Where is Japan?
When is the best time to travel to Japan?
Do Japanese speak English?
As a matter of fact, Japanese aren’t likely to speak English, and tourists should not expect many locals to be able to speak English.
Do I need a visa to travel to Japan?
If you are a citizen of the USA, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or one of the 65 other nations, you do not have to obtain a visa before visiting Japan. You will be automatically granted a temporary visitor visa on arrival, which is valid for up to 90 days as long as you don’t plan to work while you’re in Japan.
Countries that require a visa to enter Japan: China, Russia, Philippines, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Ukraine, Georgia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Pacific Islands, Colombia, Ecuador, Saudi Arabia, Saint Kitts and Nevis.
You can go to Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs to see if you qualify for visa exemption. Download the relevant visa application form for your country from the Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
How long should I spend in Japan?
Can I drink the water in Japan?
Japan’s tap water is drinkable and safe. The national water infrastructure is reliable, and purification facilities are well-maintained.
Are ATM’s available in Japan?
Japanese postal ATMs accept most foreign cards and can be found almost everywhere.
– 7-11 ATMs are the easiest to use and accept the most foreign cards. They are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
– Japanese postal ATMs accept most foreign cards and can be found almost everywhere. However, most postal ATMs are only open during post office opening hours.
– ATMs in other conveniences store accept some foreign cards, but not all.
– ATMs in most Japanese banks will NOT accept your home bank card.