Airtel Tariff Plan 2020 – List of Tariff Plans and Price

If you’re reading this article now, it means that i know one thing about you: you’ve been looking for the most suitable Airtel tariff. A tariff that is low on calls and bears mouthwatering bonuses. And I’m here to tell you that there’s nothing wrong with that. In fact, I have put together some useful information in this article, just for you.

Airtel Tariff Plan 2020

Airtel Tariff Plan 2020 – List of Tariff Plans and Price 

Airtel is one of the most popular telecom service providers in Nigeria. There are some complaints of their network services not being the best out there, because of the signal strength, or their high call rates. Maybe this is true, or maybe your tariff plan just isn’t well-suited for your lifestyle.

Yes. Your tariff plan actually has something to do with how much you’re paying for services, and how much bonuses you’re getting in return.

If tarrif plan is a new concept to you, we’ll give a simple definition here.

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What is Tariff Plan?

A telecom tariff plan is a package a customer operates his/her SIM on. This tariff plan puts tax, call rates, customer satisfaction, telecom company’s returns, as well as other charges that may be applicable into consideration. Telecom tariffs basically include call rates and price plan.

Tariff plans vary because charges on them also vary. How much a telecom service provider charges for one tariff is different from another, because various other factors come into play, as we have mentioned above.

That been said, there are tariffs that can perfectly suite yor lifestyle, all you need is a bit of information. Airtel has a number of tariffs that allow cheaper call rates. Airtel SmartConnect is my recommended plan. But you can only get on this tariff with a new SIM.

List of Best Airtel Tariff Plans

Find in the table below a selection of the best Airtel tariffs:

SmartTALK 2.0 *315#
SmartTrybe *312#
SmartConnect All Airtel New Sim
Premier Connect *254#
SmartTRYBE Junior *371#
TalkMore Bundle *234#
SmartRecharge *220*PIN#
Smart VALUE *314#
Airtel 6X Bundles *555*PIN#
SmartPREMIER *470#
  1. Airtel smartTALK 2.0

SmartTalk is top on my list because … wow! This prepaid tariff charges only 11 Kobo per second, to all other networks in Nigeria, from the very first second! The only catch is, you’re charged a ₦6 access fee on your first call of the day.

For calls to USA, China, Canada, UK landline and India, you’re charged ₦0.20K per second! Cheaper talk, is SmartTalk. What a juicy package!

Subscribers with less than ₦5 in their main account balance cannot make the first call of the day, whether on-net or off-net. This restriction is not applicable to subscribers with active voice bundles such as Premier Connect, Talk More and Weekend MAX EXTRA.

Airtel Smart Talk Migration Code

Migrating to this juicy tariff is a very simple task. All you need to do is dial *315# or send YES as a text message to 315 to activate. And that’s it. Your calls to all networks at 11kobo per second is activated!

SmartTalk Call Rate/Duration of Call for 100naira

  • Daily Access Fee: N5.00 Naira (100 – 5 = N95.00 left)
  • 11kobo X 60 seconds = N6.6k
  • So, with N100 recharge c,ard, you will get > N95/N6.6 14 minutes 39 seconds

For International Calls on Airtel Smart Talk: Talktime of N100 recharge @ 12 N/min = 95/12 = 7.92 minutes or 7 minutes 55 seconds.

There’s no need wasting time. Simply dial *315# NOW to enjoy cheaper calls.

  1. SmartTrybe

What does SmartTrybe have to offer? See below:

  • Making calls at 11k/sec to all networks with no extra charges in Nigeria.
  • Cheap calls at 11kobo per second to all networks in Nigeria WITHOUT extra charges.
  • 1GB for N500. Valid for 7 days
  • Affordable weekly data bundle of 1GB for ₦500 only.
  • Night Browsing
  • Midnight browsing option from 12:00am to 05:00am.
    • N25 for 500MB. Valid between 12 and 5 am
    • 500MB for ₦25 only.
    • N50 for 1GB
    • 1GB for ₦50 only.

Campus offers:

  • Free access to WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and BBM.
  • Free WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and BBM access.
  • 60mb data bonus on 200 naira airtime recharge valid for a month.
  • Bonus data of 60MB valid for one month on ₦200 airtime recharge.
  • Free 5 SMS when you pay for 2.
  • Five free SMS for the price of two.
  • 30% bonus on data plans worth 500 Naira and above.
  • A whopping 30% bonus on every data subscription of ₦500 and above.

