AWESOME DEALS: Taiwan Pocket Wifi

AWESOME DEALS: Taiwan Pocket Wifi

Getting ready for your Taiwan adventure? Get a 4G pocket Wifi that does not reduce to 3G speeds here!

The Rundown

  • Looking to rent a prepaid pocket Wifi in Taiwan? We’ve listed a couple of recommendations for you to consider below.

  • If you want to get a Taiwan pocket Wifi device that can offer unlimited data, 4G connection, and the capability to connect up to five (5) devices, you may rent one here for the price of ₱317 per day (around $6.6 or ₩7,200), if not discounted.

  • Another way you can make your trip smooth (and save money!) is by purchasing a Taiwan High Speed Rail ticket to go to Taipei. You can check the rates of the THSR ticket here.

  • To help you learn more about the Taiwan Wifi egg options we’ve listed, customer reviews are also provided below.

  • Also included are Taiwan pocket Wifi options for pick-up at Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore as well as delivery options to Manila and Vietnam.

  • This feature is part of our BEYOND ManilaxSeoul series, which offers tips and recommendations to travelers going beyond Manila and Seoul.

Also read: Build Your Seoul Itinerary: Top Things to Do & Attractions to Explore

Taiwan Pocket Wifi: Price & Reviews

Make your trip in Taiwan memorable with this connectivity travel essential.

Make your trip in Taiwan memorable with this connectivity travel essential.

Stay connected and never lose your way. If you’ll tour Taiwan with your friends or family, it’s best to get a prepaid pocket Wifi rental device instead of a Taiwan data SIM card as you head over to the country’s hidden gems and attractions. If you’ll travel solo and have multiple gadgets that need connection, having a pocket Wifi would also prove more convenient. Here are the options that you may consider:

1. 4G Taiwan Pocket Wifi Egg by Unite Traveler

Taiwan pocket Wifi rental by Unite Traveler. Image credit:  Unite Traveler

Taiwan pocket Wifi rental by Unite Traveler. Image credit: Unite Traveler

This pocket Wifi in Taiwan that’s distributed by Unite Traveler can provide unlimited 4G connection speeds without ever reducing to 3G. It can connect up to five (5) gadgets and can last for six (6) hours following a full charge. This is the perfect portable Wifi router to bring in and around Taipei 101 or E-Da Theme Park in Kaohsiung. It’ll make your trip stress-free!

🏷 4G Taiwan Pocket Wifi RENTAL PRICE: only ₱316 per day (around $6 or ₩7,200), if not discounted!

  • Service Provider: The telecom company varies per device, but the providers are considered to be the big players — Taiwan Mobile, FarEasTone, and Chunghwa Telecom.

  • Where to pick up your pocket Wifi in Taoyuan Airport in Taiwan?

    • Taoyuan International Airport (TPE): Unite Traveler service counter #1 at Terminal 1 or Terminal 2. Open 24/7.

    • Taipei Songshan Airport: Greeting Hall beside Gate E of Terminal 1, baggage service counter. Open 6am-10pm.

    • Kaohsiung International Airport: Golden Founders Travel counter. Open 6am-12am.


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2. 4G WifiBB Pocket Wifi for Taiwan (Pick up at Hong Kong International Airport)

Image credit:  WifiBB

Image credit: WifiBB

Traveling to Taiwan from Hong Kong? You can get your pocket Wifi device at Hong Kong International Airport right before your flight. The 4G Wifi egg provided by WifiBB has download speeds of up to 15mbps and upload speeds of up to 40mbps. Battery life lasts around 4-6 hours when one device is connected.

🏷 Taiwan Pocket Wifi (Pick up at Hong Kong airport) RENTAL PRICE: only HK$ 40 or ₱267 per day, if not discounted!

  • Pick-up location and hours: Hong Kong International Airport service counter: Counter A16, Terminal 1 Arrival Hall. Open 24 hours everyday.

Here is a review that we got from the 4G WifiBB Pocket Wifi for Taiwan (Pick up at Hong Kong International Airport) booking page:

‘Stable network. Low price. Easy to take and return the wifi egg.’


Taiwan Pocket Wifi review (Klook customer)

To see another Taiwan pocket Wifi option that you can book online and pick up easily at Hong Kong airport, click here. (Rental price per day is HK$ 50, when no discount is applied.)

3. 3G/4G Taiwan Pocket Wifi (Delivery to Manila, Philippines)

Pocket wifi for Taiwan that can be delivered to your preferred address in Manila and other parts in the Philippines. Screengrab from  Klook

Pocket wifi for Taiwan that can be delivered to your preferred address in Manila and other parts in the Philippines. Screengrab from Klook

If you’re from the Philippines, you can get your pocket Wifi for Taiwan delivered to your home before your flight! This is a lightweight and portable Wifi router option powered by a virtual SIM technology that can catch the local signal in the Taiwan area. With this device, you can easily connect up to five (5) gadgets for at least 8 hours per day. Book this now so you can go straight to the first stop in your Taiwan itinerary.

