Text Calling Cards FAQs

Text Calling Cards top ups allow you to make very cheap international calls from your mobile with no need to set up an account. Simply text CCD to our short code 80041 for a £3.00 topup or text CCD to short code 80550 for a £5.00 top up. Then dial access number 0207 124 6666 followed by 00 and your destination number. It's that simple! Start saving now on your international calls from mobiles. » Full Terms and Conditions
The service operates on a pre-pay basis and calls are made using the available credit. Your mobile operator charges you the cost of the top up plus your standard message charge. We receive your payment, add the credit to your balance and text you back to confirm.
Top up by text message from any valid UK mobile number. The cost of the top up is charged to your phone bill or pay-as-you-go credit. Please note that the same mobile phone has to be used for the text message top up as well as the calls. N.B. Virgin Mobile cannot be used at the moment for topup.
Generally a confirmation message is sent instantaneously, however very occasionally for example at peak times the mobile networks maybe congested which means that the confirmation message maybe delayed. Do not resend the message as you will be charged twice.
There is no administration or subscription fees, a connection charge of twice the pence/min is charged on each call (max 30p).
No, there is no expiry. Your credit will not expire as long as you use it within 90 days of your last call!
To check your balance press #9 once you have dialed the access number.

For convenience, you can save our access number in your contacts for seamless dialling. You can either save the number into the phone book on your phone in the regular way, or you can edit the numbers in your phone book to include the access number as well.

How to save a speed dial:

Step 1: Select the contact to edit

In front of their number, enter our access number eg. 0207 124 6666

Step 2: Add a pause

iPhone

Tap the + * # key at the lower left of the screen and the keyboard layout will change to show a 'pause' button. Tap the Pause key

Android

Tap the menu key then the 'add 2-sec pause' button, or just press the ',' button on your keyboard

Nokia

Press * 3 times to show ' p '

Siemens/Panasonic

Press and hold 0 to show ' + '

Motorola/Sony Ericsson

Press and hold * to show ' p '

Having difficulties connecting to a destination or unsure how a service works? Contact Customer Services who will be able to assist. Please use the Contact form on this website to contact us. Ensure you add as much detail as possible. Or call our Customer support: 0333 321 8705.
Yes, you cannot top-up with more than £20 in one day. Customers are limited to two top ups per day.

Our access number is a UK landline number, so if you have free calls to landlines, this should be a free call, otherwise the call must be charged as a standard UK landline call. For more info visit http://ask.ofcom.org.uk/help/telephone/03number

Our services are not suitable for calling non-standard or non-geographic phone numbers (e.g. national or international free-phone numbers, personal numbers, premium numbers or other audio text services) and if such calls are made, they may fail, disconnect or will be charged at rates substantially above the prices advertised.


  1. Dial the Access Number
  2. Enter your Country Number, starting with 00
  3. Its that simple. You will be connected instantly.

Text top ups allow you to make very cheap international calls from your mobile with no need to set up an account. The service operates on a pre-pay basis and calls are made using the available credit. Your mobile operator charges you the cost of the top up plus your standard message charge. We receive your payment, add the credit to your balance and text you back to confirm.

When you make a call using Text Calling Cards, there is a connection fee of 5p per call. Calls to the 033 number are charged at the standard rate to a landline and can be used as part of your contract inclusive minutes. All prices that appear are inclusive of VAT.

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