Free 5MB data for the first recharge, and 10MB for the second recharge for the week.

Airtel SmartTrybe Migration Code

You can migrate to this tariff plan by simply dialing *312# on your Airtel SIM, or by sending YES in a text message to 312. For the campus bonuses, dial *321*1# or send CAMPUS as a text message to 312.


  1. Data bonuses cannot be transferred.
  2. Airtel dealers, payphone subscribers, and postpaid custer’s cannot benefit from this package.

3. Airtel smartCONNECT

The default tariff plan for new Airtel Network users is SmartCONNECT. This package is one filled with a lot of goodies. Subscribers enjoy bonuses for every recharge. On SmartCONNECT, subscribers enjoy 8X bonus on every recharge, and 100% bonus on every data bundle subscription.

How to Activate Airtel SmartCONNECT

To enjoy the bonuses of this tarrif,

  • Purchase a new Airtel SIM Card
  • buy a new Airtel SIM
  • Register the SIM at any Airtel KYC registration point.
  • Register at any Airtel registration point
  • Insert the SIM in your phone
  • Insert SIM into your phone and activate with a recharge. Enjoy your new SIM of goodness!
  • Recharge your SIM with any amount to start enjoying the bonuses.

Airtel SmartCONNECT Benefits

Below is a breakdown of the 8X (800%) bonus on every recharge on the SmartCONNECT package:

  • 800% value of 100 Naira and above airtime recharge for the first 3 months after activation. The bonus accrues as follows:
  • For the first three months after activation, you get 800% bonus on every recharge of₦100 and above, as follows:
    1. Main account: 100%.
  1. Main account balance bonus: 100%
    1. Voice bonus account: 250%.
  2. Bonus for voice calls: 250%
    1. Data bonus account: 250%.
  3. Data bonus: 250%
    1. Social bonus account: 100%.
  4. Social bonus bundle: 100%
    1. Family and friends bonus account: 100%.
  5. Bonus for family and friends: 100%
  • Dial *3112*number# to add a family and friends (F&F) number, or *311*3*number# and *311*4# to remove and check friends and family list, respectively.
  • Your social media data bonuses is valid for seven days, and can be used for Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and BBM ONLY.
  • Your data bonus will be charged when you browse the internet.
  • At the end of the month, you get 100% bonus of your total recharge for that month as data gift. This offer is for recharges of ₦200 and above.
    • For example, if you recharge₦500 in September, you get ₦500 data bonus at ₦5 per megabyte.

Bonus Illustration:

For a ₦100 recharge, you get:

  • Main account:N100 Naira.
  • Voice Account:N250 Naira.
  • Family and friends (FAF) account:100 Naira.

All data and social media bonuses can only be used for data, and not calls.

How to Migrate to Airtel SmartConnect

All you need to do to get on this package, is buy a new Airtel SIM, register, and recharge to activate to start enjoying your bonuses. You also get to call at 11kobo per second from 11pm to 6am.

Note that all bonuses on this tariff are valid for seven days only.

Call Duration/Rates on Airtel Smart Connect: How many minutes per 100naira Recharge

All calls within Nigeria will be charged from your main and bonus accounts, while international calls will be charged from your main account balance.

All call to family and friends (that are registered on the network) will be charged from the Family and Friends bonus.

Airtel SmartCONNECT Plan Call Rates

  • Local Calls

Main Account: 100 Naira @ 30 N/M gives 100/30 = 3.333 minutes talktime.

Voice bonus account: N250 @ 36 N/M gives 250/36 = 6.94 minutes talktime.

F & F account: N100 @ 24 N/M gives 100/24 = 4.17 minutes talktime.

Total = 3.33 + 6.94 + 4.17 = 14.44 minutes or 14 minutes 26 seconds talktime.

  • International Calls

The call rate is 50 K/s or 30 N/min on main and voice accounts.

With total airtime of 100 + 250 = 350 Naira charges @ 30N/min.

Talktime = 350/30 = 11.67 minutes or 11 minutes 40 seconds.

