How to make free calls to toll-free phone numbers across the globe from India

By Partho, Gaea News Network
Saturday, April 10, 2010

Toll-free numbers are what you often avail for customer service and telemarketing. What if were to grab a hot deal at bestbuy and need information from the Toll free number. Making an ISD call to the toll free 800 numbers in US will cost approx Rs.6 per minute or more depending on your service. So would you let slip the best offers for the high call rates. Well, there’s a simple workaround that allows you free calls to toll free numbers in US and other countries. Nothing much, you can make free voice calls to the toll free numbers in US via Skype. If you are the one still unaware of Skype, let me tell you its a software application that allows voice calls over Internet.

Here’s how you can make free Skype calls to any toll-free number in US

In case, you don’t have Skype installed, its free to download here. There’s a Skype version for all major operating systems Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. You can also install Skype on Symbian mobiles or iPhone.

Step 1: Launch your Skype application on the desktop. In the home page click “Call” on the upper-menu of the program’s .

Steps 2: Now enter the international code for the country that your are calling from before you dial the number. International codes for available countries can be found linked below.

USA code: +1 800, +1 866, +1 877, +1 888
France code: 33 800, +33 805, +33 809
UK code: +44 500, +44 800, +44 808

Step 3: Enter the toll free number you are calling using the numeric keypad on your Skype.

Step 4: Click the green Call button and your call will be sent out to the number that you entered.
The free calls to toll-free numbers are effective immediately and support on all platforms where the Skype client is available. However, you need to know that certain US regional numbers are blocked, which you might not access.

July 6, 2010: 1:12 am

Toll free number enhance business image and accessibility immediately. Making communication more valuable,professional and profitable.

May 22, 2010: 1:13 am

Toll free number helps business gain the trust of their customers.By having this number people would have the impression that business is concerned about their customers.

May 4, 2010: 12:23 am

your style of writing is very nice i must copy that thanks for sharing.

April 16, 2010: 10:15 pm

Does Skype support all countries? Or there are selected countries to call to avail of free toll number calling? Thanks!

April 13, 2010: 3:10 am

Skype can do that for you. But if the number you are calling is a UIFN (universal International freephone number) then it is free calling as well.

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