English translation: allowance

Spanish term or phrase:beneficio
English translation:allowance
Entered by: Jane Martin

09:03 Jun 9, 2016
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: beneficio
I am translating some documents for a Spanish telephone company and this word reoccurs. For translation to British English. The client is insisting that 'benefit' is the correct translation but I am not so sure. Below are some examples:

Tarifas: Fuera de ***beneficio nacional***: 25cts./min + 20cts./establecimiento, SMS/12cts. y velocidad a 16Kbps

Sin saldo se aplican las mismas condiciones que una vez agotado el beneficio.

Una vez agotado beneficio: llamadas nacionales 25 cént/min y establecimiento de llamada 20 cént

I am 99% sure that the correct translation is 'allowance'. Could anyone with better telephone knowledge than me confirm this for me. TIA.
Jane Martin
Local time: 06:46
I agree with you Jane - see references to the term "allowance" in the links below
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Kim Edwards-Buarque
Local time: 06:46
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5 +5allowance
Kim Edwards-Buarque



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I agree with you Jane - see references to the term "allowance" in the links below
Kim Edwards-Buarque
Local time: 06:46
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4
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Asker: Thank you for confirming my thoughts. J

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  James A. Walsh
4 mins
  -> Thanks James :)

agree  philgoddard
3 hrs
  -> Thank you Phil!

agree  Robert Carter: I agree, this was the term I was provided with in a recent job for a leading Spanish mobile phone company.
10 hrs

agree  Christian Nielsen-Palacios
15 hrs

agree  Christian Barbaroux
1 day 5 hrs
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