Living in the US is such a beautiful thing. Most people travel all the way there to find opportunities and fulfill their dreams. However, being away from your family and friends for a long time can be hard, and worse, it can make you feel homesick. But thanks to the advanced technology. Just one click and you’ll be able to reach your loved ones abroad.

Although most of the major carrier charges a hefty price per minute of calls, there are still phone carriers out there that are reliable and can give you high-quality service without hurting your pocket.

If you’re in the US looking for a way to make cheap calls to India, here are some of the excellent options you might want to try.

Vonage Extension

Vonage offers a plan that is very convenient for someone trying to reach their family abroad. For as low as $0.05 per minute, you can have unlimited talk time for both mobile and landline phones without the hassle of calling cards. They also offer a monthly subscription for $26.99.

Toolani

Toolani also allows you to make cheap phone calls to India while in the US. For every minute of calls, they will charge you $0.01. And it works with any landline or mobile provider, so there’s no need to change contracts.

Once you sign up a form, Toolani will give you an account along with a local landline that will connect you to the actual number you want to call. You also get to have a free test call to try their service. And as an additional bonus, you’ll get 20% extra credit the first time you top up your account.

Rebtel

Rebtel also allows you to get a quality connection to India for as low as $0.02 per minute. You may also choose an unlimited subscription for $10 a month. With Rebtel, you can get premium-quality calls overseas without needing data or wifi. However, you can only call up to thirty numbers, so this would not be a better option if you are planning to use it for business purposes.

An indian mom receiving a call from the US

mytello

mytello is another mobile app that promises to make international calling cheap. For as low as $0.027 per minute, you can now call your family and friends in India using your cell phone or landline with no internet required. Simply top-up your account by PayPal or card, and you can keep reaching out to your loved ones overseas. Don’t worry about putting a lot of money on your account, the credit never expires.

Keku

Another mobile app that allows you to call India from any other country at cheap rates is Keku. It offers 200 minutes talk time for $9.95. The only downside is that it renews every 30 days, where unused minutes don’t transfer to the next month.

Ringo

Ringo is another mobile app that also makes international calling less expensive. They use telephone networks and does not depend on the internet, which means you’ll have a consistent quality calling experience throughout the call. For as low as $0.017, you can call any landline or mobile phone via their app.

MyLine

Now, if you really want to save money, this is the real deal. myLine is the cheapest, most reliable, and most convenient international calling services in the market.

Using their app and your own number, they allow you to make cheap phone calls to India and any country in the world, with the highest call quality. The person you want to reach doesn’t need to have a myLine account, which makes it very convenient because you can call their phone directly.

You also don’t need to worry about commitments, for myLine doesn’t have contracts. So, no strings attached, and you only pay for what you use. For as low as $2, you get to talk to your family abroad for 182 minutes! That’s like $0.01 for a minute of call!

About The Author

As a parent who’s always on a budget, loves blogging and sharing some cheap but quality lifehacks. That includes making international calls, especially when she needs to contact her family abroad.