October 5, 2022
Airtel quietly revises superhero program to reduce discounts on recharge plans

Bharti Airtel seems to have revised its Superhero program, which started in April, to allow customers to recharge prepaid accounts of fellow customers. The program used to offer a discount of four percent on all recharges. However, it has been observed that the telco has reduced the discount percentage on some recharge plans. There are also some plans that do not have any discount coupon. The Superhero program was announced by Airtel to help its customers stay connected with their loved ones and reward people who recharge prepaid accounts of other customers during the coronavirus outbreak.

As a result of the new update, Airtel has reduced the discount on various recharge plans from four to two percent for customers enrolled in its Superhero program, including Rs. 99 and Rs. 129. There is no discount on recharge plans like Rs. 19 and Rs. 20. Earlier, Airtel had offered Rs. 1 discount with both Rs. 18 and Rs. 19 plans.

Customers recharging with Rs. 45 and Rs. 49 prepaid plan also available at Rs. Discount is available. 1. This represents a discount of two per cent as compared to the earlier four per cent discount which is Rs. 2 each recharge. The newly launched Rs. 289 prepaid plan has also been excluded from the initiative and is available without any discount coupon.

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Airtel is no longer offering an integrated 4 percent discount to customers under its Superhero program

In the case of talktime packs, Airtel has reduced the discount from 4 per cent to 2 per cent. This means that if you are recharging the prepaid account of any of your Airtel contacts with the talktime pack, you will get a discount of two percent. This applies to all talktime packs starting at Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 100. Rs. 20 and Rs. On the other hand, 10 talktime packs are listed without any discount.

there were changes previously reported By OnlyTech, however, Gadgets 360 was able to independently verify the update through the Airtel Thanks app.

According to Terms and Conditions Page On Airtel’s website, the superhero program remains in force till the situation returns to normal due to the coronavirus outbreak or June 30, whichever is earlier. However, there is no mention of any difference in the exemption allocation.

Gadgets 360 has reached out to Airtel for clarity on the update and will update this space as and when the operator responds.

Like Airtel, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Vodafone Idea rolled out benefits for people recharging prepaid accounts of others in April. The move was mainly to help people recharge their prepaid accounts without having to visit a retail shop.

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