Talking between Mexico and the rest of the World...
Can be Rather Complicated !
However, Follow the simple rules Below...and you can be talking up a storm, in no time !
1 800 Numbers Dialing (USA Toll free calling from Mexico)
1 800 numbers - Dial 001 880 then the rest of number
1 866 numbers - Dial 001 883 then the rest of number
1 877 numbers - Dial 001 882 then the rest of number
1 888 numbers - Dial 001 881 then the rest of number
Please don't forget....Use FaceBook Messenger, FaceTime or Skype for Free Chat with Loved ones whilst in Mexico
Customer Service and Other Communication Numbers
Telmex Repair 050
Telmex International Long Distance Customer Service 090
Telmex Infinitum - Internet Support 01-800-123-2222
IZZY Broadband 329-298-2626
AT&T Wireless International Support 001-916-843-4685
Mexican International Operator assistance 090
Dialing to Mexico Land Lines from the U.S. or Canada
- Use International code 011 followed by Mexico Country Code 52 (Example 011 52 329 298 3815 Jody's Bucerias Landline)
Dialing to Mexican Cell Phones from the U.S. or Canada
- Use the digit 1 after the country code and before the prefix (Example 011 52 1 322 147 6832 Jody's Bucerias Cell Phone)
Programming International Numbers on a Cell phone (Especially if you Travel frequently)
U.S. or Canadian contacts, precede each number with +1
Mexican contacts, precede each number with +52
British contacts, precede each number with +44
The (+) sign replaces the international dialing codes, allowing programmed numbers to work seamlessly on both sides of the border.
The plus sign (+) is normally programmed by holding down the Zero key for a second.
Dialing Within Mexico - Dialing Prefixes
Dial a Local Landline using a Cell phone - Area code plus 7 Digits (Example 329 298 3815)
Dial a Long Distance Landline Number within Mexico - 01 & Area Code & 7 Digits (Example 01 329 298 3815)
Dial a Local Cell phone using a Landline - 044 & Area Code & 7 Digits (Example 044 322 147 6832)
Dial a Long Distance Cell Phone using a Landline - 045 & Area Code & 7 Digits (Example 045 322 147 6832)
Dial International Long Distance - 00 & Country Code & Area Code & Phone Number (Example 00 1 909 548 2747)
Mexican Cell Phone Plans
The major cell phone provider is Telcel. There are also plans available from Movistar and Nextel.
Telcel's network is 1900 Mhz for GSM and 850 Mhz for 3G.
There are special low-cost plans for Mexican Residents, including foreigners that hold valid Permanent Resident Visa's
Telcel also offers a Pay as you Go Plan. You can purchase a phone for around $40 or bring down your unlocked GSM phone.
You can purchase additional minutes at many of the local Mini Supers.