Caution: All the data, rates and prices below are based on the ones available as of October 15, 2023. It may vary when you read this article.
In today’s digital age, having uninterrupted internet connectivity is not just a luxury, but a necessity. Whether you’re traveling for leisure or business, staying connected is paramount. Fortunately, there are a plethora of portable WiFi devices and sim card providers that guarantee a seamless internet experience. But with multiple options on the market, which one should you choose? —Or, how should you choose the best one?
Here’s a detailed comparison of three providers to help you make an informed decision.
Choosing the brand that meets your demand is not a easy task. This is because the options they provide are so many that you are almost overwhelmed by the flexibility. Let’s check what to consider when you choose a brand and their service and options.
The number of days you’ll be in a country directly affects your choice. Do you stay in the country for just a couple of days, a week, a month or a year?
If you’re someone who just checks emails and browses, a basic plan might suffice. In that case, a restriction on data usage per day would not perplex you. But if you’re into streaming, video conferencing, or online gaming, then speed and unlimited data usage become essential. Do you love walking with your favorite song streamed into your ear, or is it your habit to check and listen to the latest news while you head for your destination? Do you have a favorite YouTuber you want to talk to you while you are on the train? Then a data usage restriction like 10 gigabytes per day will be an anathema to you.
Additionally, many people consider the speed of data communication crucial. Although the speeds advertised on websites are theoretical values, and actual speed depends on various factors including location, selecting a service with a high theoretical value is generally a reliable choice.
Consider how many devices you’ll be connecting. For example, if you are an Apple user who brings an iPhone, an iPad, a Mac Book and an Apple Watch and wants to connect them to the Internet, buying a SIM card, which only allows your iPhone to access the Internet world, will not be your best choice. A good pocket WiFi device is. Or, if you come to Japan with your friends and all of them expect their devices to connect to the Internet in Japan, a WiFi pocket router will be also a godsend, a much more affordable choice.
Now, let’s check the comparison of devices provided by Global Advanced Communications (GAC) and other two companies (anonymous). The condition is as below.
The data usage should be unlimited: Actually, there are few brands that offer restriction-free data usage (and GAC is one of the few brands). That’s why here are only three contenders.
Use duration should be 7 days: The price and rate of the service of this kind heavily depends on how many days you need the device. So, let’s assume that we go to a 7-day trip.
We need a pocket WiFi device: In some cases, renting or buying a prepaid SIM card can be a better option. However, a mobile WiFi device is usually much easier to use in regards to its necessary settings, and many latest devices are not compatible with physical SIM cards (they use e-SIMs). So, let’s use a rental WiFi router here.
For your information, the condition above is based on the plan we (GAC) highly recommend.
I know. You are on the GAC’s blog page, and therefore, it may be no doubt or surprise that the result is in favor of us. However, it is true that the speed (up to 350 Mbps) and the affordable rate are the very thing we are proud of about our service. If you are looking for a WiFi rental plan in Japan that is high-performance, usage-restriction-free, and more affordable, we are the one.
Also, we offer additional options like Premium Insurance, a portable charger and a travel adapter. Any of them will be a lifesaver during the journey in Japan, but especially the portable charger we offer is exceptionally affordable — 80 JPY. A portable charger is good not only for your mobile device but also for the WiFi device you use. Let’s add this extra boon to your cart.
Do you wonder why you need a travel adapter, and what it is? Let’s check this article.
Making the right choice for a portable WiFi device can be the difference between a smooth, connected trip and a frustrating, disconnected one. From considering the duration of your stay to understanding your data consumption habits and the number of devices you intend to connect, every detail matters.
The landscape of portable WiFi solutions is vast, but when you weigh the speed, reliability, cost, and additional offerings, GAC emerges as a strong contender. Our commitment to ensuring you have an uninterrupted digital experience while traveling in Japan is unwavering. With a slew of beneficial add-ons like the affordable portable charger and travel adapter, we aim to be not just a service provider, but a travel companion that understands and caters to all your connectivity needs. Choose wisely, stay connected, and make the most of your travels!