There are a lot of Filipino migrants in the United States. People from the Philippines have started migrating in huge numbers nearly five decades ago now. Although they assimilate to the new culture really quickly. They never loseen connections to their loved ones and relatives back home. If you want to kniw how to call the Philippines from the United States follow the simple instructions below.
First, dial the international access code or prefix for the country you are placing the call from. The US international code is 011. Or enter the plus sign “+” instead if your phone is programmed for that shortcut.
Second, enter the country access code. For the Philippines it is: 63.
Third, enter the area code for the Philippine number you want to contact. For example, the area code for Metro Manila is 2.
If you are calling a mobile phone number in the Philippines, use that mobile number’s code instead. It usually starts with a 9. Examples are 915 and 917.
Fourth, you enter the seven-digit number of the person you want to call. Make sure the numbers are entered correctly. Press “Call” or equivalent button on your mobile phone.
It is important to bear in mind that you will be charge an inertnational rates when calling the Philiplines from USA.
To avoid high charges, a lot of Pinoys nowadays keep in touch with their family and friends back home using free apps like WhatsApp and Viber. All that is needed from both end is a stable broadband connection.