Travel Information

El Salvador citizens travelling to Japan

Citizens of El Salvador that are travelling to Japan can travel without a visa.

What to expect in Japan

⚡ Above average wifi
❄️ cold weather
safe neighbourhoods
💰 expensive cost of living
🏖️ beaches
🤝 friendly locals
mild weather

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

Yes, you should carry cash on you. Foreigners usually deal in cash.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Soft Bank, B Mobile, and B-Mobile


💦 Can I drink tap water?

Yes, you can generally drink tap water. This may not apply in smaller towns and rural areas. Double-check when you arrive.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include

Line Taxi.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is JPY.

1 SVC = 12.155896 JPY

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $6.76 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of Japan. Tourists are able to visit without a visa for a certain amount of time.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 90 days past your travel date.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Japan. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. There are confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Japan. You’ll be denied entry to Japan if you’ve been to, or in, certain parts of China, South Korea, Iran, Italy or San Marino in the past 14 days. You'll be required to spend 14 days in quarantine or self-isolation if you arrive in Japan from other parts of mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau or South Korea. Contact your airline, tour operator or the nearest Japanese embassy to confirm latest information on entry requirements. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Japan overall.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Japan. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (4.98 / 5)
Safety (4.09 / 5)
Cost of Living (3.35 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$97.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$6.76 USD

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