Area Code 0808 - Information and activity

Phone numbers that start with 0808 are known as Freephone numbers, the main characteristic of these numbers is that calling them is free to everyone. This is mainly because organisations that own these numbers have taken all the charges upon themselves in order for the calls to be free.

These organisations include government helplines, charities, various customer services, etc. You should also know that the 0808 80 number is used only by charities.

How much does it cost to call a Freephone Number?

As the name suggests, its free to call these numbers from U.K. landlines and mobile phones. Keep in mind that it often happens that some organisations block calls from payphones to filter out unwanted calls.

Spam activity for Area Code 0808

Total reports for spam phone numbers found in Freephone service 2566

Most active phone numbers in Freephone service

Last dangerous phone numbers detected in Freephone service

  • Freephone
    08081960468

    This is an official Halifax phone number, please be careful as some scammers can spoof this type of phone numbers. If they call you from this number asking any personal information, like passwords or credit card number, hung up immediately!

    Scam
    United Kingdom
  • Freephone
    08082802366

    Tom.co.uk calling about a life insurance package. They have my number because I completed the contact me form on their website.

    Telemarketing
    United Kingdom
  • Freephone
    08082800434

    Santander fraud department. They called as they said they noticed a suspicious activity in my account and wanted to confirm it was me.

    United Kingdom
  • Freephone
    08088084000

    It's the National Debt Line (You can verify it here: nationaldebtline.org)

    United Kingdom
  • Freephone
    08082801712

    Called twice, claimed to be from "my bank" (without saying the name of my bank). About some fraudulent activity in my account. Its a scam targeting old people.

    Scam
    United Kingdom

Other area codes used in Freephone service

0800