Reviews » International calling plans
The services below all have one thing in common: they provide affordable international calling rates. From calling cards to dial around services, and from prepaid long distance to international callback, all these calling plans focused on international calling can be a good choice for people dialing abroad. We picked these services for their quality, low rates, and clean offerings.
For calls originating in the US you can also use our International Rate Search tool to compare between different plans.
People who use prepaid phone cards want a practical, no strings attached calling solution. Rates are generally very low with these services.
Tel 3 prepaid long distance
Prepaid service featuring very low rates, no extra charges, up to 473 free minutes with signup. Sample rates: China 2.7¢, Hong Kong 2.1¢, Indonesia 6¢, Iraq Baghdad 28¢.
Monthly billed services
These services are for people who like the convenience of being able to call as much as they want without paying in advance.
Unlimited international calling plans
Many VoIP providers now offer unlimited plans that can be used for international calls to certain countries. These plans are designed for people who call a lot and would rather pay a fixed monthly fee without worrying about per minute rates.
How to dial international calls
To make international calls from the US or Canada you must dial: 011 (US exit code) + country code + phone number. Visit this comprehensive Country codes guide for detailed info on how to dial any country.
One important fact we always warn our visitors about: expect to pay much more for calls to international cellular numbers. See this Wikipedia List of international mobile codes for more info.