From the above, we deduce that local calls with ₦100 Airtime can last upto 14 minutes 44 seconds or 14 minutes 26 seconds. For international calls, the same amount can last upto 11 minutes 40 seconds of talk time.

  1. Premier Connect

Premier Connect is a mulri-package bundle. It includes voice, data, and SMS for the satisfaction of its subscribers. It’s one of the most value-packed tariffs in the market today.

One of the perks of using this tariff plan is its appealing monthly plans, perfectly suited for professionals and techy young people.

All airtime recharges on Premier Connect is multiplied by two or three times the original amount, and is accompanied by a bonus data bundle or SMS.

In addition to the above, this tariff allows users receive free call while overseas, and get a 100% bonus for every data bundle subscription of 1GB and above.

If you want to enjoy all of these desirable offers, get on the Premier Connect boat!

Airtel Premier Connect Subscription Code

To migrate to the Premier Connect tariff, simply dial *254# and follow the instructions.

To check active bundles, dial *253#.   

  1. SmartTRYBE Junior

SmartTRYBE Junior is an app initiated by Airtel to make learning fun for children in primary and secondary schools. It is a 3D interactive multimedia learning platform.

The study resources on this platform are in agreement with the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Education’s curriculum and guide. It has been adapted for use in teaching students in West Africa, and Nigeria specifically.

Benefits of SmartTrybe Jnr

SmartTRYBE promotes smooth communication between parents and their children. You’ll get the following in this package:

  • Kids can call Mom and Dad for free
  • 10% bonus from parent’s recharge is sent to the kids’ line.
  • 100% data bonus on subscriptions of 200MB and above
  • All courses on SmartTRYBE Junior are NERDC approved, and adapted to be fun for the kids.

Terms and Conditions of Airtel SmartTrybe Jnr

  • A SmartTRYBE Junior subscriber can only register two Airtel phone numbers for each parent.
  • Two SmartTRYBE Junior subscribers cannot serve as parent and child (one MUST be a SmartTRYBE Junior subscriber, and the other non-SmartTRYBE subscriber serves as parent.)
  • A child can only get the 10% bonus from a parent’s line if the parent’s line is registered as parent.
  • Bonuses gotten from parents’ recharge will be transferred to child within 24hours.
  • Children can only call parents for free when they purchase the family bundle.
  • Subscribers can change their parents’ line, and this costs ₦50 per change or addition.


You can start enjoying the Airtel SmartTRYBE plan by dialing *317#, or sending YES to 317 as an SMS.

Call Duration/Rates on Airtel SmartTrybe Jnr: How many minutes per 100naira Recharge

Parents, Family & Friends Calls rates

  • First 60 secs: N0.40kobo X 60 seconds = N24.00 Naira (100 – 24 = N76.00 left)
  • 11kobo X 60 seconds = N6.6k
  • So, with N100 recharge card, you will get > N76/N6.6 + (60 secs) ≅12 minutes 12 seconds (Parents, Family & Friends Calls rates)

Airtel to all networks

  • First 60 secs: N0.40kobo X 60 seconds = N24.00 Naira (100 – 24 = N76.00 left)
  • 20kobo X 60 seconds = N12k
  • So, with N100 recharge card, you will get > N76/N12 + (60 secs) ≅6 minutes 9 seconds (Airtel to all networks)
  1. Airtel TalkMore

TalkMore is the bundle for business owners, or people that need a lot of talk time. Subscribers can multiply ₦100 airtime to get ₦500 voice airtime.

Subscribers get 200% bonus on every recharge, as follows:

The bundles includes:

Note: You get N*** (this is the Value Received)

  • N60:You get N180. Dial *234*60# for 30 Days.
  • N100:You get N400. Dial *234*100# for 30 Days.
  • N150:You get N600. Dial *234*150# for 30 Days.
  • N200:You get N900. Dial *234*200# for 30 Days.
  • N250:You get N1,100. Dial *234*250# for 30 Days.
  • N300:You get N1,300. Dial *234*300# for 30 Days.
  • N500:You get N2,500. Dial *234*500# for 30 Days.
  • N700:You get N3,500. Dial *234*700# for 30 Days.
  • N1,000:You get N5,000. Dial *234*1000# for 30 Days.
  • N1,500.You get N7,500. Dial *234*1500# for 30 Days.
  • N3,000.You get N15,000. Dial *234*30# for 30 Days.

