Are 0844 numbers free to call on Vodafone?

As 0844 numbers are service hotlines they are not free to call on any Vodafone landline or mobile tariff.

What are 0844 numbers

0844 numbers are used throughout the UK as sales hotlines whereby the customer pays a higher proportion of the call cost compared to standard-rate numbers beginning with 01, 02 and 03 prefixes. They used to be commonplace however Ofcom banned their use as post-sales helplines in July 2015.

0844 call costs for Vodafone customers

Type of Vodafone tariffAccess charge (per-minute)Service charge (per-minute)Total per-minute call cost
Vodafone pay as you go45p7p52p
Monthly mobile customers55p7p62p