Cheap International Calls
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Hi. What's the best way to phone family in Canada from a BT landline? Asking for my parents who don't have internet/mobile/WiFi.
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Check the web sites for the details regarding calling landlines or mobiles as Canada may vary from the US.
The companies are www.zipcall.com or www.doubledial.co.uk
There is no difference in call quality at all.
Doubledial mostly uses expensive premium rate 0843, 0844, 0872, 0904, 0905 and 0911 numbers. Avoid calling these numbers.
Look for entries with inclusive 03 numbers and ensure the caller has unlimited anytime calls to 01, 02 and 03 numbers as part of their phone plan.
There are some other sites that offer 0845 and/or 0870 numbers for access. These are useful only for the small number of people who still have inclusive calls to 0845 or 0870 numbers as part of their phone plan.
The numbers I use for the USA are 03 numbers with both Zip call and Double dial, however on closer inspection and for ease of use I agree Zipcall would be better and more straightforward.
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I signed into my 185185 account and that was the charge showing.
No idea. I just went and checked my account with 18585 and it shows £1.50 to be charged. I just have on my house phone Cheap Calls and hit that get the recorded message dial my brother then hit # and said 1.5p per minute.