05 Mar Cash Withdrawal in Japan using Singapore issued bank ATM cards
You may face a situation that you need physical cash urgently in Japan. However, most of Japanese major banks such as Mitsubishi, Mizuho and Sumitomo may not accept your local bank ATM cards for cash withdrawal.
Actually, there are some Japanese banks that are happy to give you cash by using your local ATM cards.
Here is a list of Japanese bank ATMs where you can withdraw cash during your Japan trip.
|Seven Bank||Japan Post Bank||AEON Bank|
|Limit per withdrawal||JPY 100,000||JPY 100,000||–|
|Accepted Card Brand||10 major brands||10 major brands||VISA/PLUS/MASTER CARD/CIRRUS/UNION PAY|
|All major cities in Japan||AEON Super Markets
|Number of ATMs||22,000||27,200||5,600|
＊10 major brads: VISA / PLUS / MasterCard / Maestro / Cirrus / American Express/JCB/UnionPay/Discover/Diners Club
Of course, you can use your international credit cards at most of places in Japan. However, there are still some local shops or restaurants where credit cards are not allowed so you may want to have some cash with you during your Japan trip.