Those people who need to make on time call, they can by a phone card in the nearest supermarket, considering that they are not rather expensive and this sum will not affect your budget significantly. But if you need to make lasting calls and each day, you will need to find ways to save money as you can waste thousands of dollars per day. If you want to find a reliable company, it is better to use all the opportunities of the web as you can find international companies that will provide you with the lowest rates to the country you want to call to.
Yes, the rates depend on two main things and they are the place you want to call to and you will be calling from. Try to use reliable companies for your phone calls and you need to be sure that your calling will not be abruptly finished and the connection is stable. Today, using phone cards are not so popular but for those who want to reduce expenses or have more minutes to talk to their parents or friends. Some companies that are not so honest and they usually charge connection fee and you can even stay without any opportunity to talk to as all your money will be used in the way of connection fees. So if you see that the phone companies charges any fees for connection you need to close the site and continue looking for another company though the rates can be the cheapest as never.
The company should be in the market of phone services for as long as possible. Companies that have been in the market for about 10 or 15 years have solid agreements with the partners that provide services abroad and you can be sure that the connection will be reliable and stable. Besides, you need to consider how long you will be talking with your partner or friend. If you want to talk to your parents that live overseas, you may use a phone card for more minutes as you will know that your parents will be asking different thing and the conversation will not be less than five minutes.
Or, if you choose an expensive card, you will be able to have some additional bonus minutes to talk to your parents. It all depends on the way how long you are going to talk to and how often you are going to call. There are also PIN cards that need to enter the PIN to activate your account. As a result you spend a lot of time before you get access to your paid minutes. But at the same time there are PINess calling cards that need activation of your card just once and you will not have to do it over and over again.