Useful Information for Foreign Tourists in Sapporo: Using ATMs in Sapporo with a foreign credit card to withdraw cash in Japanese yen
Sapporo has convenient ATMs that accept foreign credit cards for times when you run out of Japanese yen
It’s always a good idea to show up prepared with Japanese yen (in cash) when you go shopping or dining in Sapporo. Seven Bank ATMs which mainly located inside 7-Eleven convenience stores, open 24-hours, allow you to withdraw Japanese yen at any time* using a International cash card, credit card, or debit card (VISA, PLUS, MasterCard, Maestro, Cirrus, UnionPay, American Express, JCB, Discover, Diners Club). If you need to change your money, head to the foreign currency exchange counter in Hokkaido Bank and Hokuyo Bank (North Pacific Bank, Ltd.), located in front of Sapporo Station, or the exchange counter in New Chitose Airport. VISA and MasterCard are the most commonly accepted credit cards when making purchases.
*The time frame during which you can use the ATM may differ depending on the type of International card you own. For details, please see the website: http://www.sevenbank.co.jp/intlcard/card2.html
*When searching for the nearest Seven Bank ATMs, use this website: http://inbound.standard.navitime.biz/sevenbank-english/Index.act