DialAbroad

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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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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How to call non-geographic UK numbers (0845, 0870, 0871, etc.) from abroad

How do I call UK non-geographic numbers from abroad? What is a UK non-geographic number? First of all, let’s look at what a non-geographic number is. Telephone numbers in the UK are split into geographic and non-geographic numbers. Geographic numbers are those beginning 01, 02 and 03 (basically, ‘normal’ numbers) and non-geographic numbers are everything else (e.g. 0842, 0843, 0844, 0845, 0870, 0871, 0872 or 0873). Why do companies use

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Saving money on conference calls to USA numbers

For most people the words “it’s a hassle” come to mind when dialling into a conference call. Firstly you have to make sure you have the correct call-in number and access code. Plus, if you have to call a US conference call number from abroad, then you’re going to have to pay international rates also. This is where DialAbroad can come to your rescue – not only can we save

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FAQ: Can I take my mobile phone abroad and use your services to save money on international calls?

Whether for business or holidays, keeping in touch when travelling is an ever increasing necessity. Yet because of “mobile roaming” it can also be very expensive. Fortuntely with DialAbroad, you can avoid mobile roaming charges and call cheaply when abroad. What is mobile roaming? When you take your mobile outside the country you subscribe in (eg. the UK if you pay your bills to a UK network; France if you

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