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long distance calls #39614
05/21/01 01:27 PM
05/21/01 01:27 PM
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DENVER, CO USA
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Whats the word on calling long distance from AC...is it ultra rediculously expensive?

Does anyone know if you can buy phone cards before you get there?

I need to check on my kid once a day.

Re: long distance calls #39615
05/21/01 01:35 PM
05/21/01 01:35 PM
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Chicago, Illinois USA
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Calling to the US from San Pedro cost me $3.00 a minute from Banana Beach Hotel. I didn't think it was outrageous, could have been much worse - Argentina - $8.50 per minute. Try a phone card though, heard it's even cheaper.

Re: long distance calls #39616
05/21/01 01:53 PM
05/21/01 01:53 PM
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fort wayne, indiana, usa
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We found the above information accurate. However, we had our "kids" call us FROM the US at a set time. By using the dial-around of 1010-811 before the other numbers, it cost 69 cents per minute.

Re: long distance calls #39617
05/21/01 01:54 PM
05/21/01 01:54 PM

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we called our kids 3 times in 7 days. yes, it was expensive, but they are your kids, and what are youu going to do? it was hard just to get the at&t operator, but the calls were maybe $20 total. it was worth it for peace of mind.

Re: long distance calls #39618
05/22/01 04:57 PM
05/22/01 04:57 PM
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Sacramento, CA
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I brought a pre-paid calling card and was charged only $1.50 to use the phone at my hotel. Just don't call your mother-in-law! Little joke.

Re: long distance calls #39619
05/24/01 10:49 AM
05/24/01 10:49 AM
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Omaha, NE
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Brentwood, I am curious...when you use this dial around number, does it (whatever it is) search for the lowest international calling rate? Is this something I need to sign up for in advance? I need to make an international call this evening and it would be nice not to have to pay so much for it. Thanks


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Re: long distance calls #39620
05/24/01 10:53 AM
05/24/01 10:53 AM
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Naples, FL
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www.1015335.com (USA to BZ @ .39/min - best I've found)

Re: long distance calls #39621
05/24/01 02:22 PM
05/24/01 02:22 PM
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Omaha, NE
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M-A, I got a "This page cannot be displayed" message when I clicked on your link. Any ideas? Thnaks


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Re: long distance calls #39622
05/24/01 03:16 PM
05/24/01 03:16 PM
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Naples, FL
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I got in this morning no problem . . . and now POOOF! They're gone. Try www.1010phonerates.com


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