Traveling abroad is quite expensive on its own and add to that the exorbitant calling/data rates that you have to incur, even if you accept an incoming call by mistake, could swiftly turn your pleasant vacation into a nightmare. Which is why most major telecom service providers offer international roaming plans for their postpaid subscribers so that they can enjoy reduced calling and data rates during their trip. However, due to the sheer number of options in the market today, selecting the best international roaming plan which offers the most value for money could prove to be a tough task. Which is why we’ve compiled a list of the best postpaid plans for international roaming from Airtel, Vodafone, and Jio, that you should consider before embarking on your journey.

Best Postpaid Plans for International Roaming (Delhi-NCR)

Note: All postpaid plans mentioned in this list are for Airtel, Vodafone, and Jio customers in the Delhi-NCR circle. If your number belongs to a different telecom circle, you’ll have to head to your service providers website to find the best offers for you.

Best Postpaid Plans for International Roaming from Airtel

Much like its prepaid plans, Airtel has a variety of postpaid plans for international roaming on offer, which vary according to your destination. In order to help you select the best postpaid plan, we’ve divided Airtel’s best offerings into three different sections depending on the plan’s validity and we’ve further divided the available plans according to the destination countries. Here’s a list of the best postpaid plans for international roaming that Airtel has to offer:

International Roaming Plans With 1 Day Validity

All the international roaming plans with one day validity offer free incoming calls, 100 minutes of free outgoing calls to India, 100 free SMS, and 500MB of data.

TariffEligible Countries
Rs. 499Sri Lanka, Australia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand
Rs. 649Albania, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Croatia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Norway, Israel, Jersey, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Macau, USA, Mongolia, Netherlands, Indonesia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Denmark, Switzerland, Faroe Islands, Mauritius, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Czech, Egypt, Turkey, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Laos, Sweden, Taiwan, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Brazil, Japan, Jordan, Nepal, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Russia and UAE
Rs. 999Gabon, Argentina, Belarus, Cambodia, Colombia, Congo Republic, Vanuatu, El Salvador, Paraguay, Uganda, Rwanda, Chad, Moldova, Myanmar, Niger, Oman, Afghanistan, Puerto Rico, Seychelles, South Africa, Madagascar, Ukraine, Panama, Fiji, Algeria, Peru, Bhutan, Honduras, Congo, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Chile, Kenya, Malawi, Morocco, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Guatemala, Uruguay and Zambia

International Roaming Plans With 10 Days Validity

All the international roaming plans with ten days validity offer free incoming calls, 250 minutes of free outgoing calls to India, 100 free SMS per day, and a total of 3GB of data for the duration.

TariffEligible Countries
Rs. 1,199Sri Lanka, Australia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand
Rs. 2,999Albania, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Croatia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Norway, Israel, Jersey, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Macau, USA, Mongolia, Netherlands, Indonesia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Denmark, Switzerland, Faroe Islands, Mauritius, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Czech, Egypt, Turkey, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Laos, Sweden, Taiwan, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Brazil, Japan, Jordan, Nepal, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Russia and UAE
Rs. 3,999Gabon, Argentina, Belarus, Cambodia, Colombia, Congo Republic, Vanuatu, El Salvador, Paraguay, Uganda, Rwanda, Chad, Moldova, Myanmar, Niger, Oman, Afghanistan, Puerto Rico, Seychelles, South Africa, Madagascar, Ukraine, Panama, Fiji, Algeria, Peru, Bhutan, Honduras, Congo, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Chile, Kenya, Malawi, Morocco, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Guatemala, Uruguay and Zambia

International Roaming Plans With 30 Days Validity

All international roaming plans with 30 days validity offer free incoming calls, 500 minutes of free outgoing calls to India, 100 free SMS per day, and 5GB of data for the entire duration.

TariffEligible Countries
Rs. 2,499Sri Lanka, Australia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand
Rs. 3,999Albania, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Croatia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Norway, Israel, Jersey, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Macau, USA, Mongolia, Netherlands, Indonesia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Denmark, Switzerland, Faroe Islands, Mauritius, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Czech, Egypt, Turkey, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Laos, Sweden, Taiwan, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Brazil, Japan, Jordan, Nepal, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Russia and UAE
Rs. 6,999Gabon, Argentina, Belarus, Cambodia, Colombia, Congo Republic, Vanuatu, El Salvador, Paraguay, Uganda, Rwanda, Chad, Moldova, Myanmar, Niger, Oman, Afghanistan, Puerto Rico, Seychelles, South Africa, Madagascar, Ukraine, Panama, Fiji, Algeria, Peru, Bhutan, Honduras, Congo, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Chile, Kenya, Malawi, Morocco, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Guatemala, Uruguay and Zambia

Best Postpaid Plans for International Roaming from Vodafone

Unlike Airtel, Vodafone offers fewer international roaming plans for its postpaid subscribers as it doesn’t cover as many countries as Airtel. The international roaming plans from Vodafone are slightly better than the ones provided by Airtel, as they offer unlimited calls and data access for the entire duration of the plan’s validity in 20 of the most popular destinations. While the plans are also applicable for 45 other countries, they don’t offer unlimited calling and data in those destinations.

