11 extremely practical Japan travel tips 1. Rent a wireless router 2. Book a Japan Rail Pass before arrival 3. Buy a Pasmo card or a Suica card 4. Download the Hyperdia app 5. Take advantage of discount rates on domestic flights 6. If there's a choice, fly into Haneda, not Narita 7. Book N'EX or Keisei from Narita 8. Download Google Translate app 9. Print out your hotel address in Japanese 10. Know where to get cash 11. Know where to find refuge
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