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Booking on-line from the US on DB-Bahn

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Booking on-line from the US on DB-Bahn

I keep getting an error message to enter my phone number with country or area code.

I've tried: 1-123-4567890, 112345678790, (123) 4567890.

What am I doing wrong? Thanks

Guildford, United...
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1. Re: Booking on-line from the US on DB-Bahn

try starting the number with 00 which tells the system the call is international

Sydney, Australia
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2. Re: Booking on-line from the US on DB-Bahn

Usually the format is 0011 (International access) then country code (49) then the number. With cellphone, it would be + (International), then country code (49) then the number including their area code

Try calling their UK number

+44 8718 80 80 66

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3. Re: Booking on-line from the US on DB-Bahn

Isn't 49 the code for Germany? So maybe if putting in a US number you should put it in as if calling the US from Germany, which I think would be 00-1-area code and then number. I believe 1 is the code for the USA.

North Carolina
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4. Re: Booking on-line from the US on DB-Bahn

Yes, I'm trying to put in my number in the US. Will try with 00-1.

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5. Re: Booking on-line from the US on DB-Bahn

Oh, I have misunderstood your post, I thought you are trying to call their number. If putting it in the form, you should just write +1, then your number.

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6. Re: Booking on-line from the US on DB-Bahn

You can probably stick any old number in there - they are hardly going to call you :)

Is it a mandatory field? If not, leave it out.

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7. Re: Booking on-line from the US on DB-Bahn

>>Usually the format is 0011 (International access) <<

In Australia the International Access Code is 0011. In the USA, it is 011. In Europe, 00.

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8. Re: Booking on-line from the US on DB-Bahn

It was a mandatory field so I had to enter my number.

I put +1 before my area code and number and it worked! It would also have worked if I had entered 001.

Thanks to you all!

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