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cheapest method of calling britain

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cheapest method of calling britain

staying at ifa villas from 18th march what is the cheapest method of phoneing home?

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Many mobile phones are wi-fi enabled or if you take a laptop with wi-fi. With either of these you can use Skype at a wi-fi hotspot.

Skype to Skype calls are free world wide and are generally excellent quality. Also, Skype can be used to call landlines for a few pence a minute. You *can* call mobiles for about 10p per minute but I must admit to poor results when I tried.

I called Australia for over an hour yesterday, for free. Apart from dropped connection twice, it was perfect quality.


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unfortunatly we carnt use these methods is there another method

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Hi Orchid

our mobile phones worked well out there, we are with o2.

I did buy a calling card from the resort which was a waste of money because the phone boxes only took certain cards (not the one they sold me!)

I had to use it in the room in the end, not realising that the hotel then charge you as well.

I will use my mobile for emergencies only

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We are with vodaphone does anyone know if this works in the DR, I have had the phone unlocked and it did work in Goa 4 months ago

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You need a tri-band phone to work in the DR. I have a Nokia on Orange and have had no trouble using it there. Not cheap though. I think it was something like £1.75 per minute last year and there is a charge to receive calls too. The outgoing calls are rounded up to the minute so I had a friend time my calls exactly so I could finish up at say 1.58 minutes and not risk going into the next minute.

However, I prefered to do this than use the hotel phones. At least using my mobile the cost is within my control.

It is nice to phone home but we also used the internet every night. Last year at the Punta Cana Princess it was free, so we sent a report of our doings every day and made all our family and friends green with envy!

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Should give you some answers. Long time customer, very happy.

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