For local land line calls, simply dial the local subscriber number (5-7 digits).
In the Philippines, toll-free numbers begin with the 1800 prefix.
The prefix is followed by either 1,2, or 4 digits, and then followed by either a 4 or 7-digit number.
Is it free to call a toll free number from a mobile?
Toll-free numbers are telephone numbers with distinct three-digit codes that can be dialed from landlines with no charge to the person placing the call. Wireless callers, however, will be charged for the airtime minutes used during a toll-free call unless they have an “unlimited calling” plan.
How do I call a landline number from my cell phone in the Philippines?
To dial a landline or mobile number from a mobile phone dial 0 or +63 followed by the three-digit prefix and the seven-digit number. Mobile prefixes always begin with a 9 (eg 917, 906).
What is meant by toll free number?
A toll-free telephone number or freephone number is a telephone number that is billed for all arriving calls instead of incurring charges to the originating telephone subscriber. For the calling party, a call to a toll-free number from a landline is free of charge.
Can you call toll free numbers internationally?
Dialing a toll free number from abroad may not work
Calls to a toll free (also known as freephone/freecall) number are paid for by the receiver of the call, making them free for you, the caller. So the call is no longer free when dialed from abroad.
Who pays for a toll free call?
Toll-free numbers are telephone numbers that begin with 800, 888, 877, 866, 855, or 844, and they allow callers to reach the owner of the Toll Free number without paying for the call. Instead, the recipient of the call (the toll free number owner) pays for the received calls.
Do I get charged for calling toll free numbers?
Re: rates for calling toll free phone
Hi erkin, Toll free numbers are billed the same way as a local call. No long distance charges apply for calls to 1-800/1-888/1-866/1-877 numbers.