Cheap Calls to South Africa Landlines and Mobiles

From a landline or mobile to South Africa

Make cheap international calls to South Africa landlines and mobiles from your Spain landline or mobile

1. Top up with credit

Purchase DialAbroad credit

Top up securely using your credit/debit card or PayPal. We receive your payment then text you your DialAbroad calling PIN.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Maestro and PayPal
Entering a mobile number is best as we automatically add your credit and send your PIN by SMS. However if you only have a landline, please enter this, complete the top up and contact us to add your credit

Purchase credit in increments of $/€5, $/€10, $/€15 or $/€20 credit or debit card or PayPal. Maximum top up is $/€20 per day up to $/€100 per month. Price includes VAT.
You must enter a valid mobile number (you can use your credit from any landline or mobile with your PIN). A confirmation text informing you that your mobile has been charged with the requested topup amount will be sent shortly thereafter.
Credit/Debit card/PayPal top-up: It is essential that you enter your correct mobile number in order for us to top your account up correctly. The transaction is handled in a secure environment and DialAbroad never has access to your card details. If auto-topup/pre-approved billing is enabled, you can cancel it via the DialAbroad Login section at any time. If you have not enabled auto top-up then calls will disconnect once the credit is finished and a new topup request will have to be made for a further topup.
Credit lasts for six months from date of top up, and each top up within this period extends your whole balance by six months from the date of top up.
Calls to the DialAbroad access number will be charged at your standard landline or mobile rate to a landline or can be used as part of your landline or mobile inclusive minutes. Cost of calls to any freefone access number will incur a rate surcharge per minute (as displayed next to the freefone access number on this web site). Calls are charged per minute. A connection charge of 5 cents is charged per call. You should always call our access numbers from a local phone, eg. if you are in Spain, call our Spanish access number from a Spanish landline or mobile; if you are in the Germany, call our Germany access number from a German landline or mobile.

no registration  South Africa from 6c/min 
purchase call credit instantly online  instant top up online
use auto top up for seamless recharge  (optional) auto top up
use any landline or mobile  use mobile or landline
no separate bills and call anywhere  call anywhere

Destination Rate
South Africa 6c/min
South Africa Mobile Cell C 15c/min
South Africa Mobile MTN 15c/min
South Africa Mobile Telekom 15c/min
South Africa Mobile Vodacom 15c/min
South Africa Value Added Network 48c/min

2. Dial access number

To make a call dial the access number for the country you are calling from

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This is a Spanish landline number, so if you have free calls to landlines this should be a free call.

3. Enter number to call

At the prompt, enter the number in South Africa (including the 0027 international dialing code) you want to call. Do not press the call button again.

That's it! Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Pay your mobile/landline operator the cost for calling our Spain access number (a national call, so usually included in any free calls to landlines bundles). The cost for us to connect you to the South Africa number is deducted from your DialAbroad credit

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most common queries below. If you have any further questions, please get in contact

How to call South Africa landline from Spain?

Before calling a South African landline from Spain, you need to purchase credit. Topping up your credit can be done online with a credit or debit card. Shortly, you'll receive a PIN via an SMS. Once you receive it, you can starting making calls to South African landlines from your Spain landline or mobile number. Just dial the access number and enter your PIN if prompted. Then enter the full South Africa landline number and you'll be on your way to the cheap international calls from Spain to South Africa.

How to call South Africa mobile from Spain?

With DialAbroad, you can purchase credit in 2 ways: at the DialAbroad web site using a credit card or debit card, or at PayPal using your PayPal account. However you top up, the PIN number will be sent immediately afterwards, indicating a completed purchase. After this, calling a South Africa mobile or landline can be done simply by dialling the access number shown. When connected just enter the international number of the person you are calling.

Enjoy the cheap international mobile calls to South Africa!

South Africa's international dial code is 0027, which you must include before the number you dial.

International calls to South Africa landlines and mobiles from as low as 6¢/min.

For convenience, you can save our access number in your contacts for seamless dialing.

You can either save the number into the phone book on your phone in the regular way, or you can edit the numbers in your phone book to include the access number and dial using pause dialing.

How to save a speed dial

1 Select the contact to edit
In front of their number, enter the DialAbroad access number for your country eg. 033 3232 2323
2 Add a pause
Tap the + * # key at the lower left of the screen and the keyboard layout will change to show a 'pause' button. Tap the Pause key
Tap the menu key then the 'add 2-sec pause' button, or just press the ',' button on your keyboard
Press * 3 times to show ' p '
Press and hold 0 to show ' + '
Motorola/Sony Erricson
Press and hold * to show ' p '
(Only if outside the UK)
Enter the DialAbroad PIN and add another pause
3 Enter the person's number
Ensure the destination number includes the full international code starting 00 followed finally by #
4 Click Save

Example: If 033 3232 2323 is your DialAbroad access number and 1234 is your PIN and 00336987654321 is your contact's phone number, then the finished entry should look like this:

03332322323 ,1234,00336987654321
03332322323 p1234p00336987654321

Useful info for South Africa

International dialing code: 0027

Capital city: Pretoria (administrative capital), Cape Town (legislative capital)
Currency: South African rand (ZAR)

Principle languages: English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Sotho, Tswana, Venda, Tsonga, Swazi, Ndebele

South Africa embassy in the UK
High Commission for the Republic of South Africa

South Africa House Trafalgar Square London


Telephone: (020) 7451 7299

Opening Hours: Mon–Fri: 0830–1300 & 1345–1700

Check the time in South Africa

With UK Daylight Saving Without UK Daylight Saving
(Britsh Summer Time)
South Africa 2 hours 3 hours

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Calling South Africa from other countries

You can use DialAbroad to make cheap international calls to South Africa from the following countries also:

  • Calling South Africa from Australia Calling from Australia 02 8279 8661
  • Calling South Africa from Belgium Calling from Belgium 02 80 82 535
  • Calling South Africa from France Calling from France 01 84 88 79 32
  • Calling South Africa from Germany Calling from Germany 069 204 57 872
  • Calling South Africa from Ireland Calling from Ireland 01 43 72 479
  • Calling South Africa from Italy Calling from Italy 06 94 80 67 83
  • Calling South Africa from Malta Calling from Malta 2778 1728
  • Calling South Africa from Netherlands Calling from Netherlands 02 02 62 39 72
  • Calling South Africa from Poland Calling from Poland 22 116 58 57
  • Calling South Africa from Sweden Calling from Sweden 08 446 851 17
  • Calling South Africa from Switzerland Calling from Switzerland 03 17 77 00 88
  • Calling South Africa from UK Calling from UK 0333 232 2323
  • Calling South Africa from USA Calling from USA 1-415-766-2098

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