Where can I find options for international long distance service?
Monday, June 8th, 2009
Examine your options for international long distance service carefully
International long distance rates can vary widely from many long distance carriers, so a close examination is recommended.
For example, from a “standard” rate of $0.07 per minute to Great Britain, Italy, France, etc. to bargain long distance rates of $0.039 per minute to call the same destinations, rates can fluctuate a great deal. Even when calling Antarctica, which has, for example, a “standard” rate of $2.62 per minute, you can find a cheaper long distance phone rate of $2.059 per minute.
When you make repetitive calls to a few particular countries, you should search for the long distance carriers that have the best long distance rates to those countries. Also note that, in some countries (Germany, for instance), there may be slightly different rates for calling one area in the country versus calling another location in the same country.
If you primarily call a particular region overseas, you might search for a long distance carrier that offers “regional” international long distance plans. The best long distance plan for you might be one that has special rates if you call Western Europe, Great Britain, Asia, etc.
By targeting your plan for the specialized area you call most often, you might save a lot of money every month, whether you make personal or business long distance calls to the same locations.
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