Staying Connected While Abroad

TEP Wireless device - wifi in Japan

Whether it’s the need to be reachable 24/7, or the fear of FOMO, securing reliable wireless access while traveling is so helpful. It’s one less thing to worry about, so you can rest assured you’ll always be able to access maps, translations, and currency exchange rates while overseas. I used to be the person who would just wing it abroad, but I recently got a TEP Wireless portable wifi device and I’ll never go back to my old ways.

TEP Wireless makes it unbelievably easy to get wifi coverage while abroad. Their portable device works in over 150 different countries around the world. You can get unlimited data for $9.95 per day. It supports up to 5 devices simultaneously, making it an even more affordable internet option when traveling as a pair or small group. The device also comes with a USB charging cord and universal outlet adapter, so you’re good to go straight out of the box.

Our device worked great on our recent trip to Asia, allowing my sister and I to share all the Instagram stories, Facebook updates, and tweets we wanted while on the road. Upon landing in Haneda International Airport, we turned the wifi device, put in our password, and activated the first 24 hour cycle. We didn’t have to re-enter the password at all in the following days, which was really convenient. The battery life is 8 hours or 20 hours on standby, so I recommend having your USB charging cable on you and an external battery pack to charge it should the TEP device drain entirely.

TEP Wireless - portable wifi device

All in all, the TEP Wireless device is incredible. The product was pretty reliable, user-friendly, and it totally enhanced our travel experience. We were able to quickly access directions, tourist information, and iMessage, making our trip even more productive and fun. I’m excited to use the device again on my next trip abroad!

Note: I received the TEP Wireless device for review consideration.
  • Candy Kage

    We are headed abroad so this sounds like something we need to look into purchasing.

  • I’ve heard about these! Need to make sure we have one on a future trip abroad.

  • Jennifer Hazel Quisenberry

    I’ve never used this before when I travel. I’ll have to keep it in mind. I usually get a pay as you go phone in the country I’m visiting if I’ll be there for more than a week.

  • Wish I’d had this piece of tech when I studied abroad in 2012! I actually didn’t even have an international cell phone, just a local pay per use!

  • I’m going to go check it out for my Taiwan trip next month! Thank you!

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