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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 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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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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How to choose the best phone card

October 15th, 2014

“Which phone card should I buy?”

This question gets asked by customers more often than any other.  The answer really depends on your overall calling need. There isn’t a “one size fits all” solution for the best phone card for you so knowing things like where you’re calling to, how long and how often you plan to talk will help you choose the best calling card.

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Phone cards continue to have a place to make all types of phone calls

July 11th, 2014

“Do people still use phone cards?”

With the increase of mobile phone usage, this is a question we hear from people quite often.  But there’s something simply wonderful about phone cards: they’re simple to use and the savings they can have, especially with international calling, are wonderful.  So yes, people still use phone cards and, in almost every case, they’re saving money while they’re at it.

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ZapTel Phone Card Rate Updates Effective February 21, 2014

February 24th, 2014

Effective February 21, 2014, some rates on two 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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Skip entering your phone card PIN with PINless dialing

February 17th, 2014

“Is there any way I can skip entering my phone card PIN when I make international calls?”

Most phone cards have a ten-digit PIN that you need to dial after the access number.  Choosing a phone card with PINless dialing can help you save a few keystrokes and get your call easily underway.

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Virtual phone cards make great last minute Christmas gifts

December 23rd, 2013

“How can I give a phone card from ZapTel as a gift?”

Give someone a gift that tells them you want to keep in touch with a ZapTel phone card.  Since the cards are virtual, they make great last minute Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers.  Here’s how to do it.

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