What to Consider When Selecting a Data Plan

The mobile WiFi that you can enjoy through the Sapphire Hotspots is one of those things that having experienced the luxury can be extremely difficult to go without. The thing that we love and celebrate most about this product is the fact that it was never designed with one person in mind. It’s something that traveling business men and women alike can benefit from, but no more or less than the individual who is backpacking through Europe.

If you’re someone that travels often, there are endless benefits to adding a portable WiFi hotspot to your packing routine, but that’s not what we’re here to talk about today. Our hopes are that you’ve already found the value in the Sapphire Mobile Hotspot and that you’re at the point where it’s now time to determine which of our data plans is going to be the best fit for you.

Today we’re going to be going over a few of the things that should be taken into consideration before deciding which of our two data plans is going to be most beneficial so that you can make an educated decision on what you proceed with. Let’s get started.

Breakdown of the Plans

For starters, let’s cover the different plans that we offer. Sapphire offers a Pay as You Go Plan as well as a Pre-Paid Plan. One of these plans allows for you to pay as you use the data at five cents a MB, while the pre-paid plan accounts for data before it’s ever used. The pre-paid plan that we offer has prices as low as 40 cents a GB, so the cost is also a big differentiator. However, before we get too into the nitty-gritty, let’s look at how you can better determine which plan fits your needs.

Consider Your Travel Plans

The first thing that we really want you to focus on before you determine which plan is going to be best for you is your travel plans. This can take a few things into consideration, so we’re going to talk about each of the points briefly.

Where You’re Traveling

Depending on where you’re traveling, one plan may be better than the other. If you’re simply traveling from one state to another and you’d like to have quick, reliable internet ready to use, then the pay as you go plan is going to be the best option. Given that data and WiFi are pretty easy to get access to within the states, your hotspot can make for a great backup, but it doesn’t need to be your sole source of data.

On the other hand, if you’re traveling abroad where you’re not entirely sure what coverage and WiFi opportunities are going to look like, it would be wise to purchase a pre-paid plan that saves you some money and gives you more freedom. In these circumstances, it’s much more likely for you to go through data at a fast rate and the last thing that you want to do is wrack up a bill for your hotspot. Save some money by opting for the prepaid plan.

How Long You’re Traveling For

The amount of time that you’ll be spending traveling is another factor that you should be taking into consideration. For longer periods of time, it might be wise to ensure that you’ll have access for the duration of your trip by investing in a pre-paid plan. By investing in the plan in advance, you can save yourself some money and have an idea of the access that you’ll have while traveling.

Shorter trips where wireless WiFi will be needed are going to be better suited for pay as you go plans. Rather than pay for more data than you’re going to use, you can use the service when you find that you need it and then pay the balance once you’ve returned. The amount of data that’s used on shorter trips is usually on the lower side which makes it the more affordable option of the two.

Use Sapphire Hotspot

Whether you’re going to be gone for an extended period of time overseas or you need some easily accessible data every now and then, Sapphire’s mobile hotspot is here to help. Hopefully, you’re now able to better determine which of our data plans will work best for your needs. In the case that you’re still unsure which plan would be more beneficial for you, contact our team, and we’d be happy to provide you with some insight.