International Calling

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the etisalat International Calling Offer and who is eligible for it?

The etisalat International Calling Offer is an optional subscription offer which any Wasel mobile user can opt in to. Upon successful opt-in, you will benefit from special per second International calling rates as per the details below

List

Main countries

Rate/min (AED)*

List A

Nepal*

0.32

List B

India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, China, Roshan Afghanistan** and etisalat Afghanistan***

0.38

List C

Egypt, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Iran and other networks in Afghanistan

0.63

List D

Nigeria, Philippines, Palestine and Jordan

0.95

List E

Lebanon, GCC, USA, UK and more

1.26

List F

​Iraq, Libya, Morocco, Turkey, Ethiopia, Syria and more

1.89

*5% VAT included

**Promotional rates for Nepal
***Promotional rates for Roshan Afghanistan & etisalat Afghanistan

Click here for the full list of countries and rates

Is there a call set-up fee?

No, there's no call set-up fee and there are no additional charges. The rates are charged on a flat, per second basis.

How can users benefit from this service?

  • This service offers great savings on International calls
  • There are no extra charges such as call set-up fee
  • You can enjoy a flat per second rate
  • You can make a call any time of the day or week

How can I subscribe to this offer?

You can subscribe to this tariff plan by dialling *135*70#
Once you have successfully opted-in, you will receive an SMS from etisalat confirming the same. The benefits of this offer will be applicable for all calls made after this confirmation SMS have been received.

How can I benefit from the special promotion for calls to Nepal?

If you have already subscribed to the International Calling offer, you would have to call any Nepal number and enjoy the special discounted rates of 32 fils/min (5% VAT included).

Do I have to configure or select my preferred country from these countries to enjoy the special rates?

No. Once you have opted in, you will automatically start enjoying these special rates for calls to the specified countries or operators.

Is there a subscription fee?

Subscription to this offer is free.

I am already subscribed to Call International, Pay Local and Global Calling Plan. If I subscribe to this offer, what rates will my calls be charged at?

If you have opted-in to all three offers, your calls will be charged as per the International Calling Offer rates. For example, If you make calls to India, you will be charged at 0.6 fils/second.

I subscribed to the Daily Combo Pack and the International Calling Offer. How will I be charged for my calls?

If you've subscribed to any of our bundles, then the minutes would first be consumed from your bundle balance, followed by minutes outside your bundle which will be charged as per the International Calling Offer rates.

Can I opt out of the International Calling Offer?

Yes, you can opt-out any time by dialling *135*70#. Once opted-out, you will be charged for calls to these countries as per your standard tariff plan. You can opt-in any time again, by any of the subscription methods mentioned above.

What is the Call International, Pay Local promotion and who is eligible for it?

The Call International, Pay Local promotion is available to all Wasel Prepaid users. Upon successful subscription, users can call 11 countries at the price of local calls (38 fils/min + call setup fee of AED 1.05).

What are the available countries included in this promotion?

They include:

  • Afghanistan
  • Egypt
  • Iran
  • Pakistan
  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Nepal
  • Sri Lanka
  • China
  • Indonesia
  • Nigeria

Do I have to configure or select my preferred country from these countries to enjoy the special rates?

No. Once you have opted in, you will automatically start enjoying these special rates for calls to the specified countries or operators.

How can I subscribe/unsubscribe to the offer?

  • Dial *111*1*2*2*1# to subscribe.
  • Dial *111*1*2*2*2# to unsubscribe.

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