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Where can we change money in Japan

Where can we change money in Japan?
There are several ways.

~General information in Japan~
Many shops accept payments by Credit card included Debit card like Visa,Master,JCB except buses,local trains,autovenders,small companies,etc.


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1.Money exchange*1
1.1 Example
Haneda international airport(HND)
--Shinhan Bank Japan/SBJ
--Travelex

*1 Specially in international airports and regional airports.


2.Automatic vending machine with money excange function*2
2.1 Example
2.1.1 Ibaraki airport(IBR)
Foreign currency Cash(Bank note only) >>Japanese(JPY) Yen Cash
--USD
--Euro(EUR)
--New Taiwan dollar(TWD)
--Chinese Yuan(CNY)
--South Korean Won(KRW)

Language of the machine:No Information

Japanese Yen >>Foreign currency(Bank note only)*3
--USD
--Chinese Yuan(CNY)

*2 Specially in regional airports.
*3 At "Airport Plaza" on the 2nd floor. 


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2.1.2 Shizuoka airport(FSZ)
Foreign currency Cash(Bank note only) >> Japanese
Yen Cash(JPY)
--USD
--Euro(EUR)
--UK Pound(GBP)
--Swiss Franc(CHF)
--Canadian Dollar(CAD)
--Thai Baht(THB)
--Singapore Dollar(SGD)
--Australian Dallar(AUD)
--New Taiwan dollar(TWD)
--Chinese Yuan(CNY)
--South Korean Won(KRW)

Japanese Yen >>Foreign currency(Bank note only)
--USD
--Chinese Yuan(CNY)
--South Korean Won(KRW)
--New Taiwan dollar(TWD)

Language of the machine:
--Japanese
--English
--Chinese
--Korean


3.Branch bank*1
3.1 Example
Haneda international airport(HND)
--Mizuho Bank
--Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

*1 Specially in international airports and regional airports.


4.Bank
4.1 Example
Head office of Japan Post Bank in the city
JPY <<---->> Foreign currency(Bank note only)
--USD
--Euro(EUR)
--South Korean Won(KRW)
--UK Pound(GBP)
--Australian Dallar(AUD)
--Canadian Dollar(CAD)
--Chinese Yuan(CNY)
--Swiss Franc(CHF)



5.ATM
5.1 Example
5.1.1 ATM of Japan Post Bank(JP:Yuhcho Ginkoh)
City/Town:Post office(almost everywhere),etc

You can withdraw Bank note of Japanese Yen by your Credit card or Debit card with one of the bellow brand marks.

--VISA
--Visaelectron
--Plus
--Mastercard
--Maestro*4
--Cirrus
--American Express
--JCB
--China Unionpay
--Discover
*4 without IC chip


5.2 ATM of Seven Bank
City/Town:Almost everywhere
Place:
--Seven-Eleven(convenience store)
--Ito-Yokado(GMS)
--Sogo(Department Store)
--Seibu(Department Store)
--Airport
----New Chitose airport(CTS)
----Narita international airport(NRT)
----Haneda international airport(HND)
----Chubu Centrair international airport(NGO)
----Kansai international airport(KIX)
----Fukuoka airport(FUK)
----Naha airport(OKA)
----etc
--etc

You can withdraw Bank note of Japanese Yen by your Credit card or Debit card with one of the bellow brand marks.

--VISA
--Visaelectron
--Plus
--Mastercard
--Maestro
--Cirrus
--American Express
--JCB
--China Unionpay
--Discover
--Diners Club


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6.Where can we use Foreign currency in Japan?
6.1 Bank note of Foreign currency
Place:some of Don Quijote(JP:Donki)

Donki is discount chain in Japan and Donki provides Duty Free Shop in the stores.
You can use Credit card in the stores as well.

Some of Donki accepts payment in Foreign currency(Bank note only)  of the bellow.
You will get the change in Japanese Yen

So please ask to the staff,you can pay in Foreign currency or not before your payment.

--USD
--Chinese Yuan(CNY)
--Euro(EUR)
--Thai Baht(THB)
--South Korean Won(KRW)
--Hong Kong dollar(HKD)
--New Taiwan dollar(TWD)



6.2 Bank note and Coin of Foreign currency AND Japanese Yen.
6.2.1 TravelersBox(Orange box)
Place:
--Narita international airport(NRT)
----T1,1st floor arrivals area(public area)

--Haneda international(HND)
----International terminal,3rd floor departure area(Non public area)

You can change bellow money(bank note and coin) into E-Money,Gift Cards,Prepaid Cards,etc

From:
--Japanese Yen(JPY)
--Chinese Yuan(CNY)
--USD
--Euro(EUR)

Into:
--Facebook
--Skype Credit
--Visa Prepaid
--MasterCard Prepaid
--Amazon.CN *Only available in China
--iTunes

Reference:http://www.tbxj.jp/pc/en/

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6.2.2 PocketChange(Green box)
Place:
--Haneda international(HND)
----International terminal,3nd floor arrival area(public area)

--Kansai international airport(KIX)
----Departure area North wing near gate 10
----Departure area South wing near gate 28
----Arrival area North wing near arrival gate of North(public area)
----Arrival area South wing near arrival gate of South(public area)

--Chubu Centrair international airport(NGO)
----Arrival area near Familymart (public area)

--New Chitose airport(CTS)
----Arrival area near Travelex (public area)

--Fukuoka airport(FUK)
----Arrival area near arrival gate (public area)

--Kabuki-Jo
----Near JR Shinjuku station,Seibu Shinjuku station
----1-14-5,Kabuki-cho,Shinjuku,Tokyo

--Travel Hub Mix
----In front of Tokyo main station(Nihonbashi Exit) 
----2-6,Otemachi,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo

--Daimaru Shinsaibashi(South buildings 2F)
----Near Shinsaibashi station(Subway)

----1-7-1,ShinsaibashiSuji,Chuo-Ku,Osaka city

--Osaka Joytel Hotel
----Near Suminoe station(Subway)
----1-2-1,Shinkitajima,Suminoe,Osaka city

--Kanku Joytel Hotel
----Near Hineno station
----Hineno,Izumisano city,Osaka-Fu

--Hotel Ekichika Nagahoribashi(formerly Hotel Lore)
----Near Nagahiribashi station(Subway)
----18-8,Shimanouchi,Chuou-Ku,Osaka city

--Kobe Plaza Hotel
----Near Motomachi station
----13-12,Motomachidori,Chuo-Ku,Kobe city

You can change bellow money(bank note and coin) into E-Money,Gift Cards,etc

From:
--Japanese Yen(JPY)
--Chinese Yuan(CNY)
--USD
--Euro(EUR)
--South Korean Won(KRW)

Into:
--Rakuten Edy
--Amazon.JP
--LINE 
--iTunes
--WAON
--Rakuten Point*Only available in Taiwan-RakutenIchiba in Taiwan
--Domino Pizza
--Viber
--Unicef
--JCV
--PLAN International
--etc

Reference:https://www.pocket-change.jp/en/


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