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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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Ordering your Japanese Yen online is simple. There are over 100 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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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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The website was not working correctly when I first tried to reload my card and I had to spend time on the phone waiting to speak with a representative. After speaking with them I was told to wait for the website and was not even offered the option to reload over the phone. It ended up working later, so it wasn't a big deal.

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Fast delivery and easy orders..thanks

Fast delivery and easy orders..thanks

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It was easy to use enjoyed using it getting pesos out of the ATM but unfortunately I was a little disappointed the fact that the ATMs kept on charging me a fee which I thought there wasn't going to be a fee but otherwise it was good to have.

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I have used Travelex for my foreign currency for several years now. I had always gone to their local location for pick-up. This is the first time I have used the 2 day shipping to my home for $9.99. Since the website did not indicate when I ordered the currency when it would arrive two days later, I was pleasantly surprised that it arrived before 10am so I didn't have to wait all day at home for the delivery. Ordering was painless and the currency arrived correct. I will order currency in the future through their shipping option.

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