Money Matters in Shiga Kogen
Cash is King
Cash is king in Shiga Kogen, so make sure you plan in advance and carry enough for your whole vacation.
Shiga Kogen only has one ATM that accepts international credit cards. It is located at the Post Office at Hasuike, and has very limited hours. It is open on weekdays from 9:00 – 17:30, and on Saturdays from 9:00 – 12:30. It is closed on Sundays and public holidays. It pays to carry extra cash in Shiga Kogen.
The next closest ATM is located down on route 292 just outside Yudanaka Station. This is a 24/7 Seven eleven, but it will take about 30 minutes by taxi to get there.
There is a currency changing machine located in the Ichinose Diamond Base Center. Head to the SnowCan rental outlet, open daily from 10:00 – 16:00.
Note that if your country has updated your currency recently, new notes may not be accepted.