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It's actually really easy and common, it turns out. Pity, as I bought a suit in Canada in advance. If you come out of Sa'adi metro station, and walk west - between the station and Fedowsi avenue on both sides, there are a LOT of suit hire places. Many of them have tuxes as their show pieces in the window, but have regular suit hire too. I've seen it ...


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A one-month pass from Warabi to Suidobashi is 9050 yen, or 300 yen/day. You can get off anywhere in the middle (Akihabara, Ueno) for free and if you ride farther (Ginza/Shinbashi) the remaining fare is calculated as if you entered at the nearest station (to your destination). A bonus hint: getting to Big Site by train is expensive. There is some bus ...


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Is there such a thing as a one month railpass for Tokyo, and is it worth the price if I take the train an average 5 times a day? No, as far as I know there are only commuter tickets, which are valid only for a specific route. Note also that there are multiple companies that operate public transportation in Tokyo, and each has their own tickets; there ...


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Yes, it is necessary to have a chip and PIN bank card. No, an old fashioned magnetic stripe card won't suffice. No, a chip and signature card won't help. The card reader at the dock just allows the chip part of the card to be inserted from the bottom of the keypad. The card reader doesn't have a slot to swipe a magnetic bank card. The dock is ...


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$2000 is not enough to buy a van that you could rely on for a long trip. Are you a mechanic? Registering it might be a problem: you probably have to be a resident of the state. On the other hand, if the van has plates, you can just drive it on those plates and sell it to used-car place when you are done. American insurance is only good in the US and ...



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