Prepaid Wireless Phone Cards

Written by Kathleen Gagne
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Now you can recharge your prepaid cell phone with prepaid wireless phone cards you can get online. Minutes will be added to your phone almost instantly, and your PIN will be emailed to you at the same time so that you can begin to make calls right away. In addition, many companies will send you an online card you can print out and carry with you.

The Advantages of Prepaid Wireless Phone Cards

With prepaid wireless cards, you're in control. You don't have to deal with a credit check or a long-term contract with cancellation penalties. Prepaid wireless cards work like long distance cards; as you use minutes, they are debited from your card, and you can call in and get your remaining balance any time. Terminating service is simple. There is no penalty. All you have to do is to use up all your minutes.

One issue to consider when selecting a vendor is whether there is an expiration date on the minutes you purchase. Forty-five to ninety days are common. If you don't use all your minutes within the allotted time, you will lose the remaining balance. In most cases, if you add minutes before your expiration date, any unused minutes from your previous purchase will usually be rolled over to the new expiration date.

Each time you purchase a phone card/minutes online, you will receive a card on your screen. Your card will provide you with all the information you need to use your card. Obviously, finding a card that is convenient to reload and easy to use is a key factor to be considered. So is price, and it can vary significantly. A combination of great domestic and long-distance rates with easy access and rollover of unused minutes is the type of package you should be looking for.

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