Dealing with your heavy suitcases and backpacks while visiting Tokyo

admin   October 19, 2018   Comments Off on Dealing with your heavy suitcases and backpacks while visiting Tokyo

One of the biggest challenges of traveling through Tokyo is dealing with your luggage. For those hoping to move around the capital, here are some affordable options to consider.

  1. ecbo cloak

The system allows you to select a convenient location near you such as a café or a shop, and then leave your belongings with the staff. The service costs 300 yen per bag or 600 yen per suitcase. https://cloak.ecbo.io/en

2.  Temporary Baggage Storage Service     

Sagawa Express’ Temporary Baggage Storage Service (TBSS) is perfect for groups or people with large suitcases because their storage spaces can accommodate dozens of bags at once or individual bags up to 200 cm (6.5 feet) in height. There are currently four TBSS locations in Tokyo, with prices ranging from 500 to 800 yen per item.    http://www.sagawa-exp.co.jp/ttk/english/

3. Train Station Coin Lockers

The most popular choice for foreign tourists with heavy bags, the lockers found at major Japanese train stations can be a godsend but be careful because there are actually two types of lockers: Ones that take physical coins and ones that only accept IC cards. The latter is operated from an LCD screen in the middle of the lockers and usually have an English menu option.

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