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How to Call Nigeria from the USA

For more than 300,000 Nigerians living in the US today, there are still lots of methods to use while making a call home. From inconvenient calling cards to Facebook Messenger calling, one can choose anything that suits to keep in touch with friends and relatives from back there. The important thing is what kind of a phone do they have on the other end of the line. Even though it seems that everyone has a smartphone, this belief is far away from reality. There are still landlines and people who prefer traditional calling, no apps included. Read more “How to Call Nigeria from the USA”

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Yolla vs Calling Cards

Remember the time when travelers used to run throughout the city in search of a calling cards reseller? It was back then, in the before-innovations world, when we had long wires hanging all over apartments connecting our PCs to the internet and websites loading for hours. Mobile phones had antennas to be pulled out to receive calls and we had 32 MB on iPods to listen to music. Thank Gods now we have all these smartphones, fast Wifi at any home and 4G internet connection everywhere! Can you imagine listening to that 32 MB iPod instead of Spotify today? Hardly. And guess what – there are still hundreds of people doing calling cards in the 21st century. Seriously. Read more “Yolla vs Calling Cards”

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When Cashless and Abroad

Vivid travelers always get into these awkward situations when the cash is gone and bank cards get blocked in the most undesirable moment. To get out of this, they usually have to call to the bank keeping the number so that account manager at the bank knows it’s the client calls. Here always is Yolla to help in these issues!

The first two stories on how Yolla turned out to be a lifesaver are here: part 1, part 2.

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Tips for Savvy Travellers

Got to the airport and found out that your tickets are not valid anymore? The lady at the information desk cannot help you? Don’t have millions on your carrier balance to get through the whole hour-long talk with the airline’s office? Don’t worry: you’re not alone. Things happen, and there is a lifesaver for cases like this. Check out a story on how our loyal user made this all work and spend almost nothing on it.

We also have a story on roaming to be cut off  – both happened with Yolla users when they were on a trip. Take a look at them to always be prepared for anything!

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