Cruising with iPad 2

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  1. Avista

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    We will be on a 14 day cruise Boston to Tampa with stops at many of the islands. I know I can use my iPad in Boston and Tampa, but what about the islands? I have wifi and AT&T 3G. On the ship I suppose I will have to keep it in airplane mode. Hate to be without internet for 14 days. I know I can pay for ship's wifi, but it is very expensive.
     
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    ur right it is very expensive. use it when u can but as far as trying to use the cruise's wifi it just isnt worth it imo.
     
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    What? Cruise ships charge for WiFi? That is outrageous. All that you pay to go on a cruise and the want more for wifi. I wouldn't go. Screw them!
     
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    As we are frequent travellers with Cunard we get free Internet usage on their Pc's, but they still charge if we want to use wifi.

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    I went on a cruise last year with a laptop and 120 minutes of WiFi cost $75!!! I had to make it last for seven days. And of course the connection was not that fast so just checking email took several minutes each time just to get connected.
     
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    That's ridiculous to pay for wifi!!!
     
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    Wait until you see the bill for the drinks!
     
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    You right, wifi is really expensive on cruise ships but if you get the compo officer and give him a case of beer, you will get free wifi durring your cruise.

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    Download a bunch of books and enjoy reading. Besides on a cruise you should be doing cruise activities, not playing with your Iphone or Ipad. If you are a repeat customer on Princess Cruises, you can use your own devices for free or you can use their computers.
     
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    See, who's crusing know much more about it .... :)

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