All countries eligible for unlimited calls and data access: US, UK, UAE, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, New Zealand, France, Norway, Portugal, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Poland, Spain, Switzerland

International Roaming Plan With 1 Day Validity

If you’re interested in a one day validity plan, then you can choose the following plan from Vodafone which offers unlimited calling and data access in the aforementioned countries and offers free incoming calls, 50 minutes of outgoing calls (local and international), 300MB of data and 10 free SMS in 45 other countries.

TariffEligible Countries
Rs. 500Offers unlimited calling and data in the aforementioned countries and fixed tariff in Albania, Austria, Brazil, China, Croatia, Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, Nepal, Peru, Russia, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey, Argentina, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Czech Republic, Fiji, Hong Kong, Ireland, Kuwait, Macau, Mexico, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tanzania, South Korea, Australia, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Hungary, Lesotho, Mozambique, Panama and Romania

International Roaming Plans With 7 Days Validity

Vodafone’s 7 days validity plan for international roaming offers unlimited calling and data access in the aforementioned countries, while offering free incoming calls, 200 minutes of outgoing calls (local and international), a total of 2GB data, and 25 free outgoing SMS in 45 other countries.

TariffEligible Countries
Rs. 2,500Offers unlimited calling and data in the aforementioned countries and fixed tariff in Albania, Austria, Brazil, China, Croatia, Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, Nepal, Peru, Russia, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey, Argentina, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Czech Republic, Fiji, Hong Kong, Ireland, Kuwait, Macau, Mexico, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tanzania, South Korea, Australia, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Hungary, Lesotho, Mozambique, Panama and Romania

International Roaming Plan With 10 Days Validity

Vodafone’s 10 days validity plan for international roaming offers unlimited calling and data access in the aforementioned countries, while offering free incoming calls, 300 minutes of outgoing calls (local and international), 3GB of data for the duration and 50 free SMS in 45 other countries.

TariffEligible Countries
Rs. 3,500Offers unlimited calling and data in the aforementioned countries and fixed tariff in Albania, Austria, Brazil, China, Croatia, Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, Nepal, Peru, Russia, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey, Argentina, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Czech Republic, Fiji, Hong Kong, Ireland, Kuwait, Macau, Mexico, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tanzania, South Korea, Australia, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Hungary, Lesotho, Mozambique, Panama and Romania

International Roaming Plan With 28 Days Validity

If you’re going on a month long vacation or taking multiple trips abroad over a time span then you’ll have to go for the 28 days validity plan for international roaming which, like all other plans from Vodafone, offers unlimited calling and data access in the aforementioned 20 countries, while offering free incoming calls, 500 minutes of outgoing calls (local and international), 5GB of data and 100 free SMS in 45 other countries.

TariffEligible Countries
Rs. 5,000Offers unlimited calling and data in the aforementioned countries and fixed tariff in Albania, Austria, Brazil, China, Croatia, Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, Nepal, Peru, Russia, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey, Argentina, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Czech Republic, Fiji, Hong Kong, Ireland, Kuwait, Macau, Mexico, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tanzania, South Korea, Australia, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Hungary, Lesotho, Mozambique, Panama and Romania

Best Postpaid Plans for International Roaming from Jio

While Jio has the best prepaid plans for international roaming, Vodafone easily trumps its unlimited data offering by adding in unlimited calling in 20 of the most popular countries. Jio’s plans on the other hand offer a restricted amount of outgoing minutes which are better than Vodafone’s only if you’re heading to one of those countries that Vodafone doesn’t cover in its truly unlimited plans.

International Roaming Plan With 1 Day Validity

You can choose the following international roaming plan from Jio which offers free incoming calls, 100 minutes of outgoing calls (India and local), unlimited data access (250MB high speed thereafter limited to 64kbps), and 100 free SMS.

TariffEligible Countries
Rs. 575Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK and US

International Roaming Plan With 7 Days Validity

Jio’s postpaid plan for international roaming with 7 days validity offers free incoming calls, 100 minutes of outgoing calls per day (India and local), unlimited data access (250MB high speed per day thereafter limited to 64kbps), and 100 free SMS per day.

TariffEligible Countries
Rs. 2,875Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK and US

International Roaming Plan With 30 Days Validity

In case you’re looking for a postpaid plan with an even longer validity then you can opt for the following plan which comes with 30 days of validity. The plan offers free incoming calls, 1500 minutes of outgoing calls for the durations, unlimited data access (5GB high speed cap thereafter unlimited at 64kbps), and 100 SMS per day.

TariffEligible Countries
Rs. 5,751Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK and US

SEE ALSO: Best Prepaid Plans for International Roaming (Delhi-NCR)

Best Postpaid Plans for International Roaming! (September 2018)

Well, that concludes our list of the best postpaid plans for international roaming. You can choose from one of the aforementioned plans depending on your telecom service provider, your destination of choice, and the duration of your trip. Unlike the prepaid plans, where Jio offers the best bang for your buck, Vodafone takes the crown for offering the best plans for international roaming, as it provides truly unlimited calling and data access in 20 of the most popular countries. However, if you’re not heading to any of those countries, then you’ll have to stick with Jio or Airtel. Do you think the aforementioned international roaming plans offers enough perks for price or would you buy a new connection from an international telecom service provider for the duration of your trip? Share your views in the comments section below.

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