Southwest Paid Wifi

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  1. magickingdomprincess

    magickingdomprincess Mouseketeer

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    We are flying to MCO on SW this weekend and were thinking about purchasing their Wifi for our two kiddos to use for their ipads. We've never purchased wifi though, and we were wondering if it's any good?The kids usually just go on youtube kids, would it work ok for that? Any experience or advice? Thank you! :goodvibes
     
  2. DebbieB

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    You may want to check if that is one of the streaming sites that they limit.

    https://www.southwest.com/html/air/products/wifi-access.html?clk=GFOOTER-PRODUCTS-WIFI
     
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  4. LisaS

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    Make sure you have a backup plan to keep the kids entertained in case the WiFi on your plane isn't working. That has happened on many of our SWA flights.
     
  5. OrangeCountyCommuter

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    Basically I have never found an airlines wifi that streams well.... Good Luck!
     
  6. cedricandsophie

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    I wouldn't trust airline wifi. I rarely get it to work. And definitely not for streaming. We always bring a portable DVD for movies or download movies onto the iPad ahead of time. There's a lot of free stuff if you have Amazon prime or Netflix that can be downloaded.
     
  7. magickingdomprincess

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    Thanks for the replies! We might try it for one to see how it goes, but will definitely come up with a backup plan. Too bad, somehow youtube keeps the kids entertained so well!
     
  8. scard192

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    we bought our kids 2 different digital movies. They swapped devices so each had 2 new movies to watch.
     

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