Best way to call the USA from Central America

I will be in El Salvador and Costa Rica next week. I will want to call home and bill it to something other than my host’s phone. What options do you suggest?

In latin american countries, there are usually business whose only purpose is to charge for phone usage for long distance, national and international, usually the US. You may also inquire your phone service provider to see if they sell long distance phone cards. If all that fails, at least in Mexico, buy disposable phone cards where you buy x amount of minutes for y amount of pesos.

I suggest Tel3. Easy. Cheap. no monthly fees.

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