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Is there any free WiFi network available at the boarding port in Buenos Aires (RENAPER Buquebus) for the Buquebus boat service?

Is there any free WiFi network available at the boarding port in Buenos Aires (RENAPER Buquebus) for the Buquebus boat service between Buenos Aires and Montevideo?
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United WiFi Outside of Continental US

I'm trying to determine if it is worth purchasing WiFi for my flight and am looking for experience with availability of United WiFi when exiting the continental United States. I will be traveling on ...
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Mobile Data/ Portable WiFi for Japan [closed]

I will be in Osaka Japan from the UK, from late March through to mid-April and my mobile plan is extremely expensive in Japan for roaming. Can someone suggest the best option? I have had a look ...
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Is there any free WiFi network available at the boarding port in Montevideo for the Buquebus boat service between Montevideo and Buenos Aires?

Is there any free Wi-Fi network available at the boarding port in Montevideo (Terminal de Buquebus Montevideo in Puerto de Montevideo) for the Buquebus boat service between Montevideo and Buenos Aires?...
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Is the wifi at Mataveri International Airport (IPC) fast and robust enough to video call for 1 hour?

Is the wifi at Mataveri International Airport (IPC) in Easter Island, Chile fast and robust enough to video call for 1 hour? https://www.sleepinginairports.net/guides/easter-island-mataveri-airport-...
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Is there any free WiFi network available at Nyaung-U Airport (NYU)?

Is there any free WiFi network available at Nyaung-U Airport (NYU) (near Bagan, Myanmar)?
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What are the limitations (durations + maximum data use) of the free Wi-Fi at Yangon International Airport (RNG)?

Yangon International Airport (RNG) offers free Wi-Fi (SSID: Wifi@YIA, Wifi@YIA2 and Wifi@YIA3 depending on whether one is located in terminal 1, 2 or 3 a.k.a. domestic) What are the limitations (...
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Is there any free WiFi network available at the HZMB (Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge Macau Port?

Is there any free WiFi network available at the HZMB (Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge) Macau Port?
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Deutsche Bahn: Reliable wifi on train?

There's a fair chance that I will be travelling between Düsseldorf (DE) and Poznan (P) frequently soon, using Deutsche Bahn. Since this is a fairly long trip, I'd like to ensure that I can open my ...
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Rent mobile WiFi hotspot for China

I will be traveling to Nanjing, China from Germany for 4 days and I would like to rent a mobile WiFi hotspot during my trip. Are there any recommended websites that offer it where I could pick up in ...
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Is the wifi at TPE airport in Terminal 1 or 2 fast and robust enough to video call for 2 hours?

Is the wifi network at TPE airport in Terminal 1 or 2 fast and robust enough to use a videoconference program (e.g. Skype) for two hours during a layover? Abbreviations: TPE = Taiwan Taoyuan ...
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How to cope with too slow Wi-Fi at hotel?

So many hotels I stayed at (3~4 stars ratings) provided too slow Wi-Fi. The speed is somewhere around 2~3Mbps, and it frequently falls down to <200Kbps. However, once you find that your hotel ...
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Does Cochin (COK, India) airport have free Wi-Fi?

I will be landing at Cochin airport (COK) and will need to get Uber without having Indian SIM (which is apparently pain to get and takes time to activate). Does Cochin airport have Wi-Fi?
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Warning: free hotel wifi is a hacker’s dream (alleged)

Is this article correct? A little bit? A lot? Or is it all bollox? Sure using public or near-public wifi (internet cafe or hotel) you should expect your browsing history to be visible to the world, ...
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How can I control Internet usage when using in-flight wifi?

In-flight wifi often comes with ludicrously stingy download caps (eg. 30MB for $4.99 yesterday on Singapore Airlines), which I'd like to reserve for email (minus attachments), documents I explicitly ...
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What to expect about the mobile phone usage during a flight to China and based on the CAAC regulations

I recently booked a flight departing from the US to China from China Southern Airlines and while reading some info on their website related to the inflight entertainment I found this about the Wifi ...
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Where is free Wi-Fi reliably available in Japan besides Lawson convenience stores?

