laptop net surfing abroad on holiday, how?

  athenrye 15:53 20 Jun 2006

im going to buy a laptop, im going on holiday and wondered if you can easily connect to the net for surfing emails while away....

im going to spain, ill have a mobile phone but not a main net connection through a landline

can this be done and how do i do it?

oh any really good laptops for £450 ish.....


  [DELETED] 16:48 20 Jun 2006

Tell us where you will be in Spain and when. We might be able to help, as some forum members live in Spain.

  athenrye 16:55 20 Jun 2006

im going in august, to comares a small village about 40 mins from malaga, up in the hills....

just wondering how hard it is to use a laptop to surf the net! obviously wireless bluetooth wifi hotspot etc must be the easiest way to do it

so i can use it in the airport for instance very easily but when im out on the sun terrace no chance! or can you use a mobile?


  [DELETED] 17:39 20 Jun 2006

Have a nice holiday and leave your laptop at home. (LOL) Cheers, Bill

  athenrye 19:00 20 Jun 2006

im taking for my son, so we can sit and watch the odd dvd, use it on the flight and maybe even for him to play the odd game or two

just thought i might be able to use the internet as well...

if you can use most phones now to do it why not connect to the laptop
somebody must have tried it!!


  [DELETED] 19:18 20 Jun 2006

Yeah, I'm with O2 and I can connect to the internet using my mobile, either through bluetooth to my laptop or using a cable. It's easy enough if it's all set up, but it costs a bundle, even in UK it's £3 each megabyte downloaded, so best to avoid it anyway.

  athenrye 19:51 20 Jun 2006

thanks for the info
ill leave it then
didnt think it would be that pricey

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