Making international calls on your mobile phone can add up quickly. Review the information below and take some sensible precautions to stay in touch with home for less.
Review these links for direct dial international calling rates for some popular service providers:
- T-Mobile USA
- Red Pocket Mobile USA
- Rogers Wireless Canada
- Virgin Mobile Australia
- 2Degrees Mobile New Zealand
To make an international call from your mobile phone, follow these directions:
Use the universal mobile “+” prefix to avoid difficulty with international dialling prefixes that change from country to country. Some countries use “00”, some use “011”.
You can review a complete list of international country codes here.
For example, if calling/texting the following numbers from overseas:
|UK (44):||0123 456 7890||Call/Text +441234567890|
|USA (1):||123 456 7890||Call/Text +11234567890|
|Ireland (353):||012 345 6789||Call/Text +353123456789|
|Austrlaia (61):||012 345 6789||Call/Text +61123456789|
Calling landlines often costs much less than calling mobile phones, or send a text for less!
International calling rates are correct at publishing. Calls are charged in one minute increments, call charges are determined by the country called and whether the number called is a landline, or mobile phone. International calling rates can be in addition to domestic airtime.