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Travel like a local in Japan

Whether you are heading to Japan for the amazing fresh food, Japanese ancient culture, or immerse yourself in the sights of Tokyo or hit the Japanese snowfields it is very important that you take cash with you. The Japanese culture is very much a cash economy and it is quite common to see people carrying large amounts of cash with them because of the low crime rates and you will need to swap Aussie dollars for Japanese yen before your flights to Japan. Credit cards are becoming more popular in larger areas although it is not uncommon to encounter travelers having difficulties with foreign cards.

Use our currency calculator for AUD to JPY in order to help you understand how much things will cost on your holiday or simply sign up to our Rate Alert and we can send you a notification when your desired rate hits the market. Being one of the most traded currency in the world your best to get your travel budget early and watch for the best exchange rate for your trip.

The Japanese YEN?

Japanese Yen (JPY; ¥) is the official currency of Japan and the bank notes where first introduced in 1872 two years after the currency was introduced.

The denominations for Japan banknotes are 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 although the 2000 notes which are readily available from banks are very unpopular and less likely to be used and seen in general circulation. The 2000 note was introduced in the year 2000 to commemorate the G8 summit of that year and seen as a novelty note by most Japanese.

So how much cash do you need in Japan? FOOD and DRINK – Can of drink 130 yen Cup of coffee 100-400 yen, Can of beer 200 yen 1/2 liter of mineral water 120 yen Bowl of Japanese noodles 300-700 yen Breakfast service in a coffee shop 400-700 yen Big Mac 350yen.



Remember to try and use up all your coins before you return home