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Best rated phone card "brand" for calls in Spain, (and the rest of Europe).

Best rated phone card "brand" for calls in Spain, (and the rest of Europe).

Old Oct 19th, 2007, 02:54 PM
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Best rated phone card "brand" for calls in Spain, (and the rest of Europe).

Best rated phone card "brand" for calls in Spain, (and the rest of Europe).

In Canada, I used NUVO - about 3cents/minute to most US, and Canada numbers (both landline, and mobile). For $10, I recieved 276minutes. The card lasted 3 months traveling through Canada, and the U.S.

I'd like a similar card for Europe. What do you recommend for the lowest rates/minute, and with a toll-free number.
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Old Oct 19th, 2007, 03:01 PM
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I always buy a Telefonica Phone card, the kind with the I/C Chip on the card itself: that way you don't have to call an '800' number for access. Most pay phones in Spain are Telefonica, so there's no problem finding one.

A direct dial call from Spain to the U.S. using the card was less than 10-cents (U.S.) a minute.

Buy them in a Tabac or at some news stands
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Old Oct 19th, 2007, 10:30 PM
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Vodafone has a calling card that seems pretty good, but you have to use the Vodafone system.
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Old Oct 20th, 2007, 09:12 AM
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10eurocents/or 10cents/minute is too much.

Perhaps calling cards with a 1-800-number will be cheaper?

How will I know how much the calls will cost (to within Spain, and Europe). I have no intention of calling North America or anywhere else.

Will the rate/minute be listed on the card?
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Sandy456 writes: "10eurocents/or 10cents/minute is too much."

Agreed; but I wrote: "less than 10 Cents (US) a minute!"

"How will I know how much the calls will cost (to within Spain, and Europe)."
My experience: with direct dial calls, 3 cents /min to call Madrid or Huelva from Santander.

"Will the rate/minute be listed on the card?"

No! But the view screen on the Telefonica phone will give you an updated balance each time you insert the card.


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