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Usually find the ship internet pretty hopeless, just wondering whether buying a SIM card to use it as a hotspot would work instead?

We will be there in January 2020 on the Noordam.

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One can buy a 30 day sim card for around $NZ30. Typically is provides around 100 minutes of talk, a couple of gig of data and  free txts. Txts are also free to receive. The companies offering this service are: Spark, 2 Degrees, Vodafone and Skinny. All four have websites and suggest you check out the websites to see what plan is best for you. They a "Travel sims" and are available at most supermarkets, the airport or possibly the cruise terminal. All four companies have retail outlets that one can also purchase a travel sim

 

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I used simcorner last year with no problems. They currently have a 10gGB card on sale for $50 AUD . Annoyingly for the OP,  it does not allow tethering, however does work for ipads or tablets.

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45 minutes ago, andlep said:

Annoyingly for the OP,  it does not allow tethering, however does work for ipads or tablets.

 

Reading the terms and conditions on the vodafone website, that may refer only to the unlimited app package.

Also note the same sim is for sale from vodafone for $59 NZ but they don't post overseas.

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