Did you ever get confused as to what is better to use when you want to make international calls? Using an international calling card is always the best and simple choice as you can use from anywhere and any phone. Here are few more points which will let you know how useful these calling cards are and how these small cards have made our life easier.
1. Free Calls
Major advantage of calling cards over VOIP and Skype is the free minutes which we get while buying the calling cards. The providers always of offers and you can choose the best offer which suits your requirements. Moreover, in VOIP and Skype you have fixed option and no choice of service providers. There are numerous service providers for the calling cards and you have your choice. When buying online you can browse through all the calling cards available.
2. Internet Bandwidth
VOIP and Skype require internet and a good speed. If the internet speed is not good then you may face some problems while calling. No, specific hardware or software is required to use calling cards. You just need a land phone or the hand phone to use it.
3. Calling Charges
The calling charges which you pay for the calls happen to be much cheaper then what you make from VOIP or Skype. When you include the free minutes which these calling charges provide then for most of the distances and the country you are calling from makes the difference in the charges and it mostly happens to be cheaper.
4. Currency Flexibility
While buying calling cards, you have the option to buy the calling cards in the currency you want to buy it without worrying about the exchange rates.
You do not always have to pay in US Dollars.
The new Skype interface is quite user friendly, but sometimes you may have to toddle to get through the calls and chat. Making conference calls may be but difficult in Skype. But, everyone knows how to use the phone. Instructions to use a calling card always remain the same and it is in just 3-4 easy steps. You do not have to upgrade the software or version as you have to do for Skype.