Get prepaid phone cards online

Community News & Features May 16, 2004 at 11:18 am

TORONTO–Long distance callers know they can save money by buying pre-paid phone cards at their local convenience store. Rates to overseas countries such as India, Pakistan, China, Hong Kong and the Philippines are often half to even one-third of the cost of making these calls through a regular long distance provider.

Now, frequent overseas callers can get these same low phone card rates in the comfort of their own home. – a Canadian owned and operated web site offers “Canada’s favourite phone cards delivered instantly” online.

Users can log onto and, using a Visa or MasterCard, purchase one of twenty-one different phone cards in denominations of $5, $10 and $20 Canadian dollars.

Customers receive their phone cards instantly, in the form of an email message, along with 10 digit PIN code, as soon as their secure credit card transaction is complete.

“Anyone familiar with buying pre-paid phone cards at the corner store will recognize these cards,” according to Jim Owen, Vice President, “The big difference now is that you can buy your phone card just before you want to make your call… without having to leave the home or

Another difference with the online approach is that customers can receive instant discounts on phone cards and earn Buyers Club dollars towards free phone cards by joining’s Buyer’s Club. Membership is free, and visitors can sign up at the web site.

There is also a “PhoneCard Finder” feature online that lets people select the country they’re calling and find the pre-paid calling card with the best rates or most long distance minutes for their particular needs.


The founders of ThePhone-CardStore have a combined 45 years experience in the competitive long distance and prepaid marketplaces, and have become experts at understanding and managing the complexities of international call-routing. It is a division of a major international telecommunications service provider. corporate offices are located at 140 Renfrew Drive, Suite 200, Markham, Ontario Canada. For more information contact: Jim Owen, Vice President,, (905) 477-2596 or toll free: 1-800-811-9876 or by email: