Travel to Japan

Something you always have to keep in mind is that you know what applies, what you have to do and how to behave before you go to a foreign country. Unfortunately, there are too many people who have no idea about it. This then leads to two things. They end up in personal problems, or they will be difficult or impossible for the residents to cope with. If you are going to Japan, there are actually quite a few things you need to keep an eye on. Here you get some information that may be good to know.

The currency in Japan is the Yen

According to usaers, the currency used in Japan is called the Yen. It is the domestic currency, which means that you who go to Japan should always switch to this currency. You can do this at home, or you can change when you arrive. The exchange rate can of course differ a little, but is usually not drastically large in difference.

Now it is also the case that the Japanese like American dollars. Make sure you know the value against their own currency, as otherwise you may have to pay a much higher price than you would have done in Yen. When you go to Japan, however, it is good to have both Yen and USD in your travel fund, as you can benefit from one or the other in different situations.

Rent a car in Japan

If you are considering renting a car in Japan, you will of course be able to do so with an international driving license that is accepted by the country. Here, there is absolutely no problem at all with renting a car. The problem is rather if you really want to drive in Japanese traffic?

It is a decision that you must make on the spot and not already at the start of the journey. In Japan, traffic is very heavy and will for many feel like something they can not handle in rush hour traffic.

Electricity in Japan

When planning a trip to Japan, it may not be a big deal to unpack your hair and shaver. They will sound as if they are idling, unless there is a switch on them that allows them to handle a smaller current. In Japan, 100 volts applies to the socket and this pulsates at 50-60 Hz. They will also have a different design on their sockets and sockets, which means that you as a Swede need to have an adapter for your electrical products.

Transport in Japan

When you come to Japan as a tourist and do not want to rent a car and get around in the always pulsating traffic, you will be in need of various transports. There is a large selection with different variants of transport. In that case, it is about trains, buses, taxis and the metro. As usual, the range will be largest in large cities, while you who visit the smaller places will have to make do with fewer choices, but as is well known, this is also the case in Sweden.

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