Free International calls sounds unbelievable? Too good to be true? You think its a scam? You don’t trust me, do you? or you think there is a catch? Well, there is one. But hey!! that’s not a catch, its a limitation. And the limitation is the call can last for a maximum of 5 mins.

Come on! That’s not a big deal. You can make as many calls as you like in a day! That’s not such a big limitation for a freebie right? when you can make free international calls anywhere in the world. It doesn’t matter where you live, you can now make totally free international calls anywhere you like.

USA’s largest and first free directory assistance service, 1-800-FREE411 has launched yet another awesome service which could be a boon to people who want to make free international calls from USA.

Don’t give up if you are not in USA, I will explain how you can use this service to make calls irrespective of where you live!

So let’s get started, shall we?

How to use 1-800-FREE411 to make Free International calls from USA?


1) You need to call a toll-free number, so if you call from Landline its a free call for you. Mobile calls am afraid could be charged (local charges).

2) You can talk upto five minutes per call. You can make multiple calls.

3) Call 18003733411 from your US Landline/Mobile. The operator will greet you with a welcome message and ask you to select one of the FREE411 service. The Last option is Free Call. You don’t have to press any number or key to select but instead say FREE CALL loudly in your phone. This voice message will be read by their server and you will go to next step to actually make a free international call. Now they will run a short ad about 5 secs. When the ad stops, you can start dialing your international number in countycode+citycode (if any)+phone number format. Please do not press # or *, its not required. The call will be automatically placed to the desired number. The operator prompts your call is getting connected. Once connected you can talk for upto 5 minutes and then your call is disconnected.

How to make free International Internet Phone calls from outside USA?

Awww… you poor soul. You don’t live in US? Don’t worry. i will still let you know how to make free International calls using 1-800-FREE411. Previously we have seen how to make free calls to US using services like Jaxtr, Skype, Google Talk etc. But the best way out is to use Yahoo Messenger to call US for free.

Yes, not many people know that Yahoo Messenger Voice can be used to make unlimited toll-free calls to any toll-free number in USA from anywhere in the world and you do not need a yahoo voice paid account.

So, just go to yahoo messenger and dial 18003733411. Your call will be connected and you would notice a prompt, which says there is no charge for this call. Now follow the 3rd step as mentioned above for US based users.

Update: You can also use Skype!

Please note that this service is totally advertisement based so please do not abuse/violate the system. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and enjoy making Free International calls from anywhere in the world!!

Update 2: As some of the readers noted, this service seems to have been closed for now. Till we come out with another trick, you can check out which allows free international calls with a limit of 15 seconds to 5 minutes (depending upon the country) and again supported by ads.

Update 3: Make Free Calls to over 50 Countries

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