These 0333 numbers are commonly used by general businesses and are often a preferable option over an 08 prefix. As an Ofcom and EU-friendly option 0333 telephone numbers are the choice of many when establishing a fresh non-geographic number or making the transition from and an 08 number.
The cost to call an 0333 number is typically no more than dialing a local geographic 01 or 02 telephone number – a rate which currently stands at typically no more than 9p per minute. It is worth noting that many mobile providers do accommodate 03 numbers within free minutes packages.
We advise to think of the call cost of a 0333 number or any number starting 03 as the same cost as a number starting 01 or 02.