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How to find the best phone card for your needs

February 23rd, 2017

“What should I know or consider before buying a phone card?”

Not all phone cards are the same.  Whether you make your phone card purchase with ZapTel or another company, it’s important to read all the card details and understand what your calling needs are before making a selection.  The more you know about your phone card and your needs, the better you’ll be able to pick the calling card that’s right for you.

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3 Benefits of Rechargeable Phone Cards

January 31st, 2017

“Why should I consider purchasing a rechargeable phone card over a non-rechargeable one?”

Many of you already know that phone cards are a great way to save money on international calls.  There are great benefits for purchasing a rechargeable phone card instead of one where you get a new PIN each time.  Here are just a few benefits of using a rechargeable phone card.

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3 Phone Card Tips to Remember

June 16th, 2016

“What information should I know before making my next phone card purchase?”

Phone cards are a great way to budget your phone time and save money. To do so effectively, though, there are 3 habits you should adopt to make sure you are getting the most for your money with every phone card purchase, even for those repeat purchases.

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ZapTel Phone Card Store New Hours Effective Dec. 26, 2015

December 21st, 2015

Effective December 26, 2015, our Customer Service hours are changing. Our Business Hours for Live US-Based Customer Service will be Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm US Central Time.

If you experience trouble using your phone card, and require assistance, the fastest way to get help is to call the Technical Support phone number for the phone card you are using. This phone number was included in the email when you received your virtual phone card and can also be found on your ZapTel Dashboard account. Below is a quick reference to all the Technical Support numbers.


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ZapTel Serves 1 Millionth Customer!

November 12th, 2015

On November 19, 1999, our little phone card superstore made its first virtual phone card delivery.  Now, 16 years later, we’re still going strong having just completed our one millionth order!

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ZapTel Phone Card Rate Updates Effective Oct. 1, 2015

October 12th, 2015

Effective October 1, 2015, rates on some ZapTel phone cards have been refreshed due to destination fees and tariffs. Please click on the name of the card below to see the most updated rates for your calling destination:

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Phone cards and mobile phones while traveling abroad

August 10th, 2015

“I’m going to be traveling outside the United States. Can I use my phone card from my mobile phone to make calls home?”

This is a question our customer service gets asked almost weekly as people prepare to travel abroad. Phone cards and mobile phones are both great ways to make calls home when traveling but when you’re outside the United States, you don’t really need to use both.

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ZapTel Phone Card Rate Updates Effective July 22, 2015

July 22nd, 2015

Effective July 22, 2015, some rates on one ZapTel phone card has been refreshed due to destination fees and tariffs. Please click on the name of the card below to see the most updated rates for your calling destination:

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ZapTel Phone Card Rate Updates Effective May 28, 2015

May 28th, 2015

Effective May 28, 2015, some rates on one ZapTel phone card has been refreshed due to destination fees and tariffs. Please click on the name of the card below to see the most updated rates for your calling destination:

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ZapTel Phone Card Rate Updates Effective April 2015

April 17th, 2015

Effective April 17, 2015, some rates on one ZapTel phone card has been refreshed due to destination fees and tariffs. Please click on the name of the card below to see the most updated rates for your calling destination:

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