October is one of the most pleasant months to stay in Japan as the weather is warm and sunny, but is not hot and humid anymore. At the end of the month, the leaves start to change color. Average temperatures range from 15℃ to 22℃.
Clothing: light jackets, light sweaters, and other similar kinds of tops.
The voltage used in Japan is uniformly 100 volts, A.C. The frequency of electric current is 50 Hertz in Tokyo. Japanese power outlets are 2-flat-pin plugs.
As for foreign exchange rates, please check the rate of the day at airports, hotels, or banks where you exchange currency.
Tipping and Consumption Tax
Tipping is not necessary in any situations in Japan. However, major restaurants or hotels may automatically add a service charge to your bill. A consumption tax (8%) is also automatically added to purchases at shops, restaurants, and hotels.
Japan Standard Time is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +9).