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Save money on your home phone bill compared to standard BT line rental

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Sign up to Post Office Home Phone from just £16.99 a month and get weekend calls to UK landlines and 0845/0870 numbers, Caller Display and 1571 voicemail at no extra charge. Plus, Post Office Home Phone is still cheaper than the standard BT monthly line rental price for cash and direct debit payment - see how we compare on monthly price as well as other features.

How we compare

Post Office HomePhone
BT Line Rental 
Monthly price
(Payment by any currently accepted method
red tick 16.99

(Line Rental Plus )

Monthly price
(Direct Debit)
red tick £16.99


Inclusive Calls

red tickWeekend Calls to 01, 02, 03 and 0845/0870
(Includes Channel Islands)

Weekend Calls to 01, 02, 03 and 0845/0870
(Excludes Channel Islands)

Weekend time period

red tick 6pm Fri – 6am Mon

Midnight Fri – Midnight Sun

Call Connection charge
(per call)

red tick 16p


Calls to UK landlines (01, 02, 03) and 0845/0870 numbers
(per minute)

red tick 10p


Calls to UK mobiles (per minute)

red tick 13p

(Standard rate)

Caller Display
(per month)

red tick FREE
(opt in required)

£4.25 †
1571 Voicemail
(per month)

red tick FREE
(opt in required)

Paper bill provided

red tick FREE
(opt in required)

£1.90 per bill or included with BT Line Rental Plus
(£20.99 a month)

Line Rental Saver

(discounted cost of 12 months' line rental when you pay upfront)

red tick £179.88
(equivalent £14.99 a month)

(equivalent of £17.09 a month)

Interested in HomePhone?

Comparison between Post Office HomePhone and standard BT line rental and Line Rental Plus. BT prices are correct as of 4th August 2016. To confirm BT prices and call charges please visit

Line Rental Plus is an optional extra which is required for the ability to pay your bills as they arrive rather than by direct debit. Also includes Priority Fault Fixing, Call Barring, Choose to Refuse, Bill Alerts and Paper or E-billing. Standard BT Line Rental costs £18.99 per month, is direct debit only and does not include any of these features. BT customers are able to opt for BT Privacy with Caller Display free for 12 months, £1.75 a month from month 13.

Call Charges

0800: Calls to 0800 numbers are normally free from UK landlines and mobile phones.

0345: Calls cost no more than calls to geographic numbers (01 or 02). Calls from landlines and mobiles are included in free call packages.

*Calls to our Broadband and Phone Customer Care Line 0345 600 3210 are free when made from an active Post Office phone line.

Already a Post Office HomePhone customer?

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0800 092 0514 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat
9am-6pm, Sun
Closed on bank holidays

Existing customers call for free* on:

0345 600 3210 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat
9am-6pm, Sun