Tracfone sends a free cellular phone and 68 free minutes per month under a government sponsored program. the problem is that Tracfone frequently does not send the minutes to force the clients to purchase airtime from them.
Don"t bother calling them because they will give you the runaround. Instead, access ASSURANCE WIRELESS through the Internet. This company will give you, free of any charge, a cellular phone and 200 minutes every single month.
No contract, no fees, or any charges at all, and you will get all the features, including long distance. Then you call tell Tracfone to kiss your behind.