Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

iPhone ~ how to dial USA phone in Europe!

Jump to last reply

We are leaving for Italy next month. I have a US based iPhone and will be buying the premium service for a few dollars a month from AT&T that reduces incoming/outgoing rates to .99. Local AT&T store said to pay for 3 months (AT&T landline call said 2 months) because that is how long the Euruopean companies have to charge AT&T back. That way I will be charged the .99 rate instead of the 1.29 rate.

I am also getting conflicting "opinions" between the AT&T store and landline phone conversation with AT&T about how to dial.

To further confuse me, I Googled and got different information.

Help me with how to do the following (assuming AC210 cell number 123-4567)

~ people trying to call me in Italy from US:

From cell phone in US: 2101234567
From landline in US: 011392101234567 (store and landline info conflicts)

~ me trying to call while in Italy:

To US: +1210-1234567 (+ sign appears by pressing and holding the 0 key?)(do you press - or is that a spacer?)
Within Italy: idential to how an Italian would call a number with a landline
How would somebody in Italy try to reach my cell phone? Any difference in somebody in Italy calling me with cell or landline?:

~ me trying to call while in Italy to get voice mail:

I don't have a clue.

Please review what I have entered above and please correct me or fill in the blanks.

By the way, AT&T ~ both store and landline ~ said they do not publish any brochure, phamplet, etc. explaining the process.

Thanks!

8 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Any experience with Cave Lodging in Loire Valley?
  2. 2 3 AM Arrival in Santorini OK?
  3. 3 West Ireland with 81 year old mother - Pls Review Itinerary
  4. 4 London in 3 days! Help with lodging, please!
  5. 5 Two weeks in Paris ... how to fill?
  6. 6 Foie gras, redux
  7. 7 Portugal with a 3 year old and 1 year old
  8. 8 italy
  9. 9 Advice on Two Week Itinerary Please! (London,Paris,Luxembourg,Brussels)
  10. 10 Trip to Italy with teenagers
  11. 11 Naxos Island: Best Way to Get Around?
  12. 12 Which town to stay at in Lake Como?
  13. 13 What to wear
  14. 14 What still confounds you about travel?
  15. 15 Florence & Rome Itinerary, hotel, tour co. critique please!
  16. 16 Any experiences with Airbnb?
  17. 17 Trip Report Venice, April 2014. Some thoughts ...
  18. 18 Rome to Pisa or Bologna to Pisa-Train...Help needed!
  19. 19 Pronunciation
  20. 20 Finland to Sweden to Denmark to France to UK
  21. 21 1 week in Switzerland with 18 year old son
  22. 22 Italy-Rome-Florence-Venice-CT-PievePelego-Help with order of travel
  23. 23 Day trip to Rothenberg from Munich
  24. 24 Tentative itinerary for Andalucia for April/May 2015
  25. 25 Ryanair Cabin Luggage
View next 25 » Back to the top