UAE telecom provider du, has announced three new calling and data plans for those travelling for Hajj in Saudi Arabia and has extended these plans to cover other GCC countries including Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman. The new packages with up to 30GB of data and unlimited outgoing calls while roaming in, or travelling between the listed countires, are available to both pre-paid and post-paid customers.
How much do these packages cost?
For unlimited voice calling to local numbers, UAE numbers, and other GCC countries, Hajj and GCC package is priced at Dhs 35. However, the other two plans priced at Dhs 100 and Dhs 250 also offer 10GB and 30GB of data respectively. All three of these one-off options can be used for 14 days once activated.
Fahad Al Hassawi, Deputy CEO – Telco, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) said: “At du, we design our special roaming bundles to provide customer-centric offerings, at competitive prices, which empower them to do more, regardless of their chosen destination. Thanks to our new package, du customers will now be able to stay connected to family and friends in the UAE while travelling for Hajj or visiting countries within the GCC. We’re confident this solution will reduce the connectivity pain points often associated with travelling abroad and we are thrilled to be adding even more value to enrich our customers’ everyday lives.”