Etisalat is one of the world’s leading service providers, based in UAE. It was the first one to establish a base in UAE and have gained a huge number of market share, not just in its home town, but in other countries as well.
Many families who have relatives living aboard or moving aboard are preferring using Etisalat, hence gaining customers every day. This is because Etisalat offers the most reasonable price deals. Mostly in 16 countries that have been providing UAE. Other countries do enjoy few packages but they are not specified for them.
About Etisalat Call Package
With over 155 to 167 million users worldwide, Etisalat is ranked 14th among the world’s leading telecommunication groups by Forbes Middles east. Etisalat has been serving for four decades and has earned 13 billion net revenue and 2.5 billion in consolidated net profit with an increase of 1.9 percent each year.
Namely, a pioneer in UAE, only company providing telecommunication service in the country, until other telecommunication companies emerged.
They aim to achieve a digital future, empowering society to understand their true potential. The future which they claim will Reshape lives, accelerating the economy and enhance the competitiveness of countries. However, the main services provided are SMS Calls and Etisalat Internet Packages services.
Within four decades, they expanded on a multinational basis and are now providing in 16 countries, as a matter of fact, they are ranked as the strongest service provider in the Middle East, Asia and Africa by Brand Finance.
Still, you can make phone calls to 190 other countries but, there are no packages available for those and you will be charged an average of 32 Fils per minute with 5% VAT included. The rate can differ as in Nepal it takes 38 Fils per minute.
Etisalat offers several international and local services to UAE and many other countries, as mentioned earlier. International packages are mentioned late with the respective countries, but for now let’s just discuss the local packages provided by Etisalat for UAE residents
Etisalat has an immense amount of daily, monthly, and weekly call packages locally and internationally which are more than just economical. Below is the detail about their call packages:
- Etisalat UAE Call Package
- Etisalat International Call Packages
Etisalat UAE Call Package
Etisalat is facilitating, not just 300+ UAE nationalists and migrants, but many people worldwide with affordable call rates. It brings you together with your loved ones with the line so clear that you feel the person is next door. But not everyone wants to communicate for hours.
If you are working in Saudi Arabia and want to stay connected at home check the following packages:
Etisalat Call Packages Daily
If you are working 24/7 in UAE and are too busy for long calls but enough for small hello then the following are the packages for you:
Etisalat Daily Local Call Packages
Using daily packages, you can contact any landline or mobile number locally.
there are three different kinds of daily call packages offered by Etisalat, one of them is the small call package.
|Time||Price||Per Min charges||Benefits||Activation||De- Activation|
|5 Minutes||1 AED||0.2||None||*111*1*1#||CLocal5 sent to 1010|
|10 Minutes||2 AED||0.20||None||*111*1*1#||CLocal10 sent to 1010|
|30 Minutes||4AED||0.13||None||*111*1*1#||CLocal30 sent to 1010|
|Power Pack||3AED||5 Asian countries call, 10 international minutes to India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, 15 local minutes and 20flexi SMS||*111*1*3#||Unsub sent to 1012|
Despite that these packages offer a reasonable price, yet if you want even cheaper service. They are also available. You will have to pay price per minute, but the 5% VAT is applied to all the packages
Using daily packages, you can enjoy contact any landline or mobile number locally on discounted rates, saving 44% on 5 minutes and 10 minutes calls, and 63% on a 30-minute call than any other standard packages. However, these are not valid on any premium numbers otherwise they will be charged through a tariff plan.
The packages will automatically be subscribed every day until unsubscribed manually.
Other than 5% VAT, no additional charges are added to both international and daily packages.
Things to remember are that
- after you make your first call the amount from bundle will be deducted.
- The minutes will be credited to your account
- In case if the bundle minutes are full then they will be charged from tariff plan rate
Etisalat Weekly Call Packages
Daily deals are exquisite yet, they offer a bit less to enjoy, not all customers enjoy purchasing a package daily. And in a long run it will be expensive if you are purchasing them on daily basis. hence at such time, you will want to consider the weekly package.
