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#209265 - 04/28/03 01:41 AM Phone the USA?
indygal Offline
What is the cheapest way to phone the USA from San Pedro? And from USA to San Pedro? One of the things I have always enjoyed in Belize is no phone calls, but now I am going to have to be available occassionally. Cell phone? Have I lost my mind? Don't answer that. Thanks Indygal
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#209266 - 04/28/03 02:05 AM Re: Phone the USA?
klcman Offline
asked & answered:

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#209267 - 04/28/03 04:24 AM Re: Phone the USA?
Sandy C Offline
One cheap way is Sam's Club AT&T phone cards. Cards say 3.47 cents/minute for use in US; costs approximately 25 cents/minute to call from US to Belize and costs approximatley 35 cents/minute to call from Belize to US. For the latter, when in Belize dial 115 for Belize operator, ask for AT&T Direct and then follow the numbers on the Sam's Club card; do NOT dial "1" for the calling card number nor your US number once in the AT&T Direct system. You can recharge the AT&T card from Belize with a US card credit - follow menu on back of the card. US cell phones don't work in Belize.

#209268 - 04/29/03 03:19 AM Re: Phone the USA?
indygal Offline
Thanks. 25cents I can afford. It was the $3.50 a minute that MCI charged me that made me not want to ever call Belize again.
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#209269 - 04/29/03 03:26 AM Re: Phone the USA?
klcman Offline
damn, for that rate ya could fly there (esp if you yak like many people I know laugh )
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#209270 - 04/29/03 05:37 PM Re: Phone the USA?
Oranges Offline
I went to our local Sam's to look for the $3.47 card and they only had $2.50 which state in little print, for use in US only.

#209271 - 04/29/03 05:50 PM Re: Phone the USA?
Marie Offline
The card you purchase in Belize seems reasonable. You might check it out, don't know the minute rate, though.

#209272 - 04/29/03 09:24 PM Re: Phone the USA?
SP Daily Offline
Marie: Your suggestion is the most expensive card in the universe!

#209273 - 04/29/03 09:46 PM Re: Phone the USA?
Islenutt Offline
And Marie does it yet again... please don't offer information that is incomplete or wrong! Better to just let someone else answer.

Sam's club has a couple of different AT&T cards. Read the fine print or go the the AT&T website in order to purchase the correct one. I have used them several times and they are by far cheaper.

#209274 - 04/30/03 12:33 AM Re: Phone the USA?
Marty Offline
my everyday phone card is with MCI, to Belize from the USA its 50 cents a minute. for within the USA, its 3.5 cents a minute.

the best deal is the one klcman refers to above for calls to/from Belize

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