Cheap international calls to and from Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico calling cards
This page explains the cheapest ways to make phone calls to and from Puerto Rico.
If you simply want a cheap rate on a calling card to make calls to Puerto Rico, use
the calling card search box below.
(Check out the details for each of
the cards offered by Noblecom. Our recommendation is to buy the calling
cards that give you fewer minutes. This might not make sense initially, but you
may want to do this because the calling cards that give you less minutes will
round your call to the nearest minute or second. The calling cards with
more minutes will round your call to the nearest 2 minutes or nearest 3 minutes.
In our Noblecom usage experience, the calling cards that cost more per minute
actually end up giving you more time on the card, because of this per minute/per
Calling instructions for calls to Puerto Rico
The Prefix, or calling code, or routing number, or
country code (this goes by many names) for calling
Puerto Rico is part of the
North American Numbering Plan (NANP). As
such, it uses the country code of 1, which it shares with much of the Caribbean,
the US, Canada, and other places within the NANP. In the late 1950s, most
islands in the Caribbean were assigned the area code of 809. Due to tremendous
growth in telecommunications in the mid-90s, each island nation and territory
was assigned its own area code within the NANP. Puerto Rico was originally
assigned the area code of 787; on 1 August 2001 the area code of 939 was added
island-wide as an overlay code.
How to make a phone call
direct to Puerto Rico from America:
dial 1 + (area code) + (NUMBER).
But don't call Puerto Rico direct unless you
want to spend a lot of money. Use a calling card or a prepaid phone
Prepaid Phone Service
If you're willing to have prepaid phone service,
EnjoyPrepaid.com will offer you
cheaper rates to Puerto Rico than many phone card and calling card companies, and
you won't have to dial a PIN number. This includes calls
to LAN phone lines and Puerto Rico cell phones
Other calling cards
Some great phone cards for calling from Puerto Rico to the USA can also be found
calling card search.