Looking for Pocket WiFi Rental in Japan? | wifi rental japan

The biggest holiday in a year, New Year’s holiday is coming soon. I guess this is one of the longest vacations we can have in a year. During this golden holiday, many people plan to travel abroad and make memorable moments with their friends or family members. Of course some people travel alone for achieving their own purposes. Some may want to find what life is while others want to internally grow up by traveling solo.

Japan is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. Every year millions of people visit Japan to experience their foods, cultures, and lifestyles. This amazing country satisfies tourists with both modern and traditional aspects. Even if you are traveling to Tokyo only, which is a capital city of Japan, you will be able to enjoy traditional shrines and temples as well as skyscrapers and museums.
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[Regarding New Year’s Holiday]

wifi-rental-japan will not open from December 31st, 2018 to January 3rd, 2019.
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Hokkaido Travel Guide 1 Sapporo : Shopping Malls | wifi rental japan

A paradise for people who love winter sports! Sapporo, which was also a city for Olympics once, is a capital of Hokkaido and one of Japan’s major cities. This amazing city is famous for winter sports, snow festival, (extremely a lot of) snow, crabs, seafood, ramen, and beer. Everything related to snow and winter is famous here and every year millions of people visit Sapporo to enjoy winter sports and snow festival.
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The Secrets About Unlimited Pocket WiFi | wifi rental japan

Basically you can use unlimited 4G data with advance mode of 305ZT and high speed mode of W05. However, unlimited settings may not allow you to stay connected if you are using it in places like subway and basement. In addition to this, if your room is surrounded by walls, there is a possibility that radio wave from outside cannot be received well. In this case, you can relocate pocket WiFi to the place like near window. However, it still may not work depend on your surrounding environment.

There is a solution for this. Unfortunately, this solution will not lead you to use unlimited data; however, you can still stay connected under difficult environment. This applies to almost all pocket WiFi in Japan. When a WiFi rental company in Japan says you can use unlimited data, it means you can use unlimited 4G data, not 4G LTE. Some places will say you can use unlimited 4G LTE. In this case, the usage of 4G LTE is limited to 1-3 Gigabytes per day and speed limit will be applied after using all of these.
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How Many Mbps is Good? | wifi rental japan

Many people who are not really interested in computer and network will not know much about terms used for WiFi such as Mbps and Kbps. A lot of pocket WiFi rental companies advertise their products with its speed. However, not many places explain to what extent you can use internet connection with certain amount of Mbps. So, how many Mbps do you need to use internet without having lags? Is it really enough to enjoy everything including watching Youtube videos and play mobile games? In this article, we will look for how many Mbps you need for enjoying WiFi without troubles.
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*Coming Soon!* Introducing New Pocket WiFi Model | wifi rental japan

Currently wifi rental japan offers only one option to our customers, which is Y!mobile 305ZT. Y!mobile 305ZT is popular in Japan for its stable connection, high speed, and reasonable price. The speed of WiFi reaches 187.5 Mbps for download, which is very enough for using your devices without having lags, and it only costs JPY 600 per day including tax. You will easily find wifi rental japan provides the best price when searching for other pocket WiFi rental companies in Japan.
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Staying in Japan for a Long Term? | wifi rental japan

Many people come to Japan just for a short visit. In this case, I highly recommend renting a pocket WiFi since rental fee is not very expensive and you can use unlimited data. I believe it’s more useful than buying SIM card because (1) you must have unlocked phone to use SIM card, (2) it’s usually expensive, and (3) the usage of data is limited.

However, some of you are planning to stay in Japan for a few months. You may be traveling all around Japan for a long time, studying as student, or working for a long term. Having phone number is really important in Japan; however, it is difficult to have phone number at the same time. It has become quite easier but few years ago there was an ironic situation for foreign residents when making phone number. Phone number was needed to open Japanese bank account. Japanese bank account was needed to make a phone number. It was like an assignment which would never finish. Nowadays it became much easier since you can easily make your phone number with credit card.
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Is It Really Unlimited? True or False | wifi rental japan

A lot of portable wifi router companies advertise that you can enjoy unlimited data during your stay in Japan. wifi-rental-japan also introduces to customers that you can use unlimited data with our wifi router. However, there is a rule of using unlimited data and same thing applies to most of the wifi routers in Japan.


wifi-rental-japan provides Y mobile 305ZT to our customers. Although this router is popular in Japan and many wifi rental stores handle it, it is impossible to cover every single area in Japan. For instance, if you hike up mountain and try to connect to the internet with wifi router, it will not work at all. In similar cases, it will not work as well if you are traveling countryside of Japan. Please refer to the following map.
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Things You Should be Cautious When Using Router | wifi rental japan

We always confront unexpected situations in life. It happens when you are using wifi-rental-japan’s wifi router as well. You may have to meet situations you would never want to meet. Losing internet connection in the middle of your trip can be one example. There are a lot of situations you would face and sometimes it will bother you a lot. In this article, we will talk about the main problems you may have during your rental period and how to solve it.
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