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Benefits of postpaid SIM

Benefits of having a Postpaid SIM card

A postpaid plan refers to a mobile recharge plan in which users need to pay a phone bill at the end of the billing cycle. You first use the service and then pay for it whereas for prepaid plans, you need to buy the service first and then use it. Although both the services are unique and have their own set of benefits, in today’s article, we will list some of the benefits of postpaid SIM in detail. As a user, we advise you to compare prepaid and postpaid plans, your needs, and then decide which plan suits you the best.

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Benefits of having a postpaid sim

A postpaid sim, as the name suggests, provides users unlimited talk time, bulk data and SMS services before payment.

Here are a few advantages of postpaid sim:

Affordable postpaid plans

From a farther look, postpaid plans might seem expensive to the users. But the types of rewards and subscriptions one can get for free with postpaid plans make up for the price. Most of the postpaid plans offer combo of various services like talk time, SMS, data, roaming packs, etc. Meanwhile, prepaid plans generally focus on specific services like tariff, data, etc. (Excluding unlimited prepaid plans)

When we put many services together in the combo, the price of each service reduces, and therefore, postpaid plans are affordable.

Related read: Prepaid Vs Postpaid Connection – Which One is Good for You?

Plans starting as low as Rs 399

Specifically talking about Airtel postpaid plans, the lowest plan is priced for Rs. 399 only. The best part is it offers 40 GB of total data in a month along with unlimited talk time and 100 SMS per day.

Uninterrupted services

The postpaid plans offer users uninterrupted services. In a prepaid plan, your mobile services will stop working once your recharge pack is over. But that’s not the case with postpaid.

A postpaid connection user always gets a grace period after the due date to pay the bill. In this period, you can use the services without any issues.

Pay Later – one of the biggest benefits of postpaid

Rather than always paying first to avail a service, postpaid sim card allows you to pay for your used services afterwards. It makes postpaid phone connections more convenient than prepaid.

Avoid multiple recharges and bills

We know how cumbersome it can be to pay multiple bills in a month. If you take care of your family’s recharge needs, you know how confusing and time-consuming it can be to recharge multiple prepaid numbers. With postpaid, you just need to pay one single bill at the end of the billing cycle every month.

Moreover, you don’t have to spend a lot of time choosing different plans for your family members and yourself. A single postpaid plan can fulfill everyone’s needs.

Better customer service

Postpaid customers get priority customer service. You don’t have to wait for a long time listening to IVR with a postpaid connection. Your calls will be picked up faster and your queries are resolved quickly.

Detailed bill

If you are also a person who likes tracking your monthly mobile spends, postpaid is definitely for you. All postpaid users get a detailed bill at the end of the billing cycle. The details include the numbers you and your family members have called, the duration of the call, the amount of mobile data used, etc.

You can carefully study your mobile usage pattern every month to introduce cutbacks, etc.

The additional benefits of postpaid SIM

Everyone likes additional freebies! In this era of OTT streaming, if your postpaid plan offers you free subscription for three leading OTT platforms, why not seize the opportunity? You have the bulk data from your postpaid plan to stream content online.

Airtel postpaid plans offer various OTT benefits to its users including free subscription for Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar, and Netflix!

These are a few postpaid sim advantages you can enjoy!

Related read: 4 things to Consider While Choosing a Postpaid Plan

Many users argue that postpaid plans can give users a bill shock, we believe a careful usage and monitoring of your usage can help you avoid a bill shock and enjoy benefits of postpaid SIM to the fullest.

How to avoid a bill shock?

It is possible and quite easy to avoid end of the month bill shock. Following pointers can help you out:

Track your mobile data usage

Since the talk time is unlimited in most of the postpaid plans nowadays, it’s the mobile data usage which impacts your phone bill. Therefore, you need to track your mobile data usage carefully. You only get charged for the data when your consumption exceeds the given data limits.

For example: Airtel postpaid Rs 999 plan offers total 100 GB data/month. If you exceed this data limit, you will be charged extra. Hence, getting a bill shock.

For individual cases, you can start by setting a data limit on your phone. For family postpaid plans’ users, you need to divide the data provided equally or proportionately amongst each other. After assigning the same, ask everyone to set a data limit on their smartphones as per their assigned quota.

By doing this, you and your family members will always be aware of their data usage and would stop relying on mobile data when the limit is over.

Both Apple and Android phones offer this feature. You can find it in the settings app of your phone.

Also read: How to Check Airtel Data Balance

Talk to a representative to understand your phone bill better

It is highly suggested to understand every aspect of your phone bill to identify any discrepancies in the same. Following are a few questions you can ask your postpaid network provider:

  • Are there any hidden or extra charges?
  • How much will I be charged for data if the limit is reached?
  • Will I be charged for outgoing calls even if it’s an unlimited talk time plan?
  • What are the SMS charges?
  • Is there any penalty charge for late bill payment?
  • How long is the grace period?

By asking these questions, you will have a better understanding about your phone bill. For Airtel postpaid bill payment online, use the Airtel Thanks app or the official website.

Get all the benefits of a postpaid SIM today, by getting yourself one!