03 December 2006
CHRISTMAS is the time of year for catching up with friends and family, and not just those living down the road. The holiday brings absent friends on distant shores very much into our thoughts, particularly given that tens of thousands of Scots live, work or have retired overseas.
The good news is that with a little planning it is possible to cut the cost of catching up with relatives in far-flung places.
According to uSwitch, the average Scot could save £40 on calls this festive season. Below is our guide to getting started.