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Japan Unlimited SIM


If you’ve ever tried to get a Japanese SIM Card, you’ll be well aware that it’s really difficult. Most companies require you to have a Japanese credit card and Residence Visa. You’ve also got the difficulty of filling out complicated forms in Japanese.

Introducing Japan Unlimited!

Japan SIM Card
  • greent ick Unlimited data
  • greent ick Free incoming calls & texts
  • greent ick Actual Softbank Japanese phone number
  • greent ick English language customer support
  • greent ick No contract, cancel anytime

Our service is different, we have removed obstacles that other providers place in your way. It’s simple to buy a Japan Unlimited SIM Card, it’s easy to activate and it’s simple to cancel it if you need to.

Our long-term Japan SIM cards are perfect for you if you are living, working or studying in Japan. You can have your SIM shipped to you before you travel or pick it up when you arrive in Japan.

We provide a multi-size SIM card which fits any phone - including iPhones, smartphones and basic phones.

+ Will The SIM Work in My Phone?

You can use the Japan Unlimited SIM in any unlocked phone that supports the 3G Band 1 (2100MHz) or 4G Band 1 (2100MHz) frequency.

What does "unlocked" mean?
If your device is "unlocked", it means that it can work with a SIM card from any network. If your device is "locked", it is restricted to work only on your regular carrier's network. Your device must be "unlocked" to work with the Japan Unlimited SIM.

How do you know if your phone is unlocked?
If you purchased your device as an "unlocked" or "SIM Free" device from a retailer such as Amazon, then your device is almost certainly already unlocked. This means that it will work with our SIM card. If you purchased your device directly from your carrier (AT&T, T-Mobile, etc.), your device is probably locked and, therefore, it may not work with our SIM card. If you're still not sure whether or not your device is unlocked, simply contact the store where you purchased your device from.

My device is locked. What can I do?
If your device is locked, it may be possible to get it unlocked - simply ask your provider about this.

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Japan Unlimited - Long Term Plans

Buy your SIM today for just ¥3,000. Choose from one of the monthly plans below when you activate your SIM.

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Voice + Text + Data Plan
Data
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Voice
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Text
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Unlimited
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For Call/Text rates, see "Full Plan Details"
Data
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Unlimited
Voice
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Real Japanese phone number
For Call/Text rates, see "Full Plan Details"
Text
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Real Japanese phone number
For Call/Text rates, see "Full Plan Details"
JPY ¥4,500  WAS ¥6,000
PER MONTH
From your activation date


SIM Price JPY ¥3,000
WAS ¥6,000
JPY
¥4,500 PER MONTH

From your activation date

SIM Price
JPY
¥3,000

Full Plan
Details
BUY NOW
BUY NOW

Cancel anytime

Unlimited

Real Japanese phone number
For Call/Text rates, see "Full Plan Details"

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Cancel anytime


*** Limited Time Offer: Order your SIM today & you’ll get the Voice+Text+Data service plan at ¥4,500 (usually ¥6,000).
You’ll get the discounted rate for the life of your service, guaranteed. That’s 25% off! ***

Voice + Text Plan
Data

¥4,500
if used
Voice
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Text
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Real Japanese phone number
For Call/Text rates, see "Full Plan Details"
Data
¥4,500
if used
Unlimited
Voice
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Real Japanese phone number
For Call/Text rates, see "Full Plan Details"
Text
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Real Japanese phone number
For Call/Text rates, see "Full Plan Details"
JPY ¥1,000  
PER MONTH
From your activation date


SIM Price JPY ¥3,000
JPY
¥1,000 PER MONTH

From your activation date

SIM Price
JPY
¥3,000

Full Plan
Details
BUY NOW
BUY NOW

Cancel anytime

Real Japanese phone number
For Call/Text rates, see "Full Plan Details"

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Cancel anytime

Why Japan Unlimited is the smart choice

Our priority with Japan Unlimited is to keep things simple! See how Japan Unlimited compares with traditional Japanese cell phone providers in the table below...


