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The article gives you the why and how of mobile phone hire. It also tells you what to do and what not to in case you wish to go in for mobile phone hire

Mobile phone hire ' International calls at local rates

You go to a foreign country and you have to make calls to your customers in that country, what do you do? Calls from your mobile will be routed from your present residence in your host country to your country of residence and back into the present residence. You will thus have to pay for an international call, even when you are making a local call. Solution? Have a mobile phone on hire from the local provider and start using it for all your local calls. That way mobile phone hire will pay for itself in just 3 or 4 local calls depending on the hire charges for your mobile and the local call rates.

Mobile phone hire ' Things to do and not to do with mobile phone hire

There are some precautions you should take when you hire a mobile phone for your use in a foreign country.

Use your own phone and with mobile phone, hire only a SIM card. That way your directories will be useful to you in a foreign country too.

Store your local numbers in the SIM card of telephone and use them frequently so your mobile phone hire pays for itself

Do not store your important numbers in the SIM card of your phone. This way when you return your hired mobile phone you will not loose the data. Remember that data will be lost when you return the mobile phone and you will not be able to retrieve it anytime.

As far as possible use your mobile phone hire for local calls only.

Before you return the hired mobile phone, make sure that all the important persons contacting you know that you are not using the hired mobile phone any longer, so they will not try to contact you on your hired mobile phone. Sometimes your hired phone may be used by your competitor and a caller on your hired mobile phone may let out the secrets before he/she realizes that you are not the person he/she wants to talk to you.

Make sure that the SIM card phone numbers on your hired mobile phone do not contain your important numbers. If you have stored them on hired mobile phone, delete them before you return the hired mobile phone. This way you will make sure that the next person using the hired mobile phone does not get the numbers you feel are important

To keep your costs down get a quote from a mobile phone hire company before hand so you know what you are paying for your mobile phone hire.

Normal rent for mobile phone hire: While the rent for mobile phone hire may vary from place to place, it is never more than the unit local currency. For example, when you hire a mobile phone in UK it is generally '1 and for European community it may be '1. In Japan you may have to pay '100 as your hire charge for mobile phone since the Japanese Yen is a smaller currency.

Procedure for Mobile phone hiring: For hiring a mobile phone, the procedures are very simple. You contact a hiring company, give them an address for picking up a hired mobile phone put up a deposit and get the hired phone delivered to you. For returning also give a pick up point and that is the end of your mobile phone hire. Your call charges for hired phone cease after that moment.

Submitted by:

Richard Goldie

Richard Goldie is the owner of http://www.phone457.com/



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