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Best Japan Sim Card For Tourist And How To Buy A Prepaid Sim Card in Japan (Updated 2022)

BEST JAPAN TOURIST SIM CARD AND HOW TO BUY A PREPAID SIM CARD IN JAPAN

In this guide you will learn about Japan sim card for tourist and how to buy the best-prepaid sim card in Japan. Click here if you want to get your discount booking activities in Japan with Klook!

You can buy the cheapest sim card in Japan with IIJmio Japan prepaid sim card for $14 USD with 5 GB data valid for 30 days.

You can find the cheapest Japan eSim with Airalo Japan eSim prepaid for $6 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%). For $14 USD with 3 GB data valid for 30 days.

You can find the cheapest Japan eSim with Nomad Japan eSim for $6 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days. And for $17 USD with 5 GB data.

Make sure you check Holafly eSim for less than $60 USD if you use our code GAMINTRAVELER you will have unlimited internet for 30 days eSim in Japan just $2 USD per day. Read here best Japan eSim

Read here how to get from Narita airport to city center, Haneda airport to city center and Osaka airport to city center.

Read here how to apply Japan visa for Filipino and Korean visa for Filipino!

WHERE TO STAY IN JAPAN

You can sleep in a dorm room or a room from $20-30 USD while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as $50-70 USD. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from $200 USD.

Book your accommodations in Japan through Agoda or Booking

BOOK YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE

You can read Heymondo Vs Safetwing cheapest travel Insurance. You can get for $135 USD your Heymondo Travel Insurance with Heymondo discount code valid for 90 days. Read our full Heymondo Travel Insurance Review

You can get Safetywing Travel Insurance for Digital Nomads valid for 28 days Safetywing for $50 USD per month with kids until 10 years old included

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JAPAN SIM CARD FOR TOURIST AND PRPEPAID SIM CARD IN JAPAN

PREPAID SIM CARD IN JAPAN BACKGROUND

First thing we have to say about internet and data connection in Japan is amazing especially if we compare with the Philippines where we were coming from.

Obviously the best thing you can do to connect online is getting a prepaid sim card in Japan. It will be efficient and it will allow you to connect anytime. We recommend you to get your Japan tourist sim card in the airport. You can get in the kiosks or phone shops if you prefer beter rates. 

Make sure you check Holafly eSim for less than $60 USD if you use our code GAMINTRAVELER you will have unlimited internet for 30 days eSim in Japan just $2 USD per day.

BUYING JAPAN PREPAID SIM CARD IN THE AIRPORT (SIM CARD TOKYO AIRPORT)

For us when traveling the best way is buying our Japan sim card in Tokyo airport. You can buy your Japan prepaid sim card in Tokyo International airport.

Another option is booking online your Japan tourist sim card and pick up in the airport. For both of them you have to show your passport.

WHERE TO GET JAPAN TOURIST SIM CARD

Apart from buying your Japan sim card for tourist at Tokyo airport you can buy your Japan sim card in the official shops (Yodobashi Camera, Sofmap and Bic Camera).

You will find many of them in the cities. Just bring your passport and a second ID or driver license (they require both). They will explain their packages to get your prepaid Japan sim card.

It’s easy to activate your Japanese sim card and you can do on your own. If not you will see a line where the staff will help you to activate.

BEST JAPAN PREPAID SIM CARD COMPARISON

There are a few phone companies when looking for the best Japanese prepaid sim card: IIJmio, B Mobile and Holafly. There are different prices and packages. All of them have great coverage and they will give you access to wifi hotspots in the city.

IIJmio Japan Sim Card

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IIJmio Japan prepaid sim card has two prepaid Japan tourist sim card. Check here prices and packages!

You can get an IIJmio Japan prepaid sim card for 1000 JPY which is $7 USD with 8 GB data valid for 29 days. For 1500 JPY which is $11 USD with 20 GB data valid for 29 days. You can get both of them in the airport of in Bic Camera shops. It depends how long you are planning to stay in Japan.

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B Mobile Japan Sim Card for 2000 JPY which is $14 USD with 5 GB data valid for 10 days. For 3000 JPY which is $21 USD with 7 GB data valid for 21 days. Check here prices and packages!

You can purchase online or in the shops in Japan and you don’t need to register or activate is ready to use already. The best thing about B Mobile prepaid sim card Japan that you can order before your trip or pick up in your hotel which is more comfortable.

OTHER PREPAID SIM CARD IN JAPAN

Holafly Japan Prepaid Sim Card

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Holafly prepaid sim card works with Softbank it has a few Japanese tourist sim cards. You can get for $19 USD with 5 days of unlimited data.

There are other options for $34 USD with 10 days unlimited data, $47 USD with 15 days unlimited data. And for $64 USD with unlimited data valid for 30 days.

You can order online to be ready before the trip. And you will be able to have unlimited data in Japan for $2-3 USD per day depending on how long you are traveling in Japan.

MOBAL JAPAN SIM CARD

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Mobal sim card Japan is one of the most popular phone operator but prices are really high for unlimited data. Check here prices and packages!

You can get a Mobal prepaid sim card in Japan for 4000 JPY which is $29 USD with unlimited data valid for 8 days. For $44 USD with unlimited data valid for 26 days. If you want unlimited data valid for 30 days you will have to pay $65 USD.

Mobal prepaid sim card Japan is interesting since you can order online and you will get data for $3-4 USD per day.

BEST JAPAN SIM CARD CONCLUSION (CHEAPEST SIM CARD JAPAN)

My Japan Prepaid Sim Card Conclusion is buying the cheapest sim card in Japan with IIJmio Japan prepaid sim card for for $14 USD with 5 GB data valid for 30 days.

Make sure you check Holafly eSim for less than $60 USD if you use our code GAMINTRAVELER you will have unlimited internet for 30 days eSim in Japan just $2 USD per day.

ATMS AND CASH IN JAPAN

There are few ATMs in the airport that they don’t charge commission. Outside the airport you will be able to exchange money in banks and exchange office and also ATMs around the city.

The exchange rate $1 USD= 104 JPYClick here to know more about the current exchange rate in Japan!

FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL JAPAN

For food budget travel in Japan we have to say that’s affordable if we compare with prices for transportation and accommodation. For decent meals expect to pay $7-10 USD per person in a local restaurant. If you visit fine dining restaurants prices are starting from $20 USD.

You can always get meals and snacks in 7-Eleven that you can find everywhere. It costs $3-5 USD and you will not have to be worried of cooking!

Click here if you want to get your discount booking activities in Japan with Klook!

Book your accommodations in Japan through Agoda or Booking.

WHERE TO STAY IN JAPAN

A lot of budget option is available for accommodation in Japan. Where you can sleep in a dorm room or a room from $20-30 USD while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as $50-70 USD. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from $200 USD.

If you are traveling in Japan outside the peak season prices will be much cheaper. Places like Tokyo will be the most expensive and you will find great deals in not so touristic cities.  There are AirBnB options in Japan where you can have a budget accommodation and a local experience at the same time.

Book your accommodations in Japan through Agoda or Booking.

Click here if you want to get your discount booking activities in Japan with Klook!

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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