Question Why can't I make local calls in New York

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  1. prjackson

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    I am on holiday in New York and cannot call local numbers.
    I am on Three PAYG and according to them I should be able to make local calls.
    They are pretty useless at offering any advice
    My phone is working fine and I can call home OK.
    Can anyone help please?
     
  2. limegreenzx

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    You have to have PAYG credit on your account. Calls in the USA are at international call rate and NOT part of a bundle or "Feel at Home". Lots of services you can use to make cheap US calls from 18185 call forwarding service to voip such as Vonage.
     
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    It would help if you mentioned the brand/model of phone you're using and as for "cannot call local numbers", exactly what happens when you try?
    Are you entering the correct prefix before the number?
     
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    1: Ensure you have PAYG credit - not part of your bundle - or are on a monthly contract. Such calls are chargeable
    2: Use THIS format for your calls +1 345 555 1234 (without the spaces, but WITH the plus sign).
     

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