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Additional services: Long distance packages

Long distance

Add a long distance package to your monthly rate plan and save.

Which package you choose depends on where and whom you call the most.

  • A Nationwide package for calls within Canada
  • A National in Network package for calls to TELUS mobile numbers
  • A North American package for calls within Canada and the continental US
  • A Call Asia package for calls to China, Hong Kong, Singapore or Taiwan

For frequent travelers to the US, save on roaming charges with one of our US roaming packages.


Nationwide packages

To receive the savings and benefits of Nationwide packages, all your calls must originate and terminate in Canada to a Canadian number.

Any calls to the US or internationally and any minutes above your package allotment are billed according to your rate plan.

What you get, what you pay

Nationwide 10 Nationwide 20 Nationwide Calling 10*
Monthly rate $10 $20 $10
Included long distance within Canada 100 minutes Unlimited Unlimited

National in network calling

Unlimited local and long distance calling between other TELUS mobile phones anywhere in Canada, provided all calls must originate and terminate in Canada.

What you get, what you pay

In Network National Calling
Monthly rate $15
Included long distance unlimited (local and long distance)

North America packages

With our North America packages, which cost slightly more than our Nationwide packages, you save on your long distance calls to and from Canada and the continental US. Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Mexico are not included in the North American packages.

Any international calls and any minutes above your package allotment are billed according to your rate plan.

What you get, what you pay

North America 3 North America 15 North America 25 North America 35 Nationwide & US calling 25 US Calling 15*
Monthly rate $3 $15 $25 $35 $25 $15
Included long distance within Canada and the continental US** 30 minutes 100 minutes 200 minutes Unlimited Unlimited (excluding Mexico) Unlimited to the US

Note: All calls must originate in Canada and terminate in Canada or the continental US.


Call Asia packages

To receive the savings and benefits of Call Asia packages, all your calls must originate and terminate in Canada to a number in one of the following countries: mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore or Taiwan.

What you get, what you pay

Call Asia 5 Call Asia 8 Call Asia 12
Monthly rate $5 $8 $12
Included long distance within Canada to Asia 60 minutes 88 minutes 168 minutes
Additional minute rate 8¢/minute 8¢/minute 8¢/minute

Get long distance

To get a long distance package, do one of the following:

  • Log into your TELUS account and add a package in self-serve**. Register if you don't have an account.
  • Call 611 on your TELUS handset.
  • Visit an authorized TELUS dealer. Locate dealers.

 


Not available with pre-paid service.

*Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Mexico are not included in the North American packages.

**The services available in self-serve depend upon your rate plan and handset model. If you don't see a service online, call TELUS by dialing 611 on your handset.

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