With traditional Japanese Providers...

With Japan Unlimited...
tick You need a Japanese bank account tick Payment by Debit/Credit Card or PayPal
tick You need to visit a store & fill in lots of paperwork tick Order online
tick You need to provide lots of ID documents tick Simply upload a copy of your passport when you activate
tick You need a Residence Visa tick You do not need any official documents
tick You need to commit to a 2-year contract tick No contract!
tick Termination fees are high! tick No termination fees, cancel anytime!
tick SIMs are often data-only tick You get voice & data with a Japanese phone number & free incoming calls!
tick Data usage is often limited tick Unlimited data
tick You can only receive your SIM in Japan tick We ship worldwide, or you can pick-up your SIM in Japan
tick There are lots of complicated hidden fees & charges tick No taxes, no minimums, no hidden extras!
tick Customer support is mostly Japanese tick English language customer service
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seamus

I arrived in Japan almost four months ago, and I had no idea how difficult it was going to be to get a mobile-phone service… Knowing that I can now get a SIM card without a termination fee, with unlimited data that I can suspend when out of Japan is ideal for me

Seamus, Ireland

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Our short term Japan SIM cards are great for tourists, business travelers or short trips to Japan. You can choose between Voice+Text+Data SIMs or Data-only SIMs. Get your SIM shipped to you before you travel or pick it up when you arrive in Japan!

Short Term SIM Cards

Check out the options below to find the best short-term SIM for your trip…

Japan Tourist SIM 3GB
Duration
30 days
Data
3GB
Voice Calling
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Texting
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Total Cost
JPY ¥3,490
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Japan Tourist SIM 10GB
Duration
30 days
Data
10GB
Voice Calling
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Texting
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Total Cost
JPY ¥5,990
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Japan Unlimited SIM 30 Day
Duration
30 days
Data
Unlimited
Voice Calling
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Texting
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Total Cost
JPY ¥7,500

Pay ¥3,000 today
Pay ¥4,500 on activation

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Japan Unlimited SIM 60 Day
Duration
60 days
Data
Unlimited
Voice Calling
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Texting
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Total Cost
JPY ¥12,000

Pay ¥3,000 today
Pay ¥9,000 on activation

Japan Unlimited SIM 90 Day
Duration
90 days
Data
Unlimited
Voice Calling
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Texting
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Total Cost
JPY ¥16,500

Pay ¥3,000 today
Pay ¥13,500 on activation

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Voice
Calling
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Total Cost
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30 Days
3GB
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JPY ¥3,490
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30 Days
10GB
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JPY ¥5,990
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30 Days
Unlimited
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JPY ¥7,500
Pay ¥3,000 today
Pay ¥4,500 on activation
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60 Days
Unlimited
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JPY ¥12,000
Pay ¥3,000 today
Pay ¥9,000 on activation
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90 Days
Unlimited
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JPY ¥16,500
Pay ¥3,000 today
Pay ¥13,500 on activation
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Coverage

Service is provided by Softbank, so you get great call quality, ultra fast data speeds and excellent coverage. Check out the extensive coverage map below.

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timothy

I was in Japan without a mobile phone during the great Tohoku earthquake. Since then I make a point of having a phone with me whenever I am in Japan

Timothy, New Zealand

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English Speaking Customer Support

We understand that the last thing you want to worry about while you are finding your feet in Japan is your phone service. We provide the best possible products and services with clear, simple instructions so that your service should just work!

But, if you do have a question or a problem, we're here for you! Our online support pages give you quick, simple instructions and downloadable user guides for quick access. You get access to your own online secure account where you can check your charges, view your itemized usage and update your personal details. Plus, we've also got real, live humans available at the end of the phone and by email, so we're here for you if you need a helping hand!

Our staff are native English speakers, so we guarantee you'll get easy, friendly English-language support whenever you need it!

