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If Unlimited¹ Calling to the US from Austria Is What You Need, Then We Deliver

Austria has long been known as one of Europe’s most revered nations – a beautiful country, with  one of the world’s highest standards of living. It’s a treat for anyone to visit. But if you’re traveling across the ocean soon to study there, you’ll need to know how to call the U.S. from Austria.

 

Anyone visiting Austria will have plenty to talk about.  From sauntering by the “Blue Danube,” to skiing or hiking the Alps, to becoming lost in the lore of Austria’s many historic city centers, you’ll be calling the USA from Austria quite a bit to share all your new tales and adventures. The question is how can you possibly afford all that international calling?

 

Enter Vonage’s top international calling plan — Vonage World®

 

You need a safe, cost-effective and reliable way to call the U.S. from Austria. That’s us! You’ll get a Vonage Box™ shipped via FedEx to you. Then, you’ll need to take the box to Central Europe with you and plug it into a high-speed Internet connection. Once it’s connected, you can start calling the U.S. from Austria right away because you’ll receive a U.S. number that makes each call a local call…for you and your parents calling from back in the U.S.!

 

We can’t overstate the value of having a U.S. phone number while in Austria. Now your folks or other family members can call you abroad for the price of a domestic call. When you get back from your trip, you still get to hold onto your box and number. It really couldn’t be easier. There are no complicated international dialing issues or troublingly high rates. Let others reach you from now on at the same number, no matter where you may be at the moment. The U.S., Austria…it’s all the same when you’re a Vonage customer!

 

And here are some other great features you can expect from Vonage World:

 

  • Unlimited1 calling to landlines in over 60 countries — like the U.S. and Austria!
  • Unlimited1  calling to U.S. mobiles, as well as more than 10 other countries!
  • Free Vonage-to-Vonage calls.
  • Voicemail, Caller ID, Call Waiting and many other standard features.

 

If you find that a whole new phone plan may not be for you, then finger-waltz on over to your nearest app store and download our new app! How to call the U.S. from Austria for free? The answer is Vonage Mobile®! Plus, texting is also free, by the way. The app is compatable with AndroidTM phones, as well as with the iPhone® and only requires everyone involved in the call or text to have already grabbed the app from either Google PlayTM or iTunes®Vonage Mobile can help you make the most out of when you call the USA from Austria, and here are some of the reasons why:

 

  • Free to download, free to use+.

 

  • Call and text worldwide for free+. Call and text free of charge to any smartphone around the globe that also has the Vonage Mobile app.

 

  • Call any phone in America for free. For a limited time, call any phone in the U.S. from Austria (landlines or mobiles), Vonage or non-Vonage, absolutely free!

 

  • International calling rates. Vonage Mobile provides great low calling rates to all non-Vonage Mobile contacts: 30% less than SkypeTM and 70% less than other major mobile carriers!2

 

While making the leap to studying abroad is the first big step to a more cosmopolitan, world-conscious future, it’s only one of many. It would be a good idea for you to do a little groundwork and discover some of the upsides and downsides of your new non-U.S. home. To help you get started with that, see if the following can steer you in the right direction.

 

  • Snow and sun. Thanks to a widely varied topography, there’s no “best time” to visit this European gem. Obviously summer will be a good time for hiking and winter a great time for skiing, but the temperature can reach extremes, especially in the mountains (colder) and the eastern portion of the country (hotter). So wherever you’re going, make sure you pack for both very hot and very cold temperatures!

 

  • Too high times. Altitude sickness is a real threat in many parts of this mountainous country. Above 2500 meters (8200 feet), many people who visit feel the effects, as less and less oxygen is getting to their bodies the higher they go. If you feel any of the severe symptoms, which include intense breathlessness, expectoration of foamy pink spittle, high-power headaches, vomiting, discombobulation or passing out, it is imperative you begin descending ASAP.

 

  • Don’t get the cold shoulder. Just as with altitude sickness, you’ll need to watch out for dangerous conditions related to serious temperature drops. Be sure that you pack plenty of warm clothing to ward off the chilly weather and stay comfortable regardless of the temperature.

 

So while you probably know how to call from Austria to the USA by now, we realize our travel advice may have come across as a little dire. Well, we’re not trying to make Austria seem all doom and gloom! In fact, it’s one of the most magical countries on earth. The warnings are only there because it’s easy to overlook such things when you’re heading to such a special place. Now get calling from Austria to the USA with Vonage World or Vonage Mobile as soon as you want!

 

+Standard data rates apply.

 

*Free calling service is for personal, non-commercial calling to the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, and does not include calls to certain geographic locations, premium and special services numbers, satellite telephony services and other call forwarding services. Not to exceed 3000 minutes per month.

 

¹Unlimited calling and other services for all residential plans are based on normal residential, personal, non-commercial use. A combination of factors is used to determine abnormal use, including but not limited to: the number of unique numbers called, calls forwarded, minutes used and other factors. Subject to our Reasonable Use Policy and Terms of Service.

 

2Based on per-minute rates to the top 50 countries called. Comparison reflects published rates of leading mobile carriers in markets representing the majority of iPhone® and Android™ users.

 

¹Unlimited calling and other services for all residential plans are based on normal residential, personal, non-commercial use. A combination of factors is used to determine abnormal use, including but not limited to: the number of unique numbers called, calls forwarded, minutes used and other factors. Subject to our Reasonable Use Policy and Terms of Service.

 

2Based on per-minute rates to the top 50 countries called. Comparison reflects published rates of leading mobile carriers in markets representing the majority of iPhone® and Android™ users.