Free WiFi Rental for Foreign Tourists in Shizuoka City (English, Chinese, Taiwanese & Korean)!


On Novemebr 1st Shizuoka City decided to sponsor free WiFi rental for the sole benefit of foreign tourists until next March on a trial basis, by which time the City will decide whether to make it permanent!
First of all, bear in mind that such service can obtained in only one place, namely the Shizuoka City Tourist Information Center/静岡市総合観光案内所 located at the north entrance of Shizuoka City JR Station!
It is open any day of the week from 09:00 to 17:45!

Consult the official websites:
Mainland Chinese:
Hong Kong Chinese:

You will have to follow a strict procedure as follows:
-Step 1: Go to the Shizuoka-shi Tourist Informartion Center and tell the staff, “I’d like to rent a NINJA WiFi router.”
-Step 2: Take a a photo of the NINJA WiFi POP: take a photo of the NINJA WiFi POP with your smartphone and connect your smartphone to the NINJA WiFi located at the information center.
-Step 3: Post to SNS: Post the photo taken in Step 2 to an SNS, such as Facebook, Twitter, Line, YouTube or whichever you prefer.
-Step 4: Show the post: show the post to the staff.
-Step 5: Fill in the registration form: fill in the registration form and show your passport. Please allow the staff to make a copy of your passport.
-Step 6: Get the free WiFi: once the staff has verified the information, you will get a NINJA WiFi router.


The WiFi router package!


The package includes the router, peripheral devices, manuals and a Return by Delivery Form.


The WiFi router!

Bear in mind that only visitors with “short term visitors Visa” are eligible to apply.
You can use this WiFi router anywhere in Japan

When returning the WiFi router by free delivery you have to return 1) the pouch, 2) WiFi router (303ZT), 3) the USB cable, 4)The Charging Adapter.


You then put the whole into the return kit envelope, fill in the form and hand it to convenience store as cited below:


Otherwise you can return it at the following airports:
Narita Airport (Terminal 1), Narita Airport (Terminal 2), Haneda Airport, Chubu Centrair International Airport, Kansai International Airport, New Chitose Airport, Komatsu Airport, Fukuoka Aiport, Naha Airport

Copy the documents below for more precise information:


English pamphlet


English application form


English Terms & Conditions of Use


Chinese pamphlet, front


Chinese pamphlet, back


Chinese application form


Chinese Terms & Conditions of Use


Taiwanese pamphlet, front


Taiwanese pamphlet, back


Taiwanese application form


Taiwanese Terms & Conditions of Use


Korean pamphlet, front


Korean pamphlet, back


Korean application form


Korean Terms & Conditions of Use

Bon voyage!


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Navigating Nagoya by Paige, Shop with Intent by Debbie, BULA KANA in Fiji, Kraemer’s Culinary blog by Frank Kraemer in New York,Tokyo Food File by Robbie Swinnerton, Green Tea Club by Satoshi Nihonyanagi in Shizuoka!, Mind Some by Tina in Taiwan, Le Manger by Camille Oger (French), The Indian Tourist, Masala Herb by Helene Dsouza in Goa, India, Mummy I Can Cook! by Shu Han in London, Pie
, Francescannotwrite, My White Kitchen, Foodhoe, Chucks Eats, Things that Fizz & Stuff, Five Euro Food by Charles,Red Shallot Kitchen by Priscilla,With a Glass, Nami | Just One Cookbook, Peach Farm Studio, Clumsyfingers by Xethia, PepperBento, Hapabento, Kitchen Cow, Lunch In A Box, Susan at Arkonlite, Vegan Lunch Box; Tokyo Tom Baker, Daily Food Porn/Osaka, Only Nature Food Porn, Happy Little Bento, J-Mama’s Kitchen, Cook, Eat, Play, Repeat, Bento Lunch Blog (German), Adventures In Bento, Anna The Red’s Bento Factory, Ohayo Bento,

Must-see tasting websites:

-Sake: Ichi For The Michi by Rebekah Wilson-Lye in Tokyo, Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan
-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

Non gastronomy must-see sites by Shizuoka Residents

HIGHOCTANE/HAIOKU by Nick Itoh in Shizuoka City

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