoing calls to India, which is quite impressive. 

 

How to Activate Airtel Prepaid International Roaming Packs

The customer is required to recharge their prepaid connection to activate the international roaming pack.  Activate Airtel Roaming via App, My Airtel App, or the official website. 

 

The recharge packs are available for 20 countries, including Nepal, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Singapore, Srilanka, Bahrain, China, Canada, Germany, Australia, Hong Kong, France, Netherlands, and Thailand more. 

 

Airtel Announces Free Incoming Calls on International Roaming 

India’s Largest Telecommunication service provider Has already launched its new international Roaming packs that redefine the value proposition for customers traveling abroad. 

Airtel Announced free incoming on International Roaming

 

Can I Buy My International Roaming Pack Now and use it Later? 

Yes, this service is available for postpaid and prepaid customers. 

Postpaid customers can book Airtel’s international roaming packs now and get charged for it only when they travel abroad.  If you have opted for 10 days today and travel after 2 months, you will be charged only on that amount of travel. 

 

Prepaid customers can book the pack upto 30 days before the actual date of travel. Pack validity will start only once the customer is latched on to the international network (within 30 days of pack purchase).

 

How Can I track Usage When in IR?

Yes, you can track benefits, usage, and validity on Airtel Thanks App anytime during your travel. Prepaid users can track all their usage in real-time. 

Postpaid customers will be able to track their data and pack validity in real-time. 

 

Do I Get Unlimited Incoming calls in my international Roaming Pack?

The Airtel Roaming packs coverage is divided in 4 Zones. You get unlimited calls free in Zone A and B, however in Zone C and D, limited incoming calls and free. For further details, you can visit the official website and Airtel Thanks App. 

 

Can I Use Data and Voice Benefits Without Buying IR Packs 

Yes, you can use the data and voice benefits, and the standard charges will apply. It is suggested that you use but these services only for emergencies.

For countries that any Airtel Roaming Pack does not cover, data services will be blocked to avoid unintentional usage charges, here voice and SMS services will work and be charged on standard charges for better details. 

 

How do I subscribe to International Roaming packs?

  • Select the country you are visiting

  • Enter the 10 digits mobile number

  • Choose the international roaming pack that you want and also enter the required details to fetch the suitable packs. 

 

Airtel Launches New International Roaming Packs for Prepaid

Airtel has developed new global packs, which cover the most traveled countries. This would allow seamless travel across the world with just one pack.

Travel Basics – Global Packs for prepaid customers –

Rs 1199 – 1 GB data, 100 minutes of incoming and outgoing calls to India and host country, and unlimited incoming SMS for 30 days.

Rs 799 – 100 minutes of incoming and outgoing calls to India and host country and unlimited incoming SMS for 30 days.

Rs 4999 – 1 GB / day data, unlimited incoming calls, 500 minutes of outgoing calls to India and host country, and unlimited incoming SMS for 10 days.

 

Terms and Conditions for IR Postpaid and Prepaid 

  •  Monthly rental with International Roaming (IR) pack.

  •  There is no need to deactivate the IR pack after coming back from abroad.

  •  No manual network selection is needed as packs are applicable across all operators in the covered countries.

  •  These Discounted rates are applicable only on local calls within the country visited and calls back to India.

  •  Customers can switch off the data services from their mobile handset if they don’t wish to use mobile internet while roaming.

  •  There are Multiple top-ups that customers can purchase as per user requirements and budget. 

  •  For customers visiting multiple countries, discounted benefits will be applicable in all the countries mentioned for the pack.

  •  No security deposit is required to activate the International Roaming service in India. 

  •  Airtel reserves the right to amend or withdraw the offer without prior notice.

  •  The day the deactivation request is received, no discount is applicable for that day.

  •  After free minutes or data consumption, reduced rates will apply as per the pack selected by customers.

  •  IR packs for company-paid connections cannot be activated online or through SMS/USSD/IVR, and customers need to contact their company coordinator for activation of the pack.

  •  These Free minutes are valid only in IR usage and cannot be used for local/STD/ISD/another roaming usage. 

  •  Deactivation of all packs may be requested by calling 121 (SMS will be charged on IR rates if sent on IR).

 

 

About Airtel 

We all know that Bharti Airtel needs no introduction, it is one of the leading global telecommunication companies with operations in 18 countries across Africa and  Asia. The headquarters of this organization is located in New Delhi. In India, the company provides 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed, and other services. 

Bharti Airtel has over 359 million customers across its operations that are continually growing. 

 

This is all about the How to activate international roaming in Airtel from abroad. It is essential to choose the right pack as the international roaming standard charges are very high and cost you huge. 

 

We hope this information will help you to choose the right pack and the right information before going abroad.

 

Also, check out Airtel’s free data offers by clicking Here. 

 

 

International Roaming- FAQ-Airtel

 

Q. Can In switch off IR service Anytime? 

Yes, you can. IR services can be switched on/off at the touch of your button on Airtel Thanks App at any point. This feature is only available for postpaid users. For prepaid users, IR services are always ON default. 

Q.  Is Airtel Prepaid activated for international roaming?

Yes. This service is available for postpaid and prepaid customers. Postpaid customers can book Airtel's international roaming packs now and get charged for it only when you travel abroad.

Q. Can I use data and voice benefits without buying an IR Pack?

Yes. You can use data and voice benefits and standard charges will apply. It is suggested that you use these services only for emergency situations. For countries that are not covered by any Airtel Roaming pack, data services will be blocked to avoid unintentional usage charges, here voice and SMS services will work and be charged on standard charges. Refer to the following link for standard rates

 Q. Is International Roaming free on Airtel?

On the date of 28 September 2016, Airtel Announced the launch of its new International Roaming packs that redefine the value proposition for their customers who are traveling aboard.  

Q. Can I travel to multiple countries using the same International Roaming packs?

Yes, the international roaming pack is divided into 4 zones, and one pack covers multiple countries like the 3599 pack for 10 days covers nearly 66 countries. You can plan according to travel multiple countries in the same zone within 10 days period 

 

 

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