Country and Currency Information

Japan
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Time Zone (GMT):+9
Population:126,659,683
Capital City:Tokyo
Largest City:Tokyo
Currency:Japanese Yen
Currency Code:JPY
Banknote Denominations:1,000 / 2,000 / 5,000 / 10,000
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:1,000
Additional Information:The 2,000 yen note is hard to find and some businesses will refuse them

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Japan
Monday 6 April 2020 3:26am
British Airways has announced that it will suspend all direct flights between Japan and the UK from Wednesday 8 April. ('Summary' and 'Return to the UK' pages)

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 4 minutes ago)