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Language The Japanese language.
Time Zone UTC/GMT +9 hour
Electricity 100V, 50 Hz and 2-prong electrical outlets
Currency Yen (¥)
Foreign Exchange Major banks provide exchange services from 9am to 3pm on weekdays, however they close on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
Some ATMs allow you to withdraw money in the local currency of Japan.
Travelex, New Chitose Airport Branch
Visas You can find “Guide to Japanese Visas” on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Tax and Tip In Japan, a 8% of sales tax applies to most of goods and services such as products selling at shops, restaurant foods and massage services.
A prices are usually shown with tax-inclusive.
Transportation Conveniently situated close to the city of Sapporo, New Chitose Airport has regular direct international flights to various cities overseas, with domestic flights to Japan’s main international airports at Narita, Haneda, Nagoya and Kansai as well as other regional airports.
From “New Chitose-Airport” station, trains run every 15 min, arriving at Sapporo station in 36 min. The fare is 1,040 yen.
Royton Sapporo is about five minutes by taxi from Sapporo Station (800 - 900 yen).
Airport Limousine Bus from “New Chitose-Airport” to major hotels of Sapporo may be convenient for you. It arriving at Royton Sapporo in about 1h and 30 min. The fare is 1,000 yen.
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Airport Limousine Bus
Weather in October Mean temperature: 12℃ (Lowest : 7℃, Highest: 16℃),
Monthly total precipitation : 108 mm
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