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SIM card for mobile phone?

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SIM card for mobile phone?

Hi

Are there shops selling SIM cards in the Fukuoka international airport and when do these shops close? My flight might arrive around 9.00pm - would shops be closed by then?

I'm planning to stay at Valie Hotel Tenjin - are there mobile phone shops near this hotel?

Thank you

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1. Re: SIM card for mobile phone?

www.fuk-ab.co.jp/english/frame_index.html - closes at 6pm.

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2. Re: SIM card for mobile phone?

thank you

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3. Re: SIM card for mobile phone?

SIM cards sold in stores (if available) require proof of Japanese residency or a Japanese mobile phone to activate.

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4. Re: SIM card for mobile phone?

You can either use http://www.woolworthsglobalroaming.com.au/ or http://www.travelsim.net.au/

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5. Re: SIM card for mobile phone?

Thanks all for your comments. I wasn't aware that buying a SIM card requires proof of Japanese residency or a Japanese mobile phone to activate....I thought I could just walk in a shop, as a tourist and just buy one......interesting.

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