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#96051 - 01/18/05 09:14 PM Phone cards to the USA (New Jersey)
dstaubach Offline
First time poster. Great message board!!!

I will be visiting San Pedro in March for a veterinary conference. I will be leaving my wife and 6 year old twins for the first time. What kind of phone card may I use in San Pedro and are some more econominal than others? Thank you for your help.


#96052 - 01/18/05 09:30 PM Re: Phone cards to the USA (New Jersey)
Wyoming Carla Offline
It was my experience that the one I bought in the states didn't work....wait till ya get there and buy one.

#96053 - 01/18/05 09:54 PM Re: Phone cards to the USA (New Jersey)
toad Offline
amen to that....i bought a handful at dfw and couldn't use a single one....if you are going thru an airport and see someone urinating on one of those machines, don't be alarmed just warned....

#96054 - 01/18/05 10:00 PM Re: Phone cards to the USA (New Jersey)
atomicindy Offline
I bought an MCI calling card at Costco and it worked just fine. The cost was $1.50 per minute. One other option is to use one of the internet stores on the island that offer phone service. I think they charge around $1.50 a minute also.

#96055 - 01/18/05 10:21 PM Re: Phone cards to the USA (New Jersey)
SnorkelG Offline
I was looking to but a phone card from a website I found sppedypin.com. I haven't tried it yet. has anyone tried this card. It appears they sell an MCI world traveler phone card with a rate of 68 cents/minute from Belize to USA. http://speedypin.com/phone/cards?originationcountry=Belize&destinationcountry=USA+-+Continental

#96056 - 01/18/05 10:49 PM Re: Phone cards to the USA (New Jersey)
The easiest way is to go into one of several internet cafes in SP. Most, if not all, by now have the protocol that allows clear long distance calls to the States. You give them the number, they dial it, and hand you a cordless phone and you are good to go. The price has been dropping in the last year and it seems that it is somewhere between .60 and .75 US per minute. This works, therefore a far better option than a calling card that may or may not.

#96057 - 01/19/05 12:20 AM Re: Phone cards to the USA (New Jersey)
Wyoming Carla Offline
Yepper...internet cafe is a way good way to go...plus you can either have a cup of coffee or a panty ripper while you are talking! Depending on the time of day, or your attitude!

#96058 - 01/19/05 01:48 AM Re: Phone cards to the USA (New Jersey)
mvaug45 Offline
Question about the internet Cafes, are any of them wireless? I have a IP phone that would work mighty nice.

#96059 - 01/19/05 03:51 AM Re: Phone cards to the USA (New Jersey)
Pedro1 Offline
For those in town Coconet internet Cafe and for those south Island Internet both 50 us cents per minute-both have liquour licences


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