Prepaid Rate Plans

1, 2, FREE! Rate Plan
To anyone, on any network, all day every day
With our new 1,2, FREE Prepaid rate plans, every 3rd minute or text and data megabyte is free! 
So you not only get fantastic low rates with per second billing, but you get the bonus of every third FREE! 
1,2, Free plans have two options: Free Talk or a  Free Surf and Text. Both work by making every third free – be it a voice minute or text and MB.   Best of all there are no caps on the third “free”; the benefits can be enjoyed across networks, to anyone, all day every day.
What are the rates?
  • Virgin-to-Virgin at 99c per min (per sec billing)
  • Virgin-to-Other at 99c per min (per sec billing)
  • Data at 99c per MB
  • SMS at 50c per message
  • MMS at 50c per message
Prepaid Standard-R10 for R30 Rate Plan

And just in case you didn’t know – Virgin Mobile's great prepaid rates:

  • Virgin-to-Virgin at 99c per minute.
  • Peak at R2.60 per minute and off-peak at R1.30 per minute. 
  • Data at 60c per MB.
  • SMS at 60c per message.
  • MMS at 75c per message

And on top of that – you will be rewarded with R10 FREE AIRTIME FOR EVERY R30 YOU USE

This isn’t limited to Virgin-to-Virgin calls or anything sneaky like that. For every R30 airtime you use for anything – SMS, MMS, data or voice you will get R10 FREE. The terms and conditions for free Airtime are as follows:

And just in case you thought there was some fine print with our R10 FREE for every R30 you use deal – there isn’t. There is no time limit for you to reach your R30 worth of usage. If it takes you an hour, a day or two weeks – as soon as you reach R30 of usage, you will be given R10 FREE airtime.


How do I change my Rate Plan?

The FREE TALK Rate Plan is standard with every new Virgin Mobile Starter Pack that you buy.
You can change your rate plan by dialling *110# from your Virgin Mobile Prepaid SIM. 

We'll just need the following for you to RICA:

  • Your green bar-coded ID book or Passport (Driver’s Licenses won’t cut it, sorry).
  • Proof of residence. (This can be any account posted to you that shows your postal or residential address)

For more on RICA, take a look here.

How do I recharge?

Topping up is as easy as falling out of a tree. (And a lot more fun)

  • Mosey on down to one of our Virgin Mobile stores.
  • Top up using Mobile Banking or Online Banking or via any ATM.
  • Retail: Nashua Mobile, Altech Autopage Cellular, Clicks, CNA, Dis-Chem Pharmacies, Edgars, Jet, Jetmart, Legit, Mr Price, Pep Stores, Pick ‘n Pay, Shoprite Checkers, Spar, Woolworths or Ster Kinekor.
  • Banks: Absa, FNB, Nedbank or Standard Bank.
  • Petrol stations: BP, Caltex, Engen Quickshops, Total, Sasol or Shell.

How much do you have to say?

Airtime vouchers are available in R5, R10, R15, R25, R35, R50, R80, R99, R120, R180, R300 and R500.

So really, it’s up to you!