Most Useful and Most Practical Travel Tips in Japan

Money Vending machine at FamilyMart You can withdraw Yen at the Convenience store.

FamilyMart Convenience Store
FamilyMart Convenience Store

Money Vending machine at FamilyMart (one of convenience stores in Japan)

As you may know, there are so many vending machines in Japan.

There are vending machines that exchange your currency into Japanese yen. When you are walking around on a trip in Japan and your money is getting lesser, you may feel a little bit nervous. At that moment, some FamilyMart stores have automatic foreign currency exchange machines. This is a service that can be very helpful in such cases.

As a general reminder for vending machines at FamilyMart. 

  • The bills must be clean and tight. no wrinkle.
  • Please note that wrinkled bills will not be accepted by the machines.
  • Only notes can be exchanged.
  • 24 hours

How to get Japanese Yen at FamilyMart

They are located in FamilyMart stores near tourist attractions/sight-seeing points in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, etc. You can easily exchange your foreign currency into Japanese yen at FamilyMart stores. (Foreign notes can only be exchanged into Japanese yen.

Thsi service is operated by Travelex Japan.

Locations of the FamilyMarts with Exchange machine

FamilyMarts in Tokyo

  • Asakusa Kaminarimon dori           1-5-3 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
  • Asakusa Kaminarimon mae          1-2-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
  • Komagata 1-chome         1-12-14 Komagata, Taito-ku, Tokyo Nihon Seimei Asakusa Building 1st floor
  • Shinjuku 5-chome           5-18-14 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
  • Shinjuku Shokuan dori    1-12-1, Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 2nd Korea Square Building
  • Shinjuku Yasukuni dori   5-17-13 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Oriental Wave Building
  • Nishi Asakusa 1-chome  1-8-13 Nishiasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
  • Henna Hotel Tokyo Asakusa Tawaramachi            3-19-8 Kotobuki, Taito-ku, Tokyo

FamilyMarts in KYOTO

  • Kawaramachi Sanjo         Sanjo Building, Kawaramachi, 437 Ebisucho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • Kawaramachi Takoyakushi           295 Naraya-cho, Kawaramachi-dori, Takoyakushi, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • Gion Shirakawa  77-5 Sueyoshi-cho, Higashi-iri, the second line up Shijo-dori, Yamatooji-dori, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • Kyoto Eki mae     849 Higashishiokoji-cho down Higashinotoin-dori Shiokoji, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • Kyoto Tower mae            730, Higashishiokoji-cho, 2-chome, Shichijo-dori, Higashinotoin-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • Shijyo Kawaramachi Nishi            585 Nakagyo-ku, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • Shijyo Kiyamachi Kita       222 Nabeya-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Tsuda Building
  • Shijyo Kiyamachi Minami             119 Saitocho, Shijo-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • Shijyo Hanamikoji             573-4, Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto

FamilyMarts in Osaka

  • Amemura sankaku kouen mae     2-18-6 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Kawarayamachi 2-chome             2-16-2 Kawarayamachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Kuromon Ichiba mae       2-3-8 Nipponbashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Shimanouchi 2-chome Chuo-ku, Osaka   2-4-19 Shimanouchi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Sennichimae 1-chome    1-9-7 Sennichimae, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Namba 1-chome              1-7-10 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Nihombashi 1-chome     1-5-10 Nipponbashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka JOLLY Building 1F
  • Minamisenba 2-chome   2-7-16 Minamisenba, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Hotel Royal Classic Osaka            4-3-3 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Links Umeda      1-1 Ofuka-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka