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Old 24-10-2010, 1:51 PM
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If we call from our mobile PAYG how much approximately will it cost per Min to call. I am aware that this will vary depend on the number but I am asking the cost in average
I fear that's absolutely impossible to answer. It would depend on your network (Orange, 3 etc), and your 'plan' - even on PAYG that can vary.

Costs may be on your network's website?
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Old 24-10-2010, 6:19 PM
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Dear Savvy_Sue & All

Sorry for my ignorance. Let say My standard mobile phone PAYG call to Land line number is £.30 per minute during the day.

If I am using the same mobile to call to O845, 0870 is there any different in charge, if there is no specific answer just in general how much more do I need to pay ?.

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I fear that's absolutely impossible to answer. It would depend on your network (Orange, 3 etc), and your 'plan' - even on PAYG that can vary.

Costs may be on your network's website?
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Old 24-10-2010, 6:56 PM
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If I am using the same mobile to call to O845, 0870 is there any different in charge, if there is no specific answer just in general how much more do I need to pay ?
As explained, there's no way of telling without knowing what network you are with and what kind of plan they have you on, and even then there would be guesswork involved.

Best to ask your network; maybe start by checking their website.
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Old 24-10-2010, 7:32 PM
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Can I make it quite clear that nowadays the problem lies with the 0844 and 0871 nos. and not with the 0845 and 0870 nos. I run a small business and chose an 0845 no. as this enables customers to call me at a cheap rate and enables me to provide an easily memorable no. for my customers. I am also aware that 0845 and 0870 nos. are often included in free call packages, from BT for example.

Can I suggest that we change the title of this thread from 'Say no to 0845' to 'say no to 0844'.
There is still a call charge of at least 4 p per minute plus a connection fee and the retailer gets a cut of this so it is still revenue generated.

i always get an alternative number as i make most of my calls in with my Sky package, after 7pm so a generic number is free where a 0845 number can be very expensive.
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First does anyone know what's happened to saynoto0870 last couple of days - it was working fine last week, then since yesterday I just cant get it? Sometimes I get a bunce front page, othertimes timeout.

And I agree with those recent posts, the point is that most service providers nowadays give you 'free' landline (& most mobile operators also give free mobile) calls as part of a call package however 0845/0870/0844 etc are all charged for.

So it's really frustrating to have to pay to call my bank, utility company etc. when that could be free - esp. as someone said, when you spend 10 mins in a queue.

To carlos64 I would say by all means have an 0845 for customers who dont get 'free' calls, but also publish your landline for those who do - that, i believe is all we are asking!
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First does anyone know what's happened to saynoto0870 last couple of days - it was working fine last week, then since yesterday I just cant get it? Sometimes I get a bunce front page, othertimes timeout.
It's working as usual for me right now.
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I've just been on saynoto0870, looking up a Cotton Traders number.


0845 and 0870 are free with Talktalk (checked my bill), but watch out for 0844 and 0871
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I've just been on saynoto0870, looking up a Cotton Traders number.


0845 and 0870 are free with Talktalk (checked my bill), but watch out for 0844 and 0871
I am with talk talk and when I e-mailed them to ask if 0845/0870 are included in my package I was told No I would have to pay- I have talktalk international anytime package and pay £22+ per month so begrudge paying for calls and will e-mail rather than phone if there isn't a landline or freephone number
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Maybe it's just with the old Tiscali, then. But mine are definitely free!
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Hi babyj3,

The package you are on (TalkTalk international anytime) does not include free 0845/0870. 0845/0870 are included as part of the package with TalkTalk Essentials or TalkTalk Pro.

If you do wish these to be included as part of your package then you can change to TalkTalk Essentials or TalkTalk Pro. Details of these prices can be found on the TalkTalk website.

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Old 29-01-2011, 1:59 PM
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am looking for aternative number to 08447734855
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am looking for aternative number to 08447734855
No trace of that number on saynoto0870.com, but a quick Google indicates it is for UPS?

So you could try and get through using one of these (from UPS listed on saynoto0870.com) :

United Parcel Service (UPS) 0845 787 7877 0115 971 6100 National customer services
Redeliveries and other enquiries for all areas
Fax: 0115 9716049
Also for: 0845 161 0001
United Parcel Service (UPS) 0845 787 7877 01792 321000 Swansea
United Parcel Service (UPS) 0845 787 7877 0113 257 1511 Leeds
United Parcel Service (UPS) 0845 787 7877 0191 487 8401 Gateshead (Newcastle-upon-Tyne)
United Parcel Service (UPS) 0845 787 7877 01709 530058 Rotherham
United Parcel Service (UPS) 0845 787 7877 01452 623080 Gloucester
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Old 12-05-2011, 1:38 PM
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SQA - scottish qualifications authority- number is 08452791000- alternative is 01412422214 from 'saynoto0870' this doesn't work- number is unobtainable- the first number is 9p a minute with my provider- any ideas?
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SQA - scottish qualifications authority- number is 08452791000- alternative is 01412422214 from 'saynoto0870' this doesn't work- number is unobtainable- the first number is 9p a minute with my provider- any ideas?

Try 0303 333 0330 .
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Does anyone know the proper landline number for Domestic&General Household Appliance Insurers .They have a contact us # 08444 810500 Customer Services

I asked this question but now have an answer that works and used it a few minutes ago
to contact customer services and book an appointment for an engineer to visit.
Tel# 0208 946 7777

Last edited by winterpark; 18-07-2012 at 12:01 PM. Reason: Found answer to my question and informing forum.
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Can I make it quite clear that nowadays the problem lies with the 0844 and 0871 nos. and not with the 0845 and 0870 nos. I run a small business and chose an 0845 no. as this enables customers to call me at a cheap rate and enables me to provide an easily memorable no. for my customers. I am also aware that 0845 and 0870 nos. are often included in free call packages, from BT for example.

Can I suggest that we change the title of this thread from 'Say no to 0845' to 'say no to 0844'.
BUT...it's not free from a mobile and is in fact charged at extortionate rates. Same with the 03 numbers and many others. It's only local rate if you're on a fixed landline so, as lots of people use mobiles as their primary telecommunications device, the consumer is still losing out.
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