Don’t get a Pocket WiFi for Japan

by | May 21, 2023 | Travel | 0 comments


Going to Japan in June 2023 and thinking of hiring a pocket WiFi?

Here’s why you shouldn’t get a pocket WiFi….

Hi guys, it’s Tony here. I’ve just returned from Japan after 2.5 weeks and Japan is packed with tourists! When I landed at Haneda Airport the line queuing up for Travel SIMs and Pocket WiFi Rentals was so long it nearly went to the next terminal.

You definitely do not want to was your holiday lining up for a pocket WiFI rental or at a SIM card kiosk. Let’s delve into the advantages of using the NorthSIM Japan Travel eSIM over hiring a pocket WiFi device. Let’s discover why the NorthSIM eSIM stands out as the superior choice.

  1. Convenience and Simplicity:

The NorthSIM Japan Travel eSIM offers unparalleled convenience. Instead of carrying around a separate device, the eSIM seamlessly integrates with your smartphone or compatible device. Simply activate the eSIM, and you’re ready to explore Japan with hassle-free connectivity. No more worrying about device compatibility or additional gadgets to manage.

  1. Cost-Effectiveness:

When it comes to cost-effectiveness, the NorthSIM eSIM takes the lead. Hiring a pocket WiFi device often involves daily rental fees, which can quickly add up, especially for longer trips. On the other hand, the NorthSIM eSIM offers competitive pricing with flexible data plans. You pay only for the data you use, avoiding unnecessary expenses.

  1. Reliability and Coverage:

Traveling through Japan’s vast landscapes demands reliable connectivity. The NorthSIM eSIM operates on Japan’s leading network providers, ensuring extensive coverage across the country. Whether you’re exploring bustling cities or remote rural areas, you can rely on the NorthSIM eSIM to keep you connected, allowing for seamless navigation, translation, and staying in touch with loved ones.

  1. No Credit Cards Required

Many Pocket WiFi companies will require you to pay using a credit card and they will pre-authorise a charge onto your credit card (debit cards and cash are not accepted). With NorthSIM’s Japan Travel SIM, you can pay using PayPal credit or debit, or even PayPal’s Pay in 4!

  1. Time-Saving:

Every moment counts when exploring a new destination. With the NorthSIM eSIM, you can save valuable time that would otherwise be spent picking up and returning pocket WiFi devices. Upon arrival in Japan, simply activate the eSIM, and you’re instantly connected. No more waiting in line or dealing with complicated setup instructions.


In the realm of travel connectivity, the NorthSIM Japan Travel eSIM triumphs over hiring a pocket WiFi device. Its convenience, cost-effectiveness, reliability, coverage, flexibility, and time-saving features make it the ultimate choice for travelers seeking seamless connectivity in Japan. Experience the freedom to explore, stay connected, and create lasting memories without the burden of managing additional devices. Choose the NorthSIM Japan Travel eSIM and unlock a world of possibilities on your Japanese adventure.