As Airtel user in Nigeria who desire to borrow Airtime when you run out should dial *500*amount#, e.g *500*200# to borrow N170 or dial *500# and follow the prompts.. Remember to read the terms and condition to know if you are fully eligible before getting the Airtime.
Airtel Extra Credit allows you to borrow airtime when you run out. This is a perfect solution to reload your phone with Airtime for calls during an emergency. It also allows you to borrow airtime that can to be used for all chargeable Airtel services. You pay back on your next recharge with a 15% service charge except for the N25 loan which has a service charge of 20%.
What is Airtime Airtel Extra Credit?
Airtel Extra Credit is a credit loan service that enables eligible customers to borrow airtime on credit and pay back upon next recharge.
Who is qualified to use Airtel Extra Credit?
1 Airtel Prepaid Customers with registered SIM.
2 ·Customer’s will be considered based on monthly recharge frequency and average spend.
·3 Customer who have paid up any previous loan and associated charges.
Who is eligible for this service?
·You need to have been an AIRTEL subscriber for at least 2 months. In addition, you have to be a loyal and consistent subscriber using an average of N200 monthly.
How do I apply for the service?
·You will be required to send a request through a predefined short code; *500# which will provide you with all the denominations of airtime available to borrow. To get specific denominations dial: *500*amount#.
Airtel service charge
You will pay 15% of borrowed amount as a service charge.
E.g, if you borrow N200, you will receive N170 or if N500, you will receive N425
What happens if I don’t repay my Advance after 72 hours?
You will not be able to access the Service until you pay back the entire amount owed. In addition, it will adversely affect your Advance rating which is important for qualifying for higher amounts in future.