Local Etisalat weekly call package brings you a lot more than just calls, but also data, SMS both national and international. However, you can only use these combos with in UAE. Another benefit of weekly packages over daily is that they don’t re-subscribe on their own. After the validity date these packages expire. Hence no extra charges than the one you used.
|Pinoy||20 AED||20 local minutes 220 minutes for the Philippines 210 Barada Minutes 250 SMS Flexi||Type Pinoy send to 1012||Type Pinoy and send it to 1012|
Etisalat Monthly Call Packages
not everyone is looking for a short-term deal some want a long-term commitment. For such customers, Etisalat brings magnificent monthly deals.
Enjoyed by both 300+ nationalists and migrants as well. There is a bundle of combos offered including data, SMS, and calls, one can select from whichever they think is suitable.
|Monthly combo 35||35 AED||15 minutes call, 500 MB data(local).250MBPromo Data||Dial 101||Dial 101|
|Monthly combo 50||50 AED||30 minutes, 750mb data(local) and promo data||Dial 101||Dial 101|
|Monthly combo 100||100 AED||100 minutes, 1.5GB data (local) 1.5GB promo data||Dial 101||Dial 101|
|Small combo 40||40 AED||60 minutess,100 MB data (Local), 1GBsocial Data||Dial 101||Expires automatically after 30 days|
|Monthly combo 100 2||100 AED||100 minutes, 1GB data (local)||Dial 101||Expires automatically after 30 days|
|Monthly combo plan 150||150AED||150 minutes,2 GB data (local)||Dial 101||Automatically expires after 30 days|
Why to consider the Etisalat monthly deal
For starters, Etisalat does not have a count of the number of calls despite the number of minutes. They are the most reasonable choice, in perspective of price, and also they are valid in 14 different countries
Etisalat International Call Packages
Don’t worry! There are cheaper call services available for other countries as well. However, these packages are only available for countries in prosperity to UAE, inclusive to Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran and Nigeria.
|Packages||Validity||Activation code||De-Activation code|
|International Calls||1.05 AED per call||*111*1*2*2*1#||*111*1*2*2*2#|
|Nepal||0.20 AED per call||*111*1*2*2*1#||*111*1*2*2*2#|
|North Africa||0.13 AED per call||*111*1*2*2*1#||*111*1*2*2*2#|
|List F countries||1.89 AED per call||*111*1*2*2*1#||*111*1*2*2*2#|
|List E countries||1.26 AED per call||*111*1*2*2*1#||*111*1*2*2*2#|
All call packages offer hajj and umrah call services for all countries. These rates are frequently updated. Using data you can use all social media communication applications, including Whatsapp, etc.
All the conditions are the same as the local daily offers, just that all the international calls will be charged per tariff plan. The package will be renewed every day until unsu;bscribed.
In order to subscribe to these deals, you will need to send an SMS on 1012 with the text:
- For China, Egypt (Etisalat) and Bangladesh “Dl50”
- For India and Pakistan “Dl25”
- For Nepal “Dl20”
- For the Philippines and Afghanistan (only for Roshan and Etisalat) “Dl15”
- For Egypt, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Ethiopia “Dl10”
In order to unsubscribe Send an SMS on 1012 with text:
- C DI50 for China, Egypt (Etisalat) and Bangladesh
- C DI25 for India and Pakistan
- C DI20 for Nepal
- C DI15 for the Philippines (Smart), Afghanistan (only for Roshan and Etisalat)
- C DI10 for Egypt, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Ethiopia
Etisalat Call Packages in Afghanistan
If you are an Afghani and working in UAE, you can consider Etisalat as they offer huge sums off bundles for Afghanistan calls
Etisalat for Afghanistan is offering 4G services with unlimited on-net and off-net offers for prepaid customers. Just like in UAE, Etisalat is the best telecommunication service provider in Afghanistan.
