Traveling to foreign countries can be tricky sometimes depending on how you get your wireless service. Luckily, there are always services in place to help travelers stay connected to all of information they need. You can almost always have access to some sort of international data service to replace you personal wireless plan to avoid roaming charges. Now, Xcom Global is about to make everything much easier.

The company has been offering hotspot deals to travelers for some time now. However, now they are offering customers the option of renting a tablet to go along with the hotspot service. This will serve travelers well if they simply want to pack light or if they don’t have a tablet and don’t wish to bring their bulky laptop everywhere they go.

Priced at $2 or $3 per day, users can grab either the Nexus 7 or the Nexus 10 bundled with a WiFi hotspot. This is actually a pretty great deal and could actually be very practical for a wide variety of travelers. As the Nexus 10 isn’t available yet, Xcom Global has discounted the tablet rates down to $1 and $2.

While we suspect that there will be other fees to go along with this service, there is no reason why the price should get to be unreasonable.


XCom Global Now Offering Nexus Tablet Rentals Starting at $1 Per Day

– International travelers can now add on a tablet rental when gearing up for their trip abroad –

SAN DIEGO, CA. – November 15, 2012 – XCom Global, Inc., a leading provider of low cost wireless Internet access rental services for international travelers, announced today that they are now offering Nexus tablet rentals starting at an introductory rate of $1 per day.

“Google’s Nexus tablets are the perfect size for international travel,” said Seiji Nishimura, founder and CEO, XCom Global, Inc. “What we have found many people still find traveling with their laptops cumbersome, and yet their smartphone cannot replace the functionality and ease of use that a larger device provides. They may not want to purchase a tablet because their other devices fit their everyday needs, so our low cost rental is the perfect solution.”

XCom Global has both Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 rentals available to add on to any mobile hotspot rental. The Nexus 7 rental is priced at $2 per day and the Nexus 10 at $3 per day. However, XCom Global is offering both rentals at the special introductory rates of $1 per day for the Nexus 7 and $2 for the Nexus 10. The Nexus 10 was just released by Google and features the world’s highest resolution tablet display. It’s extremely portable at 8.9 mm thin and weighing only 603 grams.

XCom Global’s high-speed Internet access rental service provides international travelers low cost, flat rate data usage and the freedom to wirelessly roam abroad in 175 countries. To keep the process quick and easy, travelers simply provide their itinerary and XCom Global recommends the best plan to fit their needs.

Bundled with XCom Global’s aXcess plan, the Mobile Hotspot rental unit enables instant access to a personal mobile hotspot, so travelers can stay connected wherever they are. Up to five WiFi-enabled devices can use the unit simultaneously allowing the Mobile Hotspot to be shared with traveling companions and saving on multiple usage charges.


Brendan Lynch
Brendan has been a technology writer for several publications and has published articles on several platforms. His true love is Android however. When he's not writing, he's busy working towards his Music Performance degree and using Android every step of the way!