🏷 4G Taiwan Pocket Wifi (Delivery to Manila, Philippines) RENTAL RATE: ₱490 per day for unlimited data + 4G speeds, when not discounted.

  • Inclusions: Pocket WiFi powered by Virtual SIM, 1 USB cable, manual, pouch, and courier fees (delivery and pick-up)

  • Delivery and return pick-up (for return) location: any point in the Philippines

Here is a review that we got from the 3G/4G Taiwan Pocket Wifi (Delivery to Manila, Philippines) booking page:

Very convenient as the unit was delivered to my house prior to travel. No need to queue or claim unit anywhere. Connection is fast.

Taiwan Pocket Wifi review (Klook customer)

4. 4G Taiwan Pocket WiFi (Pick up at Singapore)

Are you flying to Taiwan from Singapore? You can easily pick up a 4G pocket Wifi egg for your Taiwan trip at Ucloudlink Singapore office, which is located at 101 Upper Cross Street, People’s Park Centre, #B1-17D, Singapore 058357! Similar to other options aforementioned, this portable Wifi router can connect up to five (5) devices so you and your group can stay connected wherever your itinerary takes you. Here’s how much this Taiwan pocket Wifi (for pick up at Singapore) costs:

🏷 4G Taiwan Pocket Wifi (Pick-up at Singapore) RENTAL RATE: S$5 per day, when not discounted.

  • Inclusions: Wifi device + charging cable

  • Pick-up and drop-off location: 101 Upper Cross Street, People’s Park Centre, #B1-17D, Singapore 058357

  • Courier service is also available, but additional charges will apply.

Here is a review that we got from the 4G Taiwan Pocket Wifi (Pick-up at Singapore) booking page:

The SIM-less router is light and long lasting. We have no problem with 12 hours of daily use…However, it does not allow app downloads…

Taiwan Pocket Wifi review (Klook customer)

5. 4G Wiyo Portable Wifi (Pick up at KLIA or KLIA2)

If you’ll be traveling to Taiwan from Malaysia, you can conveniently pick up a 4G pocket Wifi at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA/KLIA2) for your trip. This portable Wifi router can connect up to ten (10) devices and has 4-6 hours of battery life following a single charge! Aside from the fast speeds that it can offer via 4G connectivity, this pocket Wifi offers unlimited data as well.

🏷 4G Pocket WiFi for Taiwan (KLIA/KLIA2 pick-up) RENTAL RATE: RM 20 per day

  • Pick-up and drop-off locations and hours:

    • KLIA: Pick-up will be arranged by a staff member at Gate 4 Departure Hall; Drop off will be arranged by a staff member at Gate 5 Arrival Hall. 6am-11pm daily.

    • KLIA 2: Arrival Hall Kiosk Level L2-13. Open 24/7.

Here is a review that we got from the 4G Wiyo Portable Wifi (Pick up at KLIA/KLIA2) booking page:

…The WiFi works really well and it only costs RM10 per day for 3 users, which is really cheap compared to normal roaming charges. Highly recommended!

Taiwan Pocket Wifi review (Klook customer)

Other Taiwan pocket Wifi eggs available for booking are the following:


TIPS!

  • If you’re getting the 4G Taiwan Pocket Wifi Egg by Unite Traveler, do note the following:

    • Day charges are calculated inclusively. For example, if you pick up the device on a Thursday and return it on a Monday, you will be charged for 5 days.

    • You may return the pocket Wifi device to any Unite Traveler service counter (drop off at the box outside operation times - Taoyuan and Kaohsiung airports only)

    • Incidentals for this pocket Wifi for Taiwan: Loss, damage or breakage of WiFi device at NT$ 3,300, Exterior scratches or damage at NT$ 1,500, Loss or breakage of cord set and plug at NT$ 150, Loss or breakage of cover and box at NT$ 300, Loss or breakage of entire set at NT$ 3,900. Please note: All surcharges must be paid directly to the staff at the counter

    • Pocket WiFi device rental (at least 1 day)

    • Traffic flow limit: no limit

    • Max speed of this Taiwan Wifi egg: Up - 50Mbps / Down - 150Mbps

    • Charging time of this portable Wifi router: approx. 4 hours (electric pressure 100-240V)

    • Maximum devices that can connect: 5

    • Maximum using span: about 6 hours (connecting 1 device)

    • Weight of this Taiwan Pocket Wifi: 105g

    • Size (mm): 115x65x15

  • If you’re getting the 4G WifiBB Pocket Wifi for Taiwan (Pick up at Hong Kong International Airport), do note the following:

    • You must allow at least 1 hour between time of booking and pick up time.

    • A minimum rental period of 3 days is required for this WfiBB Taiwan pocket Wifi device.

    • If you use more days than you originally booked, you will be charged at the original retail price for the extra days when you return the pocket Wifi device

    • You will be charged for all days that you are in possession of the WiFi egg, whether or not you are using the service.

