In this article, I will discuss how to call from South Africa to Bahamas. We will cover both landline and mobile phone calls. We will also provide some tips on how to make international calls more affordable.
How to call a mobile number in Bahamas from South Africa
When you make an international call from South Africa to Bahamas, at first you need to dial the exit code of South Africa. Then the country code for Bahamas, and then the local phone number.
Here is the quick dialing format to call to BS mobile phone number from ZA:
Here are the steps to follow when making an international call from ZA to BS:
- Dial 11, the exit code for South Africa. Nowadays, the plus sign (+) can be used instead of the exit code.
- Enter +1 (242) the country code for Bahamas.
- Enter the (242)+7 digits’ local phone number.
- Press the call button and wait for the call to connect.
How to call a Landline Number in Bahamas from South Africa
To call Bahamas landline numbers from South Africa, firstly, you will need to dial the Exit code of South Africa. Secondly, the ISD code of Bahamas. Thirdly, the area code, and finally the landline number.
Here is the quick dialing format to call to BS Landline number from ZA:
To make a landline call to BS From ZA, you need to follow the international dialing format given below.
- Dial 11, Exit code for South Africa.
- Enter +1 (242), ISD Code, or Country Code of BS.
- Enter the Area Code of the regional location. Search here for area codes for Bahamas.
- Then dial the recipient’s telephone number.
***If there is no area code, dial the Recipient’s Telephone Number after ISD Code.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- What is an Exit Code?
The exit code (For South Africa- 11) is sometimes referred to as the International Access Code or the International Direct Dialing (IDD) code. These prefixes are set to redirect calls or text messages to phone numbers registered in other countries. Nowadays, exit codes and the plus sign (+) can be used interchangeably. The plus sign is preferred by many because it works regardless of the country you are calling from.
- What is Country Code?
The country code identifies the home country (For Bahamas, +1 (242)) of the number that you are calling. If you are calling a mobile number, it is that mobile subscriber's home country regardless of where they are currently located in the world.
- What is Area Code?
An area code refers to the regional location of a phone number within a country.
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