Calling to India with Skype, What is the best plan ?

calling to India with skypeCalling to India with Skype app is a good option to save money. Skype is the leading communication program of Microsoft Company. The main feature of Skype is that, it support all types of devices and operating systems.You can use Skype in desktop and laptop computers in two ways. One is with Skype program and another option is used in the web browser by using the web version. Skype application is available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux computers.

Skype app is available for Smartphone and tablet computers.  You can use Skype app on Android mobile and Tab, iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone, Windows Surface Tab, Blackberry mobile and Kindle Fire Tab.Skype is also available for XBOX gaming console and Apple watch and Android wear.

Calling to India with Skype.

You can make free calling to India with Skype without any cost. But free calls are possible to Skype users only. You have the option to call any mobile and phone in India. You can  buy Skype credit or Subscribe to any calling plan to make cheap calls to India.

Using Skype credit for calling is little expensive when compared to the calling plans. Calling charge to India is 1.6 US cent per minute. Skype also charge you 5.1 US cent connection fee for each call. Connection fee is per call, not per minute.

Skype calling plans are cheaper if you are calling only to India. The cheapest plan to India is $20.99 per month package. You can make 2500 minutes calls to any mobile and landline in India. In this plan, calling rate per minute is less than  one cent. This plan is good for those who calling average of 60 to 90 minutes to India per day.

calling to India with skype

The popular Skype calling plan to India is $8.39 per month. This plan offers 800 minutes calling to India per month. This plan is suitable for a normal user who is  calling on average of 20  to 30 minutes to India every day.

The smallest plan is $2.09 per month and that allows 100-minute calls per month. Skype made this plan for those who calling rarely to India. The call charge per minute is 2 US cent with this plan. The call rate to India with Skype credit is only 1.6 cent only.But when calculating a  5.1 cent connection fee up to 5 minutes calls are cheaper with this plan.

One month is the validity of all these plans and you must utilize the minutes within this time limit. Otherwise, you will loose remaining minutes.

How to buy a Skype Calling to India plan ?

1. Visit Skype website and  go to India plans page.
2. Select the plan and click on continue button.
3. Login with Skype account details.
4. Select from pay every month, 3 month or 1 year option. You will get 5% discount with 3 months payment and 15% discount for  one  year payment.
5. Choose payment option and make payment.
6. Log in with same Skype account details in any accessible device and make calls.

You can also buy plans from Skype app on your gadget.

Comparison between Skype credit and calling plans.

Skype call credit will not expire and no more worry about the loss of credit. But calling plans will expire after one month and you should  use the minutes before expiring.
Connection fee will charge for each call when you call with Skype credit. You will get the exact minutes in plans, there is no any other fees.
Calling plans only allow you to call to mobile and landlines in India. You can make calls to anywhere with Skype credit.

Skype calling plans are the best choice for regular callers to India. Select a suitable plan that depend on your usage. Anyway, Skype to Skype calls is the best option to call anywhere because that is always free.
Please note – Calling to India mobile and landline with Skype available only from outside India. Extra taxes ill be added with this for each countries.
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