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timothy

I am very impressed and happy with Mobal services. You guys are very professional, courtesy and friendly. I would not hesitate to recommend your services to my friends travelling to Japan

Ng, Singapore

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Money-Back Guarantee


Mobal Money-Back Guarantee

If you are not totally delighted with your Japan Unlimited SIM for any reason, you can take advantage of our Money-Back Guarantee and return it for a full, prompt, no-hassle refund.

Tony Smith Mobal Chairman



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Jessie

Mobal gave me a peace of mind knowing that my family and friends can always reach me while I was in Japan without spending a fortune.

Jessie, USA

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Profits Go To Charity

Did you know, With a Mobal phone you don't just travel the world, you make it a better place!

tony smith chairman

It all started with one man's desire to make calls while traveling...

Mobal was the brainchild of Chairman Tony Smith. As a lifelong international traveler, he was constantly frustrated when trying to keep in touch with family, friends & business contacts on his many trips overseas.

On the back of the success of the international cell phone service he has established a number of charities with a desire to change the world.


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In Febuary 2016, Tony set up Seibo, a registered Japanese non-profit organisation with a simple aim: to feed every hungry child in the world a hot meal in school! School feeding carries many benefits- education, nutrition and health, gender equality, food security, poverty alleviation- in one single meal. The world would be changed if every hungry child in it were to receive a meal at school.

Mobal guarantees that the majority of profits go to its charities, so with your Mobal phone, you don't just travel the world, you make it a better place!

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Ngo

I was very glad to have located mobal. Nowadays, we are so hooked up on the internet for news, facebook, instagram and whatsapp etc. I would recommend anyone to mobal if you can't live without internet :)

Ngo, Singapore

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Shipping & Pick-up Options


FREE Worldwide Shipping

We can ship your SIM to your home address before you travel, or to your address in Japan ready for your arrival – whatever suits you best. Simply choose your shipping option when you add your product to the shopping cart.

+ View our shipping options

Shipping to Japan
Standard (1-3 business days)


FREE


Shipping to USA
Standard (2-5 business days)
Next Business Day


FREE
JPY ¥4,500


Shipping to UK
Standard (2-5 business days)
Next Business Day


FREE
JPY ¥1500


Worldwide Shipping
Standard (8-15 business days)


FREE


Packages are securely delivered with japanese cellphone delivery



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FREE Pick-up in Japan


You can collect your SIM from our convenient pick-up points at airports and cities around Japan – completely free of charge. Simply choose your pick-up point when you add your product to the shopping cart.


+ View our Pick-up locations

Simply choose your preferred collection point and pick-up date in the checkout. Your SIM will be available for instant pick-up after placing your order! Just show your order confirmation email and your passport to the agent when you collect your SIM.


+ Tokyo Area

Narita Airport Terminal 1 Travel Center

JTB LogoExchange/buy your JAPAN RAIL PASS here – and get expert advice on Japan travel!
JTB Travel Center - Arrivals Central Building (1st Floor)
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From 08:00am - 08:00pm
Every Day

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1st Floor (International Arrival Lobby) Narita Airport T1

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JTB - Narita Airport Arrivals Terminal 1
The Narita Airport Travel Center managed by “JTB” is the perfect start point for your trip to Japan. Exchange or purchase your JAPAN RAIL PASS (and collect your SIM) and get expert travel advice on arrival.


map of jtb Travel Center
Download Map

How to Collect

collection point

Step 1
Order your SIM online –choose your preferred collection point and pick-up date at checkout.

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Step 2
Visit your collection point, show your order confirmation email and passport.

Haneda Airport Arrival Floor (Level 2)

Sky Market -Red Horse Convenience Store
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Open 24 Hours (except for 2 x 30 minute breaks. 03:00-03:30 & 21:30-22:00)
Every Day

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2nd Floor (Arrival Floor) International Terminal

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A convenience store conveniently located to your right as you enter the Terminal building. Get your water, snacks & riceballs here. If you’ve forgotten to buy souvenirs from your own country Sky Market also stocks international souvenirs as well as a range of Japanese souvenirs only available at Haneda Airport.


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How to Collect

collection point

Step 1
Order your SIM online – choose your preferred collection point.

