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Time

  • Japanese Standard Time = GMT + 9 hrs.

 

Climate

  • Typical temperature at Fujiyoshida in November: high 15 degC, low 5 degC, 3 to 5 degC cooler than Tokyo.
  • Relatively dry season, but still a chance of some rain.

 

Money/Shopping

  • No need to pay a tip to anyone, anytime, anywhere.
  • Credit card acceptable at large shops, major hotels, and airports.  But not everywhere.

 

Traffic

  • Car: left-hand traffic.

 

Electricity

 

Communications

  • Dialing to Japan: Country code = 81.
  • Dialing from Japan: 010-(country code)-(number).
  • Mobile phones not always compatible with yours. Check the availability in advance.
  • Rental mobile phones and rental pocket WiFi's available at major airports (e.g. telecomsquare).  Advance booking recommended.
  • WiFi is available at the conference room.

 

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