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Information for Travelers to Japan

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Visas : US passport holders and most EU residents do not require a visa if staying in Japan less than 90 days.
Visitors from the rest of the countries are required to get a visa.
Immunisations :
Time Zone : GMT/UTC plus nine hours.
Electricity : 100V; 50 Hz (Tokyo and eastern Japan), 60 Hz (western Japan).
Weights & Measures : Metric
Currency : Yen (Š)
Travellers Cheque : Travellers cheques and cash can be changed at ‘Authorised Foreign Exchange Bank’, large hotels and stores.
Credit Cards : International credit cards are widely acceptable in major cities.
Tipping : There is little tipping in Japan.
Bargaining : Bargaining is largely restricted to discount electronics districts.