While Jio and Airtel have started rolling out the 5G services in selected metro cities of India, Vodafone-Idea and BSNL subscribers are still in the queue to get the 5G technology started on their devices. This is, however, good news because it gives telecom users some time before they become confused and lost amid the recently released 4G recharge plans. 

We have prepared a guide to assist you in selecting the best and most cost-effective recharge plans for less than Rs 500 from the leading telecom providers – Jio, Airtel, Vodafone-Idea, and BSNL. The below-mentioned plans are for voice calls, data usage, SMS, and other benefits. Let’s sink in. 

Best Jio Prepaid Plans Under Rs 500

Rs 419 Jio Plan

Jio’s Rs 419 bundle includes unlimited phone calls, 3GB of internet usage per day, and 100 SMS per day for 28 days. However, this plan’s period of validity is quite short.

Rs 479 Jio Plan

The Rs 479 Jio package offers unlimited calls for 56 days along with 1.5GB of data per day and 100 SMS every day. A total data benefit of almost 84GB is offered for this period. The internet speed is decreased to 64 Kbps when the daily data cap is reached. The plan is, so, popularly preferred by the users.

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Best Airtel Prepaid Plans Under Rs 500

Rs 399 Airtel Plan

The Airtel Rs 399 recharge plan includes unlimited voice calls, 2.5GB of data per day, and 100 free SMS per day with a 28-day validity period. Also, this plan offers users to opt for a Disney+Hotstar Mobile subscription for 3 months at no additional cost. 

Rs 479 Airtel Plan

Among its various plans, the Rs 479 Airtel is one of the most well-liked. This plan gives unlimited STD, local, and roaming calls, 1.5GB of Internet per day, and 100 SMS per day. The 56-day validity period of the plan. The plan also comes with a free Hello Tunes and Wynk Music subscription. 

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Best BSNL Prepaid Plans Under Rs 500

Rs 347 BSNL Plan

This BSNL plan comes with unlimited voice calls for all networks, 2GB/day, and 100SMS each day. The data speed lowers to 40kbps post the daily limit. The plan has a validity of 54 days.

Rs 398 BSNL Plan

The Rs 398 plan surely offers an unlimited number of benefits to BSNL users. It offers unlimited voice calls, unlimited data, and 100 SMS per day for 30 days.

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Best Vodafone Idea (Vi) Prepaid Plans Under Rs 500

Rs 299 Vi Plan

This plan is the most affordable plan from the Vi network. The pack offers unlimited calls, 1.5GG data per day, and 100 SMS per day with a validity of 28 days. Also, Vi lets its users enjoy the weekend data rollover with unlimited Internet benefits from 12 AM to 6 AM.

Rs 479 Vi Plan

Vodafone-Idea offers 56-day validity, a genuinely unlimited plan for Rs 479 that includes unlimited calls to all networks, 1.5GB of data per day, and 100 SMS regularly. This subscription provides unlimited internet access from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m, weekend data rollover to use unused data on Saturday and Sunday. It also offers up to 2GB of backup data every month for free.


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