Phone card

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  1. lgp1

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    Hi,

    Can anyone please tell me the best phone card to use to phone the UK when in Disney, and if possible where to buy it from.

    Thank you

    Lyndon :)
     
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  3. jockey

    jockey Runs for Wine!

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    I always buy from Walmart or Walgreens. I am not sure of the name they are international and I do remember the one from Walmart is blue! It was last me as least 2 weeks and that's calling home everyday to check on the dog!
     
  4. EvertonCJ

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    I would also recommend buying a phone card from Walmart. We bought a 10 dollar AT and T Worldwide PrePaid Phone Card. It gave us about 150 minutes of ringing the UK. There is no expiry date on it so we brought a card home last year and used the same card this summer. They are normally sold just in front of the tills. Whatever you do, don't buy a Disney phone card. We bought one a couple of years ago and 10 dollars lasted about 8 minutes. Scandalous!!!!!
     
  5. GREGisMAD4WDW

    GREGisMAD4WDW Earning My Ears

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    Try click4prepaid.com

    Sign up and topup online, cheap as chips

    Greg
     
  6. disney_princess_85

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    I saw a phone card machine by the payphones in the Pop Century foyer last year, so I'm assuming all Disney resorts sell them.
     
  7. EvertonCJ

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    The Disney resorts do sell them, but you don't get very many minutes for your money.
     
  8. disney_princess_85

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    Oh. I'll go for the Walmart one instead then. Is it easy to use in payphones?
     
  9. EvertonCJ

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    We have only used them from our Disney hotel room. You just dial 9 for an outside line. Then type in the phone number that they ask you to ring. You are asked for a code which is on your card and then you just dial your UK number. Very easy. I presume it is the same with payphones, without dialling the 9 first.
     
  10. disney_princess_85

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    Ah, ok. This sounds very similar to what I had to do with payphones last year. It would be much easier to call from my room though- Disney don't charge you anything extra for doing this do they?
     
  11. EvertonCJ

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    No. Disney don't charge you anything for this service:woohoo:. If you forget to dial the 9 first, it won't let you make the call so it's impossible to make a mistake.
     
  12. disney_princess_85

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    Great! Thanks for your help, it's much appreciated. :goodvibes
     

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