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calling an australian mobile from europe

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1. Posted by wildkat984 (Budding Member 9 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

what is going to tbe the cheapest way to ring an australian mobile from the uk, france and italy??

2. Posted by t_maia (Travel Guru 3290 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

From an internet cafe. Almost all internet cafes in Europe have phone booths offering very cheap rates to call abroad. You can recognise these shops by the numerous flags and country names in the windows.

3. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4138 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

By using someone else's phone.

Alternatively, but a prepaid phone card that gives you X number of minutes for Y cost. If you do buy one, note the following:

1. the call cost to an Australian mobile will be different to a call to a landline. Make sure you know the per minute rate before you buy the card.

2. determine whether call costs include a flagfall or not.

3. determine whether the charging calculation is per minute or per 30 seconds or whatever.

4. determine whether the cost of the access number to use the card is not exhorbitant

5. determine whether the card has an access number you can call from various countries.

Notes 1 - 4 above will help you determine the true cost of calls and help you see through the advertised call costs.