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ATM withdraw limit

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ATM withdraw limit

So, after reading a bunch of posts here, it appears that I would be wise to get yen from an ATM at Narita airport upon arrival.

Does anybody know if there is a limit on the amount that can be taken out as there often is here in the US. Around here it's often a maximum of $300.


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1. Re: ATM withdraw limit

The limit is set by your home bank account. Actually my US bank ATM has a daily limit greater than 300 when used in the US, so if you can't get more than 300, it's your bank card rather than the ATM.

ATMs can dispense an upper limit of 1million yen (over 10,000 USDollars) in one go, but it is dependent on what your local home bank withdrawal limit is. So if your bank card is set to 300usd you cannot take out more than the equiv amount in yen, even though the ATM has a different limit. You should contact your bank to see what it is, and to raise it for your trip.

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2. Re: ATM withdraw limit

Best check with your bank beforehand to avoid surprise!

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3. Re: ATM withdraw limit

Before you leave, ask your bank to increase the limit. If your limit is $300, you'll end up using ATM often and pay the fee each time.

My daily limit in the US is $1,000.

Edited: 3:13 pm, February 24, 2013
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Also, make sure to tell your bank the dates you'll be in Japan so they can put an international travel alert on your card. Otherwise, they may assume that international use is an incident of fraud.

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5. Re: ATM withdraw limit

My daily limit on my debit card for cash is $1500 - the bank raised from $600 with no problems. Usually if you just ask the bank to raise the limit they will do so, assuming you have sufficient funds.

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6. Re: ATM withdraw limit

Mine is also $1,000 daily limit on withdrawals but I didn't ask for it, the bank did it automatically for some reason ...

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