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Step 2
Visit your collection point, show your order confirmation email and passport.


How to Collect

collection point

Step 1
Order your SIM online – choose your preferred collection point.

passport image

Step 2
Visit your collection point, show your order confirmation email and passport.

Narita Airport Terminal 1 North Wing

QL Liner Store - North Wing Arrivals Hall (1st Floor)
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From 06:30am - Last flight arrival
Every Day

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North Wing, 1st Floor (International Arrival Lobby) Narita Airport T1

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QL Liner - Narita Airport Arrivals Terminal 1
Our Narita Airport counters are conveniently located at the QL Liner luggage desks as you exit security/immigration on the Ground Floor (Arrivals Floor) of the Terminal Building. This is the same level where you can catch your bus or taxi to Tokyo.

Travel Tip
The QL Liner counter also offer easy same-day delivery of luggage to your hotel from JPY ¥2,800 per item. Japan trains and buses often do not cater well for luggage space, so we recommend picking up your SIM, dropping off your suitcase, and then making your journey to your destination on your busy bus/train hands-free!


map of narita
Download Map

How to Collect

collection point

Step 1
Order your SIM online –choose your preferred collection point and pick-up date at checkout.

passport image

Step 2
Visit your collection point, show your order confirmation email and passport.

Narita Airport Terminal 1 South Wing

QL Liner Store - South Wing Arrivals Hall (1st Floor)
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From 06:30am - Last flight arrival
Every Day

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South Wing, 1st Floor (Arrival Floor) Immigration Area, Narita Airport T1

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QL Liner - Narita Airport Arrivals Terminal 2
Our Narita Airport counters are conveniently located at the QL Liner luggage desks as you exit security/immigration on the Ground Floor (Arrivals Floor) of the Terminal Building. This is the same level where you can catch your bus or taxi to Tokyo.

Travel Tip
The QL Liner counter also offer easy same-day delivery of luggage to your hotel from JPY ¥2,800 per item. Japan trains and buses often do not cater well for luggage space, so we recommend picking up your SIM, dropping off your suitcase, and then making your journey to your destination on your busy bus/train hands-free!


map of narita
Download Map

How to Collect

collection point

Step 1
Order your SIM online –choose your preferred collection point and pick-up date at checkout.

passport image

Step 2
Visit your collection point, show your order confirmation email and passport.

Narita Airport Terminal 2

QL Liner Store - Arrivals Hall (1st Floor)
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From 06:30am - Last flight arrival
Every Day

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1st Floor (Arrival Floor) Immigration Area, Narita Airport T2

+ More Information

QL Liner - Narita Airport Arrivals Terminal 2
Our Narita Airport counters are conveniently located at the QL Liner luggage desks as you exit security/immigration on the Ground Floor (Arrivals Floor) of the Terminal Building. This is the same level where you can catch your bus or taxi to Tokyo.

Travel Tip
The QL Liner counter also offer easy same-day delivery of luggage to your hotel from JPY ¥2,800 per item. Japan trains and buses often do not cater well for luggage space, so we recommend picking up your SIM, dropping off your suitcase, and then making your journey to your destination on your busy bus/train hands-free!


map of airport
Download Map

How to Collect

collection point

Step 1
Order your SIM online –choose your preferred collection point and pick-up date at checkout.

passport image

Step 2
Visit your collection point, show your order confirmation email and passport.

Shibuya Tourist Information Centre, 4th Floor Shibuya Mark City

Coinspace CoWorking Space Desk (inside 4th floor tourist office)
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From 09:00am - 11:00pm
Every Day
Please note that opening times differ during New Year holidays – see below:
New Year Holiday Opening Times
Saturday 29th December: Open 9:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday 30th December: Open 9:00am - 7:00pm
Monday 31st December - Wednesday 2nd January: Closed
Thursday 3rd January: Open 9:00am - 7:00pm

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Shibuya Tourist Office
1-12-1, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0043

+ More Information

The Coin Space office shares their location with the Shibuya Tourist Information Office. It's a low-cost workspace with Wi-Fi, water server and device charging.

