Monday, March 31, 2014

A Guide to International Calling on TracFone

Have friends and/or family outside of the U.S. that you’d love to talk to more often? With TracFone, you can call hundreds of international destinations for the same price as a local call. (The call costs 1 minute for every minute used. No sign-up is needed and you can start using it by dialing 1-800-706-3839 followed by the country code, city code and phone number.

Here are all the destinations you can call at no extra cost.
Our International Neighbors and Frequent Numbers services are additional ways to stay connected and make communicating with loved ones abroad easier.

The International Neighbors offering allows you to dial a local telephone number and your friends and family in Mexico can call your TracFone directly here in the U.S. There’s no additional charge for enrollment and you can request up to three local Mexican telephone numbers. More details and step-by-step setup instructions can be found here.

TracFone's Frequent Numbers provides you with 1-800 numbers that you can assign to you most frequent dialed international numbers. No more dialing the international access number, plus country code, plus phone number, etc.

You can request up to ten 1-800 numbers for faster and easier dialing and there are no additional charges for this service. Set up International Frequent Numbers here.

TracFone Now Has Unlimited Carryover®

TracFone is the only no-contract service provider with Unlimited Carryover®. What does this mean for you? You get to keep any unused minutes, texts and data as long as your cellphone service is active. Paying for only what you use allows you to save money, and we all can get on board with that. And with Android-powered smartphones on affordable plans like $20 for 90 days of service ($7/month) with Unlimited Carryover®, and tools to help you find a plan that’s right for you, your wallet/purse might feel a little heavier this spring.

Learn more here, and ask us any questions in the comments. 

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Use the “Right Phone. Right Plan.” Widget to Find the Perfect Plan and Phone

Deciding on the perfect plan and phone combination can be a hassle. We’ve created a widget to take some of the confusion out of the process. Simply enter the features and budget you’re looking for into our “Right Phone. Right Plan.” widget and we’ll suggest a device and plan for you!

We’ll go through a few examples to demonstrate.

Example 1: Say you want to spend $50 on a phone, use about 600 minutes per month and have a $40 a month for a cell phone plan. We have three great options for you.

Example 2: Maybe you’d like to spend around $100 on a new phone, use 750 minutes per month and have a $60/month plan budget. You’d also really like to have a camera phone, Android OS and use talk, text, email and the web. Say hello to three more suitable options to choose from.

These are just two examples. Play around with the widget here, and enjoy a phone and plan that perfectly fits your needs!