When it comes to calling cards, itâ€™s really a matter of knowing what youâ€™re looking for if you want to benefit from the situation. In some cases, a calling card may even turn out to be completely unsuitable for your situation. This makes it crucial to analyze the condition youâ€™re currently in so that youâ€™ll know that a calling card is the right choice for you.
Free calls are always a good thing to have and theyâ€™re usually a feature on most modern calling cards, but they can be a double-bladed knife â€“ in some cases, the calling card provider would jack up the other rates to compensate for the benefits youâ€™ll be getting from those free calls. What this means for you as a consumers is that ultimately, you may have to pay more on the card itself than youâ€™re saving from not having to pay for those calls.
Even if youâ€™re a traveler or just find yourself talking on the phone a lot, consider your options carefully â€“ donâ€™t just go for a calling card just because it seems like a good idea. A good rule of thumb is to put together all your phone-related bills (your phone and mobile phone expenses, etc), and try to figure out if you can get a card with free calls on it that offers prices lower than the total youâ€™re getting. If not, itâ€™s probably a good idea to keep using whatever services youâ€™re using right now.
Originally posted on February 16, 2011 @ 11:36 pm