The current number of users on NTT docomo, au, and SoftBank in Japan is quite high. Within this number of smartphone users, there are those who are thinking, “Is it me, or is my cellphone bill pretty high?” or “Is there any way to lower my monthly cellphone bill?” Have you had any of these thoughts or similar ones cross your mind when staring at your cellphone bill? Such as…
If you are reading this article, you are possibly considering switching from your current mobile carrier to another company. When you buy a smartphone in Japan, the phone is usually SIM locked to the carrier you purchased the phone from (SoftBank, au, docomo, etc.). If you put in a SIM card of another company into your smartphone that is SIM locked, you will not be able to make calls or transmit/receive data. The solution you are looking for is to unlock your smartphone!
If you’re reading this, you most likely have a smartphone and are planning a trip to Japan — that means you need data. Tourist SIM Cards are a great way to stay connected after you land in Japan, but with so many options it really can be difficult to compare. If you’re shopping around for a plan, it’s important to understand what to compare before making your decision. READ MORE
In August 2019, Sakura Mobile collaborated with Brazilian influencer and YouTube star, Isis Vasconcellos, to support her one-month stay in Japan.
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Haneda Airport, once the main airport in Tokyo, is now mainly taking care of domestic flights, while its cousin, Narita Airport, deals with the International ones.
It doesn’t mean you have no chance to land in Haneda though!
Haneda, being closer to the center of Tokyo, is a more desirable arrival point for visitors than Narita.
If it’s your first time in Japan, we’re sure you’re overcome with excitement to have finally arrived in the country you’ve dreamed about for so long — but your excitement quickly turns to confusion as soon as you step off the airplane at Haneda Airport.
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With over 13 million passengers passing through Kansai Airport (KIX) on international flights in 2018, Osaka’s premier aviation hub has established its place as the gateway to Japan’s Kansai region, signaling a growing need to stay connected during your travels with pocket WiFi or a Japanese SIM card.
If your travel plans include visiting Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Nara, or any number of the other must-see destinations of western Japan, then it’s important to consider where and how you can get and stay online before embarking on your journey.
Keep reading to find out what Kansai Airport Pocket WiFi and Travel SIM card services are available, and which companies offer plans that meet your personal data needs.
Kansai being a really rich region in terms of culture, architecture and landscape, as well as being home to the most vibrant cities Japan has to offer, it is no wonder a lot of travelers go through its International Airport (KIX), making it one of the top busiest Airport in Japan, and even Asia.
This Article is for whoever going to or interested in Kansai and its main cities (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe…), for the ones who prefer Tokyo you can check out our Complete guide to Narita Airport.
Kansai being more rural than Kanto we bet you are confused and have a lot of questions regarding the area and the best ways to spend a smooth, stress-free time here starting right from Kansai International Airport.
Have you thought about how you will getting WiFi in Japan during your upcoming trip? You could spend hours researching what you need to know about Japan WiFi, digging through online forum answers that may or may not be true, or you could save time by learning about the benefits of using Pocket WiFi! READ MORE
So you’re coming to Japan and you want to be sure that you’ll always have internet access when you need it. Free WiFi can be surprisingly difficult to find in Japan, even in big cities like Tokyo. So before your trip, it’s a good idea to make arrangements so you’ll be able to stay connected wherever you go. The two main options for short-term visitors are renting a prepaid SIM card or pocket WiFi in Japan, but which one is right for you? If you’re confused about the differences between the two, we’ve broken down the advantages and disadvantages of each one. READ MORE
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Haneda International Airport continues to shed its image as Tokyo’s premier domestic airport, opting to schedule more arriving and departing international flights; and as it becomes more accessible to overseas touriss and business travelers, the airport continues to introduce services and amenities that can help you during your stay in Japan, like Pocket WiFi rentals and Data SIM Cards.
If you booked a plane ticket that will be arriving at Haneda, be sure to keep reading as we present the best deals for Haneda Airport WiFi rentals! READ MORE