Shopping at AEON during breaks from sightseeing in the fashionable port city of Yokohama! 【Cooperated by AEON_ Yokohama Area edition】

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Including approx. 600 general merchandise stores throughout the nation (as of 2014), AEON Group offers various types of shops. This serial article introduces stores of AEON Group all over Japan, along with the attractions in the surrounding areas. Today, we would like to recommend you Daiei Yokohama Nishiguchi Store, VIVRE WORLD PORTERS and other group stores.

▼ The shopping town of Yokohama, which can be reached easily from Haneda Airport

From Haneda Airport Domestic Terminal Station, it takes about 16 minutes to reach Yokohama Station on a Keikyu Airport Line limited express bound for the Imba Nihon-idai Station area. This area is filled with department stores, large underground shopping centers and other commercial facilities. This is a good place to visit for people who have been to central Tokyo many times. Let us introduce the four stores of AEON Group that people enjoying this area should visit.

【Daiei Yokohama Nishiguchi Store】
This is a comprehensive shopping center with floors of groceries, clothing, daily necessities, and specialty stores such as books and musical instruments etc. There is a food court on the first floor of the main building, so you can fill your stomach there or buy a bento to eat somewhere with a good view. Its directly-managed floors offer duty-free, another thing you can feel good about.

Address:2-16-1 Nanko, Nishi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa
Business hours:7:00-23:00(Main Building 1F), 10:00-21:00(Main Building 2F), 9:00-23:00(New Building 1F), 10:00 -21:00(New Building 2F,3F)
Credit cards accepted:AEON CARD, OMC CARD, Visa, JCB, Master, UC, Diners, American Express and UnionPay
Service for foreign visitors:Tax-free, ATM cashing for Japanese Yen, 5% OFF (We will tell you how to use it at the end of this article.)

【ASBee Yokohama Store】
ASBee is a shoe shop that handles abundant lineups of sneakers from well-known brands including the currently nation’s favorite Keds, Adidas, Nike, Converse, etc. This store deals in men's, women's and children's shoes, so we expect you will find a model you like. A special campaign offers you a 10% discount off your payment when you show this app “GOOD LUCK TRIP JAPAN” at the store.

Address:1-13-2 Nanko, Tokaiya Bldg, Nishi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa
Business hours:11:00-21:00
Credit cards accepted:AEON CARD, Visa, JCB, Master, UC, Diners, American Express and UnionPay
Service for foreign visitors:Tax-free

【HAC Drug Yokohama Nishiguchi Store】
This is a drug store selling everything from health care products to beauty care goods, daily necessities and more. It is duty-free, so we recommend it for bulk purchases of medicine or cosmetics as gifts for back home. It is also carrying out a special promotion in which visitors can receive a sample when they show this site (app), GOOD LUCK TRIP JAPAN, to the shop staff.

Address:1-12-6 Nanko, Nishi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa
Business hours:9:00-23:00
Credit cards accepted:AEON CARD, Visa, JCB, Master, UC, Diners and UnionPay
Service for foreign visitors:Tax-free

【Yokohama Vivre】
This is a building of fashion boutiques with a broad product lineup that incorporates the latest trends, ranging from current fashions to casual wear. It's attractive that it has plenty of fashion goods and household goods as well.

Address:2-15-13 Nanko, Nishi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa
Business hours:11:00-21:00
Credit cards accepted:AEON CARD, Visa, JCB, Master, UC, Diners and American Express
Service for foreign visitors:ATM cashing for Japanese Yen

▼ Minatomirai is fun for everyone from children to adults

The area around Minatomirai Station is filled with such sights to see as Yokohama Landmark Tower, the second-tallest building in Japan; CUPNOODLES MUSEUM, where visitors can make their own customized version of cup noodles; and Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, which was constructed some 100 years ago. Minatomirai Station is about three minutes from Yokohama Station if you board a train bound for Motomachi-Chukagai Station on the Minatomirai Line.

【Sports Authority MARK IS MinatoMirai Store & Corners Sports Authority MARK IS MinatoMirai】
Sports Authority is a sporting goods specialty chain expanding throughout Japan. It carries a wide variety of products from equipment for such sports as baseball and soccer to fitness wear and outdoor goods. Corners Sports Authority MARK IS MinatoMirai next door offers select sports brand footwear including Nike. Both stores are duty-free and offer a 5 percent discount to shoppers who display their passports. Right now you may be able to buy sporting goods at incredibly low prices! Where you ask? At MARK IS MinatoMirai, a shopping center directly connected to Minatomirai Station.

Address:MARK IS MinatoMirai B2F, 3-5-1 Nishi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa
Business hours:10:00-20:00 (Mon~Thu), 10:00-21:00 (Fri, Sat, Sun, National Holidays and the day before)
Credit cards accepted:AEON CARD, Visa, JCB, Master, Diners, American Express and UnionPay
Service for foreign visitors:Tax-free

【VIVRE WORLD PORTERS】
When a weekend or holiday rolls around, World Porters VIVRE bustles with families and couples. It is recommended to anyone who wants to fully enjoy a different kind of leisure, dining and shopping. It is filled with fashions, miscellaneous goods and restaurants all the way up to the 5th floor. One section of World Porters VIVRE that is getting attention is Hawaiian Town, which is a large collection of much-talked-about Hawaiian restaurants and shops. Events such as a Hawaiian show are put on during weekends and holidays.

Address:2-2-1 Shinko Naka-ku , Yokohama City, Kanagawa
Business hours:10:30-21:00
Credit cards accepted:AEON CARD, Visa, JCB, Master, UC, Diners and American Express
Service for foreign visitors:ATM cashing for Japanese Yen

Our recommended sightseeing style when visiting the Yokohama area is walking and enjoying shopping at stores near your destinations. Make clever use of AEON stores while enjoying Yokohama!

Below we tell you about a 5 percent off coupon you can use at Daiei Yokohama Nishiguchi Store.

▼ 5% Discount Coupon that can be used on top of tax-free shopping!

Such a great shopping place as AEON is now giving a 5% discount coupon called HAPPY COUPON exclusively to overseas tourists!
This special coupon allows you to shop at not only the stores introduced in this article but also many stores in AEON with an amazing 5% discount off the prices!
The coupon can be used together with tax-free shopping (8%), so don’t miss the chance to be a smart shopper in a convenient way!

▼ How to use “HAPPY COUPON”

(1)Click the link below!

(2)Click on GET 5% off COUPON to open another window.

(3)Please store the barcode displayed on another window, or bookmark the URL so you can open the page immediately when needed.

(4)Scan the barcode with a coupon-issuing machine at the store in order to issue the coupon. You will receive 5% discount off the total of your shopping at a casher by showing the coupon.