The Tortola area code is 1 + (284) plus your basic 7-digit local telephone number. For dialing the U.S just dial 1+ the area code. You can rent cell phones all over the island. You can purchase disposable cell phones from B-Mobile and CCT Boatphone on Tortola and "Top them up" in dozens of shops, restaurants and hotels on the island which add's minutes to your phone. Some hotels also rent cell phones to guests'. There are also pay phones located near ferry docks, goverment buildings and throughout Road Town.