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Our International Rates to call South Africa

Here are our rates to call South Africa. On selected plans we have unlimited calls to South Africa.

Select your plan expiry period.

International call rates and included minutes to south africa

PAYG
30 Day

XS
30 Day

Small
30 Day

Medium
30 Day

Large
30 Day

Extra Large
30 Day

XXL
30 Day

$0.20 $0.12 100 300^ Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited

PAYG
360 Day

XS
360 Day

Small
360 Day

Medium
360 Day

Large
360 Day

$0.20 $0.12 100 100 Unlimited

Long Expiry Plans minutes reset every 30 days

^Includes bonus minutes until 19/08/24. You’ll use the included $3 call credit for the Extra Small Plan. Once you’ve used the included call credit or minutes, you’ll need Main Balance to use our PAYG rates. For more information , check out our 30-day plans page or 360-day long expiry plans page.

How to call South Africa

Country phone codes

27 is the country calling code assigned to South Africa by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated under the ICASA Act of 2006, created by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa of the South African Government.
So if you're calling South Africa, the number should start with:

+27 123-4567-90

Area codes for South Africa

To call South Africa using your mobile phone, dial the country code, the area code and the 7-digit number. Some of the common area codes in South Africa include Bloemfontein (51), Cape Town (21) and Durban (31).
Location Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Bloemfontein +27 (51) 123-4567-90
Cape Town +27 (21) 123-4567-90
Durban +27 (31) 123-4567-90

Best times to call South Africa from Australia

South Africa observes South Africa Standard Time (SAST) using UTC+02

Here are the best times to call South Africa from your state or territory in Australia

Time Zone Best time to call
AEST 6:00pm – 12:00am
ACST 5:30pm – 12:00am
AWST 4:00pm – 12:00am
AEDT 7:00pm – 12:00am
ACDT 6:30pm – 12:00am

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