Japan Post Bank ATMs is helpful to prepare Japanese yen during your holiday in Japan!

Written by Editorial department
28 Jul 2015
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In this article, we would like to provide you with basic information on holidaying in Japan. Although we have seen an increase in the number of shops and restaurants accepting credit card payments in recent years, still some shops accept cash (Japanese yen) only. Credit card payments are more available at urban areas and well-known tourist spots. However in country areas, where you reach after the search for traditional buildings and nature, we hardly see shops that accept credit cards.

For this reason, it is vital to prepare enough Japanese yen to enjoy your holiday. But you may sometimes find yourself being short of Japanese yen after spending too much for unplanned shopping. You can exchange foreign currencies for Japanese yen at banks and stores with a sign of Authorized Money Changer, but you may have difficulties to find one around you. In that case, Japan Post Bank ATMs is conveniently available for you.

With Japan Post Bank ATMs, you can withdraw cash using credit cards or cash cards that are issued overseas financial institutes. There are approx. over 27,000 ATMs throughout the nation!

▼ The following credit cards can be used.

You can find Japan Post Bank ATMs at not only within JP-Bank branches, but also various places including stations, shopping centers, etc. There should be one within your access in both urban and country areas.

The movie below introduces how to use Japan Post Bank ATMs in a simple yet completed way. Check how to use the ATM with the movie!