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Internet Saving Tips During Overseas Traveling

Posted at September 6, 2018 22:47 by vacasion in Vacation
Internet Saving Tips During Overseas Traveling

Internet saving tips are one that you need to know to stay connected to the internet during a holiday abroad. Especially now that it remains online as if it has become a primary need. Yes, no?

Starting from the need to stay connected with family in Indonesia, to upload vacation moments to social media such as Instagram or even for work problems. Not infrequently, people who travel due to work, travel bloggers, for example!

The problem is, each country has a different way to stay connected to the internet. There is a country that can easily buy local sim cards, but some are complicated. Not to mention that it will take time and further information search to choose which operator is the best in a country.

So there will actually be a lot of things that need to be prepared so that you can stay connected to the internet but still save on data packages during traveling on abroad .

If you do not choose the right way online abroad, you might need an additional budget or even run out of data packages even though it's not time to go home.

 Many need to be prepared so that you can stay connected to the internet while traveling abroad
There is a lot to be prepared so you can stay connected to the internet while traveling on overseas

Well, because of that, reading the article about internet saving tips while traveling outside this country you will know some ways to save internet data costs and packages while abroad. Look carefully for those who do not want to over budget when they travel abroad.

1. Use Free Wifi!

 Use free wifi to save data packages
Use free wifi to save data packages

If it's only in a country for one day, for example when only transit, really loses when buying a local data plan. It is better to use free wifi facilities, especially if you go to some developed countries that have lots of free wifi such as Korea Singapore and Japan .

Free Wifi it can usually be obtained in most public places such as Airports, Train Stations or Mall. But if it's not there, try looking for a hotel cafe or lobby that provides free wifi. You can also order drinks if you choose to use free wifi at the cafe. This method is also effective for saving cellular data packages abroad.

2. Buy Roaming Special Data Packages When In Indonesia

 One of them is the XL Pass that can be used across continents in 39 countries
One of them is the XL Pass can be used across continents in 39 countries

Using internet saving tips abroad, this will make it easier for you, especially if you want to go to a country where English is not the main language. No more hassles to find a local sim after arriving at the destination.

One that you can use is to use XL Easy Roaming from XL operators. There are three choices for XL Easy Roaming: XL Pass, Combo Roaming and XL Umroh. If you go abroad less than 3 days to one month, using this Prepaid XL Pass can be an option.

Activation of roaming can be done easily, both while still in Indonesia ] or when already abroad. In addition, this Prepaid XL Pass can be used across continents, in 39 countries. A list of countries that can be used by XL Pass can be seen here . While the advantages of using XL Pass while abroad are as follows:

  • The network must be stable, because it uses local operators when roaming.
  • You can access Youtube without quota.
  • The remaining quota can still be used when returning to Indonesia
  • Domestic quota can be used overseas
  • Package activation can be done at * 123 * 747 # or with myXL apps, either before leaving or
    after being abroad.

communication and connection on the internet for overseas is definitely smooth if using XL Pass isn't it? Well, if the price is below this:

  • IDR 150,000 for an active period of 3 days.
  • IDR 200,000 for an active period of 7 days.
  • IDR 350,000 for an active period of 30 days.

Nebeng Tethering Friend

 Tethering friend's smartphone can be one way to save internet costs while abroad
Tethering friend's smartphone can be one way save internet costs while abroad

This is one of the benefits of traveling with friends. You can share many things besides stories and happiness. One of them was sharing an internet connection with tethering friend's smartphone. But this method is more suitable for emergencies.

For example if the data package that you have is up, but the time to return is near. Meanwhile, buying a new data package is not possible because it will make the internet budget while traveling increases.

Be sure to discuss further with your friends if you want to tether longer. Maybe if you really need an additional data package, you can share the cost of purchasing additional data packages. Do not let you fight because you use internet saving tips in this overseas country, but you don't have enough discussion.

4. Rent MIFI or Buy Modem Wifi to Use Together

 Use MIFI if sharing with friends
Use Mifi if sharing with friends

Online saving traveling time one of which can be done by renting MIFI or Buy a wifi modem. This method is the most appropriate if you want to travel with friends. Besides, from the beginning, I want to share internet data package costs.

If you want to remain in Indonesia you should buy a wifi modem that can be filled with cards from various countries. You can also buy a wifi modem then fill it with XL Pass. Or if you really don't need to buy, you can try to rent it now.

5. Buy Sim Card Locally In Destination Country

 Buy Local Sim Card In Destination Country
Buy Local Sim Card In Destination Country

Buy This local sim card is highly recommended for those who go abroad longer. For example, go more than a month abroad. If using roaming facilities, of course the costs will be far more expensive. However, if it goes less than a month, using roaming facilities, the costs incurred must be more expensive.

But who makes it lazy to buy a local sim card, it is complicated to uninstall a smartphone to replace a sim card ] Even more complicated if traveling abroad is not long, or intermittently moving countries. If so, it's better to choose another method so that online at abroad is more economical.

6. Enable Important Applications only

 Use only important applications
Use only important applications

Nowadays it is increasingly sophisticated with the presence of IOS and Android smartphones . That means that it is balanced with a variety of applications in it that may not be used during traveling, but still suck up the data package. For example, communication only requires BBM, Whatsapp or Skype. Social media can also be chosen, such as only activating Instagram Facebook, Twitter only.

Applications that suck quota such as Youtube or other applications that are not needed should be deactivated. . But if you use XL Pass, you don't have to bother disabling Youtube. Because XL Pass can access Youtube without Quota.

7. Change Smartphone To Flight Mode If Not Used

 Tips on saving internet abroad are the simplest: use flight mode if the smartphone is not used
The simplest internet saving tips abroad: use flight mode if the smartphone is not used

Change the status of smartphone to flight mode is a wise choice. What is more, if you are not wanting to use it online . You see, even though in a state that is still not used, the connection to the internet remains active, and data usage still runs.

Well, if in flight mode it is certain that all internet connections are turned off. There will be no surprises suddenly running out of data packages, because the automatic update system usually takes up a lot of internet data packages. This is one of the internet saving tips for the easiest foreign travel.

8. Deals Save Deals: Download Maps Offline

 Download offline maps
Download offline maps

Traveling today is made easier with the existence of map applications to show locations or navigate during traveling. The problem is that some map applications suck up internet data packages quite a lot. Of course it will break all internet saving tips while traveling on top?

Now, it would be better for you to download a map application that can be used offline . So before departure, you should download map data first. So when using it, you will not need an internet data plan anymore. One reliable map application is Google Maps . This application now has an offline map feature .

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