Prepaid Data services lets you read and send emails and access the Internet using your phone while traveling.
Rates are quoted in MB (Megabyte) of data used. The minimum usage is 100KB and further usage is charged in increments of 100KB. A minimum charge of 50c per session applies. For details please see individual product links below. Rates vary according to the service you intend to purchase. Click on the relevant service below for data rates for that service.
Many Smartphone handsets automatically run applications that will use data such as push email, weather applications, location services, etc. We recommend that you disable automatic applications on your Smartphone when roaming.
If you already have a service with us, login to your account and click 'My Service' in the top navigation to find the most current rates.
All our products come with standard data rates and purchasing a Data Bundle (valid for 30 days) is a great way to get the best value mobile internet while you’re away in any of the countries listed below.
What are Data Bundles?
Data Bundles provide you with a separate credit balance which is used for surfing the web, emailing, streaming music and videos and all other kinds of data usage on your smartphone, tablet or laptop.
What’s more, because you’re buying more credit upfront our Data Bundles provide you with up to 200% additional bonus credit for use with data.
Please note: Data bundle credit cannot be used for Calls and Texting. See the table below for details.
|Bundle name||You Pay||You Get||Bonus Value|
|Lite Data Bundle||$50||$65||30% extra credit|
|Medium Data Bundle||$70||$140||100% extra credit|
|Heavy Data Bundle||$120||$360||200% extra credit|
Data bundles can only be used in any of the following countries:
Albania, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Cyprus (North), Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Isle Of Man, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jersey, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Monaco, Montserrat, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidada & Tobago, Turkey, Turks & Caicos, United Kingdom, United States
Data bundles expire 30 days from activation. See activation details below.
Activating your bundle
You will need to activate the bundle shortly before you depart for your trip, or upon arrival. If you do not activate the bundle, it will not work and any data usage will utlise your standard credit balance.
To Activate your bundle, simply sign in to your account at rechargeminutes.com and click “Activate Data Bundle” on your account details page. Alternatively, you can dial 177 from your mobile when using our mobile service.
How to purchase
Buying a data bundle is easy. Simply purchase an ekit SIM card and during the purchase process, you'll have the opportunity to include a data bundle.
If you already have an ekit SIM card, simply login to your online account and click "buy a data bundle" in your Account details page.
Your phone must be configured to work with our Prepaid Data service.
If the automatic phone configuration process does not show your model of phone, please click here for instructions on how to manually configure your phone. View user guide to configure your iPad (426KB PDF)
Please note: WAP and Internet access, email, instant messaging, and MMS are features of many phones, but not all. Prepaid data is required to enable these features if they are available on your phone. Please check which features are supported by your phone.
You can enable or disable a data connection to your SIM card. To enable data dial 313. To disable data dial 312.
View user guide for full instructions (52KB PDF)