Q: Kevin, I appreciate the detailed information about fax services in your FAQ, but it's too much to digest. Please help me choose an inexpensive and reliable service that's right for me.
A: OK, because you asked for it. Choose what type of user you are and you'll find my recommendations. If you want more information, visit Fax Prices.com: tell it how many pages you'll send and receive each month, and it will show how much each service will cost.
Try FaxZero, which lets you send up to five free faxes per day to anywhere in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico) and Canada. There is a limit of 3 pages per fax, plus a cover page. The optional $1.99 "premium" version allows up to 25 pages per fax plus a cover sheet.
Fax1 is another good choice: sending faxes costs 12 cents per page for U.S. destinations, with no sign up or monthly fees. New signups get $1 of free trial use.
FaxAge's Lite or Toll-Free Lite plan is $3.49 per month, plus 5 cents per minute to send or receive faxes.
SRFax has a "Lite" plan that is $6.95 and allows for 200 combined received and sent pages.
For one-time or occasional faxing: FaxZero has low rates for faxing to 203 nations. Prices start at around $1.99 for up to 15 pages (for countries such as the UK and China). Faxing to Mexico is $1.99. (FaxZero offers free faxes to anywhere in the U.S., including Puerto Rico, and Canada.)
OneSuite has a Fax Plus plan, which costs $2.95/month, featuring unlimited online fax receiving and pay-as-you-go outbound faxing. Price per fax depends on destination, but the current rate within the USA is 2.5 cents.
RingCentral's RingCentral's Fax 500 account is $7.99 per month for 500 total pages sent and received.
The SRFax Large Business plan is $39.95 per month for 2,500 pages sent/received each month.
RingCentral's Fax 1000 plan provides 1,000 pages a month for $12.99. Their Fax 2500 plan delivers 2,500 pages for $49.99 per month.
RingCentral's Fax ProUnlimited plan offers two fax lines (with extra lines costing $4.99 each) and costs $39.99 for virtually unlimited faxing (if paid annually).