Read the Lonely Planet guide to going off grid
Do you really need to know what your friends and barely-friends are doing while you’re away? Leave behind the need to be validated by their ‘likes’.
Ever yearn to holiday old-school style, without the screens, gadgets and multitasking stress? Do away with phone chargers, adapters, cables, and organising wi-fi plans and roaming. Instead, enjoy the moment, get out of your comfort zone. Naturally you’ll still want to remember your trip, but you can achieve that with a simple checklist: pen, paper, book, film camera.
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How to stay On Grid when traveling in Tasmania
Your best answer will be either set up your mobile phone as a WiFi hotspot or buy a prepaid portable WiFi device. These devices get internet form the mobile phone network, then make it available to you as WiFi. Telstra states that this device will seamlessly switch over to the fastest available 3G service in other coverage areas.
Although not perfect, Telstra provides the best coverage throughout Tasmania.
The Telstra 3G or 4G network is available at all of our Huon Valley Escapes accommodation locations.
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