Withdrawing or exchanging currency is an essential part of any journey to Japan. Although mobile payment options have made great strides over the past few years and credit cards are usually taken, cash remains king – and no, you most likely can’t pay with dollars, euros or yuan.
So if you didn’t make the change in your home country and need to get your hands on enough yen to last for a while, read on for everything you need to know about withdrawing cash and exchanging currency in Tokyo.
Got cash already? Then learn how to pay out like a Tokyoite