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Cheap International Calls

Postby carlos hathcock » Fri, 03 Sep 2010 8:37 pm

Hi,

The singtel mio discount option didn't include the UK, is there anyone out there that can recommend a cheap way of calling the UK through the house phone that doesn't include Skype?

Thanks
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Postby aster » Sat, 04 Sep 2010 2:31 am

Any old prepaid SIM card should do if you are calling UK landlines... this way you don't even need a house phone.

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Re: Cheap International Calls

Postby BillyB » Sat, 04 Sep 2010 11:07 am

carlos hathcock wrote:Hi,

The singtel mio discount option didn't include the UK, is there anyone out there that can recommend a cheap way of calling the UK through the house phone that doesn't include Skype?

Thanks
Carlos


Carlos, do you use BB or Iphone? If so, simply install skype or iskoot for blackberry and use your wireless connection at home to connect your phone and log into your skype. Allocate some skype credits and then call the UK number. The UK recipient doesn't have to be skyped up, it can be any number.

I use this option and it works a treat.

If you have neither, then simply look for a cheap international calling call and opt for one with the lowest rates to the UK.

Finally, if you are going to be making a lot of calls with some serious hours on the phone to the UK, maybe look at getting a VoIP phone and plan. There are some good deals to be had at the moment.

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Re: Cheap International Calls

Postby sleek182 » Wed, 15 Sep 2010 12:50 am

carlos hathcock wrote:Hi,

The singtel mio discount option didn't include the UK, is there anyone out there that can recommend a cheap way of calling the UK through the house phone that doesn't include Skype?

Thanks
Carlos


Yea buy a "Saffron Phone Card"....I can't remember where to buy it from but i'll come back to you with that. I know you can buy it online from mycard.sg. A $10 card will get you 2000 minutes to UK landlines :) enjoy!!!

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Postby ksl » Thu, 16 Sep 2010 12:53 am

For overseas set up an account with 1511

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 16 Sep 2010 4:02 am

After reviewing the market for cheap calls to the UK, this was who I ended up subscribing with.

Simple 4 digit overide, and calls get billed monthly to your credit card.

http://www.sunpage.com.sg/

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Postby FaeLLe » Wed, 27 Oct 2010 10:45 am

I think you should check out nymgo.com very cheap calls to most of the world.

Calls to places India like is SGD 1 per hour and is very popular among people I know with very good call quality.

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Postby FaeLLe » Tue, 23 Nov 2010 4:10 pm

Another thing you can do if you know someone in USA is to buy Vonage.
Buy online and ship the VOIP adapter to someone and ask them to send it over.

Calls are very very cheap. Check out their website....

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Postby morgan21 » Mon, 20 Dec 2010 7:44 pm

Hello Carlos,

Singapore virtual number should be fine. You can call this Singapore number from your house phone and the calls will be forwarded to UK landline or mobile number. You have the access to have the destination numbers changed at any time. Forwarding to UK landline number with VirtualGlobalPhone is around $ 0.018

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Postby wwww » Thu, 23 Dec 2010 1:27 pm

The cheapest way that I have found for calls to Europe is www.internetcalls.com. I know, it's still Skype-like, but the price cant be beat and with the savings you should be able to get yourself a good headset, which enhances the experience.

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Postby viper2512 » Tue, 04 Jan 2011 11:22 am

Calls to USA are free via the google talk plugin. Call quality is excellent.


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