My mom really appreciated this when she was in the hospital! Sam's Club sells a bubble packet of individual wrapped AT&T PrePaid Phone Cards of Fifteen 45 minute cards for $23.42 which breaks down to $1.56 per card. This is a total of 675 minutes that you can share among friends. You may want to keep one in your own wallet for emergency calls ... not everyone has a cell phone!
By Syd Barr
Editor's Note: We recently signed up for http://www.OneSuite.com for long distance because we got tired of the monthly service fees charged by the long distance services and being slammed even with PIC freezes. We finally set our phone to "no long distance".
OneSuite offers $10 "cards" (although you need to print out the information to take with you) with 400 minutes (2.5 cents a minute). Make sure you sign up for the Zip Dial that way when calling from the registered numbers (home phone number) you do not need to put in the account number which is long. With no monthly charge and preprogramming the dial up number into our phone we've already saved a bundle. You can recharge your account when your minutes run out. We've been using this about 2 weeks, so far so good.
I would like to know what is the best pre-paid phone card for local long distance, or where can I go to find information about all the phone cards available. I used google but there was so much info that is was very hard to find what I am looking for. Does anyone out there have any suggestions on how and what to look for.
Don't buy an AT&T Pre-paid card for use in Florida. Recently AT&T charges 5 minutes per each 1 minute of card use. (ie., a 1500 minute card is only good for 300 minutes in Florida. I purchased them for my retired Mother in Florida, so I can speak from experience. The FTC, FCC and Florida Public Services can't do anything about it :). I've switched to Walgreens (Verizon): 1500m for $60 (4¢/minute)