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Travel Tips for Japan

Explore some of our recommended travel tips when planning your trip to Japan during Expo 2025

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Travel Tips for Japan

Explore some of our recommended travel tips when planning your trip to Japan during Expo 2025

Travel tips for Japan

  • Wi-Fi & Connectivity  

    Find out the best ways to stay connected to the Internet with our guide on Wi-Fi in Japan.

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  • Currency  

    Learn about the Japanese yen, where to make withdrawals and currency exchange.

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  • Plugs & Electricity  

    Find out about Japan’s two-pin plug, local voltage and what kind of adaptor you might need.

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  • Credit Cards  

    Credit cards are widely accepted in cash-centric Japan, but check these tips on how to plan ahead

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  • Tipping  

    With tipping not generally practiced in Japan, learn about what to expect if you try but also some possible exceptions.

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  • Weather — When to visit  

    Find out what kind of climate and temperatures to expect each season to help you pack the right gear!

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  • IC Travel Cards  

    Discover all about chargeable, pre-paid IC travel cards and how they can simplify your journey

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  • Luggage & Storage  

    "Hands-Free Travel" helps you get around with ease. Drop your cases off at an airport delivery service kiosk or you can also enquire with the front desk of major hotels.

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  • Staying Safe in Japan  

    Although Japan is widely considered a safe country, know what to do in an emergency, such as dialling 110 for police or 119 for fire/ambulance.

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  • Travelling with a Disability  

    Find out how Japan’s travel environment is accessibility-friendly, so that people with health conditions or impairments can get about with ease.

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  • Travelling with Children  

    Learn how Japan can be a family-friendly travel destination by knowing what to expect during your travels.

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  • Muslim Travelers  

    From halal restaurants to prayer rooms or mosques, learn how Japan caters to the needs of Muslim travelers.

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