Have you ever thought about calling a friend or a relative that lives outside of the USA, but gave up thinking that it might be too expensive? I remember thinking that calling abroad is always expensive. Many people today still think that calling abroad is not cheap due to the fact that in the past calling cards used to be pricey. This is how the situation used to look in the past. Nowadays, thanks to the progress of technology, you can call other countries for almost nothing and spend hours talking with your friends and family without paying that much. I spent some time finding new ways to establish contact with my friends abroad. It took me some time, but it was definitely worth it. I no longer hesitate to pick up the phone to call the remotest places on Earth, because I know that calling to various distant countries can be affordable. Calling cards are also good for people who travel a lot to various countries and who want to stay in touch with their family and friends. The key to success is buying calling cards on the Internet. Your local store will usually charge you more than an Internet store.