Useful Articles For Your Time in Japan

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MobalPay Now Works with Spotify, and Much More!

We’re always on the lookout for ways to make MobalPay even better, and we’re really pleased to announce that we’ve done it again!...

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How MobalPay Gives to Charity

If you’ve got a new MobalPay Mastercard, you may well have noticed something that you don’t often see on a payment card...

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Can I Use MobalPay with Mobile Suica?

If you’re an iPhone user, it’s super easy to get a Mobile Suica card, and top it up using your MobalPay balance...

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Using MobalPay Without a Japanese Bank Account

One of the biggest reasons that MobalPay is a great option if you’re new to Japan is that you can get a real prepaid Japanese Mastercard without having to have a Japanese bank account...

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We Asked an AI Chatbot Why It’s So Difficult for Expats to Get a Payment Card in Japan.

It can be hard to understand why it’s so difficult for new expats in Japan to get themselves a payment card that they can use like they’re accustomed to using one back home...

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MobalPay Now Works with PayPay! (and AU Pay, Rakuten Pay, d-Barai).

Since we launched, it’s been one of the most frequently answered questions from new users – does MobalPay work with PayPay?

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MobalPay – Your Questions Answered!

Since the launch of MobalPay a few weeks ago, it’s been great to see so many of you using your new MobalPay cards all over Japan...