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Bcresswell
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Caling a australian mobile

Hi any one advise which is cheapest way to call an australian mobile phone. This will be a regular once a month at least phone call and am on the international call package 300 but realise calls to australian mobiles not included.
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MisterW
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Re: Caling a australian mobile

@Bcresswell   do you and the person you're calling have a mobile Smartphone ?

If so, then why not both use Whatsapp . Connect your mobile to your Wifi and its free to call via Whatsapp.

 

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Bcresswell
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Re: Caling a australian mobile

unfortunately not. Its actually for elderley relative to call a patient in a care home in australia but it is difficult to call the care home and get put through so easier to call their mobile.  

have looked at telling her to use a 3rd party but they use a 0844 number and struggling to find cost of calling a 0844 number on plus net.   Relative was previously paying £14 a month for discounted international calls but still cost about £5 a call. 

 

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Ok, look at https://www.localphone.com/  they are 2.9p/min to an australian mobile https://www.localphone.com/call/australia . Have a look at the local numbers facility https://www.localphone.com/services/local_numbers#l

They allocate a local UK number for each of your contacts , so you then just dial a local number ( free for 1 hour assuming you have the Anytime call package ) and localphone route that to your contact number ( the Aus mobile in this case ) and charge your localphone account the rate for the call. You can create a Localphone account for free and just add PAYG credit when you need it.

and struggling to find cost of calling a 0844 number on plus net

0844 numbers arent cheap to call...

 

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Re: Caling a australian mobile

Fabulous thankyou. I  have set this up for her as 1st 5 min call is free and will update if all goes well. 

She is going to be super happy if this works as already transferring her over from T*** T*** to plus net saving a bout £20  a month and ir was costing her another £14 a month to make 1 phone a month to brother in Australia.  

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Happy to be of help.

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Re: Caling a australian mobile

Another option, if you have a SIM only plan ,and are willing to move provider, Lebara offer 100 international minutes on most of their ( SIM only, none contract) plans , and on the £15 a month plan unlimited international minutes, Australian landlines and mobiles included.

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