What you NEED to KNOW when you First Arrive in Japan

Paolo fromTOKYO · 398,450 views
This Japan guide reviews what to do in Tokyo when you first arrive at Narita Airport or Haneda Haneda Airport. First time travelers are confused what to do in Tokyo, where to go, how to get from Narita Airport to Tokyo, how to get from Haneda Airport to Tokyo as well as what to eat in Japan. I cover all these questions and much more. These are Japan Travel Guide tips I wish someone told me when I first arrived in Japan or even wish I knew before I came to Japan. This video is perfect for first time travelers who don't know the difference between Narita Airport or Haneda Airport. Also, I share with you how to Get a SIM a card and what useful apps you can download before arriving at the Tokyo Airport in Japan. I even provide some tips on Showers and Tokyo Capsule Hotels at both Tokyo airports.

----- Must Know things when First Arriving in Tokyo Japan -----

0:51 - #1 Difference Between Narita & Haneda Airport

Travelers flying into Tokyo for the first time, have an option to fly into Narita or Haneda Airport.

Narita is the larger of the 2 airports and is generally known to have more international flights while Haneda has more domestic flights. Both have lots of dining and shopping areas, but since Haneda is newly ren, I have to give Haneda the overall edge when it comes to attractions.

The biggest differentiator between both airports is the distance to Tokyo. Narita is about 1 hr away by express train, while Haneda is about 15-30 min train ride away. So it’s a little cheaper transportation-wise from Haneda.

1:23 - #2 Get Internet Connectivity with SIM Card

Get your Japan SIM Card here:
- https://www.mobal.com/japan

2:24 - #3 Download Useful Apps

Transit and Map App: Google Maps

Translation App: Google Translate

What to do and eat in Tokyo (My Website)
- https://www.tokyozebra.com/maps

Restaurant Search and Reviews Website
- https://tabelog.com/en/tokyo/

Messenger App: LINE
- https://line.me/en/download

4:13 - #4 Showers and Capsule Hotels

Narita Airport Capsule Hotel: Nine Hours
- https://ninehours.co.jp/en/narita/

Narita Airport Shower Rooms:
https://www.narita-airport.jp/en/service/svc_37

Haneda Airport Capsule Hotel: First Cabin
- https://first-cabin.jp/en/cabin/

Haneda Airport Shower Rooms
- http://www.haneda-airport.jp/inter/mo/en/premises/service/relaxation_shower.html

My Luxury Capsule Hotel Video
- https://youtu.be/1qRhxKH3imQ

4:58 - #5 Airport Transportation to Tokyo

My Narita Airport to Tokyo Video
- https://youtu.be/RX-iFy6qxto

5:54 - #6 Get IC Train Card

Suica Card (JR) or Pasmo Card (Tokyo Metro). Both of them can be used on either system so it really doesn't matter which card you buy.

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