How to make genuinely free conference calls

Our sister service ZipCall has recently expanded to launch a free conference calls service. What are conference calls? Some people say that nothing beats a face to face meeting; but in many cases distance, cost, environmental concerns and family commitments make traveling to meet impractical. This is where conference calling comes to the rescue. Conference calls are essential for conducting business when you need to bring together a geographically diverse

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Using Wi-Fi whilst abroad? Here are some top tips on how to stay safe

Access to the internet when traveling is essential. The majority of us want to be able to access travel booking details, grab an Uber, reviews of local attractions and restaurants, local maps and social media almost as soon as we land abroad. And if like most, you worry about roaming changes, you’ll be tempted to hop onto the local Wi-Fi hotspot. However, this may not always be the best idea.

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Hanukkah: All You Need To Know About The Jewish Festival of Lights

All around the world, adults and children are celebrating Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Light this week. The religious holiday is celebrated globally from Jerusalem to London and Washington to Moscow. Hanukkah is the eight-day Jewish festival also known as the Festival of Lights. The festival celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, of spirituality over materiality and of purity over adulteration. Jews observe the festival by lighting one candle

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Thanksgiving 2015: When, What and Why?

This Thursday marks one of the most cherished and important holidays in the US, Thanksgiving. When it comes to quintessential American festivities, Thanksgiving is as good as it gets. Thanksgiving in America is world renowned for three reasons: family, food and football. It’s a time for family and friends to unite and reflect on the people that matter most. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November and is

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Diwali 2015: Everything you need to know about the Festival of Light

Diwali takes place this year on Wednesday 11th November. Popularly known as the ‘Festival of Lights’, it is an ancient five-day festival traditionally celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world. It is one of the most significant and well known festivals in Indian culture. The colourful and vibrant occasion traditionally marks new beginnings and a renewal of commitment to family values. It also represents the triumph of light

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Halloween Around the World

Halloween Traditions Around the World El Dia De Los Muertos In Mexico, Halloween is celebrated as the Day of the Dead, or ‘El Dia de los Muertos’ in Spanish. It is a festival celebrating mortality whilst remembering family and loved ones who have passed away. The annual festival takes placed between October 31st – a date familiar to the Americans and British – and lasts until November 2nd. El Dia

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FAQ: A few tips to get the best out of the DialAbroad service

DialAbroad service offers cheap international calls from 12+ countries including: Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Poland, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of the service: Tip #1: Top up a mobile number When purchasing top up credit, enter a mobile number instead of a landline. It doesn’t matter if the mobile is registered in a different country from

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My son/daughter is taking a gap year – how can I stay in touch with them without it costing a fortune?

Staying in touch with loved ones on their gap year needn’t cost the earth We are often contacted by parents who have a son or daughter going overseas for their gap year. Gap years have become increasingly popular in recent years as school leavers decide to spend a year abroad exploring the world before they sign up for further education or enter the work place (in fact, the founders of

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Can you send me my DialAbroad international calling records?

I need my international calling records… No problem, you can get your recent call history from the DialAbroad web site at any time, just log in, and click on your phone number to see your call details. Log in to download your DialAbroad call history. “Official” copies of your call history We know how important DialAbroad is to many of our customers for making cheap international calls to friends and

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Plan ahead to save money on your international calls when travelling abroad

A few minutes can save you a few hundred pounds On a recent trip to Indian Wells in California (beautiful and highly recommended if you are a golfer!), I spent just a few minutes before my trip to work out how I was going to communicate with the office back home. First of all, I checked what was available at the hotel – free WiFi and a landline – and

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