Japan Pocket Wifi Rental Services
You may think that there is free Wi-Fi anywhere in Japan but in reality, it is very rare and also Free wifi sometimes the speeds are so slow and unusable. Additionally, most of all free wifi requires registration to use. While you are staying in Japan, a pocket wifi router is the best solution.
It is easier to set up than Prepaid SIM cards, especially useful if you are traveling in a group or have multiple devices.
What is Pocket Wifi
The following words like Mobile hotspot, MiFi, Mobile broadband, Mobile WiFiare collectively are called Pocket WiFi.
Pocket WiFi is a small portable wifi device with a SIM card inside which transform 3G and 4G signals into a private and secure WiFi connection. It's a useful device for smartphones, tablets, and laptop users who want to stay connected with high-speed wireless internet while traveling in Japan. Recently, these devices have a good battery life, and they automatically sleep when they are not in use, so they can be used all day without recharging.
Where can I get a pocket WiFi in Japan?
Renting a pocket WiFi in Japan is easy. You can rent it at the airports or either pre-order it online before you go to Japan, However, I strongly recommend to book it online before you go to avoid any disappointments when you arrive. During busy periods (December, March, Apri,May) service providers may sell out especially at airports, and you may end up with no Internet access which would.
Renting online also gives you the opportunity to compare prices and get the best deals. It allows you to select options like whether you want to collect it at the airport or have it delivered to your hotel.
The returning process is very easy, you just put the pocket wifi into the pre-paid return envelope they give you, then drop it off in a post box anywhere in Japan.
What are the advantages of pocket WiFi?
You can connect many devices at the same time (about 10 units at the same time )
Smartphones, tablets, and laptops are ok.
You can save a lot of money
if you are several people traveling together and thinking to buy a separate Japanese Prepaid SIM card for each smartphone.
Just rent one Pocket wifi and you can cover it. and you will save a lot of money on roaming charges.
Some pocket WiFi services offer unlimited data usage
with prepaid SIM cards are quite limited with the data usage. You don't care about the data usage with the pocket wife while you are staying in Japan.
It is very important.a pocket WiFi creates a private and secure connection to your device, unlike public WiFi hotspots (such as in a restaurant, hotel, airport, train etc).
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