If you want to use the Internet at the airport, you often either have to pay a lot of money or be content with surfing for no more than 30 to 60 minutes for free. Thanks to an idea from Anil Polat, we can all now surf free of charge at many airports worldwide.
The passwords for the three major New Yok airports – Newark, JFK, and La Guardia – are obviously among those given. And of course you’ll also find WLAN info for London’s Heathrow as well as the Frankfurt und Melbourne airports, not to mention exotic destinations like the Princess Juliana International Airport on the Caribbean island of St. Martin and also the airport at Honolulu.
Anil Polat is a travel blogger who, with the help of his Internet community, started collecting the WLAN passwords for the world’s airports a few months ago. Whether you need the info for a bar, lounge, restaurant, or the airport’s own wi-fi, the access data for over 160 WLANs can be found on this interactive map. On top of that, Polat has provided some tips for airport visitors on how to get online for free where there’s no complimentary wi-fi.
And if that’s not good enough for you, Polat and his Internet community offer users tips on how to get the best reception. An example is the Philippines’ Mactan-Cebu International Airport, where a visit to Bo’s Coffee is worth the trip – not just for the wi-fi but also for what’s undoubtedly the most incredibly delicious coffee.