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Calling Free Phone Numbers in the UK


Trying to call an 0800 or similar number in the UK and can’t get through?    Checkout the following website which provides the equivalent geographical phone number in the UK for all 0800, 0808, 0845, 0870 and 0871 numbers.

Regular calls home to keep in touch with family and friends can be costly, but there are several ways to ensure you won’t get a huge phone bill to add to your misery!  Here’s a list of the most commonly used companies.



AccuLinQ provides International Calling Cards with low International Long Distance Rates. Check website for full list of rates.



International prepaid phone cards. Lots of different options/rates. Check user-friendly website for full details.  Order a calling card online, get you PIN online instantly and start calling in minutes.  Fast, reliable and high quality service.



Call many countries for a flat rate payable every 90 days. This flat rate gives you 300 minutes a week.  If you exceed this amount, you will be charged at a minimal rate.



iDPhoneCard is a rechargeable prepaid international phone card which rounds off to the nearest minute. iDPhoneCard can be used from any phone line, such as cell phones, home phones, office phones, pay phones, hotel rooms, etc.  No need to change your long distance company. You can add iDPhoneCard to your existing phone lines and no contracts to sign!



Optimum Voice® World

Allows customers to call any country, any time, up to 250 minutes per month from their Optimum Voice phone - check website for current tariff.



Great low international rates. You can use the Pennytalk card from any phone: home, cell, office or hotel.



Competitive international rates.



It’s easy to call local, long distance and international phones and cell phones directly via Skype and if you have a webcam they're great fun. Skype to skype calls are free - an excellent way to stay in touch with family and friends around the globe.



Receive a special phone number for each of your friends and call them for the price of a local call! Read the set-up instructions and listen to a 10 second commercial – then talk all you want!



Offers different international plans which vary per location.


WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia and yes, those phones can all message each other! Because WhatsApp Messenger uses the same internet data plan that you use for email and web browsing, there is no cost to message and stay in touch with your friends. In addition to basic messaging WhatsApp users can create groups, send each other unlimited images, video and audio media messages.