Municipal free WiFi stations in Paris
Some of the 400 free municipal WiFi stations at 260 locations in Paris.

How to find WiFi hotspots in Paris

WiFi—in French, that's pronounced wee-fee—floats all around Paris these days.

Travel telecom—e-mail, web surfing, Skyping—can be free if you know how to find these free-range WiFi hotspots.

Carry your own WiFi

Explore1aThe easiest alternative is simply to carry a MiFi, which provides you with your own portable WiFi hotspot for up to five devices.

Prices to rent one start around $20 per day for a week's rental ($12 per day or less if you rent one for more than a week).

You can rent one from National Geographic/Cellularabroad.com.

Municipal WiFi hotspots in Paris

Finding other WiFi hotspots

Here are some resources to help you find both paid and free WiFi hotspots around Paris:

Paid WiFi hotspot services

These are those services that, for a one-time or monthly fee, allow you to use their hotspots, which are typically scattered around airports, rail stations, and stores (both chain and non).

 

 

 



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Using a signal at an Italian pub, this travel writer can get plenty of work done without having to sequester himself in his hotel room.
Using a signal at an Italian pub, this travel writer can get plenty of work done without having to sequester himself in his hotel room.