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charged for 0870

why am i charged for an 0870 number at the weekend when its supposed to be free?Huh
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Re: charged for 0870

This is what BT say.  I think it's the same for Plusnet
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Calls to 0845 and 0870 numbers may be free from your BT landline depending on which calling plan you're on. This doesn't include dial-up internet calls to ISPs, or calls to dial-through or calling card access numbers.

So some 0870 numbers are never free.
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Re: charged for 0870

thanks for reply
but I was just calling a landline number for my insurance
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Re: charged for 0870

Which call plan are you on?
Depending upon when you signed up, if you are on LSR, there are no included call periods.
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Re: charged for 0870

But surely Goatty2 would have noticed if all calls were being charged, Townman?
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Re: charged for 0870

Go to the saynoto0870 website.
You may find an unadvertised 0800 number.

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Re: charged for 0870

Quote from: ReedRichards
But surely Goatty2 would have noticed if all calls were being charged, Townman?

Yup, sometimes I wonder where I keep my brains!  There again, he could be like me, I nearly never use my land line other than for calling 0870 & 0845 numbers, as I have more minutes than I can use on the mobile plan and those numbers cost a king's ransom on mobiles.