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Free WiFi Rental Service – Sharing Kyoto - Sharing KyotoのWi-fi ルーター無料レンタルサービス -
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Free WiFi Rental Service – Sharing Kyoto

- Sharing KyotoのWi-fi ルーター無料レンタルサービス -
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Native English and Chinese speakers on staff.
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Experience more of Kyoto with a Free Pocket WiFi
On Sharing Kyoto, we offer free pocket WiFi rentals to those who sign up for our site. Requiring only an email address and password, or alternatively, a Facebook login, signing up is a breeze. When you sign up, not only will you be able to book a free pocket WiFi, but save restaurants, shops and activities to a personal list with the My List function and ask Sharing Kyoto staff questions regarding Kyoto via our Help Desk. As lovers of Kyoto ourselves, we at Sharing Kyoto hope that when you come here, you'll love it just as much as we do. And in order to enjoy Kyoto to its fullest, nothing beats the convenience of free WiFi wherever you go. Next time you come to Japan’s ancient capital, pick up one of our free pocket WiFi routers, and go and make yourself some unforgettable memories! Below we outline the pocket WiFi rental process and go over a few frequently asked questions.
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Step 1: Book Online
Step 1: Book Online
First, book online. Bookings are available up to a week before the pickup date. The longest a pocket WiFi can be rented for is one (1) month. However, the pickup and return dates can be changed post-booking. After you finish your booking, expect an email from the Sharing Kyoto staff in the next few days. If you have any queries, feel free to ask.
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Step 2: Pick Up
Step 2: Pick Up
Welcome! After safely arriving in Kyoto, head to our office to pick up your pocket WiFi. Sharing Kyoto is located on the fifth (5th) floor of the same building as the English themed café THE THREE BEARS. Please bring the following: ・Deposit: ¥10,000 cash or a double-sided copy of your credit card (all copies are shredded upon the return of the router). ・ID ・The address of your accommodation in Japan When you come to pick up the router, you will be handed a Sharing Kyoto questionnaire. We ask that you fill out the questionnaire and return it with the router. After you’ve received your router, now you’ll be free to start your adventure around Kyoto.
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Step 3: Return the Router
Step 3: Return the Router
Return the pocket WiFi to the Sharing Kyoto office on the specified return date. When the router is returned, we will return your ¥10,000 deposit (if you opted for a credit card copy, we will shred the copy). Also, please don’t forget the questionnaire we initially handed you with the router.
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Q. Why is it free? A. While this service is free, in exchange, we ask that you fill out and return the Sharing Kyoto questionnaire provided at the time of pick up. Q. What are the specs of the pocket WiFi router? A. Router model: Speed Wi-Fi Next w01 (KDDI) Max speed: Reception 110Mbps, Transmission 10Mbps Max operating time: 8h Max standby time: 12h Q. How many pocket WiFi routers can I rent? A. Routers are limited to one (1) per person. Please contact us if you have any other questions.
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Head inside the TOKIWA BLDG. pictured here.

Head inside the TOKIWA BLDG. pictured here.

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