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>Holiday checklist: Sunscreen? Flip-Flops? Beach towel? HulloMail?

July 22, 2010 Leave a comment

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Followinga survey from Post Office Travel Money http://bit.ly/b3VpUN which identified that hefty charges forusing mobile phones abroad topped the list of “holiday rip-offs”, HulloMail is offering holidaymakers a way to avoid such charges whenjetting abroad for a break.  By downloadingHulloMail’s free smart voicemail app in advance, it enables travellers to keepin contact with friends and family back home, at no cost. 
Beforeleaving the UK, users of HulloMail provide their contacts with a personalHulloMail UK number, which allows voice messages to be left without the needfor calling them directly. Holidaymakers can then listen to messages using theHulloMail mobile app whilst roaming in a free WiFi location and can easilyreply using a ‘Hullo’, which is a short voice message.  If friends and family are alsoHulloMail users they can also send Hullos directly to each other’s devices. 
Whenjetting off on holiday, you want peace of mind that you can make contact withfriends and relatives back home, without racking up a huge phone bill.  HulloMail therefore recommends that beforeembarking on a break, holidaymakers download the free HulloMail smart voicemail andvoice messaging app so messages can be sent and received, without incurring anycharges. By accessing messages using a free WiFi spot either via the app or via your email, you can avoidunnecessary costs yet still update everyone back home on what a great time youare having by the pool!
Have a good summer everyone.

>HulloMail urges football fans not to return home to an own goal!

June 8, 2010 Leave a comment

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Travelling to World Cup in South Africa?  HulloMail offers you an alternative way of keeping in touch while away, for FREE!
WithUK-based watchdog, Consumer Focus, issuing a warning to football fanstravelling to the 2010 World Cup regarding potentially huge bills for mobilephone usage, HulloMail™ (www.hullomail.com) is encouraging individuals todownload its free smart voicemail app in advance, in order to access voicemailsand send voice messages home, at no cost.
Usersof HulloMail can give friends and family their personal HulloMail UK numberallowing them to leave voice messages without calling them directly. Travellingfans can then listen to messages using the HulloMail mobile app whilst roamingin a free WiFi location and can quickly and easily reply using a ‘Hullo’, whichis a short, instant voice message.
TheConsumer Focus watchdog found that rates for making calls from South Africawere as high as £1.70 per minute, whilst the worst culprit was for receiving calls,charging £1.50 per minute.
Andy Munarriz, our founder and CEO,said: “It wouldbe a real own goal to return from the World Cup to find a hefty mobile phonebill waiting for you. It makes sense for fans to access our free HulloMailsmart voicemail app. They can give contacts their unique HulloMail number so voicemessages can be left for them, saving expensive roaming costs. Messages canthen be retrieved simply via the app, online, or by email; it’s up to the fanwhich they prefer.  Fans can alsosend a Hullo, short voice message, to their mates watching back home for free, using afree WiFi hotspot.”
Until recently free WiFi has not been the norm in South Africa,however, many shopping centres and leisure complexes in the host cities areproviding free WiFi for the duration of the tournament: http://bit.ly/freewifiza


>Avoid roaming charges

July 27, 2009 Leave a comment

>Hear your voicemails for free when you’re overseas. HulloMail user, Jon Bradford, tells you how.

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