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Free Mobile Wi-Fi Router Rental !

For a pleasant journey in Kyoto!Become a member of Sharing Kyoto and borrow a mobile Wi-Fi router for free! You just need to answer a simple questionnaire while you travel in Kyoto.
How to Apply
  • 1Apply online! Apply at least one week before the date you want to borrow the router. Note that we are not open on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
  • 2Borrow at our office You can borrow the router at Sharing Kyoto office close to Hankyu Karasuma station. We understand English, Chinese, and Japanese.
  • 3Start using your mobile router! You can freely use the hotspot while you are enjoying your vacation!
  • 4Return at our office You can return the mobile router at the same place you borrowed it from. If you have time when returning the router, please also tell us about your time in Kyoto!
Why Free ?
  • We want to improve our site and would like you to answer a questionnaire in return for the hotspot. We will hand you the questionnaire when you come to our office, and you can return it to us at the same time when you return the router.View Questionnare (sample)
  • * We borrow the mobile router for free, but do require a deposit (a copy of your credit card or ¥10,000 in cash) in case the router is not returned or is lost.
Details
Mobile router specs
  • Type: Speed Wi-Fi Next w01 (KDDI)
  • Maximum speed: Reception 110Mbps, Transmission 10Mbps
  • Maximum operating time: 8h
  • Maximum standby time: 12h
Borrowing/return place
Our office is a 5-minute walk from Hankyu Karasuma station or a 10-minute walk from subway Karasuma Oike station.
Our office is in the same building as the cafe
The Three Bears
User opinions
  • Amy / Taiwan
    Thank you for lending me the wireless router. Thanks to it I didn’t get lost in Kyoto!
  • John / England
    I came to Kyoto to know more about the history of Kyoto and go to the temples and shrines! The mobile router was really useful when looking up the temples and shrines.
  • Shufen / Taiwan
    It’s nice of you to lend the Wi-Fi router for free, you really do need it when traveling in Kyoto.
  • Andi / Malaysia
    It’s so useful I am wondering why you don’t take money for the service!
  • Mary / America
    The free Wi-Fi was great! Thank you very much!
  • Daan / Netherlands
    Do they have this service in other places beside Kyoto too? Thanks to the router I had a pleasant journey!
  • Olivia / Malaysia
    I came to Kyoto to enjoy nature and scenery! The mobile router was really helpful when I toured Kyoto.
FAQ
How many mobile Wi-Fi routers can I borrow?
1 device per person.
How long can we borrow the router for?
You can borrow the mobile router from 1 day to 30 days.
Why is it free?
We want to improve our site and would like you to answer a questionnaire in return for the mobile router. We will hand you the questionnaire when you come to our office, and you can return it to us at the same time when you return the router.

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