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More of Japan's ATMs to Accept US Credit, Debit and Charge Cards!

Beginning June 2007 Seven Bank Ltd's ATMs at 11,700 Convenience stores all over Japan will accept US Cards.

Tokyo, Japan, October 16, 2006 - Tokyo-based Seven Bank Ltd announced that beginning June 2007, it will accept US-based Visa (PLUS system), Mastercard (Cirrus system), American Express, and JCB cards at its 11,700 ATMs across Japan. According to Seven Bank President, Mr. Takashi Anzai, the ATMs are located in 7-Eleven convenience stores and Ito Yokado general merchandise stores in 31 Prefectures. The ATMs will offer information and printed receipts in English, Korean, Chinese, and Portuguese. This is great news for business and leisure travelers, as it will make getting money so much easier anywhere in Japan! Currently only foreign banks, such as Citibank, and Post Office ATMs accept US bank cards. Seven Bank is part of Seven & I Holdings Co., Ltd. For more information on ATM access in and travel to and throughout Japan check out the Japan National Tourist Organization's website at www.japantravelinfo.com The Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO) , a key member of the Visit Japan Campaign , is a public-private partnership under the auspices of Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, with the mission to encourage international travel to Japan and support Japanese travel suppliers.

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