The weather in Tokyo during the period of the conference is typically sunny with temperature ranges between 25 °C and 35 °C.
Only Japanese yen (JPY, ¥) is acceptable at regular stores and restaurants. Certain foreign currencies may be accepted at a limited number of hotels, restaurants and souvenir shops. You can exchange your currency with Japanese yen at foreign exchange banks and other authorized money exchangers on presentation of your passport.
Traveler’s Checks and Credit Cards
Traveler’s checks are accepted only by leading banks and major hotels in principal cities, and the use of traveler’s checks in Japan is not as popular as in some other countries. VISA, Master Card, Diners Club, and American Express are widely accepted at hotels, department stores, shops, restaurants and nightclubs.
In Japan, tips are not necessary anywhere, even at hotels and restaurants.
Japan operates on 100 volts for electrical appliances. The frequency is 50 Hz in eastern Japan including Tokyo, and 60 Hz in western Japan.