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5 Best International Calling Plans From the USA

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Last Updated on October 21, 2022 by Rose Morah

Today, it is possible to make international calls from the US at affordable rates.

But what are the best international calling plans from the USA?

Well, in this article, we will be discussing the best landline and mobile plans for international calls from the US.

And at the end of the article, I’ll give you a comparison of these plans based on my experiences.

Free Sign up.International calling rates start at 1 ¢ per minute.
(Check out their call rates per country).

You can call friends and family in 227 countries.
– No hidden costs.

– You get up to 20% extra credit for free.

– You can use it on all cell or landline networks.
– Credit does not expire.

– No internet required.

– Best for cheap international plans for landlines.
2.SkypeFree Sign UpPay-as-you-go option
International calling rates start at 2 ¢ per minute.

N/B: When calling from the US, a connection fee may apply.

The monthly Subscription depends on where you want to call. Visit their website to get the specific international calling rates for the country you want to call.
– Reasonable rates for international calls depending on your location.

– Call international landline networks at cheaper rates.
– Prices are tax inclusive.
– Free monthly trial (But only available to new subscribers).

3.T- Mobile Stateside International Talk$15 per monthUnlimited international calling to 36+ countries (mobile to mobile) and over 70 countries for landline international calls.

N/B: You can add the Stateside International Talk service to your Prepaid plan.
– Best plan if you will be making frequent landline international calls.
4.AT&T International Calling™$15 per monthUnlimited international calling to 85+ countries.
(Check out the countries included in this plan)
– Best plan if you will be making frequent international calls.

Global Choice

Global Calling
$10 per month

$5 per month
> Get up to 180 calling minutes for international calls. (To any country)
> Unlimited calling to Mexico & Canada.

> International calling to 220+ countries starting at
(Check out countries and call rates on this plan)> Unlimited calls to Mexico and Canada.

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After using T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T to make international calls from the US, the following table summarises my experience.

T-MobileAT&T Verizon 
Offers/Discounts            –AT&T tends to have more discounted options.        –
Network ConnectionThe overall rating is good.AT&T has the best networkThe overall rating is good.
Hidden feesT-Mobile always seems to have a bunch of hidden fees and taxes.
                       –                  –
Cost        –
Verizon can save you a significant amount of money. (Depending on your usage).
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Hello there! My name is Rose. I’m passionate about electric cars and clean energy. My adventurous spirit and journalistic pursuits make each day fascinating and far greater. I consider traveling not just about the grandeur moments, but the little elements that transform the whole experience.