Microsoft have launched Skype calling via Amazon Alexa devices. With the Skype enabled on your Alexa app you can ask Alexa to call by saying “Alexa, call Bob on Skype”.
Skype calling on Alexa is currently available U.S., U.K., Ireland, Canada, India, Australia, and New Zealand and Microsoft plan to add other markets soon. On devices with screen you can do video calling as well as voice calls.
Skype are also offering 200 free minutes of Skype to Phone calling to 34 countries
To get started go to Settings/Communications/Skype to link your account.