Re: [76attendees] Kansai/Hiroshima Train Station: ATM/travel to hotel

Sandra Murphy <sandy@sparta.com> Mon, 02 November 2009 20:25 UTC

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From: Sandra Murphy <sandy@sparta.com>
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Subject: Re: [76attendees] Kansai/Hiroshima Train Station: ATM/travel to hotel
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Thanks to both who posted a link to this document.

For others, this says that the ticket office takes credit cards.

I found the following on the same web site (Hiroshima International 
Women's Club) that appears to have some useful information.

http://www.hiwc.biz/files/Newcomers_Guide.doc

(I did not find a link from the home page to the train info, so I can't 
comment on its freshness.)

--Sandy

On Tue, 3 Nov 2009, Brian E Carpenter wrote:

> With absolutely no guarantees since this is the result of a
> Google search and it is several years old:
>
> http://www.hiwc.biz/files/Final_Trains_for_Dummies_.doc
>
> This takes you through the whole journey from Kansai
> arrivals to Hiroshima station.
>
> Regards
>   Brian Carpenter
>
> On 2009-11-03 06:36, Sandra Murphy wrote:
>>> Welcome to Hiroshima!
>>>
>>> Hey guys
>>>
>>>
>>> This site might be useful.
>>>
>>> http://www.ietf76.jp/archives.html
>>
>> Thank you for all the info you have provided.  You have done a wonderful
>> job.
>>
>> I am taking one of the recommended itineraries not yet discussed.  I am
>> traveling to Kansai Airport and by train from there to Hiroshima.
>>
>> Can anyone way whether I will need cash to purchase the train ticket in
>> Kansai Airport?  I thought I saw suggestions on some sites that train
>> ticket purchases need cash, which seems odd.
>>
>> How can I get from the Hiroshima Airport to my hotel?  I'm staying at
>> the Oriental Hotel, which does not seem to be within walking distance
>> with luggage - correct?  I might arrive after sunset.
>>
>> I found the web site
>> http://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/en/service/money/index.html with a list
>> of banks that have ATM machines at the Kansai Airport.  A few, not all,
>> are available 24 hrs a day.
>>
>> My apologies if this information has already been posted somewhere.
>>
>> --Sandy
>>
>> P.S.  On the web site http://www.ietf76.jp/general/atm/#atm-postoffice,
>> the atm10.png graphic did not display for me.  Many thanks for the
>> pictures translating the important buttons (backspace, confirm, etc.).
>>
>> P.S.  The Post Office web site about use of international cards in post
>> office ATM machines does not seem to be completely functional - the text
>> seems to refer to things not displayed, like handling charges, hours
>> when not available, etc.
>>
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