I'm back in Japan for the eighth time, but it's five years since I was here and some things are changing. I've found that every Lawson convenience store now offers free Wi-Fi in one-hour sessions ...
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Where can I get some work done in Salzburg, Austria? (WiFi + power outlet)

I need to do some work during my travels. I see many cafes such as Cafe Bazar and Würfel Zucker offering free WiFi, but I don't know whether they'll have power outlets, and I need somewhat of a ...
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Connecting to the Delhi airport Wi-Fi with one U.S. phone number

According to what I have read, connecting to the Wi-Fi in the New Delhi airport requires a person to have a working phone number so they can receive a sms message with an access code. Our group will ...
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Can Westerners use the free Wi-Fi at Guangzhou international airport?

My route home at the end of my trip will have me on a 4-hour connection at Guangzhou airport in China. I've read online that it's an unpleasant airport but it would be more bearable if I knew I would ...
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Is free WiFi available in a night train from Istanbul to Sofia?

I wonder whether a night train from Istanbul to Sofia (a train that leaves at 22:40 and arrives at 8:45) offers WiFi. Also, if it is available, does the WiFi work decently? (Since on these types of ...
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How to connect to public WiFi

In hotels or at airports, connection to the public WiFi requires you to start a browser session, which is then redirected to some log-in page. Due to security concerns, browsers now pop up warnings ...
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Free wifi in Reykjavik

Do coffee shops or similar in Reykjavik have free wifi? I'll be traveling there with friends and want to be able to report in that we're alive after the hike. I don't really want to use GSM internet ...
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Do all German airports lack free wifi?

I've just been talking to another traveller who was particularly grumpy about Munich airport not having free wifi when he was there recently. Now I seem to recall that Germany has pretty strict laws ...
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Is it possible to use the free Wi-Fi at the Delhi Airport when one cannot receive a text message?

Is it possible to use the free Wi-Fi at the Delhi Airport when one cannot receive a text message? The Wi-Fi network I found seemed to ask for OTP, which is sent by text message.
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Wifi and power outlets on bus from Paris to Turin

I am taking a bus from Paris to Turin in a couple of weeks. I would like to not miss out the day and get some work done. I've read that some of the buses offer power outlets and free wifi, but there ...
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Incheon airport, ways to get wifi in south Korea for a few days

I'm flying to Korea in a couple of days, I live in the UK and never been outside Europe, also I'm have never traveled much, been to Italy and UK mostly. I'd like to be able to use Whatsapp, mainly to ...
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Where to rent a portable hotspot in Doha, Qatar?

I'm going to Doha, Qatar, to see the start of the MotoGP championship. Do you know if is it possible to rent a portable hotspot in the Hamad International Airport? Alternatively, where can I find ...
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Is there a way to access wifi in Zurich airport without a phone service?

I am traveling through Zurich and have a phone without any roaming there; I'm planning on picking up a SIM once I get to my final destination. Last time I was there, I couldn't access the airport wifi ...
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Is there free wifi in Sydney Airport?

I'm flying into Sydney airport in about a week, and there's a chance that I'll find myself wanting to look online for a last minute hotel. However, because I will just have arrived, I won't have had a ...
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How fast is the free Wi-Fi at Kiev airport?

Kiev Borispol's website mentions that there if free Wi-Fi throughout the terminals. How fast and reliable is this free Wi-Fi?
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How do I identify an airport’s official free Wi-Fi network? [closed]

While traveling in the Berlin Tegel airport (TXL), I wanted to get on Wi-Fi. I found three unsecured networks in addition to a number of password-protected networks. _Free_TXL_WiFi airberlin Berlin ...
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Is wifi available on the Amtrak Southwest Chief?

