IT’S bad enough that, in this day and age, we all too often have to fork out extra just to use the internet connection in our hotel rooms. Outrageous, right?
Well when this guest went to pay up during his overnight stay at a hotel called the Cherry Tree Inn, he ended up getting an extra surprise. Imgur user PizzusChrist posted online a receipt showing his randomly generated wifi username, and it’s rather unfortunate.
Yep, it’s that popular swear word starting in ‘f’ and ending in ‘k’.
And just to show it truly was a bizarre coincidence, he posted more receipts showing other usernames, proving they are all a series of random letters and numbers.
Having to pay up exorbitant amounts for hotel Wi-Fi is a major point of frustration among Australian travellers.
Earlier this year, Australian hotels were ranked 24 out of 50 for quality and availability of free wireless broadband in an international Wi-Fi study. South Korea and Japan were rated first and second, but the US came in at 40 and Indonesia at 48.
While the internet speed in Australian hotels was generally judged to be quite good, only 42 per cent of places were found to provide free access in all areas. The percentage was the lowest of any country other than China — on 32.7 per cent