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How to Extend the Validity Period of your DTAC SIM Card – Topup
I have a Pinoy friend in Thailand calling me by cellphone and since we regularly communicate with each other, I was wondering if there are any ways on how to taopup or extend the validity period of DTAC SIM card? Apparently, searching online and trying to find relevant information regarding this matter, I found out that there were so many information available for this topic. I found forums discussing about it too so I came to list down some popular and common ways in doing it. I will list them all down here for future reference of my readers whether Filipino or Thailand national.
From a Forum in Bangkok: (source: http://bangkoklibrary.com)
Via the automated instructions dialing for customer service, below is the script of the conversation which you have to follow in order to arrive at extending the validity of your sim card (happy .
Need a fast and quicker way to extend credit validity?
Dial one of the following codes to extend credit time for 30, 90, or 180 days respectively.
To extend credit validity, dial *1013 and then follow the automated prompts
DTAC: For English, please press 9.
Caller: [Press 9]
DTAC: Special promotion from now until 30 September 2010.
DTAC: To use this service, your current balance is just more than 100 baht after SIM activation or your phone number must be activated for more than 90 days.
DTAC: To check your total usage by dialing *110*0*9#
DTAC: Please note that data of your total usage will be taken from two days previous to the date of your request.
DTAC: To request for this service, press 1.
Caller: [Press 1]
DTAC: To request for 30 days, 2 baht fee will be applied. Press 1.
DTAC: To request for 90 days, 6 baht fee will be applied. Press 2.
DTAC: To request for 180 days, 12 baht fee will be applied. Press 3.
Caller: [Press 3]
DTAC: You have requested: 180 day validity period.
DTAC: To confirm, press 1.
DTAC: To modify, press 2.
Caller: [Press 1]
DTAC: DTAC service will refill validity and send the SMS confirmation to you within 15 minutes after successfully apply.
DTAC: Thank you for using our service.
Caller: [Hang up]
How Much is the Fee / Cost?
- 2 Baht for 30 days
- 6 Baht for 90 days
- 12 Baht for 180 days (up to 365 Days)
Source for Topup: (http://portal.bsnl.in/)
Q.What is Topup ?
A.Generally Topup is used to add talk value to the prepaid account.
Q.When to Use?
A.When a prepaid customer exhaust available talk value, topup can be used to add the talk value which are available in various denominations .
Q. What is RC ?
A.Recharge is used to extend validity of your prepaid mobile account. Recharge coupons are available in various denominations
Q. When to Use?
A.When a prepaid customer nearing to exhaust the available validity , recharge coupon should be used to extend it validity.Recharge coupon can be used during the active period( period during which both outgoing and incoming available) /during first grace period (period during which only incoming is available)/during second grace period (period during which both outgoing and incoming are barred) . If used during active period and first grace period the available talk value is carried forwarded.
Q.What is Flexi Topup?
A.Flexi Topup is used to add talk value to your pre paid account in step of Rs 10 up to Rs 5,000.
Q.When to Use?
A.When a prepaid customer exhaust available talk value , topup can be used to add the talk value which are available in various denominations .