Airtel FAQ

Airtel Africa Plc, owned by Bharti Airtel (an Indian communication service), is a multinational corporation that offers voice, data, and mobile money services in 14 African countries, mostly in East, Central, and West Africa. Due to its low-cost data plans in Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria is the most profitable unit of Airtel Africa. Airtel had over 99 million subscribers in Africa as of March 2019.

Airtel is available in 14 African countries

  • Nigeria
  • Chad
  • Congo
  • DRC
  • Gabon
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Niger
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania 
  • Zambia

Airtel airtime can be loaded using either a physical recharge voucher or digital vouchers. Physical recharge vouchers can be purchased from most shops within your region. Airtel digital gift card vouchers can be purchased online on the Carry1st Shop, no credit card needed!

The Airtel gift card voucher is a preloaded gift card with a set amount of money. Upon purchase, the code is sent directly to the recipient's number. The code may automatically be redeemed or the recipient enters the code to redeem. The process is fast, simple, and secure with 60+ payment options available for you.

The Carry1st Shop offers affordable rates on Airtel gift card vouchers. We accept 60+ secure payment methods, like PayPal, Chipper, Crypto, bank transfers, and more. We also offer discounted prices and offers from time to time!

  1. Go to
  2. Scroll down to the Prepaid section
  3. Select Airtel
  4. Select the Airtel Data or Airtime gift card voucher package you would like
  5. Enter your Airtel mobile number
  6. Add in the quantity of your purchase
  7. Purchase your Airtel Mobile gift card voucher through 60+ secure payment methods (no credit card needed)

Please note: Always ensure to look out for bundles and special offers on the Carry1st Shop!

Steps to redeem the gift voucher code on your Airtel mobile number:

  1. Once you receive the code on your Airtel Mobile number
  2. Redeem the code by dialing *126* voucher code# 
  3. When you redeem the Airtel Mobile airtime or data balance will be reflected on your Airtel Mobile number automatically.

  • This voucher code may only be redeemed by users with Airtel Mobile numbers.
  • This voucher code cannot be redeemed for cash, refunded, or returned, except as required by law.
  • All payments for Airtel gift card vouchers are final and not refundable and we do not allow exchanges on digital orders.
  • Value from this voucher code cannot be used: with Family profiles; to purchase other voucher codes or gift cards, in countries where Airtel is not available.
  • Strictly no resale of Airtel gift card vouchers, for personal use only.    
  • The value associated with this voucher code expires three years after the date of first activation and the expired voucher code may not be re-activated.
  • Offer not valid in combination with any other offer and cannot be exchanged for cash
  • Misuse of this voucher code may constitute fraud. In certain cases, we may limit or decline to honor the voucher code value if you are unable to present satisfactory proof of your identity upon our request.
  • You may be required to add a secondary payment method to use the voucher code value with Airtel Africa
  • Issuer is not responsible for lost or stolen voucher codes, or unauthorized use.

For full Terms and Conditions, customer service and more information, including how to determine the balance of your gift card, visit  

Purchase Airtel Mobile gift card voucher online on Carry1st Shop