One of the pleasures of travel in Japan is going shopping. JCB is the only Japan based international brand with over 30 million member stores accepting JCB cards across the world. Simply shopping with a JCB card in Japan will get you special money-saving offers at many stores. If you're planning a trip to Japan, be sure to read on!


Takashimaya is a veteran department store chain, established in Japan 180 years ago. Takashimaya is popular for its wide variety of product stock, from famous domestic and international fashion brands, to daily necessities, groceries, and more. Takashimaya has 24 locations throughout Japan, including Tokyo and Osaka. There are also four locations in other countries in Asia.

JCB Card Special Offer 

Get a 1,000-yen Takashimaya gift card with JCB card purchases of 25,000 yen or more at Takashimaya locations in Shinjuku, Osaka, and Kyoto. Get a 50,000-yen Takashimaya gift card with purchases totaling up to 1.25 million per day.

Contact the store location regarding the participation method and eligible products.

Campaign Period: Until January 31, 2020

*Some products excluded.

Click for details on this campaign >> HERE

Event Information 

Kirabia Veggie Plus Style Rooftop Beer Garden 

This beer garden is located on a rooftop in Namba, the most famous entertainment district in the metropolis of Osaka. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat menu of 30 dishes incorporating 60 different vegetables. The all-you-can-eat service comes with a two-hour all-you-can-drink menu as well, which includes soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.

Period: Until September 2019

Operating Hours: 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Charge: Adults (middle school and up): 4,000 yen, elementary school: 2,000 yen, 3-6 years old: 700 yen, under 3: free (tax included)

Location: Rooftop Garden on the 8th floor of Takashimaya Dept. Store Osaka

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Kimono Dress Up

Consider dressing up in a kimono, a type of traditional Japanese dress. Takashimaya's Kyoto location offers a kimono dress up service. Various types are available to wear, from yukata (light kimono) that is typically worn in summer to full kimono varieties.

Charge: 3,780 yen - 8,640 yen (tax included, varies depending on kimono type)

Reception Time: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Kimono Section, 5th Floor of Takashimaya Dept. Store Kyoto

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There is also a consultation desk and classes on how to tie kimono sashes, which are available to all those interested.

Electronics Retail Stores

Japan is known for its high-quality consumer electronics. Many people travel to Japan in order to purchase popular Japanese consumer electronics.

There are numerous well-known consumer electronics stores in Japan. Here are some popular home electronics stores where you can get JCB card special offers.

JCB Card Special Offer

Spend 5,000 yen or more using your JCB card to get the tax free discount plus 5% off at Bic Camera, Air Bic Camera, Sofmap, KOJIMA, EDION, Joshin, YAMADA, and BEST.

Contact the store location regarding the participation method and eligible products.

*Some products excluded.

Click for details on this campaign >> HERE



Be sure to take advantage of all the special offers available by simply shopping with your JCB card in Japan.

If you don't have a JCB card, this is a great time to apply.