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What to spend your Yen on:

  • Sushi meal for 2 people with sake

    400 Yen

  • Entry to Tokyo Disney

    6400 Yen

  • Tourist t-shirt

    350 Yen

  • Postcard and a stamp

    70 Yen

  • Samurai sword

    30,000 Yen

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Must-sees in Japan

  • Kyoto
  • Travel back in time to Japan’s capital for over 1000 years that’s just a few hours from Tokyo by speed train.
  • Naoshima
  • This island in the Seto Inland Sea is full of amazing architecture, museums, contemporary art and beautiful nature.
  • Ōkunoshima
  • If you’re not feeling skittish then make a detour to “Rabbit Island” where there’s hundreds of feral rabbits running around.

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A deep dive on Yen

No other currency in Asia is more heavily traded than the Japanese Yen and it’s the 3rd most traded currency in the world.

The first minted coins in Japan appeared in 708 but by the 19th century Japan was using Spanish Dollars. The Yen (or “round object”) has been used as the central form of currency since the 1870’s.

More info about Yen

The most commonly used bills for Japanese Yen are the ¥1,000, ¥5,000 and ¥10,000 notes. The most commonly used coins are the ¥10, ¥50, ¥100, ¥500 but you will also sometimes receive ¥1 and ¥5 as change.

Buying Japanese yen is Easy

Order Japanese yen online, lock in the rate and collect at your local store, at the airport before you fly

  • 1. Select your currency
  • Just tell us how much Japanese yen you need

  • 2. Choose how to get it
  • Collect your currency from over 120 stores including airports across Australia

  • 3. Pay online
  • You can pay online using either BPAY, Visa or MasterCard®

*Rates are subject to change throughout the day.

**The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.