How to use

International Roaming (IR) services can be availed by the subscribers who meet the following criteria:

Eligibility Conditions

  1. Postpaid connection with ISD facility
  2. International Credit Card (own name)/ International Debit card (Own name)/ RFCD account/ FC Account
  3. Valid International Passport
  4. Security Deposit for postpaid roaming is BDT 10,000 (Refundable)

Handset Requirement

  1. Pick a phone, the right one.
  2. For most countries you will need Tri-band handsets/Devices (GSM 900/1800/1900)
  3. For roaming in Japan/Korea, you need a W-CDMA handset.

How to select network while abroad?

After reaching to the foreign country, you have to get connected to a foreign operator’s network to make use of postpaid roaming services.
You can do this in two ways:

  1. Automatic Network Selection:
  2. Go to the “Network Selection” menu in your handset .
  3. Select “Automatic” .
  4. The strongest Network will be selected automatically for your use.
  5. Manual Network Selection:
  6. Go to the “Network Selection” menu in your handset.
  7. Select “Manual” or “Search”.
  8. All available networks will be displayed.
  9. Select your desired network.

Disclaimer:

Availability of roaming services (Voice, SMS, GPRS & VAS) in a particular destination would depend on Airtel-foreign operator roaming tie-up status. Hence you need to check with your nearest Airtel Care for detailed information on available services and tariff structure for the particular destination
For detailed Postpaid roaming Tariff, you are kindly requested to visit any of your conveniently located Airtel Care OR you may:

  1. Dial 786 (from your number in Bangladesh)
  2. Dial +88 016 7860 0786 (from any where any number)

For making any international/ local outgoing call while roaming

Dial the international access code (+/00), the country code, area code for fixed phone or mobile code (without leading zero) before calling.

Example: if you are calling a fixed phone in Canberra Australia you will dial
+61 2 XXXX XXXX
or
0061 2 XXXX XXXX

For calling back to Bangladesh while roaming

Dial the international access code (+/00), the country code, area code for fixed phone or mobile code (without leading zero) before calling.

Example: if you are calling a mobile phone in Bangladesh you will dial

Example: if you are calling a mobile phone in Bangladesh you will dial
+88016XXXXXXXX
or
0088016XXXXXXXX
Note: Subscriber can receive voice call/ SMS from anywhere in the world while roaming abroad.