30+ daily, weekly and monthly packages are available at very affordable prices. Select whichever package you think is the most suitable for you and dial the activation code to activate them.
|5K minutes||499 AFN||4000 Minutes form 10PM till 6 AM & 1000Minutes from 6 AM till 10 PM||Monthly deal||Type 5000, send to 3378|
|5K minutes (Night)||199 AFN||5000 Minutes from 10 PM till 5:59 AM||Monthly deal||Type 199, send to 3378|
|1K monthly||200 AFN||1000 Minutes||Monthly Deal||Type M200, send to 3378|
|250 Minutes||75 AFN||250 Minutes||Weekly Deal||Type W75, send to 3378|
|150 minutes||40 AFN||150 minutes and 50 SMS||Daily deal||Type 700, send to 3378|
|100 minutes||25 AFN||100 minutes||Daily deal||Type 900, send to 3378|
|50 minutes||15 AFN||25 minutes||Daily Deal||Type 801, send to 3378|
One thing the subscriber should know is that these packages re-subscribe 5 minutes after their expiration date, so if you don’t want to purchase these packages again, then deactivate them purpose is met. All the packages mentioned below are only valid for a prepaid sim cards with 4.99 AFN
Etisalat All Network Packages in Afghanistan
Not everyone is using Etisalat in Afghanistan, so you will be needing deals for contacting them. However, there are only two deals available in this category.
|ZIAD deal||850 AFN||850 minutes, 1GB data and 850 SMS||30 days||Type ZIAD send to 3378||Dial 888|
|Azadi deal||650 AFN||500 minutes, 100 MB data and 500 SMS||30 days||Type SAZADI, send to 3378||Dial 888|
Etisalat Mukammal Packages
All in one or “Mukammal” are prepared for all customers who want more than just call deals. These include a package of call SMS and internet. These include:
Call rates to Afghanistan keep changing rapidly from headquarters. The normal rate is 4.51 AED which when converted is 95.87 in Afghani currency.
|Mukammal 299||299 AFN||1500 Minutes, 500MB data and 500 SMS||Monthly||Type M299, send to 3378|
|Mukammal 450||450 AFN||2000 Minutes, 2GB data and 2000 SMS||Monthly||Type 450, send to 3378|
|Mukammal 499||499 AFN||500 Minutes, 3GB data and 500 SMS||Monthly||Type 499, send to 3378|
|Mukammal 799||799 AFN||1000 Minutes, 6 GB data and 1000 SMS||Monthly||Type, 799 send to 3378|
|Mukammal 45||45 AFN||100 Minutes and 500 MB Data||Daily||Type 45, send to 3378|
|Mukammal 20||45 AFN||500MB, 100 minutes to Etisalat numbers||Daily||Type 20, send to 3378|
To activate this deal dial *177# or send an SMS to 1010 with the text “ROP”. Follow the same procedure to check the balance. You will get an SMS alert when 50%, 80%, and 90% of data is used.
Etisalat Call Package for Pakistan
In 2006 PTCL (Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd) purchased 26% of shares purchased by Etisalat for 2.6 billion dollars. But still with inflation on rise, the question arises, can we still find a cheap call package for contacting Pakistan? Yes, we can. Etisalat provides the cheapest rate.
In Pakistan, Etisalat is only serving to Zong, Jazz and Ufone. Other networks like Telenor or warid are not supported, so in case if you call other networks, you will be charged extra.
For Pakistanis in UAE can now call home at 8 Fils per minute, can take advantage of Etisalat packages. Not just from UAE, most of the packages offered in Afghan international bundles are for Pakistan only.
In order to activate this deal, you will need to dial *505# and then type 4 and then 1. The charges are divided by 1 AED per 12 minutes. After expiration, the customer will need to re-activate the offer as it will not re-subscribe itself.
However, this offer is for limited time, it can be canceled any, so in case if you cannot re-subscribe it that means it has been discontinued.
|8 Fils offer||2.5 AED||Can contact jazz, zong and Ufone||Dial *5050#>4>1||7 days|
If you want to make calls through social media application then, you can get is of 10GB for 2 weeks, for 150 AED.
With this deal comes benefits like you can contact networks such as Zain, STC and Mobily in Saudi Arabia. You can utilize minutes not just for receiving but also for making calls in UAE and other countries. You can also avail the best possible data speed and charges will once purchase, but will only be applicable when using it.
