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How much spending money should I bring. Staying for 12 days...

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City: Tokyo

Prefecture: Tokyo

Country: Japan

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You can get by on as little as 3000JPY per day for spending money only. If you want to go out on the town you can easily use 10,000JPY per day. Better yet plan on using 20,000JPY per day and if you don't spend it you will have a comfortable amount. Then there is always shopping. What you want to do, who you know and preparation basically makes all the difference for money well spent in Japan.
Well it all depends on what you want to do. You can spend a little and not do much or you can spend a bundle everyday going to clubs in Ginza. I would say around $100 a day would cover most reasonable/frugal activities with some left over for souveniers.
I can not say much about it depends on where you are staying and what you would like to do but just go around from Tokyo to different places in Tokyo cost 1000 Yen for just transportation and food wise maybe 1000 yen for Lunch and so on. If you would like to buy stuff for sourvenior and so on it will cost differently so daily at least 100 US or even 150 since now Japanese yen is strong. 100 US is only 8000 yen so it doesn't go so far... Just think of the way and decide yourself. If you have more detailed questions you can write me inbox... thanks Ruth
The more the merrier! Many smaller shops will not take credit cards. Foreign cash is hardly accepted outside of large hotels. Here's a hint, stay at "Business Hotels" They are cheap and clean but small and cramped. The bathrooms are like closets but you'll be there just to rest your bones, right? A business hotel can range from 5,000 to 12,000 yen per night. Capsule Hotels can be cheaper but not recommended unless you are desperate. Just to eat, I would say about 3,000 yen per day would be enough if you don't drink alcohol. Tokyo is one of the most expensive cities in Japan and even more so if you are not "Tokyo Smart". I would say, you might be able to manage for room and food with 10,000 yen a day if you buy an unlimited train pass before hand. Taking a taxi will eat up your money in a flash. Take buses or trains but remember that train service ends about at midnight and buses will end earlier.
The more the merrier! Many smaller shops will not take credit cards. Foreign cash is hardly accepted outside of large hotels. Here's a hint, stay at "Business Hotels" They are cheap and clean but small and cramped. The bathrooms are like closets but you'll be there just to rest your bones, right? A business hotel can range from 5,000 to 12,000 yen per night. Capsule Hotels can be cheaper but not recommended unless you are desperate. Just to eat, I would say about 3,000 yen per day would be enough if you don't drink alcohol. Tokyo is one of the most expensive cities in Japan and even more so if you are not "Tokyo Smart". I would say, you might be able to manage for room and food with 10,000 yen a day if you buy an unlimited train pass before hand. Taking a taxi will eat up your money in a flash. Take buses or trains but remember that train service ends about at midnight and buses will end earlier.
The more the merrier! Many smaller shops will not take credit cards. Foreign cash is hardly accepted outside of large hotels. Here's a hint, stay at "Business Hotels" They are cheap and clean but small and cramped. The bathrooms are like closets but you'll be there just to rest your bones, right? A business hotel can range from 5,000 to 12,000 yen per night. Capsule Hotels can be cheaper but not recommended unless you are desperate. Just to eat, I would say about 3,000 yen per day would be enough if you don't drink alcohol. Tokyo is one of the most expensive cities in Japan and even more so if you are not "Tokyo Smart". I would say, you might be able to manage for room and food with 10,000 yen a day if you buy an unlimited train pass before hand. Taking a taxi will eat up your money in a flash. Take buses or trains but remember that train service ends about at midnight and buses will end earlier.
The more the merrier! Many smaller shops will not take credit cards. Foreign cash is hardly accepted outside of large hotels. Here's a hint, stay at "Business Hotels" They are cheap and clean but small and cramped. The bathrooms are like closets but you'll be there just to rest your bones, right? A business hotel can range from 5,000 to 12,000 yen per night. Capsule Hotels can be cheaper but not recommended unless you are desperate. Just to eat, I would say about 3,000 yen per day would be enough if you don't drink alcohol. Tokyo is one of the most expensive cities in Japan and even more so if you are not "Tokyo Smart". I would say, you might be able to manage for room and food with 10,000 yen a day if you buy an unlimited train pass before hand. Taking a taxi will eat up your money in a flash. Take buses or trains but remember that train service ends about at midnight and buses will end earlier.

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