Archive for June, 2008

Tips for using your phone card from internet and VoIP phones

June 30th, 2008

Do all ZapTel phone cards work from VoIP phones?

Most ZapTel phone cards will work with your internet or VoIP service, but some will not. Others have internet calling options available so you can use your phone card like a VoIP dialer without signing up for a service.

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Tips to make sure a phone card will work for you

June 23rd, 2008

How can I make sure a phone card will work from my phone before I use it?

I never like buying something only to find out that it won’t work. Here are 3 tips to consider before buying a phone card to make sure that the card will work from your phone:

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Making your phone card affordable for in state and out of state calling

June 16th, 2008

I have a phone card to make calls within my own state. Why are rates higher than if I were calling to another state?

As of March 30, 2007, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S. mandates that phone card providers must pay a fee per minute to local long distance providers for in state or intrastate calls. This does not affect out of state or interstate phone calls.

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Preparing your phone card for use when you travel

June 9th, 2008

What should I prepare to have with me to make calls when I travel outside the U.S.?

Now that you’ve chosen the best global card for your calling needs, there are a few more things you can do to prepare yourself to use your card while you travel. Here are 3 tips I tell customers when they ask about using their phone card outside the U.S.:

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Finding the best calling card for long talking

June 2nd, 2008

I call internationally frequently throughout the week for long periods of time. What cards does ZapTel carry that are best for my needs?

For this particular calling need, I would recommend a phone card with additional surcharges and service fees because it may actually give you more time than a flat rate phone card. Here are some pros and cons of buying a card with additional fees vs. a flat rate card.

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