UK & International Phonecards

Making calls abroad needn’t cost the earth.

Choose from £5, £10 and £20 prepaid phone cards in branch today

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Save money on international calls 

  • Free Calls on Saturdays to selected countries and special rate calls to other countries.
  • Unlock free calls with international calling cards.
  • Choose from £5, £10 and £20 prepaid phone cards.

See call rates to our most popular destinations

Call rates per minute, using the 020 access number:

 

Australia Australia (landlines) 3p per min
Canada Canada (landlines & mobiles) 2p per min
France France (landlines) 2p per min
Germany Germany (landlines) 2p per min
Greece Greece (landlines) 2p per min
Hungary Hungary (landlines) 2p per min
India India (landlines & mobiles) 3p per min
Ireland Ireland (landlines) 2p per min
Netherlands Netherlands (landlines) 2p per min
New Zealand New Zealand (landlines) 2p per min
Poland Poland (landlines) 2p per min
Portugal Portugal (landlines) 3p per min
Spain Spain (landlines) 2p per min
United States United States (landlines & mobiles) 2p per min

For a full list of countries please see our price guide

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FREE and special rate international calls on Saturdays 

Stay connected to those who matter most, in countries around the world. Unlock free calls with international calling cards.  


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Start talking in 3 easy steps

Step 1) Pick up a calling card

You can buy UK phone cards and international calling cards at any Post Office branch.

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Step 2) Find your unique PIN

It’s on the back of your calling card. Along with 0800 and 020 access numbers. 

Check you’re using the right access number before you dial.

Step 3) Get dialling

Tap in your PIN when prompted. Then dial the number, including its full international code.

To make another call, just enter # #


Making calls

You have a choice between using a 020 or 0800 access number. An additional surcharge may apply depending on how you place your call and which access number you use.

 

020 Access Number 0800 Access Number
Calling from a UK landline Your phone provider may charge you to call 020 numbers. Please check before making a call 1p a minute surcharge applies (unless you’re calling a free Saturday weekend destination)
Calling from a UK mobile Your mobile provider may charge you to call 020 numbers. Please check before placing a call 4p a minute surcharge applies
Calling from a public payphone An additional payphone charge will apply. Please check before placing your call Not available from a public payphone

 

 

Making calls

You have a choice between using a 020 or 0800 access number. An additional surcharge may apply depending on how you place your call and which access number you use.

 

020 Access Number
Calling from a UK landline Your phone provider may charge you to call 020 numbers. Please check before making a call
Calling from a UK mobile Your mobile provider may charge you to call 020 numbers. Please check before placing a call
Calling from a public payphone An additional payphone charge will apply. Please check before placing your call

 

0800 Access Number
Calling from a UK landline 1p a minute surcharge applies (unless you’re calling a free Saturday weekend destination)
Calling from a UK mobile 4p a minute surcharge applies
Calling from a public payphone Not available from a public payphone

 

 

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Some common questions

IMPORTANT THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

 

Read our full UK & International Phonecard terms here

 

FREE CALLS TO SELECTED COUNTRIES EVERY SATURDAY: Free calls to selected countries apply when placing a call on Saturday between 12 noon and midnight using either the 020 or 0800 access numbers.

 

PHONE CARD EXPIRY: £5 and £10 Phonecards will expire 60 days after they are first used. £20 Phonecards will expire 90 days after first use.

 

MAKING A CALL: There will be a 4p per minute surcharge if you use a UK mobile to call a free destination between 12 noon and midnight GMT or a 1p Saturday destination, using the 0800 access number. If you’re calling using the 0800 access number there will be a 1p per minute surcharge from a landline and 4p per minute surcharge from a UK mobile, while calls to the 020 access numbers may incur a charge from your service provider – please check with your service provider before you dial. The 0800 access number surcharge from a mobile will also be charged when using the free call promotions. 0800 freephone access is not available from public payphones. All calls will be rounded up to the next minute. Rates apply from April 2020 and may change without notice. If you’re using the BT basic user scheme, you may not be able to use the service. If you find you cannot use the 0800 access number, you may be able to use the 020 access number. Calls to international mobiles other than those indicated and non-geographic numbers may be charged at a different rate to that of the country. You cannot use Post Office Phonecards to call premium rate numbers.

 

GENERAL: Post Office International Phonecards are for use in the UK only. Prices and promotions are correct as at February 2019 but are subject to change without prior notice. Please ask at the counter or visit postoffice.co.uk/phone-cards for more information and pricing for all destinations.

 

PHONECARD/CREDIT VOUCHERS: Sold by Post Office Limited as an agent. Service supplied by AQA Telecom Ltd, company registration number 08932279, a UK company who both issues and redeems this voucher. Further details available at postoffice.co.uk/phone-cards