Instructions for calling from the UK to international locations requires special calling codes that allow you to connect to countries outside of the United Kingdom.
Calling out to French Polynesia
Here are the instructions on how to call the country of Canada from the United Kingdom.
To call French Polynesia, dial 00689 and then enter the phone number of the person or location you’re trying to reach. If the phone number is displayed with a leading +689 omit the 689 and replace it with the UK international dialing code of 00. For example:
Phone Number in French Polynesia
Dialed from the United Kingdom
+689 xx xx xx xx
00 xx xx xx xx
40 49 42 73
00 40 49 42 73
How to call the UK from French Polynesia
To call a landline or mobile phone in the United Kingdon from French Polynesia, dial 00 44, then dial the UK phone number, minus the leading zero. For example: