Individuals and companies can obtain an 800 or toll-free telephone number by contacting a toll-free service provider that assigns an available number and transmits information to a service control point to activate it. Other toll-free prefixes including 844, 855, 866, 877 and 888, are available as w
Some popular 800 numbers include 1-800-FLOWERS, 1-800-FLY-4-LES, 1-800-STAMP-24, 1-800-GOT-JUNK, 1-800-4-A-CHILD and 1-800-CAR-RENT. Lists of popular 800 numbers are available on several third-party websites, including YellowPages.com
800 numbers, or toll-free numbers, are obtained from a responsible organization, known as a RespOrg, or other toll-free number service provider for a fee. The price depends on which provider the number is obtained from.
All 800 numbers are free to call in the United States. Other toll-free numbers include area codes starting with 844, 855, 866, 877 and 888.
Toll-free directory assistance and toll-free number directories on websites such as TollFreeNumber.org and TollFreeDA.com are some places to find 800 numbers. Callers can obtain 800 numbers assigned to people and organizations by calling toll-free directory assistance at 800-555-1212.
Amazon.com can be contacted toll-free at 866-216-1072 in the United States and Canada, as of July 2015. Spanish speaking customers can contact Amazon.com at 866-749-7538. Both contact numbers are available 24 hours per day.
In general, phone numbers are not free. Phone numbers are controlled by various phone companies. To have a phone number assigned to you, someone must pay for phone service. To call any phone number, an active phone service must be in use.
There are several resources available for finding free phone numbers, including the Yellow Pages, White Pages and Spokeo. The sites do not require payment for the use of basic searches.
The free website Addresses.com functions as an online phone book, allowing you to easily find phone numbers online. Simply enter the name of the person or business for which you need contact information, and the website displays the listed phone number and address.
Online directories, such as AnyWho, Whitepages and Intelius, offer free reverse phone lookup to identify the owner of a number. Users need a 10-digit number to perform a search, and detailed results display only for listed landline numbers. Advanced options are generally offered for a fee.