Mobile WiFi Hotspot Rental for Italy
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Unlimited Data WiFi Hotspot Rental for Italy (4G LTE speeds)
Our MiFi Rental for Italy creates your own personal and secure Wi-Fi mobile hotspot with which you can connect up to 10 devices at one time. You and your fellow travelers can use Google Maps, Skype, check emails, stream movies and music or whatever else you typically do online. We recommend you visit our "Reviews" tab to get ideas of how other users have used their Italy MiFi Rental. The MiFi comes preconfigured and ready to go. Just turn it on, enter the password on your smartphone, tablet and/or PC and you instantly have a secure WiFi hotspot. Coverage is on the largest carrier in Italy, Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) and reaches extensively throughout Italy including the islands of Sicily and Sardinia. This is the perfect solution for travelers who want fast and secure mobile data on their trip at an affordable price.
The MiFi offers 10GB of data at 4G LTE speeds which is more than enough for 99.9% of all travelers (and then the speeds drop to 2G speeds). If your rental period exceeds 30 days, you will receive an additional 10GB of data after the initial 30 days. 4G coverage is available in over 3,500 towns and cities in Italy and 3G service virtually everywhere else. Visit our "Features and Coverage" tab for further information on coverage, including a coverage map.
Still need more data? Some users, typically businesses (for example production companies that are streaming video) need more than the 10GB typically offered. In this case, Cellular Abroad offers up to 50GB of data at LTE speeds per 30 day period. Please call or email for details.
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Our MiFi Rental for Italy offers up to 10GB of data at speeds up to 4G for each 30 days of use. This is enough data for 99.9% of all users.
Ordering Cellular Abroad’s Italy MiFi Rental is easy. You can order online or speak to one of our expert advisors at 800-287-5072 and they can place the order for you. Time permitting, we deliver the MiFi Hotspot Rental at least 2 business days prior to you departure using USPS or FedEx. We can deliver the following day (except Sunday) for those with immediate departures. The MiFi comes charged and ready to go from the moment you hit the tarmac in Italy.
You will receive a fully charged MiFi, complete with a convenient travel pouch and international chargers, a car charger with 2 USB ports (great for plugging in your iPad at the same time and using GPS navigation during your trip), plug adapters and simple instructions. If you have any questions, please call us or email us.
The Cellular Abroad Italy MiFi Rental is ready to go. When you arrive in Italy, simply turn it on, enter the password on your device and you are ready to connect to the internet.
Send Back MiFi Rental
We will send you a return label with your package. Please retain it and, upon return from your trip, drop off the package at FedEx or USPS(as per instructions) within 2 business days from the last day of your rental period.
Your Italy MiFi Rental comes with the following features:
- 4G LTE MiFi Device with pre-installed SIM card
- Can connect up to 5 WiFi compatible devices simultaneously
- International charger and plug adapters
- Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery
- 10M (30 ft) range of network coverage
- Travel Pouch
According to TIM (the largest carrier in Italy), 4G services are available in 71% of inhabitable areas, 3G services are available in 96% of inhabitable areas in Italy and 2G service is available in 99.8% of inhabitable areas. While the coverage is extremely good, the only way to know 100% if there is coverage where you will be staying is to ask the owner of the villa or apartment, or the hotel staff if you are staying at a hotel, if there is data coverage with TIM. You can also visit the TIM website and click on "Copertura" ("coverage" in English) http://www.tim.it/internet/TIM-4GLTE. Please note that the information on this page is available only in Italian.
Important FAQs for Rentals
When do I order?
You can order as far in advance as you like - even months prior to your departure. We will ship your rental at the appropriate date in order for you to receive it prior to your departure. Rentals are shipped ground or express service and will arrive 2 business days prior to your set departure date whenever possible.
- The applicable rental period fee for the duration of your rental period.
- Round-trip shipping and handling fee (see below).
How much is shipping?
If you order at least 2 weeks in advance, round-trip Ground shipping is only $12.88. If you are leaving soon, we offer round-trip 2-day Express for $29.96, or Overnight Express for $39.96. We also offer Overnight Priority and First Overnight shipping.
What is the latest I can order a hotspot rental?
You can order up to one business day prior to your departure as long as you call in before to 1:30pm Pacific Time. Exceptions can be made on a limited basis, even if you are leaving early in the morning - we can usually get your Wi-Fi hotspot rental to you. Please call our 800 number (rather than order via the web) in order to confirm that we can get you a phone rental on time.
Does the cell MiFi come charged?
Yes it does.
Can I charge this MiFi on my trip?
Just plug it into the wall. It comes with an Italian plug adapter (which you can use for other devices as well). Alternatively, you can plug it into a cigarette lighter in a car.
How do I return the MiFi Rental?
Round trip shipping is included in your shipping fee. You will be provided with a return sticker label, which you can put on the box the MiFi arrived in, or your own box. If using your own box please do not use an extremely oversized box. (Canadian rental customers click here)
What happens if I cancel?
If your rental has not shipped, you will only be charged a 5% reserve fee. If your rental has been sent out, you are responsible for the one week rental fee plus the shipping fee.
Are there any surcharges or hidden fees?
No, there are no surcharges or hidden fees. All rental customers are subject to our Terms & Conditions.
Can I use Skype?
Yes you can.
Can I use the MiFi outside of Italy?
The Italy MiFi Rental is intended for use only within Italy.
Does Cellular Abroad offer insurance against loss or damage?
Yes, rental insurance is available for $19.50 as an add-on once you add your item to the cart. See what is covered click here.