Where and How to Exchange, Withdraw, and Cash-in Japanese Yen

So you're about to head off on an adventure across Japan, ticket in hand, bag packed. But wait, what about yen? Japan is still very much a cash-based country. While credit cards and other forms of digital currency are starting to make a splash, it's hard to get too far without a little cold hard cash. To make sure you make the most of your hard-earned yen, here's a guide to everything you need to know about exchanging money in Japan.


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