The most important fact about Skype calls is that you really don’t have to pay for them. Help your friends, family and business contacts to use Skype and stop paying for talking to them. However, if you insist on calling phone numbers, feel free to do so. You can find out all about the rates for doing so on this and the following pages.
It does not matter where you’re calling from, only where you’re calling to. Sitting in London and calling your friend next door costs the same as sitting in Beijing and calling your friend in London.
SkypeOut Global Rate:
€ 0.017 per minute.
To some of the most popular destinations, we have one unified rate, which we call the SkypeOut Global Rate:
Argentina (Buenos Aires), Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Canada (mobiles), Chile, China (Beijing, Guanzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen), China (mobiles), Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hong Kong (mobiles), Ireland, Italy, Mexico (Mexico City, Monterrey), Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland (Poland, Gdansk, Warsaw), Portugal, Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg), Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan (Taipei), United Kingdom, United States (except Alaska and Hawaii), United States (mobiles) and last but not least: Vatican.
Unless it is specifically mentioned, the SkypeOut Global Rate is only for calling regular landline telephones. Calls to mobile phones are more expensive.
€ 0.017 Euro Cent is currently approximately the same as $0.023 or £0.012.