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MTN will be launching Weekend and Holiday bundles. These bundles that will be made available to MTN subscribers on Weekends and Holidays as per Zambian Calendar.

A Customers can find the bundle on the USSD *117#. These bundles are meant to promote recharges and usage during weekends (Saturday and Sunday) and holidays and will follow the Zambian calendar in the table on the next slide.

The first Holiday bundle will be on 24th October 2022





Available for purchase




Weekends & Public Holidays



Unlimited MTN to MTN Calls

Weekends & Public Holidays


2022 Calender

Date Day Name Type
2022/10/18 Tuesday Prayer Day Public Holiday
2022/10/24 Monday Independance Day Public Holiday
2022/12/25 Sunday Christmas Day Public Holiday

2023 Calender

Date Day Name Type
2022/01/01 Sunday New Year Public Holiday
2022/03/08 Wednesday International Women’s Day Public Holiday
2022/03/12 Sunday Youth Day Public Holiday
2022/04/07 Friday Good Friday Public Holiday
2022/04/08 Saturday Holy Saturday Public Holiday
2022/04/09 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
2022/04/10 Monday Easter Monday Public Holiday
2022/04/28 Friday Kenneth Kaunda Day Public Holiday
2022/05/01 Monday Labour Day Public Holiday
2022/05/14 Sunday Mother’s Day Observance
2022/05/25 Thursday African Freedom Day Public Holiday
2022/06/18 Sunday Father’s Day Observance
2022/07/03 Monday Heroes’s Day Public Holiday
2022/07/04 Tuesday Unity Day Public Holiday
2022/08/07 Monday Farmers’ Day Public Holiday
2022/10/18 Wednesday Prayer Day Public Holiday
2022/10/24 Tuesday Independance Day Public Holiday
2022/12/25 Monday Christmas Day Public Holiday


  • The bundles will only be visible on Weekends (Saturday 00:00hrs to Sunday 23:59hrs)
  • The bundles will only be visible on Holidays from 00:00hrs to 23:59hrs) 
  • The weekend and holiday offers will be available to subscribers on *117# 
  • The offers will be available to prepaid and hybrid customers.
  • The main data allocation (10GB) will deplete at a pulse of 10Kb.
  • The K5 Unlimited Calling bundle is valid until midnight
  • Voice Calling will be onnet (MTN to MTN)
  • The Data depletion alerts to be shared at 80%, 90% and 100%
  • When enabled, data bundle benefit should be visible on the balance check notification 
  • Multiple purchases of these  bundles will not result in an accumulation of the bundle allocations.
  • The bundle allocations will be valid from the time of purchase until Midnight (23:59hrs), i.e  all unused volume  of the data allocation will deplete at midnight of the day of purchase.
  • Once the weekend and holiday data bundle allocation usage threshold is met, normal data billing rates will apply.



Q: What is the Weekend and Holiday bundle?
A: These are bundles that can only be bought on Saturdays, Sundays and Zambian Holidays

Q: How do I subscribe to this bundle?
A: You can subscribe by dialling *117# and the bundles will appear at the top of the menu.

Q: What’s the validity of these bundles?
A: These bundles can only be bought on Saturday 00:oohrs to Sunday 23:59hrs and also on Zambian holidays.

Q: Can anyone buy these bundle?
A: Only Prepaid and Hybrid customers can buy these bundles.

Q: What time does these bundle expire?
A: The bundles expire at midnight, regardless of what time of the day they were bought.

Q: Can I buy the data bundle multiple times?

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