Is wifi available if I get the cheapest ticket on the "4 Southwest Chief" train? I looked at https://www.amtrak.com/services/contentService.iblegacy.routes.southwest-chief.html couldn't find any info
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How do I identify a railway station’s official WiFi [duplicate]

While I was waiting in the Nottingham railway station I wanted to connect to the WiFi. However, I found 4 unsecured WiFi networks: TheCloud _Notts City Free WiFi NET WiFi NCTX WiFi I had no idea ...
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Is complimentary Wi-Fi available on ICE trains outside of Germany?

As this new answer correctly states Since 1 January 2017 there is Wi-Fi in all ICE-Trains. What about the international ICE connections, is Wi-Fi available there as well? E.g. on the ICE from ...
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Free wifi situation in Italy

I am looking at traveling to Italy for a week stopping in Rome, Florence, and Venice. I would like to find out what wifi options there are and if there are decent free options. I found This blog post ...
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How common is public wifi in major cities in Israel?

How widespread is public wifi in hotels, public places, coffee shops, trains, buses, or even whole cities in Israel? Also, are they generally password protected (like many coffee shops in the USA)?
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Internet access in Colombia

Can anyone tell me what would be the easiest and cheapest way to access the internet? How common are HotSpots (biggest cities or towns) ? Can I rely on it or would be easier to buy 'pay and go' SIM ...
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.io domains and git ssh blocked in Israel [closed]

When using public transit WiFi such as the "ISRAEL-RAILWAY", I can't access any .io domains or push/pull from GitHub with an ssh key. I have to connect thru another network using my phone for WiFi ...
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Are there restaurants or cafes with Wi-Fi in Shkodër, Albania?

Here in Shkodër Albania my hotel doesn't have Wi-Fi and there aren't many tourists to ask. I can find lots of bar/cafes and lots of internet places with no coffee or food offered. But what I can't ...
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Is there Wi-Fi in the ICE trains in Germany?

I will travel from Frankfurt to Berlin by ICE and I wanted to ask if there is Wi-Fi in the trains and how much does it cost?
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Any tips and tricks to get a better Wi-Fi connection in airports?

Many airports offer free Wi-Fi but the strength and stability of the signal depends considerably on where you are. Sometimes you get 3+ Mbps (still too slow IMHO but acceptable given that it's free ...
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Are there any power outlets and Wi-Fi hotspots on the Zurich-Milan train?

I'm wondering if there are power outlets on the SBB Zurich-Milan train. The SBB page on the topic says: "Depending on the route and train type, you can enjoy the following services during your ...
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Is it possible to use the free Wi-Fi at the Zurich Airport when one cannot receive a text message? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use the free Wi-Fi at the Zurich Airport when one cannot receive a text message?
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Do any of the convenience store chains in Taiwan offer free Wi-Fi?

Here in Taipei there's more cafes than ever and most have free Wi-Fi, and of course accommodation always has free Wi-Fi too. So I don't bother spending money for Wi-Fi access. There do seem to be a ...
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If I travel using Airbnb and my host provides Wi-Fi, am I putting myself at risk of being hacked? [closed]

I have never used Airbnb before. I'm trying it out for the first time. For those who don't know, it basically is a company that connects travelers to individuals who are willing to rent rooms in their ...
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Any fast internet (good wifi) in Ubud (Bali)?

I am looking for a good wifi connection in Ubud (Bali, Indonesia). I need to upload a fair amount of videos and pictures (6+ GB), and give a couple of Skype/Hangout phone calls. I used Wifi.id (in ...
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WiFi on board Lufthansa long haul

Does anybody know if Lufthansa offers WiFi services on board the flight from Frankfurt to Chennai (A340)? What are the rates? How good is the WiFi? My requirement is just basic texting, Facebook and ...
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Quality of WiFi and 3G reception in Amed (Bali)?

I am considering going for at least one month to Amed (to get more into free-diving). I need to be able to make Skype calls and other work-related tasks. I need a speed equivalent to one allowing me ...
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Mobile internet (3G) in UK for some days

At the end of June I will be headed to Cambridge (UK) for a conference. The conference lasts three days. However, I'll stay there for four days. Is it possible to have a mobile (and preferably cheap!)...