Cheap international calls to South Africa

Calling from a landline: instant calls

  • Calls to Landlines: 0872 560 0505 - 8p/min (plus your phone providers access charge)
  • Calls to Mobiles: 0872 562 0505 - 10p/min (plus your phone providers access charge)

Stop throwing your money into a black hole, BT would charge you 75p per minute for the same call. We could be saving you £40.20 an hour by making international calls through the PhoneStar system.

Once you are connected to our service, dial the full South African number you are trying to reach – starting with 00 and the country code.

  • Calls are charged at the indicated rate from all UK landlines and mobiles (plus your phone providers access charge)
  • You must have the bill payer’s permission before calling
  • You will be charged from the time of connection to our service
  • Please hang up after a short time if your call is engaged or unanswered

Calling from a landline or mobile: prepaid rates

Introducing another cheap and easy way to call South Africa!

Make cheap calls to South Africa from your landline or mobile for an amazing 12p a minute.

Just follow these simple steps:

  1. From your phone, call 090 4446 7575 to buy £5.00 of international calling credit as per our tariff.
  2. Listen carefully to the thank you message as it will include a unique PIN for you to use.
  3. Next, call 0161 328 2820, and when prompted enter your PIN.
  4. You’ll now hear another dial-tone – it’s time to dial your full international number, starting with 00.
  5. When you run out of credit, simply call 090 4446 7575 again for another £5 PIN. (There’s no automatic re-subscription)
  6. Once you have your unique PIN you can use your calling credit from any phone (landlines or mobiles).

Calls to our access number may be included in your calling plan. If you are unsure, please check with your service provider. Otherwise they will be charged at your provider's standard rate.

  • Calls to Landlines: 12p/min
  • Calls to Mobiles: 15p/min
Area NameArea Code
Aliwal North51
Allanridge57
Amanzimtoti31
Beaufort West23
Bellville21
Bethal17
Bethlehem58
Bisho (Ciskei)40
Bloemfontein51
Bothaville56
Brits12
Caledon28
Cape Town21
Ceres23
Cradock48
Dannhauser34
De Aar53
Despatch41
Dundee34
Durban31
East London43
Empangeni35
Ermelo17
Firgrove21
George44
Glencoe34
Gordon's Bay21
Graff. Reinett49
Grahamstown46
Heidelberg151
Johannesburg11
Kimberley53
King William's Town43
Klerksdorp18
Kroonstad56
Ladysmith36
Lichtenburg18
Lydenburg13
Malmesbury22
Middelburg, Cape Province49
Middelburg, Tvl.13
Mobile72, 73, 82, 83, 84
Mosselbaai44
Newcastle34
Oudtshoorn44
Paarl21
Parow21
Parys56
Pietermaritzburg33
Pietersburg15
Pinetown31
Port Elizabeth41
Portchefstroom18
Pretoria12
Queenstown45
Rustenburg14
Sasolburg16
Scottburgh39
Simon's Town21
Somerset West21
Standerton17
Stellenbosch21
Strand21
Thohoyandou (Venda)15
Uitenhage41
Umtata (Transkei)47
Vanderbijlpark16
Vereeniging16
Virginia57
Vryburg5391
Vryheid34
Welkom57
Wellington21
Worcester23
Yzerfontein22

Terms of Service

Calls to 090 4446 7575 are charged to the account holder for that line at their service provider’s access charge rate plus £5.00 (inc. of VAT).

Please make sure you have the bill payer’s permission before using the service. You'll be issued with a £5.00 calling credit PIN to use when calling our access number 0161 328 2820. Your PIN number will expire 60 days after the date of issue.

You'll be charged whenever you call the UK access number by your usual service provider. This may be part of your inclusive minutes allowance but you are advised to check this with your service provider.

All calls are subject to a 5p call set up fee and are charged per minute. Advertised rates are inclusive of VAT and 24/7. Rates are effective 01.09.2017 and can change without notice. The maximum purchase is £25 per day per mobile number. If we consider a call to be made unlawfully or fraudulently, we reserve the right to terminate it without warning and suspend any PINs that we feel have been potentially purchased fraudulently. Any outstanding calling credit will be cancelled and will not be refunded. The service is subject to availability. E&OE

What you say

BT can keep their international services – from now on and I’ll be using phonestar to dial abroad.

Shaun Crowther
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