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Author Topic: How do I call collect overseas?  (Read 13168 times)
Singaporeboomer
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« Reply #15 on: 24 May 2015, 11:49:41 AM »
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Thank you Esquire Flyer. There are some intelligent, polite people in the world.
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if this helps
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« Reply #16 on: 25 May 2015, 6:18:26 AM »
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Not collect, but calling overseas is at some discounted cheaper rate if you dial 018 or 019 first.


Anyhow, calling overseas
 rates these days are so much cheaper compared to 20 yrs ago.
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« Reply #17 on: 26 May 2015, 10:53:37 AM »
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So call collect is out and Skype is in. I guess no more discussions required on this topic.
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« Reply #18 on: 02 July 2015, 15:57:05 PM »
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Me too! Credit cards say to do this - for a reason, I presume. So why did those twits want to make somebody pay for the privilege of talking to a credit card company (that just informed my wife they were blocking my card due to "security concerns")?
THANKS!
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« Reply #19 on: 10 July 2015, 17:46:58 PM »
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If you using prepaid calling cards

Calling Singapore from the United States:

011 - US exit code; dial first for international calls made from the USA or Canada
65 - Country Code for Singapore
Phone Number - 8 digits; first digit is either 3 or 6 for fixed lines
US to Singapore international dialing format: 011 65 Huh? Huh?

I wish i could help you more.
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« Reply #20 on: 10 October 2015, 0:35:42 AM »
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thank u
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Thanks for Info
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« Reply #21 on: 22 January 2016, 3:08:18 AM »
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I am glad someone answered the question even though it waa few years later. I was looking for the one for starhub as well.

Thanks. Cheers.
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« Reply #22 on: 17 April 2016, 10:37:51 AM »
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FYI, AT&T no longer does collect calls, and according to what I can find on the internet, StarHub doesn't either. SingTel is possibly the only remaining option. So, it looks like I'm paying intl long-distance to do something that my credit card company used to provide as a service.
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« Reply #23 on: 17 April 2016, 14:54:38 PM »
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use Skype
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« Reply #24 on: 28 November 2016, 17:44:16 PM »
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use Skype

hey)

lately skype started providing poor call quality, besides the app is heavy, there are always some troubles with it… i suffer from them personally Sad
 
there is another option… there’re many services that handle your call, from origination to termination. All you need to do is to dial your recipient number. With the country code. They are similar to skype, but cheper and more hi-quality

so you may check rebtel, keku, callnspeak, cheapcalls and others.
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« Reply #25 on: 14 September 2017, 11:28:51 AM »
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 Shocked What a bunch of jerks here!
And how kind of some to answer intelligently...
My bank has asked me to call them 'collect', not Skype, not on card, just collect!
Thanks to those with good answers, jerks - ram a durian up where it don't shine!
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