Japan is part of Asia with main city at
Tokyo. Its Developed country with a
population of 127M people. The main currency is Yen. The languages
spoken are Japanese. Japan is the formal name of Japan It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~-0.11 °C 🌧 ~74.61 mm 👨👩👦👦 127M people
⚠️ Travel advice
Exercise normal safety precautions
We have reviewed our advice for Japan. Exercise normal safety precautions in Japan overall. Reconsider your need to travel to the restricted areas near the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant.
issued date: January 3, 2020
Japan uses 100V, 50/60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.
The languages that are typically spoken are Japanese
💱 Currencies Used
Japan uses the Japanese yen (symbol: ¥), code JPY.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000 and 1000 yen. Yen is subdivided into 100 sens. Coins come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 10, 5 and 1 yen.
Accepted only within large businesses Credit cards are only accepted within Japan from large businesses & hotels. Visa, MasterCard, Maestro and JCB are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club, UnionPay and Discover are pretty rare. RuPay is unknown.
Automatic teller machines are everywhere in Japan. Pretty much anywhere you look there will be an ATM. Japan has one of the highest ATM densities in the world.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Do not tip Almost no one in Japan asks for tips. It is not expected nor obligatory to give a tip. In fact offering a gratuity may be considered rude.