As a Small Business Owner, I’m always looking for ways to save money when traveling overseas. We’re planning a business trip to London England from San Francisco. I’m only traveling with an iPhone, iPad and a Bluetooth keyboard / case for this trip. The laptop stays on my desk in the office.
I set up a basic (but expensive) international data plan with my main AT&T account as a backup wireless resource. However, I want to use WiFi services as much as possible to save money. I need WiFi for Voice-Over-IP (VOIP) phone Calls, sending / receiving Text Messages, Managing Social Networking, checking eMails and working on Web Applications.
We just completed extensive research on the lowest cost and best options for WiFi services in London, UK and Ireland. The bottom line is that it’s a confusing mess of choices…and there are lots of options for using WiFi. To begin, I always check with my hotel before leaving on a trip, as well as plan for other WiFi services.
The following is a summary of the other best WiFi options I could find: