Real Hon Circle phone# from Kassel

Old Nov 5, 09, 10:25 am
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Real Hon Circle phone# from Kassel

I am abroad and can't dial into the german 0800 phone# from the Hon Circle Hotline. Because in germany, these special service numbers are routed on regular phone numbers, esp. when abroad the regular landline # is very helpful as international calls to these special numbers sometimes wont go through.
If anyone has that number, could you please pm me or could we post these in the faq, too?
I could supply the landline number for sen hotline, which I am using now.
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Old Nov 5, 09, 10:29 am
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I am abroad and can't dial into the german 0800 phone# from the Hon Circle Hotline. Because in germany, these special service numbers are routed on regular phone numbers, esp. when abroad the regular landline # is very helpful as international calls to these special numbers sometimes wont go through.
If anyone has that number, could you please pm me or could we post these in the faq, too?
I could supply the landline number for sen hotline, which I am using now.
When abroad I just use the US 1800 HON number. Calls always go through, regular US rates. Very good service.
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Old Nov 5, 09, 11:25 am
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The German 0800 number is really pointless. I don't get how you can screw things up that much for your customers that travel a lot. So when abroad, I call the old +49 1802 993388 number via Skype. The only thing that works so far without problems.
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Old Nov 5, 09, 12:01 pm
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The German 0800 number is really pointless. I don't get how you can screw things up that much for your customers that travel a lot. So when abroad, I call the old +49 1802 993388 number via Skype. The only thing that works so far without problems.
And I just select that HON number from the contact list of my iPhone in order start dialing them and don't care where I am.
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Old Nov 5, 09, 2:09 pm
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And I just select that HON number from the contact list of my iPhone in order start dialing them and don't care where I am.
same, same , except i prefer blackberry
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Old Nov 5, 09, 2:11 pm
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same, same , except i prefer blackberry
Good choice.
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Old Nov 5, 09, 3:30 pm
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And I just select that HON number from the contact list of my iPhone in order start dialing them and don't care where I am.
ditto, but i always call the austrians... most competent!
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Old Nov 5, 09, 5:03 pm
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ditto, but i always call the austrians... most competent!
Don't say that too loud or often, otherwise it will be enhanced !
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Old Nov 6, 09, 1:11 am
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Originally Posted by mh492 View Post
The German 0800 number is really pointless. I don't get how you can screw things up that much for your customers that travel a lot. So when abroad, I call the old +49 1802 993388 number via Skype. The only thing that works so far without problems.
If you do this not using skype but, e.g. int the UK with a BT landline, you get charged GBP 6 per minute

So normally I call this number and if its Kassel I ask them to call me back, if not...
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Old Nov 6, 09, 2:39 am
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Originally Posted by seat 1a View Post
same, same , except i prefer blackberry
Originally Posted by capetonian View Post
Good choice.
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ditto, but i always call the austrians... most competent!
Actually it doesn't matter, whether using a RIM, Apple, Nokia or whatsoever.

I just don't get the need for a toll free number or hassles like using skype in order to save a few dimes.
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Old Nov 6, 09, 7:14 am
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I just don't get the need for a toll free number or hassles like using skype in order to save a few dimes.
Absolutely.


Originally Posted by IKA-HON View Post
If you do this not using skype but, e.g. int the UK with a BT landline, you get charged GBP 6 per minute
But what's the point for LH to (make us) use telephone numbers which some phone companies use as an excuse for what is nothing but a rip-off. And that's not even talking about those who won't route such calls.
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Old Nov 6, 09, 10:22 am
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Originally Posted by SleepOverGreenland View Post
I just don't get the need for a toll free number or hassles like using skype in order to save a few dimes.
absolutely, i'd rather spend a few minutes on the phone and have someone competent on the line than call a different toll free number each and every time...

besides, i have a roaming flatrate anyway so it doesnt matter to me...
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Old Nov 6, 09, 10:34 am
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absolutely, i'd rather spend a few minutes on the phone and have someone competent on the line
haha

Originally Posted by sentom View Post
than call a different toll free number each and every time...

Right. Just skip the toll-free in the first place and give us a regular number which is accessible from any standard telephone network worldwide.

Toll-free service numbers is simply outdated as a concept in a time where the cost of a phone call is negligeable.
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Old Nov 6, 09, 11:08 am
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Originally Posted by D-AIPD View Post
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Right. Just skip the toll-free in the first place and give us a regular number which is accessible from any standard telephone network worldwide.

Toll-free service numbers is simply outdated as a concept in a time where the cost of a phone call is negligeable.
Yes please. Again, the problem is not the wish of saving money. The problem is I cannot technically reach the german HON CIRCLE Hotline over the advertised 08000 number while being in the USofA... Just give me a real number that can be called from anywhere in the world.
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Old Nov 6, 09, 11:16 am
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just give me a real number that can be called from anywhere in the world.
+49 180 2 993388
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