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Japan Currency

Money

The currency is the Japanese Yen (JPY). Major credit cards are accepted in the larger hotels and stores, but most Japanese operate with cash. Money can be exchanged in banks, post offices and currency exchange bureaux. Banks are usually open Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm. The best foreign currency to take to exchange are US dollars. ATMs are common but do not accept all credit and debit cards; only the international ATMs in post offices, airports and some major stores will accept foreign cards.


Currency Exchange Rates


Japan JPY 1 JPY 5 JPY 10 JPY 100 JPY 1,000
Australia AUD 0.02 AUD 0.08 AUD 0.17 AUD 1.68 AUD 16.79
Canada CAD 0.02 CAD 0.08 CAD 0.16 CAD 1.59 CAD 15.86
Ireland EUR 0.01 EUR 0.05 EUR 0.11 EUR 1.05 EUR 10.50
New Zealand NZD 0.01 NZD 0.07 NZD 0.13 NZD 1.34 NZD 13.38
South Africa ZAR 0.13 ZAR 0.64 ZAR 1.29 ZAR 12.86 ZAR 128.60
United Kingdom GBP 0.01 GBP 0.05 GBP 0.09 GBP 0.95 GBP 9.49
United States of America USD 0.01 USD 0.06 USD 0.12 USD 1.23 USD 12.28

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

Japan Currency

Money

The currency is the Japanese Yen (JPY). Major credit cards are accepted in the larger hotels and stores, but most Japanese operate with cash. Money can be exchanged in banks, post offices and currency exchange bureaux. Banks are usually open Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm. The best foreign currency to take to exchange are US dollars. ATMs are common but do not accept all credit and debit cards; only the international ATMs in post offices, airports and some major stores will accept foreign cards.


Currency Exchange Rates


Japan JPY 1 JPY 5 JPY 10 JPY 100 JPY 1,000
Australia AUD 0.02 AUD 0.08 AUD 0.17 AUD 1.68 AUD 16.79
Canada CAD 0.02 CAD 0.08 CAD 0.16 CAD 1.59 CAD 15.86
Ireland EUR 0.01 EUR 0.05 EUR 0.11 EUR 1.05 EUR 10.50
New Zealand NZD 0.01 NZD 0.07 NZD 0.13 NZD 1.34 NZD 13.38
South Africa ZAR 0.13 ZAR 0.64 ZAR 1.29 ZAR 12.86 ZAR 128.60
United Kingdom GBP 0.01 GBP 0.05 GBP 0.09 GBP 0.95 GBP 9.49
United States of America USD 0.01 USD 0.06 USD 0.12 USD 1.23 USD 12.28

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.