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Tips for Getting Great Internet Service When Traveling

If you’re anything like most people, when you go traveling, your life doesn’t stop. There are still emails to be answered, work to be done, and people to connect with no matter where you are in the world. Luckily, most destinations have options for internet use so you don’t have to ignore your life back home just because you’re on vacation. (Remember that it is important to take a break from work sometimes, though!) And even if you are somewhere without great wireless internet access, there are options available for you. You’re never too far from an internet connection in our world today! Read on to learn more about how you can find great internet service easily wherever you are in the world.



If you’re traveling with a laptop, you can easily find Wi-Fi hotspots when you’re on the road. Many spots like Starbucks and McDonald’s are found all over the world, and are a go-to for internet access in a pinch. Most major cities around the world will have plenty of cafes and coffee shops where you can go for free Wi-Fi as well. If you’re staying in a hotel or hostel, they will probably be able to hook you up with internet access as well, although budget accommodations often have spotty Wi-Fi and you might want to opt for a cafe.

Mobile broadband

For those who need more reliable internet access on the go, a mobile broadband plan is the way to go. Virgin Media’s mobile broadband is an excellent choice for people who need to access the internet without Wi-Fi and have a broadband plan they can rely on. Broadband plans are great especially if you’ll be using GPS for directions. You’ll never have to worry about whether you’re in a Wi-Fi hotspot with a strong signal, because you’ll always be connected!

Internet cafes

If you’ve decided to travel light and leave your computer at home, but want to check email, upload photos or do anything else internet-related now and then, internet cafes are a great option. This way, you can pay by the hour and use the internet as you wish, without the hassle and risk of carrying expensive technology with you. You can even print documents or travel itineraries if you need to.