Popular payment methods used by inbound tourists in Japan 2019

In 2019, cash was by far the most common payment method used by the majority of tourists visiting Japan, with around 97.4 percent. Among electronic payment methods, credit cards was the preferred method among foreign consumers, while only one in five tried mobile payments.

Preferred payment methods used by inbound tourists in Japan in 2019

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Sources

Release date

June 2020

Region

Japan

Survey time period

2019

Number of respondents

83,669 respondents

Special properties

multiple answers possible

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

The annual data is compiled from the monthly surveys conducted by the Japan Tourism Agency and its contractor.

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