    • Present your Klook printed or mobile voucher at the Hong Kong Airport Service Counter.

    • Pay the HK$ 1000 deposit by credit card.

    • Midnight flight customers can pick up their Taiwan pocket Wifi device one day ahead after 8pm. If you pick up after 8:00pm, you won't need to pay for extra rent. If you pick up before 8pm, you will be charged for the original rental fee of extra days and administrative fee.

    • If the rented WifiBB Taiwan pocket Wifi device is returned in good condition, you'll be refunded the full HK$ 1000 deposit.

    • WifiBB will charge the rental fee of extra days in original price if the device is returned after 11:59pm on the returned date.

    • Pocket Wifi device Telecom: Far EasTone

    • Max Speed of this Taiwan pocket Wifi: Upload 40Mbps / Download - 15Mbps

    • Battery Life of this portable Wifi router: Approximately 4-6 hours (while connected to 1 device)

    • Network carriers of this Wifi egg in Taiwan: Fareastone / Taiwan Mobile / ChungHua Telecom / Asia Pacific Telecom / Vibo Telecom / Ambit

  • If you’re getting the 3G/4G Taiwan Pocket Wifi (Delivery to Manila, Philippines), do note the following:

    • Service area of the portable prepaid Wifi egg: Taiwan only.

    • Battery life: 6-8 hours, connect up to a maximum of 5 devices (for 4G units)

    • If the 500MB or 1GB daily data limit (Fair Use Policy) has been reached, the speed of the Taiwan pocket Wifi will be capped at 3G.

    • You will be charged for the entire duration of your trip only. If you are departing on 1 May and returning on 5 May, you will be charged for 5 days of usage. Please select your departure date during time of booking.

    • Please refrain from watching videos for a long time, etc. or from using a huge amount of data in a short period of time.

    • Please indicate your address at check out. This WiFi device for Taiwan will be delivered to you at least 2 days before your departure date. The portable WiFi router will be picked up from the address you gave 1-2 days after your trip, our courier will contact you to coordinate the pick up.

    • Delivery time of the Taiwan pocket Wifi for Manila, Philippines address: 9:00am-3:00pm, daily

    • Returning of the Taiwan pocket wifi device is done via courier.

    • Security deposit of ₱500 is required before collecting the item from the courier.

  • If you’re getting the 4G Taiwan Pocket WiFi (Pick up at Singapore), do note the following:

    • Download speed: up to 70 Mbps

    • Data limit of this Taiwan pocket Wifi device: 4G high speed data for the first 500mb. After 500mb is consumed, unlimited 3G data will be applied with a speed limitation. Speed limitation will be removed at 12:00am (+8 GMT) the next day.

    • The number of rental days for this Taiwan Pocket Wifi device for Singapore pick-up will be counted starting from the date of departure to the date of arrival. For example, a total number of 5 rental days will be counted from 1-5 Dec.

    • For self pick up/drop off, your device will be available for pick up one business day before departure and is due for return one business day after arrival.

    • For the courier service option, the device will be delivered one business day before departure and will be collected one business day after arrival, between 9:00am-5:30pm.

    • Extra daily rental fees will be incurred for those who want to pick up their devices ahead of time

    • A penalty of S$ 20 per day will be charged for late returns of this pocket Wifi for Taiwan.

    • The customer will be liable for any damages/loss of the prepaid pocket wifi rental device (capped at S$ 100).

  • If you’re getting the 4G Wiyo Portable Wifi (Pick up at KLIA or KLIA2), do note the following

    • Upon pick up at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, you have to a refundable deposit of RM 200 (by cash only).

    • Return the Taiwan pocket Wifi device to the the kiosk or at the designated meeting point.

    • You will be refunded the full RM 200 deposit should everything be in order.

    • Please note that pick up and drop off days are inclusive in the booking period. Any extra days will be charged at the original retail price of the Taiwan pocket Wifi of RM 28 per day.

    • 4G network device with unlimited data allowance

    • Minimum number of rental days for this Taiwan pocket Wifi: 3 days

    • This Miyo portable Wifi router for Taiwan may be shared by ten (10) devices.

    • Penalty for spoilt device is at RM500 per pocket Wifi rental device.

    • You will be notified of your data usage via text message.


Pocket Wifi vs. SIM Cards: Taiwan

If you want to compare any of the pocket Wifi options listed above to a data SIM card in Taiwan, you can click below and make a comparison from a Taiwan data SIM card booking page:

How to Get a Pocket Wifi for Taiwan

Once you’ve taken your pick from the available Taiwan pocket Wifi rental devices listed above, simply follow these instructions to rent the device of your choice:

  1. Log in. (Create a Klook account here if you don’t have one.)

  2. Select the date that you’ll pick up and use the pocket Wifi device.

  3. Indicate the package quantity or the no. of days you intend to use the Taiwan portable router.

  4. Pay via debit, credit, or prepaid card.

  5. Expect a confirmation email with your activity (Taiwan pocket Wifi) voucher.

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