Local Minutes vs. Long Distance

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Good day.... I have 100 local minutes with the free evenings & weekends. (1) can I receive long distance calls? (2) during the day, do incoming calls count against my 100 minutes? Thank you.
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Heather Hanley

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Timo Tuokkola, Mobile Master

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Incoming calls will use your minutes but will not count as long distance unless you are outside your local calling area.
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If they call me during my free time, that it does not count towards my minutes - correct?
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Correct, although you would still be charged LD if the call was answered while you were outside your local service area.
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1) You can receive long distance calls while you are in your local area.
2) Incoming calls use your minutes too. So, any call you make/receive during daytime use your minutes.
And once you used up your minutes, there will be minutes overage charge ($0.5/min)

Also, any long distance calls cost you $0.5/ min.
$25 talk &text plan works great and affordable if you make only local calls.

$5 extra makes same 100 min of Canadawide calling plus 100mb of data.
If you have friends and family outside of your local calling area, then $30 might be better.
($5 is 10 minutes of long distance call)