Airtel vs Jio vs Vi: Which Operator Offers Best International Roaming Prepaid Plans?

Confused about which operator offers the best international roaming prepaid plans? Check out this detailed comparison!

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All three private telecom players are known for launching several offers and benefits for their customers. Airtel recently introduced its range of international roaming prepaid plans known as Airtel World Pass. These plans offer some exciting benefits and are valid in 180+ countries. Similarly, Vi (Vodafone-Idea) has recently launched five international packs to offer unlimited data, calling, and SMS. Reliance Jio is also not far behind and offers a range of international roaming prepaid plans that bring peace of mind to those travelling to other countries. So, in order to help you to find out the best plan before your international trip, we have compiled a list of all international plans of Airtel, Vodafone-Idea, and Airtel. Here you go.

Airtel International Roaming Prepaid Plans

Price Data Validity Calls
649 500MB 1 day 100 Min
899 1GB 10 days 100 Min
2997 2GB 365 days 100  Min
2998 5GB 30 days 100  Min

According to Airtel, these packs provide 24×7 call centre support, and for that, international travellers have to dial the dedicated number 9910099100. The number can be also accessed through WhatsApp.

Airtel World Pass Rs 649 Plan

The Rs 649 plan of Airtel World Pass offers 500MB of data, 100 minutes for calling, and 10 messages. The pack comes with a validity of one day and is available in 184 countries.

Airtel World Pass Rs 899 Plan

The Rs 899 offers 1GB of high-speed data and 100 minutes for calling. The international roaming prepaid plan offers 10 days of validity. This pack provides 20 messages for the same period and offers services to 184 countries.

Airtel World Pass Rs 2,997 Plan

We also have a pack of Rs 2,997, where users will get 100 minutes for calling, 20 messages, and 2GB of data for 365 days, which means for an entire year.

Airtel World Pass Rs 2,998 Plan

Lastly, Airtel offers a Rs 2,998 plan for a period of 30 days. Besides, this pack ships 5GB of data and 100 minutes for calling, including local and outgoing. The plan also ships 20 SMS for 30 days.

Also Read: Airtel Recharge Plans: Airtel New Recharge Plan and Offers List with Validity, Data, Unlimited Calling

Reliance Jio International Roaming Prepaid Plans

Price Data Calls SMS Validity
575 250MB Incoming free 100 1 day
1101 NA Incoming on Wi-Fi free at Rs, 1 5 28 days
1102 NA Incoming on Wi-Fi at Rs.1 5 28 days
2875 250MB Per day Incoming free 100 7 days
5751 5GB 1500 Min 1500 30 days

 

Reliance Jio International Roaming Rs 575 Plan

The Rs 575 international roaming prepaid plan from Reliance Jio offers 250MB of data and 100 messages for 24 hours. Besides, this pack provides incoming Wi-Fi calling for free; however, outgoing calls are not allowed. In addition, this pack covers 22 countries.

Reliance Jio International Roaming Rs 1,101 Plan

This pack of Rs 1,101 provides calls on Wi-Fi at Re 1. Conversely, outgoing calls on the same technology are not allowed.

Reliance Jio International Roaming Rs 1,102 Plan

The Rs 1,102 plan does not offer data benefits, however, users will get 5 five messages for 28 days. Also, users have will get incoming calls over the W-Fi network for Re 1. Outgoing calls and messages are not allowed. For voice calling in India, you have to spend Re 1 per minute. Plus, voice calling via Wi-Fi is only allowed on Jio mobile numbers.

Reliance Jio International Roaming Rs 2,875 Plan

The fourth plan is the list priced at Rs 2,875, where customers will get 250MB of data per day for seven days and 100 messages for the same period. Incoming calls are free in 22 countries.

Reliance Jio International Roaming Rs 5,751 Plan

The last pack will cost you Rs 5,751, where customers will get outgoing calling benefits for up to 1500 minutes, while incoming is free. The plan also provides 5GB of data for 30 days. This pack is appliable in 22 countries. it also ships 1500 messages for the same period. However, outgoing calls over Wi-Fi are not allowed.

Also Read: Jio Recharge Plans and Offers: Jio New Prepaid Recharge Plan Price List with Talktime, Validity, 4G Data Benefits

Vi International Roaming Prepaid Plans

Price Data Calls Validity
 295 0 40 Min for outgoing calls  28 days
695 1GB 50 Min for outgoing calls 1 day
995 500MB 150 Min for outgoing calls 7 days
1495 1GB 300 Min for outgoing calls 14 days
2695 1.2GB 200 Min for outgoing calls 4 days
3495 2GB 200 Min for outgoing calls 7 days
4695 3GB 300 Min for outgoing calls 10 days
6995 5GB 500 Min for  outgoing calls 28 days

 

Vi (Vodafone-Idea) offers eight plans in the same segment, which start from Rs 295 and goes up to Rs 6,995.

Vi International Roaming Rs 295 Pack

The first international roaming pack of Vodafone-Idea is priced at Rs 295, where customers will get only 40 minutes for calling for 28 days without any data benefit. Plus, customers have to spend Rs 15 for messages.

Vi International Roaming Rs 695 Pack

The Rs 695 pack offers 1GB of data and 50 minutes for outgoing calls. The plan is valid for only one day. After 50 minutes of calling, customers will have to spend Rs. 3 per minute.

Vi International Roaming Rs 995 Pack

The Rs 995 pack offers 500MB of data and 150 minutes for outgoing calls for seven days; however, after the given quota, customers have to pay Rs 10 per minute for calling.

Vi International Roaming Rs 1,495 Pack

The Rs 1,495 offers 300 minutes for calling and 1GB of data for 14 days. Again, if the quota ends, customers have to spend Rs 10 per minute for calling.

Vi International Roaming Rs 2,695 Plan

Then, there is a pack of Rs 2,695, where customers will get 200 minutes for calling and 1.2GB of data for four days.

Vi International Roaming Rs 3,495 Plan

Another pack on the list is priced at Rs 3,495. This pack offers 200 minutes for calling and 2GB of data for seven days.

Vi International Roaming Rs 4,695 Plan

Moving on, we have a Rs 4,695 prepaid plan, which offers 3GB of data and 300 minutes for calling for 10 days. Customers have to pay Rs 3 once the calling quota ends.

Vi International Roaming Rs 6,995 Plan

The Rs 6,995 provides 5GB of data and 500 minutes for calling for 28 days. This pack does not provide any OTT benefit to customers, despite being the most expensive plan among all international roaming packs.

Also Read: Vodafone Idea (Vi) Recharge Plans: Vi New Recharge Plan and Offers List with Validity, Data, Unlimited Calling

Which Operator Offers Best International Roaming Prepaid Plan?

In terms of price, benefits, and availability, Airtel World Pass plans seem a good option as the company covers 184 countries with these packs and free message services. On the other hand, Reliance Jio packs are available in up to 100 countries and do not provide significant benefits. Similarly, Vodafone-Idea packs are limited to a few countries and are expensive compared to Airtel and Reliance Jio. Plus, Airtel provides customer care support 24 hours and seven days, which again is a great effort to help its customers during their vacations in other countries.