Cheap Long Distance for College Students

Written by Troy Sapp

As a parent, watching your child go off to college may be exciting and yet scary! Your new college student may also be happy to go off to school, but atrepparttar same time feel anxious to be leaving his family behind forrepparttar 147022 first time in his life.

One ofrepparttar 147023 problems with living on campus is that students usually do not have a choice between long distance carriers. Most college dorms will not allow your child to pick a Cheap Long Distance plan or any phone plan for that matter. But we do have some solutions for you that will allow you to get a cheap long distance so you can talk with your child as frequently as you like without fear of an expensive phone bill arriving atrepparttar 147024 end ofrepparttar 147025 month!

Below you will find solutions for your long distance options that will save you money while also allowing you to talk to your child frequently without worry of a huge phone bill!

Phone Cards

Purchasing a calling card is a good choice for long distance and it offers a couple options as well. The two types of calling cards are – prepaid and postpaid. From parents point of view, prepaid is probably your best option. You can send your child a phone card with allotted time paid for in advance. That way you pay this fee only, shouldrepparttar 147026 card run out of minutes it won’t work again until you recharge it or buy another depending onrepparttar 147027 phone card you choose.

A postpaid card means you are billed on a monthly basis for all ofrepparttar 147028 calls you made. As you can see, this may end up a problem atrepparttar 147029 end ofrepparttar 147030 month when you get a larger bill then expected! To use a postpaid calling card you will be billed monthly through your debit card or credit card that you set up your account using.

Cellular Phone Plans

Cellular phones come in second to calling cards for convenience and allowing you to stay on budget! In this day and age there are many different phone companies and Cheap Long Distance plans to choose from. With most cellular phone companies you can pick a service plan that has unlimited minutes and some even have a small extra fee should you go over your plan minutes that month.

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