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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 the site of Japan’s capital for over 1000 years. It'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
  • Calling all animal lovers: make sure to visit “Rabbit Island”, home to hundreds of wild rabbits roaming free.

Trust in Travelex

Being able to order online and pickup at a convenient location at no charge was real plus. This is the second time we've use this service and are very pleased.Robin S.

Excellent. Everything was ready for me to pick up.Janet R.

This was a first time experience but I can say the staff was very professional and informativeCheryle L.

A deep dive on yen

No other currency in Asia is more heavily traded than the Japanese yen. In fact, 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 1870s.

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'll sometimes receive ¥1 and ¥5 as change.

What to consider when ordering your currency online

Thinking about the rate is just one consideration when it comes to getting your foreign currency, but don’t worry because we’re here to help make things really simple for you.

  1. Check the rates – Use our handy currency rate tracker to check how rates change over time 
  2. Think about how much you need – Your budget will help you to work out just how much you need to take with you, depending on how long you’re going for, how many of you are going and how big of a spender you are!
  3. How you want to get your money – If lining up to get your money isn’t your style, then you can order your currency to be delivered direct to your door. Alternatively, if you like to see a friendly face when you get your money, you can pick up at one of our stores across the US.

Buying Japanese Yen Online is Easy


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Cash

Ordering your Japanese Yen online is simple. There are over 200 Travelex stores across the US to pick up your order from, or you can have it delivered straight to your door.

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Travelex Money card

Travelex Money card

If you prefer plastic to cash, why not try our Cash Passport? A prepaid card, simply top up with Japanese yen before your trip and use abroad wherever you see the MasterCard logo.

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Very dependable

Previously I had been purchasing currency from another source; however, after a bad experience a friend of mine told me about Travelex and I went to the website and made a purchase and then two more, what a great experience and the rest is history, Travelex delivers.

George L Burks

Great service- fast delivery !

Great service- fast delivery !! You can’t go wrong with this company !

Stephanie Lockridge

Overall great experience

Overall great experience. Smooth and easy, very professional customer service. I wish there would have been one more e mail notice during the time my order was under review. Otherwise I was very satisfied. Discovered a Travelex kiosk at my return airport and was able to resell all my excess foreign cureency including coins. Nice!

Mark

It's critical to have some local currency

The bank where I chose to make the pickup was really hard to park at but that's not Travelex's fault. The ordering process was easy and the people in the bank were very nice. Of course, I wish the exchange rate had been better but having a little local currency before you arrive in a foreign country is critical.

Linda

I placed my order via my debit card and…

I placed my order via my debit card and it arrived next day UPS. Everything was secure. The only thing I would check and see what the exchange rate is that day. I am just curious how much of my transaction was profit. . The service was exceptional.

Robert Von Haase

Easy and fast

Easy and fast. Would have liked to order smaller bills. Not sure if there is an option for that on the website.

WI Badger

Well Done!

Well Done, The process went well on both ends. From receiving the exchange to returning.

Gerald Hager

Easy and quick to use

Easy and quick to use

Linda Carroll

A great way to exchange money need for…

A great way to exchange money needed for travel to different countries. It saves time and saves money by reducing the expenses. Easy to use and user friendly.

GLEN KLAVER

Fast

Fast, easy, efficient, and value priced service.

carl kah

Always "There"...

Always "There".... Always "Fair"!

Mooney Pilot

Travelex review

Easy to use website, received shipped order as was specified.

Steven Zawacki

This card option was wonderful

This card option was wonderful! My teenage daughter used it while traveling abroad to two different countries. I was able to easily load more funds and transfer them when she changed destinations. I highly recommend it!

Maricela KOOPMANN

I have no complaints and I appreciate…

I have no complaints and I appreciate your service. Thank You!

Huely Edwards

When my promotion code wasn't working…

When my promotion code wasn't working management credit the money to my bank account. I just wish my Bill's were smaller.

Keniya

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