How much do 0871 numbers cost to call?

Many people don’t know how much it cost to call any number starting with 0871. Is it a good or bad thing? Is there a connection charge? What are the costs of calling 0871 numbers from mobile networks in the UK like EE, Vodafone or 02? Whether you calling 0871 number from a mobile or landline, you must pay a premium charge for calling these numbers. Calling these numbers you can be paying up to 41p per minute making them one of the most expensive phone number prefixes in the UK. If you’re interested in purchasing an 0871 number for yourself, you can buy them from Number Supermarket here.

Unless you are a millionaire or you are lucky enough to have someone paying your mobile bills, calling 0871 numbers are very expensive and you will always want to avoid calling them. However, these numbers are very common than you may think. Many companies like banks, travel agents and building companies as well as gas and utility firms all use 0871 numbers for their main customer service, customer support and even in their complaints departments. Meaning even if you are complaining to the company about the profit sharing function of these numbers, the company will still be making money from you.

Costs of calling 0871 numbers from mobile phones are not going to be deducted from your free minutes or your bundles minutes deal. To make matters worse, when you 0871 numbers from your mobile phone, the costs higher than a landline.

How much does it cost to call an 0871 number?

Provider 0871 call cost plus access charges
BT landline 12p to 25p per minute, plus up to 13p per call
EE mobile 44p to 63p per minute, plus up to 13p per call
KC landline 10p to 23p per minute, plus up to 13p per call
O2 mobile 45p to 68p per minute, plus up to 13p per call
Post Office landline 10p to 23p per minute, plus up to 13p per call
Sky Talk landline 12p to 25p per minute, plus up to 13p per call
TalkTalk landline 8p to 21p per minute, plus up to 13p per call
Three mobile 45p to 58p per minute, plus up to 13p per call
Virgin Media landline 11p to 24p per minute, plus up to 13p per call
Vodafone mobile 45p to 68p per minute, plus up to 13p per call

When you are on pay monthly deal, you will pay 41p on EE, 28P on 02, 40p on Orange, 35p on T-Mobile, 30p on Three, 41p on Virgin mobile and finally 20p on Vodafone. When you are on pay-as-you-go packages, you will pay 41p on EE, 40p on GiffGaff, 31p on 02, 41p on Orange, 40p on T-Mobile, 35p on Three, 41p on Virgin Mobile and lastly 41p on Vodafone.

The costs of calling 0871 numbers from a landline in the UK depends on the time of the day or whether its weekday or weekend. Currently, in the UK, there are no phone providers that comprise 0871 number costs within their free minute’s allowance. During daytime, BT Unlimited weekend costs 9p-16p, TalkTalk Essentials costs 10p-16p, 9p-21p on Sky Talk Weekends, 8p-20p on Post Office Home Phone and 10p-21p on Plusnet Weekends. In the evening, you will pay 9p-16p on BT Unlimited weekend costs 9p-16p, TalkTalk Essentials costs 10p-16p, 9p-21p on Sky Talk Weekends, 8p-20p on Post Office Home Phone and 10p-21p on Plusnet Weekends. Calling 0871 numbers on weekend, you will pay the same amount you pay in the evening across all networks.

Also, it’s important to note that with most 0871 numbers, you will pay a one-time connection charge normally around 15p regardless of how long you call lasts when you call from a landline.