Archive for July, 2011

ZapTel Phone Card Rate Updates Effective July 8, 2011

July 28th, 2011

ZapTel has refreshed the rates on one of our phone cards. While some rates may have gone down, others may have increased. To find the most current calling rates for your phone card, please do a rate search.


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Getting the Best Value Out of Your Phone Card

July 24th, 2011

Phone cards are a great way to save money on international long distance.  But how do you know if you’re getting the best value for your money?  That’s where doing a little homework up front will go a long way in finding the best phone card for your international calling needs.


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Finding Phone Cards for International Students

July 17th, 2011

“I’m an international student studying in the USA.  What phone card is best for me?”

We understand how important it is for international students to call home while they study abroad in the United States.  We also understand how important it is for international calls to be affrodable for students.  While ZapTel carries a variety of phone cards for just about any calling  need, we have a specific phone card designed to meet the many needs of the international student. (more…)

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Recharge Your ZapTel Phone Card

July 10th, 2011

“How do I put more money on my phone card?”

ZapTel makes recharging your phone card as easy.  Whether you choose to recharge your phone card online through your account dashboard or through our mobile site with your smart phone, your recharge can be completed in just a couple clicks over a minute or so. (more…)

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Using Phone Cards for In State Calling

July 3rd, 2011

“Why does it cost more to make calls within my own state with my phone card?”

In 2007, the FCC mandated that phone card carriers need to pay a surcharge for calls that are made within the state that the call is originated.  Because of this, the rate per minute to make a call with a phone card within one’s state is higher than making phone calls outside of the state. (more…)

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