999TALK FREE instant service on 0870 996 7999 and
0870 041 7048 has ended on 1st August 2009.
0870 996 7999 - FREE from a BT landline on weekdays
0870 041 7048 - FREE from a BT landline on weekends
BT have announced that, from 16th January 2009, calls to numbers starting 0845 and 0870 will be free from a BT landline at certain times. At the present time no other fixed line providers have made this offer.
BT have stated that there is no sign up to get these calls for free and that all of their customers on a calling plan will automatically get them.
The BT call plans that will receive free calls to 0870 996 7999 are:
|BT Calling plan
||Free in the daytime?(Mon-Fri 6am to 6pm)
||Free in the evening?(Mon-Thu 6pm to 6am, Fri 6pm to 11.59pm, Mon 0.00am to 6am)
||Free at weekends?(midnight Friday to midnight Sunday)
|Unlimited Anytime Plan
|Unlimited Evening & Weekend Plan
|Unlimited Weekend Plan
|BT Together Local
|BT Working Together
|BT Working Together Talk
|Pay & Call*
*Pay & Call customers will be on either the Unlimited Weekend Plan, Unlimited Evening & Weekend Plan or the Unlimited Anytime Plan - free calls to 0845 & 0870 numbers will be the same as these plans.
What are the restrictions?
BT have set a limit of 60 minutes duration for each call and no more than 1,000 minutes of free calls each month. They also limit the total number of free calls to 150 per month. If these limits are exceeded BT customers will automatically be charged standard BT call rates.
Do check the rate charged by BT prior to making a call.
0870 996 7999 - Free International Calls from BT Landlines
Destinations allowed on 0870 996 7999 (free on weekdays* only)
*00:00 Monday to 23:59 Friday
(Destinations which are not followed by 'Mobile' always mean landlines.)
Albania; Andorra; Argentina; Argentina,Buenos Aires; Argentina,Mobile; Armenia; Australia; Austria;
Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Bangladesh Dhaka,Mobile; Bangladesh,Dhaka; Belgium; Bermuda; Bolivia,Cochabamba; Bolivia,La Paz; Bolivia,Santa Cruz; Brazil; Brazil,Rio De Janeiro; Brazil,Sao Paulo; Brunei; Brunei,Mobile; Bulgaria;
Canada; Chile; China; China,Mobile; Christmas Island; Colombia; Colombia,Bogota; Costa Rica; Costa Rica,Mobile; Croatia; Cyprus; Cyprus,Mobile; Cyprus,North; Czech Republic;
Denmark; Dominican Republic;
Finland; France; French Antilles;
Georgia; Germany; Ghana; Gibraltar; Greece; Guadeloupe; Guam;
Hong Kong; Hong Kong,Mobile; Hungary;
Iceland; India; India,Mobile; Indonesia; Indonesia,Jakarta; Iran,Tehran; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Israel,Mobile; Italy;
Korea South; Korea South,Mobile;
Laos,Mobile; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxembourg;
Macao; Macao,Mobile; Malaysia; Malaysia,Mobile; Mariana Islands; Mexico; Mexico,Mexico City; Monaco;
Netherlands; New Zealand; Nigeria; Nigeria,Lagos; Norway;
Panama; Paraguay,Asuncion; Peru; Peru,Lima; Poland; Portugal; Puerto Rico;
Reunion Island; Romania; Russia; Russia,Mobile; Russia,Moscow;
San Marino; Saudi Arabia,Jeddah; Saudi Arabia,Riyadh; Serbia And Montenegro; Singapore; Singapore,Mobile; Slovakia; Slovenia; South Africa; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland;
Taiwan; Thailand; Thailand,Bangkok; Thailand,Mobile; Turkey; Turkey,Istanbul;
UK National; Uruguay; US Virgin Islands; USA; Uzbekistan; Uzbekistan,Mobile;
Vatican City; Venezuela; Venezuela,Caracas;
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