Tag Archives: Tax-free

Shopping in Tokyo: Hand towels at Some-no-anbo

Offer high-grade traditional tenugui hand towels made in Japan! In Tokyo, the family business Some-no-anbo creates since 1907 towels that are unusually big by Japanese standards, feature a rare “red”, have fine original designs, are made of durable fabric, and possess colours that resist to washing!

Towel featuring a Japanese lion at Some-no-anbo (Taito ward, Tokyo, Japan).

Towel featuring Mount Fuji and cherry blossoms at Some-no-anbo (Taito ward, Tokyo, Japan).

Towel featuring a paper sliding door and a Japanese garden in autumn from Some-no-anbo (Taito ward, Tokyo, Japan).

A few prices:

  • Towel: 864-2.808 yens
  • Towel in an acrylic frame: 12.960 yens

Note: You can shop tax-free by credit card at Some-no-anbo.

Shopping in Tokyo: Cosmetics at Yoroshi Cosmetics

Use Asakusa’s traditional & natural cosmetics! With its headquarters in Tokyo, Yoroshi Cosmetics makes products for specialists in Japan since 1924. Ladies, enjoy Japanese fragrances: yuzu lemon/citron, sakura cherry, matcha green tea…

Hand cream, bath additive... at Yoroshi Cosmetics (Taito ward, Tokyo, Japan).

A few prices:

  • Hand cream (50g): 864 yens
  • Body scrub (30g): 410 yens
  • Bath additive (190g): 864 yens
  • Lip balm (8g): 864 yens

Note: You can pay by credit card at this tax-free shop.

Akihabara/Kanda area in Tokyo: Made in Japan, food, statue, bicycle rental

Enter two parallel worlds in Tokyo near Akihabara and Kanda JR stations! Modern and traditional “Made in Japan”… Foreign and Japanese food… Shinto and anime design… This autumn and winter, the Yes in Japan team particularly recommends:

Handmade fan, sumo kokeshi, Mount Fuji cups, and accessories at Kanda Chonko (Chiyoda ward, Tokyo, Japan).

This area is great to visit if you stay at a hotel in Chiyoda ward, study the Japanese language at a school in Akihabara, or go to the nearby Tokyo Dome City, Jimbocho Book Town or East Gardens of the Imperial Palace!

Shopping in Japan: 5-8% discount coupons for Laox tax-free store chain!

Since this morning, the Yes in Japan team distributes 5% discount coupons (8% for purchases above 10801 yens) to use at Japan’s tax-free store chain Laox. Laox is a good choice if you look for a duty-free store in Japan to buy a digital camera, diverse consumer electronics, Japanese souvenirs, cosmetics, jewellery…

Use our coupons in:

  • Airports – Kansai international airport store, Okayama airport store.
  • Hokkaido prefecture – Chitose outlet mall rera store (Chitose city), Sapporo store (Sapporo city).
  • Kyushu island – Canal city hakata store (Fukuoka city), Nagasaki glover-dori store (Nagasaki city).
  • Okinawa prefecture – Okinawa ashibinaa store (Tomigusuku city), Okinawa kokusai-dori store (Naha city).
  • Osaka prefecture – Osaka dotonbori store (Osaka city near Kyoto city), Shanghai-XTD store (Osaka city), Hotel Agola Regency Sakai store (Sakai city).
  • TokyoAkihabara main store (Chiyoda ward), Ginza main store (Chuo ward), Venusfort store (Koto ward, Odaiba area).

To get the coupons, visit our travel agency in Tokyo or e-mail us (we are considering various ways to provide free discounts). Enjoy your shopping in Japan!