Practical Information about Sapporo
Approximate Distance: 5,941 km
Airports: Departure from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) / Arrival at Chitose International Airport (CTS) or Okadama Airport (OKD)
Major Airlines: China Eastern Airlines, Air China, Korean Air, China Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Thai Airways, Eva Airways, All Nippon Airways and etc.
Local Time: Local time is GMT +9.
Currency: The currency used in Sapporo is the Yen (JPY). Banks are open from 9am to 3pm and are closed on weekends. Major credit cards are accepted but many Japanese operate with cash. There are ATMs throughout the city, but not all of them accept foreign cards.
Communication: The international dialing number for Sapporo is +86. Internet cafes can be found through Taipei, and most hotels in Taipei have internet access in their rooms.
Electricity: Electrical current is 100 volts, 50Hz or 60Hz. Plug types may be irregular but the most common are the flat two and three-pin plugs depending on what part of Japan you are in. It is wise to carry an adapter.