Safaricom is a telecommunication company that has the best data, voice and SMS services .
Its clientele both Prepaid and postpaid, have different options of buying calling minutes as a way of managing their airtime.
There are 4 ways you can buy minutes in Safaricom;
- Purchase as a postpaid client.
- Purchase as a prepaid client.
- Redeem Bonga points
How to buy Safaricom minutes for prepaid customers
There two ways to purchase safaricom minutes for prepaid customers
- Through the USSD code *444#
- By dialling *544#
Purchasing safaricom minutes through *444#
This plan is ideal for those people who make frequent calls and would like to reduce their cost of calling as it is a monthly package.To access the service,
- Dial *444#
- Select Éasy talk monthly option
- Choose your preferred Easy talk bundles from the table below
|Bundle Plan||Safaricom Minutes + Data +SMS|
|Ksh 2,000||1700 minutes +500 SMS|
|Ksh 1,000||800 minutes +1000 SMS|
|Ksh 500||300 minutes +500 SMS|
Purchasing safaricom minutes through *544#
- Select the Calls and SMS’ option
- Select ‘Get 50% extra talktime’ if you want a plan that has no expiry period
- Select the buy minutes option if you want to purchase a plan that has an expiry period.Below are the diffrent Safaricom minutes package with an expiry period.
|Bundle Plan||Safaricom Minutes||Validity|
|Ksh 20||40 minutes||2 hours|
|Ksh 15||30 minutes||2 hours|
|Ksh 50||100 minutes||5 hours|
|KSh 120||48 minutes||7 days|
How to buy minutes as a postpaid client.
- Register for postpaid tariff by dialing *544#.
- Choose whether you want to join the postpaid service by USSD or via web.
- Set your monthly limit.
- Enter your email address.
- Select your post pay bundle plan.
- Agree to the terms and conditions.
Below is the Safaricom postpaid minutes package.
|Bundle Plan per month||Safaricom Minutes||Data|
|Ksh 1,050||400 min||5 GB|
|Ksh 2,100||1000 min||15 GB|
|Ksh 3,150||1500 min||25 GB|
|Ksh 5,200||2500 min||Unlimited data|
|Ksh 10,430||Unlimited||Unlimited data|
How to redeem points to purchase Safaricom minutes
- Dialing *126#
- Select redeem minutes.
- Select free minutes.
- Select how many minutes you want to redeem.
- Click accept
Below is a table that shows how many minutes you can purchase with how many points.
|Safaricom Minutes||Redeem Points|
|4 min||50 points|
|7 min||100 points|
|15 min||200 points|
|20 min||300 points|
|30 min||400 points|
|35 min||500 points|
|55 min||800 points|
|70 min||1000 points|
|105 min||1500 points|
|140 min||2000 points|
|210 min||3000 points|
|280 min||4000 points|
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