You have several options for checking your
email while traveling away from home, including roaming, web based
email, and POP3 access.
Most service providers include a "roaming" service where
you can login to the Internet and check your email when traveling
from the road using a portable computer. They usually have a 1-800
distance charges. Consult their web site or technical support phone
line for help.
Web based email services let
you check your email from any web browser, anywhere in the world.
However, you usually need to use a special email
address, and there
may be other limitations on ease of use and attachment handling.
If your usual email server is POP3
then you can connect to your email from any web browser with the
services provided by the sites listed below. These sites generally
make a copy and leave the email on your server, so that you can download
get back to your home computer. However, you should first read their
they request, which they could sell for marketing purposes.
Lists of sites:
Some leading sites: