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Updated: April 2, 2018

Car Rental

With Tokyo's peerless public transportation system, it is unlikely you will need to rent a car if you are staying central throughout your stay. However, if you are travelling in a larger group, planning a trip outside of the city, traveling with children or older people, it is something worth considering.

Car Rental Usage

The All Japan Rent-A-Car Association  provides all the details you need to know regarding driving licenses, traffic regulations and car rental.

List of major car rental companies


Driving Guide

Expressway Tolls Toll payment is required when driving on the Shutoko (Metropolitan Expressway). There are two ways to make this payment: via ETC (Electronic Toll Collection system), or with cash. Credit card payments are not accepted. For further details, please refer to the Shutoko's official website, as shown below.

Shutoko (Metropolitan Expressway Company Limited.)