Sim Cards

While Japan does have Wi-Fi in most public places, there certainly is limits and it can be difficult to find a stable connection for long term usage outside of a hotel room. Knowing most peoples luck, they might have Wi-Fi connection all the way up until the point where they really need it, where there will mysteriously be no Wi-Fi signal anywhere around.

With a sim card, you don’t have to worry about losing Internet connection when you need it the most. 

With Unlimited data packages, for 8, or 31 day periods, you have the freedom to use the Japanese cell network without having to pay outrageous roaming fees. While these sim cards do not give you a Japanese cell phone number to make local calls, you still have access to your Facebook, Messenger, Whatsapp and your other communication app, so you can keep in contact with anyone, any time of the day. 

These sim cards, while more expensive than you would normally pay in your home country for data, they really do make traveling Japan a breeze. You have access to google maps at your figure tips, so you know that you will not get lost easily providing you use your sim card wisely. 

As mentioned, they come in 8, and 31 day packages and really helpful. We can not recommend getting a sim card enough, just click the boxes below to find a pick up location at your arrival airport into Japan so you can get straight into it only minutes after touching down. You can purchase them in Japan at technology stores like Yobodashi Camera, but you are looking to pay approximately 10-25% more than you would by booking your sim card with the below packages.

Are you planning a trip to Japan soon? Then you really should consider purchasing a JR Rail Pass, especially if you are planning on hitting all the major Tourist cities like Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima, and Sapporo. 

The JR Rail Pass makes getting around the country easy, and can save you several hundreds in travel expenses. All you need to do is just show your pass at the ticket gate, and you have access to any and all JR rail lines across the country, and not just the standard commuter trains, but luxury trains, and even the world famous Shikansen (Bullet Train). A JR Rail Pass is an essential item for any visitor to Japan. Buy your pass today by clicking here now!