Call South Africa
How to call South Africa from the United States or Canada
TEL3 offers the lowest rates available for both domestic and international calls. South Africa service available from any phone.
for as low as 3.5¢
What is TEL3?
- Free minutes on signup
- Best calling card rates
- No calling card contracts
or hidden fees
- No PINs to remember
- Call from any cell phone or landline
Save with South Africa Calling Cards
- Get monthly exclusive offers with the SMSavings Club
- See your call history with the online account manager
- Easy calling with Speed Dial
- See how much you can save before you buy
International calling cards
for cell phones
Make calling easier with free iPhone and Cell Phone apps that dial directly from your address book with no add-on fees!
30% off for 6 months
Enjoy the special intro offer with the lowest rates in the market for the first 6 months so you can compare our quality and convenient service with others while saving big.
How It Works and the Benefits of using TEL3
Cheap calls to South Africa in 3 easy steps
Sign up & get FREE minutes.
How to sign up?
Dial an access number.
What is an access number?
Dial your destination number.
Save time with speed dial
Enjoy the lowest rates.
View our rates
Call South Africa from any phone
We allow you to receive these savings from any phone: Home, Office, even your Cell Phone, all for the same low rates, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Share your same account with your friends, family members by creating sub-accounts and keep all your International long distance spending under one prepaid account.
Monitor all your Savings online
The TEL3 Customer Account Management is available online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can check all your account details online. You will be able to view your credit card charges, balance, and run reports to see your call history. You also have the ability of add/edit credit card information, instant access numbers, speed dial numbers, sub accounts and change your settings for SMS notifications, recharge options. Basically you are in total control. View screenshot.
How to Call South Africa from the United States and Canada
- Dial US/CAN Exit Code (011)
- Dial the South Africa Country and Area Code
- Dial Phone Number (6-8 numbers)
011 + country code + area code + local number
Special Dates for South Africa
|1||January - New Year’s Day|
|21||March - Human Rights Day|
|2||April - Good Friday|
|3||April - Holy Saturday|
|4||April - Easter Day|
|5||April - Family Day|
|27||April - Freedom Day|
|1||May - Workers’ Day|
|16||June - Youth Day|
|9||August - National Women’s Day|
|24||September - Heritage Day|
|16||December - Day of Reconciliation|
|24||December - Christmas Eve|
|25||December - Christmas Day|
|26||December - Day of Goodwill|
Are there any additional charges when calling from US
Calls made from these states or U.S. territories have additional per minute access charges:
|British Virgin Islands||5¢|
Additional charges apply only from toll-free origination.
Under certain conditions, based on how you use the service, these charges could also occur:
69¢ per call (if payphone)
Domestic airtime fee by your wireless service provider unless calls are made during any free nights and/or weekends that your service provider may offer.