Tuesday, January 29 2008 @ 09:19 AM MSK
|Communication is very important. It is the reason why there are lots of ways that are being created and introduced so that people can communicate wherever they are.|
With the technology today, there are plenty of ways to communicate. You can keep in touch with family, friends and associate by sending and receiving e-mails, and by chatting with them. Yes, these are good ways to communicate but there are still some who do not have access with these kind of communicating or they do not have enough knowledge to make use of it such as the older people like grandfathers and grandmothers. They do not have enough understanding on how to operate the computer so they can’t send and receive e-mails or chat.
Fortunately, there are telephones out there which they can use to make calls in order to keep in touch with their loved ones. But making international calls can give one huge phone bills, so some are being hindered to make international calls due to high rates from their telephone providers.
But here come prepaid calling cards to save the day. Yes, there are plenty of prepaid calling cards out there; you can have it in a lot of different stores such as convenience stores, newspaper stands, gas stations and even through the internet.
Prepaid calling cards are telephone minutes that you can purchase in advance. Usually, these cards come with PIN, which you need to dial each time you make a call. But there are some phone card companies that offer PIN-less cards which are best for those who feel like dialing PIN every now and then is a hassle.
With the use of these cards, you can make calls any time and any where with the use of any phone such as cell phone, landline, hotels’ phones, and pay phone. These cards offer cheaper rates for making international calls, reason why more and more people are using these calls in making international calls and even local ones. With using these cards, they can cut their phone bills in half.
These cards come in different increments such as five, ten, and twenty. So it is up to you how much you prefer. This is actually one of the good things about prepaid calling cards, you can budget you expenditure in making calls. But take note, it doesn’t mean when you buy ten dollars worth of card, you will be having ten dollars worth of calls… Since there are cards that have different fees and charges such as maintenance fee, connection fee, and so on.
It is advisable that before you buy a card, you have to make sure that you have all the details you need about the card. So it is best to make a little research. Know the features, services, rates and fees that few cards offer. Compare each and decide which prepaid calling card suit you best.
Eliza Maledevic Ayson