Daily Local Calling Packages

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Daily Local Calling packages and who is eligible for them?

The Daily Local Calling packages are daily bundles of local minutes offered at lower rates and are available to all Wasel users.

Daily Package

Charges per day (AED)*

Validity

Pulse

5 local minutes

1

 

One day

 

 

Per minute

 

10 local minutes

2

30 local minutes

4

*5% VAT included

When you make the first local call after subscription:

  • The rental for the bundle will be deducted
  • The minutes included in the bundle will be credited to your account
  • Once you have used up all the bundle minutes for the day, local calls will be charged at the tariff plan rates for the rest of the day
  • International calls will also be charged as per your tariff plan

You do not have to subscribe to the bundle every day. It will automatically be assigned to you once you make the first local call of the day.

How can I subscribe to the Daily Local Calling packages?

  1. Texting the codes below to 1010
  2. Dialling *111#

Pack you want to subscribe to

SMS code to be sent to 1010

5 local minutes

Local5

10 local minutes

Local10

30 local minutes

Local30

Once you have successfully opted in, you will receive a confirmation SMS from etisalat. On the day of subscription, the benefits of the bundle will be applicable from the next local call made after you receive the confirmation SMS. On subsequent days, the benefits of the bundle will be applicable from the first local call you make for the day.

Which numbers can be called using these bundled minutes?

You can use these minutes to call any landline or mobile number in the UAE (etisalat and du). Calls to local premium numbers are not included in these bundles. Such calls will be charged as per your tariff plan.

How long will these minutes in the bundles be valid for?

The bundle of minutes is valid only for the day. Unused minutes (if any) will expire at the end of the day (midnight). A new bundle will be added to your account the next day as and when you make the first local call for the day.

How do I benefit from the Daily Local Calling package?

With Daily Local Calling package, you can enjoy:

  • Discounted rates on calls to any mobile or landline in the UAE
    • 44% savings on the 5-minute and the 10-minute packages compared to standard local call rates
    • 63% savings on the 30-minute package compared to standard local call rates
  • Pay only on days you use – automatic renewal of bundle only on days you make local calls
  • Affordable rentals with bundled minutes to suit your needs
  • No extra charges/fees applicable

Will I be charged for the packages every day even if I don’t make any local calls?

No. You will be charged for the package only on days on which you make a local call.

How will I be charged for my local calls once I have subscribed to one of these packages?

  • Once you make a local call after subscribing to the 10-minute package, AED 2 will be deducted from your balance and your account gets credited with 10 local minutes
  • After you have used up the 10 minutes, your calls from the 11th minute for the day would be charged as per your tariff plan
  • On days when you do not make any local calls, you would not be charged AED 2

How will I be charged if I do not have sufficient balance to cover the daily package rental?

In case you do not have the necessary balance to cover the package rental, your calls will be charged as per the standard Wasel tariff plan. Once you have sufficient balance in your account, the rental will be deducted and the bundle minutes will be credited upon your next call of the day.

Once I use up all the daily minutes in the bundle, can I subscribe to the package again to get more minutes?

Multiple subscriptions within the same day is not possible. However, there are 2 bundles to choose from; you can subscribe to any bundle that suits your usage pattern. Once you have used up all the bundle minutes for the day, local calls will be charged at the tariff plan rates for the rest of the day.

Are there any registration/subscription charges associated with this package?

No, you will only be charged the daily rental for the bundle on days when you make a local call.

How can I upgrade or downgrade my package?

Simply subscribe to the new package of your choice. The subscription for that package will come into effect from the next day.
Note: You can upgrade/downgrade/subscribe/unsubscribe only once a day and this will be effective from the next day.

How do I check on the minutes balance of my bundle?

Simply dial *101*1*2# and choose the relevant options.

Is this a temporary offer?

No, this is a permanent offer.

Can I opt out of this offer?

Yes, you can opt out any time by:

  • Dialling *111# and choosing the relevant options
  • Texting the codes below to 1010

Daily Local Calling packages

Cancellation code to 1010

5 local minutes

CLocal5

10 local minutes

CLocal10

30 local minutes

CLocal30

Once you opt out, you will be charged for all local calls as per your tariff plan. You can opt in again any time, simply by dialling *111# and choosing the relevant options.

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