Budget and money in Japan

One of the stereotypes of Japan is about the cost of living and specifically during a stay on the archipelago. However, with some research, it happens to be easy to smartly measure and limit our travel budget, and therefore discover a cheap Japan.

The exchange rate fluctuation (the Yen compared to Euros and Dollars) obviously plays a very important role in the total amount of the travel’s costs.

We give you here numerous tips to save money and enjoy Japanese visits while paying less. Important to note is that some places in Japan (temples, museums, parks…) offer a free entrance; inform yourself with the practical information given on our travel articles to benefit from these visits opened to smaller budgets.

To estimate your spending during your travel in Japan, you can use our travel budget calculator.

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