Note: Bundles validity for N250 and N700 could be extended for 1 day by dialing *234*250*1# OR *234*700*1#.

Airtel subscribers on prepaid and postpaid are eligible for Airtel TalkMore tariff, and can purchase as many of this plan as they like.

  1. SmartRecharge

With this subscription plan, customers can get 10X the amount they recharge with the code *220*RECHARGE PIN#.

This 10X bonus can be used for both data and calls. In addition, subscribers get extra data value for every ₦500 and ₦1,000 airtime recharge. If you asked for goodies, you got it!

This plan is presently top on my recommended list of tariffs because users can get both call and data bonuses.

SmartRecharge Usage Code

To enjoy all the goodies listed above, recharge your SIM with *220*PIN#.

Note that all bonuses have a validity period.

  1. Smart VALUE

This is another Airtel tariff without daily access fees or extra charges. With SmartVALUE, you can call all networks, from the very first second, at 15kobo per second.

Benefits of migrating to Airtel smartValue

Some of the benefits that come with being a SmartVALUE subscriber are listed below.

  • Call all networks in Nigeria at 15kobo per second (from the very 1st second) no daily access fee.
  • Make international calls at 20kobo per second to USA, Canada, China, India and UK Landline.

Smart VALUE Migration Code

To migrate to this tariff plan, dial *314# from any Airtel SIM, regardless of the former plan.

Call Duration/Rates on Airtel SmartRecharge: How many minutes per 100naira Recharge

  • Talktime for local calls@ 9 Naira per minute = 100/9 = 11.11 minutes or 11 minutes 7 seconds.
  • Talktime for International calls@ 12 Naira/min = 100/12 = 8.333 minutes or 8 minutes 20 seconds.
  1. Airtel 6X Bundles

As rightly implied by the name, the Airtel 6X bundle gives you six times the amount of every recharge to be used for calls to all networks, SMS and data.

To get this 6X value, simply recharge with *555*RECHARGE PIN#.

Hurry up! Recharge your SIM using *555*PIN# to get started.

How it Works

When you recharge ₦100, ₦200, ₦300, ₦500 and ₦1,000, you get ₦600 for 14 days, ₦1,200 for 14 days, ₦1,800 for 30 days, ₦3,000 for 30 days, and ₦6,000 for 30 days, respectively.

To check your bonus balance, dial *123#.

  1. SmartPREMIER

This tariff charges your 11kobo per second to all networks in Nigeria, and to five other countries abroad (UK landline, US, India, Canada and China), after paying 40kobo per second after the first one minute.

Additional Benefits of Migrating to Smart Premier

  • Subscribers who recharge up to ₦5,000 and more will get up to 500 minutes of free incoming calls while abroad (roaming).
  • Free 150MB bonus on every recharge.
  • No daily access fees apply.
  • All calls within Nigeria, and to a select other countries for the flat rate of 11kobo persecond, after the first minute.
  • Receive calls for up to 500 minutes per month while roaming, and up to 150MB data bonus for every recharge.

Airtel SMARTPREMIER Migration Code

To migrate, dial *318#, or send YES as a text message to 318.

Call Duration/Rates on Airtel SmartPremier: How many minutes per 100naira Recharge

  • First 60 secs: N0.40kobo X 60 seconds = N24.00 Naira (100 – 24 = N76.00 left)
  • 11kobo X 60 seconds = N6.6k
  • So, with N100 recharge card, you will get > N76/N6.6 + (60 secs) 11 minutes 52 seconds + the first one minute= 12 minutes 52 seconds.
  1. SmartROAM

SmartROAM is an Airtel initiative to allow subscribers receive free calls while roaming on 10 networks in five countries, when they recharge ₦5,000 or more in a month.

Subscribers can get this value whether they recharge ₦5,000 at once, or in bits across the months.

The five countries are Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, and United Arab Emirates.

Free call reception is only valid for 30 days, after which a subscriber must recharge up to ₦5,000 to qualify for the offer.

It is out hope that you got value for your time. Tell us in the comments which of the above is your favourite plan, and remember to share with your friends and family.



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