It's located inside the Creation Square Shibuya space, on the 4th floor of Shibuya's Mark City shopping complex. It has also has a baggage deposit service, free Wi-Fi and a station for charging mobile devices.

How to get there by train
Shibuya Station via the Keio Inokashira Line; the Tokyo Metro Ginza, Hanzomon and Fukutoshin lines; the Tokyu Toyoko and Den-en-toshi lines; and the JR Yamanote and Saikyo lines. Shibuya Mark City is located above the Keio Inokashira Line station.




How to Collect

collection point

Step 1
Order your SIM online – choose your preferred collection point.

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Step 2
Visit your collection point, show your order confirmation email and passport.

Tokyo Mobile (Phone Shop)

Okubo
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From 11:00am - 08:00pm
Every Day
Please note that this shop will be closed from Saturday 29th December until Saturday 5th January inclusive for New Year Holiday

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1st Floor, Okubo Kado Building, 1-18-8 Hyakunincho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0073

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Travel Tip
Exit the JR Okubo station's North Exit and turn left along the main road it's 1 minute walk from there!




How to Collect

collection point

Step 1
Order your SIM online –choose your preferred collection point and pick-up date at checkout.

passport image

Step 2
Visit your collection point, show your order confirmation email and passport.


+ Nagoya Area

Nagoya (Chubu Centrair) Airport Arrival Lobby

JTB LogoExchange/buy your JAPAN RAIL PASS here – and get expert advice on Japan travel!
JTB Travel Center- Nagoya (Chubu Centrair) International Airport
2F International Arrivals Lobby
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From 09:00am - 20:30pm
Every Day

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JTB Travel Center- International Arrivals Lobby

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The Nagoya Airport Travel Center managed by “JTB” is the perfect start point for your trip to Japan. Exchange or purchase your JAPAN RAIL PASS (and collect your SIM) and get expert travel advice on arrival


jtb nagoya

jtb nagoya

Download Map

How to Collect

collection point

Step 1
Order your SIM online –choose your preferred collection point and pick-up date at checkout.

passport image

Step 2
Visit your collection point, show your order confirmation email and passport.

+ Osaka Area

Kansai (Osaka) International Airport (KIX) Terminal 1 (Level 3)

Red Horse Travel Goods Store
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From 07:00am - 09:30pm
Every Day

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3rd Floor Terminal 1

+ More Information

In addition to collecting your SIM you can also purchase travel-related products such as suitcases, shoes, adapters, suitcase labels, umbrellas, SD cards & neck pillows, etc. They even offer a re-packing service if you have damaged your suitcase and need to move everything into a new one!




How to Collect

collection point

Step 1
Order your SIM online – choose your preferred collection point.

passport image

Step 2
Visit your collection point, show your order confirmation email and passport.


+ Sendai Area

Sendai Airport Arrival Lobby

JTB LogoExchange/buy your JAPAN RAIL PASS here – and get expert advice on Japan travel!
JTB Travel Center - Arrivals Central Building (1st Floor)
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From 09:00am - 20:30pm
Every Day

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JTB Travel Center - Arrivals Building (1st Floor)

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Sendai Airport Arrival Lobby
The Sendai Airport Travel Center managed by “JTB” is the perfect start point for your trip to Japan. Exchange or purchase your JAPAN RAIL PASS (and collect your SIM) and get expert travel advice on arrival.


jtb sendai

jtb sendai

Download Map

How to Collect

collection point

Step 1
Order your SIM online –choose your preferred collection point and pick-up date at checkout.

passport image

Step 2
Visit your collection point, show your order confirmation email and passport.


+ Singapore

JAPAN RAIL CAFE, Singapore

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From 11:00am - 08:00pm
Every Day

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Japan Rail Cafe, Tanjong Pagar Centre, 5 Wallich Street #01-20 Singapore 078883

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Please approach any Travel Communicator on arrival (if Travel Communicators are on a break please approach any cafe staff!)
Website: japanrailcafe.com.sg


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How to Collect

collection point

Step 1
Order your SIM online –choose your preferred collection point and pick-up date at checkout.

