The MiFi allows you to create your own virtual hotspot and, with this hotspot, you can connect up to five devices or users at one time. Our Australia mobile broadband MiFi device comes preconfigured and ready to go. Once you arrive in Australia, simply turn on the MiFi and you will have an instant hotspot. You can even use your service to access to make international and local calls through Skype or similar voice over IP services.
Renting a MiFi wireless broadband device is a convenient way to stay connected to the internet while in Australia. The MiFi device rental is preactivated and ready to work as soon as you arrive in Australia, offering exceptional coverage and low rates. MiFi uses GSM and 3G technology, allowing you to use your data connection freely wherever cell phone coverage is available. You can access the internet at any time and place and stay connected to your iPad, iPhone, PC, Mac, Blackberry or any other device that has WiFi connectivity.
Your MiFi rental comes with the following features:
MiFi Device with pre-installed Australia 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
With your initial purchase of $39, you get 2GB of bandwidth. For each 2GB of credit, you get roughly:
10,000 one-page text emails sent or received
1500 one-page emails with an attachment
4,000 Web page views
500 medium resolution photos
200 minutes of standard-quality streaming video
2.5Mbps maximum downspeed (On 3G/HSDPA connection)
0.9Mbps maximum upspeed (On 3G/HSDPA connection)
3G/HSDPA available in most major towns and cities
Australia MiFi Recharge
only US$39.00 for 2GB bandwidth
Get more bandwidth during your stay in Australia with an additional $30AUD of data credit. Each of these recharges gives about 2GB of bandwidth, which is roughly 10,000 text emails, 4,000 webpages or 3 high resolution videos.
"The MiFi device from Cellular Abroad was incredibly useful during my trip! Not only could I access Google Maps and other online resources with my laptop, I used it with my smart phone to instantly update Facebook and Twitter and share my experiences with my friends and family back home!" – Patrick, Sykesville MD
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.
The applicable rental period fee for the duration of your rental period. (See 'Plans' tab)
The price of 1 International MiFi Recharge ($39.00)
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. Rentals will arrive 2 business days prior to your set departure date.
What is the latest I can order a rental MiFi?
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 MiFi device to you. Please call our 800 number (rather than order via the web) in order to confirm that we can get you a MiFi device on time.
When do I get the MiFi?
You will receive your MiFi device rental two days prior to your departure, unless you require next day delivery.
Does the MiFi device come charged?
Yes it does, but itís always best to test the battery and charge device before your departure.
Can I charge this device on my trip?
Yes, you will receive an international charger and relevant plug adapters, so you can charge the device in the U.S. or at your destination.
How do I return the device?
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 device 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?
Unless you are roaming outside of the country or countries for which your service is offered, the rates are fixed according to our posted rate chart and coverage areas. All rental customers are subject to our Terms & Conditions.
Does Cellular Abroad offer insurance against loss or damage?
Yes, rental insurance is available for $29.50 as an add-on once you add your item to the cart. See what is covered here.