Rail Europe ekit for your laptop

We received out Raileurope ekit today which will allow us to use our laptop while traveling around Europe.  The kit includes a Huawei E160 USB modem witch is for data only and a SIM card loaded with $20 of data which is about 50 MB of service, which can be renewed via internet or phone.  Additional MB at $.39/MB.

You can also add a Free USA number, of course you will have to purchase time for the card. Visit http://www.rechargeminutes.com

Huawei E160 USB Modem (Data only)


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Product description
The Huawei E160 USB modem is a data only GSM device that lets you connect to the internet via your SIM card using a laptop or desktop computer. If you are traveling and want to make use of the benefits of prepaid mobile data, Ekit and the Huawei E160 USB data modem is your answer.
Features

  • GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • Supports 3.6Mbps HSDPA services
  • 3G (HSDPA/UMTS) and GPRS/GSM
  • USB interface
  • Plug & Play
  • Supports PC voice (optional) and SMS services
  • Supports data statistics
  • Supports Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Mac Operating Systems
  • Micro SD Card Slot

The only problem that we found so far is that how to install the SIM card in the modem was a bit of a mystery so we have included some information in out Travel tips section of the BLOG or you can jump right to the document here.

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