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Seminar on Statistical Capacity Building for New Data Sources
Tourist Information

Transportation

Airports:

There are two international airports in and around Tokyo, Narita International Airport (NRT) and Haneda Airport (HND).
For further information of NRT: http://www.narita-airport.jp/en/external sites
For further information of HND: http://www.haneda-airport.jp/inter/en/external sites


From Airports to Shinjuku Station:

From NRT

By Airport Limousine Bus, you can arrive at the meeting venue, Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, without transfer.
Duration: about 120 minutes.
Fare: 3,100 JPY
For further information: http://www.limousinebus.co.jp/en/platform_searches/index/2/18external sites

By Narita Express (NEX) train, you can arrive at Shinjuku Station without transfer.
Duration: about 80 minutes
Fare: 3,190 JPY
For further information: http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/index.htmlexternal sites


From HND

By Airport Limousine Bus, you can arrive at the meeting venue, Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, without transfer.
Duration: about 70 minutes.
Fare: 1,230 JPY
For further information: http://www.limousinebus.co.jp/en/platform_searches/index/4/18external sites

By train, there are several routes to reach Shinjuku Station from HND.
The transportation guide is available for free at the following URL.
http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/external sites


Weather in Tokyo

It is cool and relatively low-rainfall in December in Tokyo.
Mean daily temperature in December is about 9°C, mean maximum about 14°C and mean minimum about 5°C.
Please also see One-week Forecasts of Tokyo at the following URL.
http://www.jma.go.jp/en/week/319.htmlexternal sites


Other information

Insurance

Each participant is encouraged to enroll in an international insurance scheme covering the entire duration of his/ her stay in Japan on his/ her own account because the host organization will not be responsible for personal accidents nor damage to the private property of participants.

Currency: JPY (Japanese Yen)

Exchange rates (April 2017)
1 EUR - around 110 to 120 JPY
1 USD - around 110 to 120 JPY
Money can be exchanged at currency exchange counters located mainly at banks, post offices, hotels and airports.

Gratuities (Tipping)

Tipping is not customary in Japan. In tourist hotels, service charge is added to the bill.

Local time

Japanese Standard Time (JST) is GMT+9.

Electricity

Voltage: 100 volts, A.C.
Frequencies: 50 Hz in eastern Japan. *FYI, 60 Hz in western Japan.
Plug Type: Plug Type A (two-flat-pin plug)

Emergency Numbers

Police: 110
Fire/ Emergency/ Ambulance: 119

Visa Requirements

Participants should check with the Japanese Embassy or Consulate in their country on visa requirements. If necessary, please obtain appropriate entry visas.

For further information: http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.htmlexternal sites

Participants who need to stopover in other countries should also obtain appropriate transit visas. Please obtain visas well in advance of the meeting.

If you have questions regarding entry to Japan, please contact us at sbjtraining2017@soumu.go.jp.


For more information on tourism

Tokyo: http://www.gotokyo.org/en/index.htmlexternal sites
Japan: http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/external sites


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