What's The Most Expensive WiFi You've Seen?

from the ah,-tethering dept

I do a fair bit of traveling and, while I try to avoid it, there are times when I really have no choice but to pay up for WiFi (and why is it always the expensive hotels that charge more for it, while the cheap hotels offer free WiFi?). At times, the prices seem really crazy, but Parker sends over a screenshot of the cost of WiFi that he discovered at Toronto's International Centre, which seemed a bit extreme: $6.95 for just 30 minutes. Or $99 for a full day. You could get the two day package for a bargain at $159. I'm not sure I want to know what the difference between "Ultra-Lite Wireless" (the prices you see here) and "Extreme Wireless" might be, but it seems doubly ridiculous to think that $99 per day only gets you "ultra-lite" wireless.
Anyway, I don't think I've seen prices like that before, but I'm curious if anyone has any stories that can top that?

Filed Under: overvaluing, wifi


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    Holly Crabtree, 20 Aug 2013 @ 7:46am

    Wifi On Cruises

    Cruise lines are definitely some of the most expensive Wifis available; costing up to $0.95 per minute.

    The only thing I can say is don't use pay as you go while on board, else you could be spending hundreds of dollars per day.

    Info taken from here.

    Even with some of the packages they offer, you could be spending your day handing out money willy-nilly.

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