You will probably end up without Internet for the first few weeks of your relocation in France because you are usually required to have a French bank account get WiFi at home or a SIM card. While you’ll be seeing Free Wifi frequently you’ll understand soon it is a service that the French telecommunications company Free offers to its clients.
Luckily, there are other ways to stay connected
The French telecom company Travel Wifi provides pocket sized wireless routers. You can easily book their hotspots online. When making your reservation you can choose to have your dongle sent to your home (in France or abroad) or you can retrive from Paris Airports, their office in Paris and Tourism Information centers in Nice, Cannes, Marseille and Avignon.
With a Travel Wifi hotspot you will have unlimited data in France (no data throttling) and you will be able to connect up to 10 devices on one unit. As you can use the portable modem at home, you can also carry it arround to have internet when you’re out.
- No contract, daily rentals
- English speaking support
- Fast and efficent
- Easy to reach
- No configuration needed
- Unlimited Internet in Frace, also works in Europe (5GB/day)
- Charger included
- The device can be easily returned by maim using the prepaid envelope included in the package.
For the ones who would prefer using sim cards their Simy option offers unlimited voice, text and mms from Europe to other European countries as well al the United States and Canada. Simy also comes with 20 GB data plan in Europe. Simy is valid for 7 days however it is possible to extend. Just as the MiFi unit , it’s contract-free and you can pay for it with any international credit card.
Book Travel Wifi here!
Book Simy here!