DU is the largest telecom network in UAE which is providing prepaid, postpaid, broadband, and WIFI services. This network is the second largest network in UAE which is mostly used due to its lowest rates and SIM card prices. DU tourist SIM card already new offers which are called the Visitor SIM plans cost about AED 49. We will explain the complete information about its packages, prices, and comparison of DU SIM card prepaid and traveler SIM cards.
A new SIM card by DU cost about a minimum of AED 49 with some free calling minutes and internet data. Customers have opportunities for free SIM cards without bundle activation that can be get from any airport in UAE. Tourist SIM cards with unlimited data packages and calls are also available at the lowest cost compared to other networks. If you want to use the WIFI services, Du also offers WIFI packages to its customers some are free and some paid but are unlimited*.
Du Tourist SIM Card Prices
- Free SIM: 1GB Data (24 Hours)
- AED 49: 30 Flexi Mins, 2 GB, Unlimited Internet Calling
- AED 99: 30 Flexi Mins, 6 GB, Unlimited Internet Calling
- AED 139: 30 Flexi Mins, 10 GB, Unlimited Internet Calling
These plans, including a free SIM card are valid for 28 days only. After this, customers can recharge the balance to continue using the services. Flexi minutes are usable to call within the country and internationally. You can get more information by dialing the USSD code *101#. All the plans have free internet calling, and you can use it for free on Botim, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat.
Here are the more Visitor SIM card plans:
|FREE||–||1 GB||24 Hours|
|AED 49||30 Mins||2 GB||28 Days|
|AED 99||30 Mins||6 GB||28 Days|
|AED 139||30 Mins||10 GB||28 Days|
|AED 189||30 Mins||20 GB||28 Days|
|AED 199||100 Mins||Unlimited||7 Days|
|AED 299||200 Mins||Unlimited||14 Days|
- All packages include free Unlimited internet calling.
- Internet calling is valid for the Botim app
- Flexi minutes are usable for local and international callings
Du visitor packages are limited which we have provided you with the list. If you are already living in the Emirates, you can buy additional prepaid SIM cards with different packages and prices. You can buy any sim card online which will be delivered to your given address within 1 hour. You can also use tourist SIM cards as Pay as you Go after expiring the packages.
Customers are also eligible to get free 100GB data on prepaid SIM cards when they activate the Du UAE app the first time. Postpaid customers have many great options before buying a SIM card in Dubai including data packs. All the information we have added on our tourist page.
Du Pay As You Go SIM Card
Du pay as you go SIM card price is AED 55 which comes with hundreds of add-ons, internet, calling and roaming packages. If you want to buy a non-contract Du SIM then Pay As You Go is the best selection that comes with 2 Flexi minutes for local and international calling.
|Du Pay As You Go SIM Card|
|Calls||2 Flexi Mins|
The best advantage of this offer is that you don’t have to pay monthly fees and you can save money. Whenever you need internet, calls, and any value-added services, you can easily activate them according to your needs.
Tourist SIM Card Add-on
If your package and data have expired prematurely, you can activate the addon. This addon is available daily and weekly for traveler SIM card users.
|AED 19||1 GB||–||1 Day|
|AED 39||Unlimited||–||1 Day|
|AED 10||–||30 Mins||7 Days|
- Dial *055# to activate tourist add-ons
- Dial *135# to manage your account
Out of Bundle Charges
Out of the bundle, the default rates will be applied:
|National Calls||38 fils/minute (5% VAT inclusive)|
|National SMS||19 fils/SMS|
|Int’l SMS||63 fils/SMS|
|National MMS||47 fils/50 KB|
|int’l MMS||47 fils/50 KB|
How to buy Du SIM Card in UAE?
After selecting the SIM card you can easily buy DU SIM at any airport. With all the package and SIM information provided, you can select any SIM and purchase it from the representative. If you wish to book a SIM card before you arrive in the Emirates, this option is also available on Du’s official website du.ae/.
Buy SIM Card :
- Open shop.du.ae/ from your device
- select any plan according to your need
- Select the SIM card eSIM or physical SIM card and click on add to cart button
- The free number will show on the screen that you can change by clicking on the change link
- Enter the address and your debit card information to buy it online
You can buy SIM cards by visiting any nearest Du store or selling point. You must have your Emirates ID or passport to buy a SIM card.
Activate SIM Card
When you will buy a sim card from the store, it will be active on your Emirates ID or passport. You have to verify your SIM card to use it.
- Insert Sim in your mobile phone and power on your phone
- Upon turning on your mobile, you will receive an SMS from 1220
- Reply it with your date of birth example your birthday is “June 12, 1990”, Send ‘1990’ to 1220
- SIM card will be activated successfully and you will receive 1GB of data for free
Sometimes customers never receive SMS from 1220 which cause a big problem and customer have to visit the Du store again. You can the second method to activate the tourist SIM card.
- Dial *122# from your phone
- Enter your passport number, date of arrival (according to your passport), and country name
- After completing all steps, your SIM card will be activated within a short time
DU is offering free sim cards to its new users who come to UAE for a short time. They can buy this SIM card and can get a 1GB data bonus for 24 hours. This is a limited-time offer that is valid for only tourists or new customers.
DU SIM card is the best selection if you are on a budget. Its 5G coverage is amazing and is available in all urban and rural areas. You can call 135 to activate, deactivate and know about your SIM card. Below, we are giving you all the basic information that can be helpful for you.
Package Activation: Dial *135#
Check Balance: Send “Balance” to 1355
Recharge/voucher: Dial *135*voucher/card number#
Addon Activation: Dial *055#