Calling UK from US...

Discussion in 'UK Trip Planning Forum' started by madmumof2, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. madmumof2

    madmumof2 DIS Veteran

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    I remember using a card, or special number with a code last time but can't for the life of me remember who I used or what number!

    I need to be able to ring the UK to pay our rent etc and call family and friends for minimum cost or free if possible.
     
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  3. wayneg

    wayneg Moderator Moderator

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    If you have laptop/netbook/ipad or smartphone then use Skype. I first used it last year, put £10 of credit on, made quite a few calls back to UK and I still have £8.53 credit. To UK landlines It costs 1.6p/min (+ 4.5p connection fee)

    If you are calling someone else also on Skype calls are free.
     
  4. madmumof2

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    I have no idea if I'll have wireless or not so need a phone number I can use from any phone. I'm sure I signed up to something last time and had a number to ring first, then a code, then I entered the number I wanted to ring after, but I can't remember who!
     
  5. JTLX22

    JTLX22 Earning My Ears

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    You probably used an international phone card.
     
  6. madmumof2

    madmumof2 DIS Veteran

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    Where can I get one? I remember getting one in the uk before I left last time?
     
  7. Laurafoster

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    Post office and travel agents used to sell them :)
     

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