Etisalat Call Package for Philippines
Calling the Philippine from UAE cost you a bucket load of money, but not if you are using Etisalat International call offer for the Philippines. The cheapest possible rate you can be offered is 0.95 AED per minute.
To activate these offers you can either use the My Etisalat UAE application, if not then dial *101*24# or else you can send an SMS to 1012 by typing the “DL15” code for Philippines packages.
Another option is the piony offer, a weekly package that includes 20 minutes international to the Philippines, 20 local minutes to UAE, 210 Barkada minutes, and 250 Flexi SMS. There is no restriction on what to browse or chat.
|Call up||57 minutes||1 days|
|Call up||380 minutes||7 days|
|Call up||700 minutes||28 days|
Data speed for this package varies between 192Kbps and 64 kbps. To subscribe for this offer type Text pinoy, and send to 1012 and to check the balance dial *140#
Benefits of using Etisalat
Once you activate these packages you will be able to enjoy the following three benefits.
You will get autorenewal service so if you want to discontinue the offer you will have to deactivate it. In case the offer is all used but you still have calls to make, then you can purchase another offer, doesn’t matter if the time for the last offer is still remaining. If you have not used the package in a while your package will not be renewed.
Terms and conditions:
Before activating packages, it is in your best interest that you understand the terms and conditions.
- Smart mobile network in the Philippines also contains 15 minutes
- Only the actual users can activate these packages
- Philippine offers will only be valid for 24 hours after the first call made
- 5% VAT will be charged on the first call made to the Philippines.
- Charges will be deducted on basis of the number of minutes called.
Etisalat Call Packages for India
Unlike other countries, Etisalat does not have any specific package dedicated to calls to India, but all the international call packages can be applicable.
If you are working in UAE and want to stay connected with your loved ones in India you can use the 500 minutes package. It is not dedicated for calls to India as Etisalat do not offer any particular packages for call to India, but you can select whatever country you want, but it is a good option to go for.
|500 Minutes International||49 AED||28 days||Dial *135*80#||Send “voice” to 1012|
To activate this plan dial *135*80#, select the country you want to contact and then choose the plan you want. In order to check the balance, you can send “voice” at 1012 or you can check via the Etisalat application.
Other international packages which can be used for to India include:
|International minutes pack||10 minutes||5 AED||1 day||Type OINT5 send to 1012|
|International minutes pack||30 minutes||25 AED||30 days||Type OINT25 send to 1012|
|International Discount offer||10% discount on all international call||109 AED||30 days||Type INT10D, send to 1012|
Etisalat Call Package Activation Methods
You can activate these call packages by the My Etisalat mobile application, or you can visit their webpage, you will be getting more details on the webpage regarding deals hence an informed decision can be made.
Among popular methods come calling or SMS, but that is if you have complete knowledge regarding every bundle. For call dial, the numbers mentioned above for deals and for message types with represented deals and send on the mentioned number. On SMS standard charges will be applicable however, calling is free within UAE.
(The details for calls and SMS are mentioned with every deal)
Another option is to call customer support and get information regarding packages and then apply them.
How to subscribe to Etisalat international call packages?
Dial *111*1*2*2*1# or you can activate the package via My Etisalat Mobile app.
How to unsubscribe from Etisalat international call packages?
Dial *111*1*2*2*1# to deactivate.
Do they have hidden charges for 8 Fils offer?
No, Etisalat do not have any sort of hidden charges for 8 Fils offer
How to check the remaining free minutes?
Send “505” on 606 to check the remaining minutes. You will be alerted by SMS which might take some seconds or maybe minutes to receive.
How to check the balance in Afghanistan?
Dial *123# to check balance
What is the customer care number?
Either dial 888 or dial 0786-786786
Etisalat has been providing magnificent service for the past 4 decades in 14-plus countries. You may not know them as Etisalat as they are selling with different names in different country, but out of 10 people, every 5 or 6 people is using their services and are satisfied with the choice.