Vodafone charges guide: Are 0203 numbers free to call?

Not a big fan of having nasty surprises on your monthly phone bill? Neither are we.

To help make sure you avoid any unnecessary call charges, we’ve had a look at how much it costs to call an 0203 number on Vodafone.

So, are 0203 numbers free to call on Vodafone?

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Are 0203 numbers free on Vodafone?

Yes – but only if you have the minutes left in your allowance to make the call.

If you have run out of minutes or go over your allowance during the phone call you’ll be charged at the standard network rate.

The same charge of 55p applies to 0203 numbers as it does to 01 and 03 numbers.

Numbers beginning 020 are classed as standard UK landlines and are included in your Vodafone tariff.

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Which numbers are included in your Vodafone call allowance?

Vodafone includes 01, 02 and 07 numbers in their tariffs as standard.

You should be able to make calls to numbers beginning 01, 02, 03 and 07 with no additional charge, dependent on the number of minutes and texts you have available.

If you do go over your allowance, however, you’ll be charged at the standard UK rate.

Are 0800 numbers free on Vodafone?

You can call 0800 and 0808 numbers from a mobile or landline telephone without incurring a charge. These are classed as ‘freephone’ numbers.

However, business numbers such as 0843, 0844, 0845, 0870, 0871, 0872, and 0873 are different.

Charges for calls to numbers beginning 08, 09 and 118 are split into two parts. You’ll firstly be charged Vodafone’s Access Charge at 55p a minute. And secondly, you’ll incur a Service Charge which is set by the organisation you are calling.

Where are 0203 numbers based?

The 0203 number prefix is specific to London and the surrounding area.

0203 is not solely attached to one area of London but serves the area as a whole.

Numbers that begin 0203 can be both personal telephone numbers or business.


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