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Directory enquiries
« on: January 27, 2019, 09:13:30 AM »
Just heard an advert on the radio for 'Maureen 118 - 212' directory enquiries service, and was flabbergasted when I heard the cost of a call....... £4.49 per call + £4.49 per minute, with s minimum charge of 1 minute!

That makes the cost of one call for one number a staggering £8.98!!!

How on earth can that be justified?
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Re: Directory enquiries
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2019, 10:31:18 AM »
If you do use them, which I have just the once(I learnt the expensive way!!), don't let them put you through to the number you want because they still charge you for every minute your connected to your call and you then get the actual call costs on top as well.

More here. https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/2017/05/118-118-call-charges-rise-to-minimum-of-898/
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Re: Directory enquiries
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2019, 12:34:37 PM »
flipping heck
Never used it myself and doubt I will now.
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Re: Directory enquiries
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2019, 12:52:24 PM »
Yep I was told steer clear of anything that began 118

The t.v. commercials for 118-118 don't tell you what your paying.
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Re: Directory enquiries
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2019, 09:06:08 PM »
My mobile number . . . . . . . . .

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« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2019, 08:29:23 AM »
 :-? I wondered why my phone bill was high
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