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ATMs & Money Exchange

Currency exchange services for obtaining Japanese Yen are available at Kansai International Airport. Large banks, post offices and some large hotels also provide a currency exchange service but the types of currency available are quite limited. Please note that banks and post offices are closed on weekends and national holidays (ATM machines are open).

International Service ATM

Seven-Eleven Convenience Stores
All 7/11 stores in Japan offer 24-hour access to cash with foreign cards (especially the PLUS network; VISA, DISCOVER; American Express; Diners Club; PIN# required.

Post Offices
Almost all ATM at Japanese post offices have English menus; VISA, PLUS, MasterCard, Maestro, Cirrus, American Express, Diners Club and DISCOVER; Select ENGLISH >>> OTHER >>> COOPERATION >>> WITHDRAW; PIN# required

Major post offices: Mon.-Fri.: 7:00-23:00
Sat. & Sun.: 9:00-19:00; Smaller post offices
Mon.-Fri.: 9:00-19:00; Sat.: 9:00-17:00

Foreign Exchange

Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Money Exchange Corner
All major cash currencies & 7 kinds of travelers checks; 11:00-18:30; Closed Sat., Sun., holidays; On the southeast corner of Shijo Kawaramachi.

Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ Bank Money Exchange Center
Major cash currencies & 5 travelers checks; 9:00-16:00; Closed Sat., Sun., holidays; On the southeast corner of Shijo Karasuma.