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How to shop smoothly with Apps : Alipay

How to shop smoothly with Apps : Alipay

Shopping is typically one of the objectives of your trip to Japan.  Consumption amount of Chinese tourists in Japan is increasing year over year. To offer more convenient shopping for tourists in Japan, “Alipay” payment system, commonly used in China, has been introduced in many shopping places such as electrical appliance stores, and department stores. This article introduces stores that accept “Alypay” settlement in Japan.

Kintetsu Departent Store(近鉄百貨店) 

Kintetsu Department Store has introduced the “Alipay” at their Abeno Harukasu Kintetsu Main Store, Uehonmachi store, Wakayama store, and Yokkaichi store.  Alipay can be used in the cosmetic section in all of the above stores, and women’s apparel section, shoes section, and bag section at Abeno Harukasu Kintetsu Main Store.

【Store information】

 ・Abeno Harukasu Kintetsu Main Store 

  1-1-43 Abenosuji Abeno-ku Osaka

 ・Uehonmachi Store

  6-1-55 Uehonmachi Tennoji-ku Osaka

 ・Wakayama Store

  5-18, Tomodacho, Wakayama-shi, Wakayama

 ・Yokkaichi Store

  7-34 Suwasakaemach Yokkaichi City

Don Quijote(ドン・キホーテ) 

One of the largest comprehensive discount stores in Japan has introduced “Alipay” starting from February 1st 2016.

【Store Information】

 ・Shinjuku store 

  1-12-6 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

 ・Sihnjuku Higashiguchi Store 

  1-16-5 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

 ・Ginza Main Store 

  8-10 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Guinza Nine 3rd Building

 ・Dotonbori store 

  7-13 Souemonchou, Chuo-ku, Osaka city, Osaka

 ・Dotonbori Midosuji store 

  2-5-9 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka city, Osaka


Alipay payment is accepted in 9 stores

 ・LAWSON Narita International Airport 3rd Terminal Building Store 

 ・LAWSON Haneda Airport International Terminal Store 

 ・LAWSON Oriental Hotel Tokyo Bay Store

 ・LAWSON Hiroshiba Store 

 ・LAWSON The Park Front Hotel Store

 ・LAWSON Kansai International Airport Store 

 ・LAWSON Shinchitose Airport Arrival Gate Store 

 ・LAWSON Shinchitose Airport Departure Gate Store 

 ・LAWSON Shincitose Airport International Terminal Store

AZUL by moussy Shinjuku Store 

An apparel store AZUL by moussy has also introduced “Alipay” settlement.  Of the four floors, 3 floors accept “Alipay”.  Also, the store is running an “Alipay” settlement campaign during February 9th to April 8th 2016.  If you make accumulated purchase over 1000CNY, you will receive a 100CNY allowance. Campaign is valid one time only. 

AZUL by moussy Shinjuku Store

3-19-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo  

“Alipay” settlement method:

To complete the payment, customer presents the QR code for payment on their smart phone, using “Alipay” app, and place over the tablet device。

David li

Male Chinese who works for major advertising agency in Tokyo. 15 years of living in Japan has made him an expert on various Japan related topics. He came to Japan after graduating from high school and now permanently settled in Japan. His hobby is to enjoy local cuisines while travelling around various parts of Japan. He has a personal goal of visiting all prefectures in the country and in the process of achieving it, enjoying trips and dining experiences in the nation on his off-days with his family.

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