Virtual 0161 Manchester Numbers
With a Planet Numbers virtual 0161 number, your callers will think they’re calling Manchester, wherever you’re actually located. Just pick a number and try it FREE for 30 days.
Your incoming 0161 calls are instantly redirected
When your customers dial your 0161 number their calls are automatically (and instantly) redirected to one of your existing phone numbers, landline or mobile.
It doesn't matter what this 'destination number' is, or where you're located, your callers will believe they're dialling a landline in Manchester. Naturally, they'll be completely unaware their calls are being redirected.
Change the destination line as often as you like
You can change your 0161 number's destination number as often as you want, completely free, using your Planet Numbers online dashboard.
So even if you simply want the calls redirected to another phone for a short period, at weekends or in the evening, say, your 0161 number stays exactly the same.
Use your 0161 to offer even better customer service
You can add a whole range of service-enhancing features to your new virtual Manchester number.
Virtual Switchboard gives your callers a list of redirection options, to be put through to a specific department, for example, whereas Divert Plan automatically redirects their calls to a secondary number if the main destination is busy or isn’t answered.
With Time/Day Plan you can set up your virtual 0161 number so that calls are automatically redirected to a different destination number at specific times eg every evening and/or at weekends.
Our other add-ons include Call Tracking, Mid Call Transfer, Zone Plan (to manage incoming calls by their town or postcode of origin), Call Queuing, Call Recording, Voicemail and Live Call Answering.
Switch your 0161 number to a new line when you move office
Moving your company's premises, permanently or temporarily? With a virtual 0161 number, you just redirect your incoming calls to your new number. No need to reprint your company notepaper or amend your website!
Switching your 'destination number' only takes a few seconds using your Planet Numbers online dashboard but, for your customers and clients, your number is totally unchanged.
No extra lines or equipment to buy
When you buy a Planet Numbers 0161 Manchester number, there's no need for extra lines or extra equipment. Your incoming 0161 calls are simply redirected to one of your current phone lines.
Your phone will continue to receive calls on its original number as well as the incoming 0161 calls, and can be used to make outgoing calls as normal.
Get a Virtual Phone Number from £9.99
Our Virtual Geographic Numbers start from only £9.99 a month, including free setup and 500 inclusive minutes to a landline or 250 to a mobile. You pay just 2.5p a minute for additional landline calls or 5p to a mobile.
You can find your perfect virtual number package by selecting from our Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum ranges below, or just enter an area dial code or town name in the search box at the top of the page.
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