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Prepaid Calling Cards
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Pros Cons
Lower per minute international rates.A land-line or local cell phone is needed.
ConvenientOutbound calling only.
Some cards may be recharged.Must know the toll-free access number and how to call the U.S. from the country you are visiting.
No risk of losing a cell phone.If a cell phone is used, the cellular provider may charge for the call to the toll-free access number.
 Service fees may apply depending on the calling card vendor, which can significantly reduce your airtime minutes.