Preparation for a trip and if trouble arises while traveling
ATM Machine (Currency Exchange)
The central branch of most banks and the post office are located in the Tenjin and Hakata station area. Office hours are 9:00am -3:00pm, but ATM machines are available until late at night, also during public holidays. Please keep in mind that the service charge is applied depending on the day and time of usage.
You can exchange money at Fukuoka Airport, the international terminal of Hakata Port and the main banks around Hakata Station and the Tenjin area. Basically, exchange service at the main banks is available from 9:00 to 15:00 on weekdays. But at the foreign exchange shop at the Tenjin branch of Fukuoka Bank, the service is available from 9:00 to 17:00. There is also a satellite office of Fukuoka Bank at the international terminal of Fukuoka Airport where service is available from 8:00 to 21:00 seven days a week. You can also go to major hotels in the center of the city and Daikokuya shops (discount ticket and coupon store) for currency exchange service.
Please note that some ATM machines do not accept usage of credit cards issued overseas.