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Step 2
To collect your SIM, simply approach any Travel Communicator* on arrival and show your order confirmation email and passport.

*The Travel Communicators wear black badges and spend most of their time at the "Travel Communicator's Desk" in the Retail Area (if the desk is unmanned, simply ask the cafe staff where the Travel Communicator is).


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Richard

The staff were very helpful with great English, and made the experience easy, far better than some of the other SIM services I encountered. Would definitely recommend Mobal, and will be using them next time I visit Japan.

Richard, UK

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FAQ's


+ General FAQ's

Who is Mobal?
If you've never heard of Mobal before, here are some of the facts about us:

a) Mobal is one of the world's longest running cell phone providers and was founded in 1989. We have offices in Japan, Europe & North America, so we're well placed to serve during your stay in Japan, and before & after your trip!

b) You're in good company, since 1989, Mobal has served over 250,000 international travelers and has earned great reviews from the likes of Frommer's, Budget Travel and TIME Magazine. We specialize in providing English-language service to travelers and most importantly, we're dedicated to keeping things simple (which we know isn't always the case with traditional Japanese providers!).

c) Mobal guarantees that the majority of profits go to charity. So, with a Mobal phone, you don't just travel the world, you make it a better place!

As you can see, we're a well-established company with a proven reputation. We are dedicated to providing a great service, and we would love you to join our community of international travelers!





+ Ordering and Shipping FAQ's

What are the shipping options and costs?

We can ship your SIM to your home address before you travel, or to your address in Japan ready for your arrival – whatever suits you best. Simply choose your shipping option when you add your product to the shopping cart.

Shipping to Japan
Standard (1-3 business days)


FREE


Shipping to USA
Standard (2-5 business days)
Next Business Day


FREE
JPY ¥4,500


Shipping to UK
Standard (2-5 business days)
Next Business Day


FREE
JPY ¥1500


Worldwide Shipping
Standard (8-15 business days)


FREE


Packages are securely delivered with japanese cellphone delivery

Can I pick-up my SIM?
Yes! You can collect your SIM from our convenient collection points at airports and cities around Japan – completely free of charge. Simply choose your pick-up point when you add your product to the shopping cart.

What payment options are there?
Payment of your Mobal service, and future billing for any usage is all done by credit card, so it's super-easy!
You can use any of the following types of credit card:

mastercard

You can view itemized statements for all your charges in your online account, so you always know exactly what you are paying for.


How do I know that my payment/personal details are secure?
Our website is both SSL secure and is regularly checked by an independent security service. We are committed to protecting your security both during ordering and for the lifetime of your service with us.





+ Charges and Billing FAQ's

Do I need a Japanese credit card / Japanese bank account?
No! Paying for your SIM & service is super-easy. All charges are made to your credit card. It does not matter which country your credit card is registered to! There's no complicated paperwork to complete. Simply place your order online, enter your credit card details - & enjoy using the service!

You can view fully itemized statements of your charges in your secure online account so you always know exactly what you are paying for!

Are there any taxes / hidden fees?
Unlike with some other Japanese providers, there are no hidden charges with your Mobal Japan SIM card. There are no handling fees, no universal fees or taxes and no hidden charges.

Do I get itemized statements?
All usage charges are fully itemized in your online account, so you always know exactly what you are paying for. Your log-in information will be emailed to you when you activate your service.

What currency am I billed in?
All of your charges are billed in Japanese Yen (JPY).

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MP

Using the service was very simple and the charges were reasonable and easy to understand. We were able to call and text each other in Japan as well as Florida, USA. The service was wonderful and I would definitely use Mobal again!

MP, USA

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3 different sim sizes
Multi-Size SIM

Our SIM is multi-size to fit any phone or tablet (Nano / Micro / Standard) – no need to worry about which SIM size you need.

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