Airtel has introduced three roaming plans for its post-paid customers who are looking forward to travel to the United States. The new offering allows subscribers to enjoy free incoming calls up to 5 hours. Also, subscribers can call back India at a discount of 87 per cent on the original calling rates. Three schemes worth Rs 1000, Rs 3500 and Rs 8500 have been launched. The standard calling rates of Airtel for roaming in the U.S. roaming is between Rs 61 to Rs 77 per minute for incoming calls and Rs 120 to Rs 160 per minute for outgoing calls to India.
Airtel is offering 10 minutes of free incoming calls and Rs 60 per minute for all outgoing locals calls and calls to India in the Rs 1000 scheme. Subscribers of the Rs 3,500 pack would get free incoming of 60 minutes and outgoing rates of both local calls and calls to India are priced at Rs 35 per minute. In the Rs 8500 roaming pack, customers would get 5 hours of free incoming calls, the outgoing rates of both local calls and calls to India are priced at Rs. 20 per minute.
Once, the free minutes expire, Airtel will automatically start applying the charges mentioned.