Local Number allows you to set up a local (national) format number that your Flight Centre Global SIM will be paired to. This means that people calling you can reach you on your Local Number and be charged for a local call. This makes it cheaper for your friends, family and colleagues to contact you, as they won’t be charged for making a long distance call.
Our Local Number services start from $2.50 per month and you will be charged $0.25 per min to receive calls. Your friends and family calling you will not be charged for a long distance call and will instead be calling a national number. Setting up Local Number is easy, simply log into your account to set it up.
You can purchase a Local Number for Canada as well as for other countries if you have friends, family or colleagues wanting to reach you.
Note. Setting up local number will only forward your calls. SMS messages cannot be forwarded. This means people sending you an SMS will need to send it direct to your Global SIM number and not your local number.
Yes, once you have set up a Local Number you can contact your carrier to forward your normal cell number to your new Global SIM Local Number.
Note. There may be charges associated with setting up call forwarding. Call forwarding will only forward your calls. SMS messages cannot be forwarded. This means people sending you an SMS will need to send it direct to your Global SIM number.
Step 1. To purchase and assign a Local Number to your Global SIM, you should log in to your account.
Step 2. Select the SIM that you wish to purchase a Local Number for. Now select the Local Number tab and choose the Local Number that you want.
Step 3. Select the country that you wish to purchase this Local Number for and then select the type of phone number or it’s region.
Step 4. You will also need to enter the duration you wish to purchase this Local Number for.
Step 5. You will receive an email confirming your purchase and your new Local Number. Remember to write this phone number down and share it with your friends and family.
Note. This Local Number will be applied immediately and your purchased duration will start from the day of purchase. If you are not departing for some time, you should purchase a Local Number closer to your departure date.
Local Numbers are between $2.50 and $10.00 per month. The cost will depend on the Local Number you choose to purchase. To purchase a local number, simply log in to your account and select the Local Number tab. You will be able to search for the country and view the cost of purchasing that Local Number to your SIM.
Note. When receiving a call from your Local Number, you will be charged $0.25 per minute to answer these calls.
Yes, you can purchase multiple local numbers. This means that people can contact you at local rates from more than one country. You are able to purchase a maximum of 50 local numbers on to the one SIM. You can check your current local numbers in the local number section when you log in to your account.