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Reduce the Cost of Your Japan Trip with d POINT!

Traveling isn't cheap, so it's always nice to find ways to make it slightly more affordable, right? This article will cover d POINT, a service that will help you do just that, and the free Wi-Fi service, d Wi-Fi.

About d POINT

d POINT is a point-based rewards program managed by NTT DOCOMO, INC., one of the major mobile phone operators in Japan. It requires no initiation or annual fees to register and use. It can be used at various d POINT Member Stores around Japan, including fast food restaurants, sit down restaurants, convenience stores, drug stores, and so on.

Under the d POINT program, earning and using points is very simple, even for first-timers. First, register as a member with d POINT. When you're at a store or restaurant, show your d POINT CARD at the register, and you'll be able to earn points.
The earned points can then be used the next time you're paying for something at 1 yen per point.

Register an Account with d POINT
How Many Points Can I Get with d POINT?

What Are the Benefits of d POINT Membership?

Besides the point-based rewards program, d POINT members will also get many other great benefits.

You Can Get Premium Discount Coupons

As a d POINT member, you can get some exclusive discount coupons.
You can get d POINT member exclusive discounts on many kinds of services. Examples include baggage drop-off services, which are convenient when you want to travel without any extra luggage dragging you down, as well as duty-free shops and electronics retail stores, which are perfect for souvenir shopping.

Check Out the Premium Discount Coupons Offered

There Are Many Other Great Perks!

There are many other great perks, so be sure to check them out!

Check Out the Great Perks

Even More Benefits with the Super Useful d POINT CLUB App!

There are many benefits to becoming a d POINT member as described above, and if you use the d POINT CLUB app, you can enjoy even more benefits and convenient services while traveling in Japan.
The app gives free and secure Wi-Fi access and allows you to obtain coupons and information on promotions that can be used while in Japan. Furthermore, when shopping, you can just use your smartphone to show your d POINT CARD and earn points! More details to follow.

Download the d POINT CLUB app (App Store)
Download the d POINT CLUB app (Google Play)

Free High-Speed Wi-Fi! Just a Few Simple Settings for Immediate Access to d Wi-Fi

With the d POINT CLUB app, all it takes is an initial setup to access d Wi-Fi, a secure, high-speed Wi-Fi service provided by NTT DOCOMO that all d POINT CLUB members can use for free. It can support heavy usage and can be used in a variety of places frequented by travelers across Japan, such as cafes, convenience stores, and fast food chains, as well as on public transportation such as trains, subways, major stations, and airports. It is particularly useful as it can be used at the airport as soon as you arrive in Japan.

d Wi-Fi Spots

Easy Access to Information on Store Discounts!

The d POINT CLUB app offers easy access to information about shops and recommended benefits. In addition, you can get up-to-date information on d POINT Member Stores and on great promotions when you check in at a d Wi-Fi access point or enter a Member Store. Use the coupons and information wisely to save when traveling in Japan!

Just Show Your d POINT CARD on Your Smartphone to Earn Points!

The d POINT CARD, on which points that convert to 1 yen per point are accumulated, was traditionally a physical card issued at airports and other locations in Japan. Today, all you need is the d POINT CLUB app, and you can show the card on your smartphone to earn and use points. Now you can get the card anytime and anywhere!

How to Use the d POINT CLUB App and Points When Traveling in Japan

How do you go about using your points? Keep reading to learn more!

[Set up the d POINT CLUB App Before Traveling to Japan!]

1. Get the d POINT CLUB App!
Download the d POINT CLUB App (App Store)
Download the d POINT CLUB App (Google Play)

2. Register as a d POINT Member
Once you’ve downloaded the app, follow the below steps to register as a member:

(1) Register your email address
(2) Enter a one-time password
(3) Enter your information
(4) Complete the application
Once you’ve completed the application, you can go directly to the d POINT CARD and Wi-Fi settings screens, so be sure to register for the card and set up your Wi-Fi before traveling.

Must-Have for Travel! Set up the Free d Wi-Fi!

Once you’ve installed the d POINT CLUB app and registered as a member, set up your free d Wi-Fi as follows:

(1) Click on the Wi-Fi icon in the d POINT CLUB app
(2) Log in as a member
(3) Apply for the Wi-Fi
(4) Complete the application
(5) Create a profile
(6) Complete Wi-Fi profile *You’ll be able to access the Wi-Fi when in a covered area
With this, you’ll be completely prepared for your trip to Japan!

[Go Shopping!]

Have a smartphone with the d POINT CLUB app installed? Take it to Japan with you and go shopping! For example, go to TOKYU HANDS, a store that sells various items, stationery, and kitchen goods; Matsumoto Kiyoshi, a drug store popular with tourists looking for souvenirs; the electronics store EDION; or animate, an anime goods and manga specialty store that every anime fan out there knows about. You'll be able to get points based on the total cost of your purchase after showing your d POINT CARD to the staff using your smartphone.

[How the d POINT CARD Appears On the App]

[Take a Cafe Break]

After shopping, take a short break at a cafe - another perfect moment to use the d POINT CARD. How about some coffee at DOUTOR COFFEE SHOP, a chain that can be found all over Japan?

[After Your Break, Go Join a Japanese Culture Class]

ABC Cooking, a famous Japanese cooking school and one of d POINT's Member Stores, offers 1-day cooking classes in English. They have a variety of 1-day courses that teach you how to make Japanese food and Japanese sweets, so if you're interested in Japanese cuisine, be sure to give it a try.

[Eat Some Delicious Food!]

If you're more interested in eating than cooking, there are a lot of really great restaurants that you are sure to enjoy.
If you're visiting Japan, you can't miss out on eating some delicious sushi! Head on over to high-quality sushi restaurant UMAI Sushikan. They can be found in very convenient locations, so you can even stop by in between sightseeing.

If you're a meat lover, then Hirata bokujo is definitely a top pick. Be sure to order the popular Japanese food, tonkatsu! Tonkatsu refers to thick cuts of pork that are covered in breadcrumbs and deep fried, resulting in a crispy yet juicy meal that you'll immediately be hooked on after one taste.

You can use your d POINT CARD at all of the restaurants and stores that were introduced here, and there are many other establishments that apply as well!

With the d POINT CLUB app, it’s easy to find recommended shops and restaurants that are nearby, and searching for them is smooth with the free d Wi-Fi. Use the app to enjoy great discounts while traveling in Japan!

Check Out d POINT Member Stores
Download the d POINT CLUB App (App Store)
Download the d POINT CLUB App (Google Play)

*Be sure to check the opening times and/or menus of the stores and restaurants before going.

Be sure to check out this service and refer to it while making your travel plans!

*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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