Travelling to Australia ? Need to make cheap calls back to the UK? Or to receive cheap calls?
S-k-i-n-t have looked at this need in the market place and as reported in the media recently (July 2006) the main UK networks are making a lot of money out of people using their mobiles abroad at very high rates. We have found the following methods by which you can call from abraod back to the UK more cheaply. So stop looking and get clicking onto the following services which should answer all your cheap calls from abroad questions. Oh and your friends can call you more cheaply too.
If you are using a Landline or Payphone in Australia to call back to the UK?
Then you will need an international calling card for the destination country you are travelling to which has minutes stored on it. All you have to do is buy it, take it away with you and use it from a landline abroad or a pay phone abroad see our skint phonecards site below.
Phone Card Online Dealer: Buy Long Distance Phone Cards online or Refill your phone card
If you are using your own Mobile in Australia to call back to the UK?
Dont what ever you do use your UK mobile abroad without first buying an international SIM card pack for the country you are travelling to or a global sim card which covers many countries. If the country is listed then buy an international SIM card or global SIM card. This means you can take your own mobile with you and simply place the SIM card into your mobile phone while you away. On returning simply put your own sim card back into your own phone. Global sim cards have the added bonus that they can be used across many countries and are not tied to one specific country
Make calls from Australia with a Go-Sim Australia sim card - £10
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Make calls from Australia with a Go-Sim Global sim card - £10.00 (covers many countries)
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Make calls from Australia with a 0044 Australia sim card - £29.99
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Make calls from Australia with a 0044 Global sim card - £29.99 (covers many countries)
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Dealer 1: See international SIM cards and country level SIM cards for your mobile from go-sim - Save money on roaming charges and make cheap calls. From £10 ONLY
Dealer 2: See international SIM cards and country level SIM cards for your mobile from 0044 - Save money on roaming charges and make cheap calls.
Dealer 3: See international SIM card for your mobile from SIM4Travel- Save money on roaming charges and make cheap calls.
In order to use an international sim card you mobile must be unlocked.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Will my mobile work in another country?
Q. What is Single Band, Dual Band, Tri-band and Quad Band?
A. For a list of the frequencies used by each country and definition of each band see our Country GSM Frequency List.
Q. Can I receive calls with a international sim card?
A. Yes, with your sim card you will also get a phone number which can be used to call your phone.
Q. Do I have to have a new number or can I use my existing number?
A. You will be given a new number, it is not possible to keep your existing number, make sure that before you leave you give your new international number to everyone so they can call you.
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