What is Aldabra?

Aldabra is a high quality prepaid international calling card service from Cable and Wireless that offers cost efficient alternative to your current long distance service. It is a great way to connect with your family and friends internationally! Aldabra works from any phone and offers the lowest rate in the country.

What countries can I call with Aldabra?

Calls can be made to any destination, exclusive of calls to satellites, Iridium, Inmarsat, Thuraya and premium numbers.

How can Aldabra benefit me?


With super low rates, Aldabra prepaid can save you loads of rupees on your international calls. See table below:

Card duration Card value Rate per min Validity (days)
10 minutes SR35 SR3.50 15
20 minutes SR60 SR3.00 15
40 minutes SR120 SR3.00 30

Rates inclusive of VAT: All Aldabra cards are available on a promotional basis.

The rate per minute above applies to calls to any European country* and to Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Hong Kong,India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, UAE and USA.

You will be charged a flat rate of SR6 per minute (incl.VAT) for calls to any other country. However, this rate is still less than the standard international call charges.

*Except Albania, Belarus and Latvia.

Availability & Convenience

The cards are available,weekdays and weekends, in some retail shops on Mahe, Praslin, La Digue, and also at any Cable & Wireless Customer Services Centre.


Aldabra is prepaid, so you do not have to worry about monthly rentals and monthly bills. You pay for your calls in advance and spend as little or as much as you can afford.

How does the Aldabra card work?

To make calls:

  • Scratch gently from the centre of the ID panel
  • Dial 107 from your phone
  • When prompted, enter your 12 digits card number followed by #
  • Dial your destination number followed by #