Service starts from February 16th at Hokkaido Sapporo Tourist Information Center

Self-service Wi-Fi rental "WiFiBOX", where you can easily rent a mobile Wi-Fi router without contact, is available at the "Hokkaido Sapporo Food and Tourism Information Center" located in the west concourse of JR Sapporo Station, and the "Hokkaido Sapporo Tourist Information Center". We would like to inform you that we will newly install the service at `` and start the service from February 16, 2024 (Friday).
As a result, WiFi BOX will be installed in a total of 73 facilities and 80 locations. We will continue to expand our services domestically, including in Sapporo, and aim to improve convenience for even more customers.

Installation overview

Installation location

“Hokkaido Sapporo Food and Tourism Information Center” Hokkaido Sapporo Tourist Information Center (operated by Sapporo Tourism Association)
JR Sapporo Station West Concourse North Exit, Kita 6-jo Nishi 4-chome, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido

usage fee

Japan: 840 yen per day (tax included, unlimited usage)
*We also have plans for 500MB/440 yen (tax included) and 1GB/660 yen (tax included) per day.

Available pick-up/return times


Hokkaido Sapporo Tourist Information Center Website

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Installation background

Hokkaido has been a popular tourist destination for domestic and international travelers who enjoy winter sports, food, and nature even before the coronavirus outbreak, and from 2012 to 2019, more than 50 million tourists visited Hokkaido every year. was doing. The number of tourists visiting Hokkaido in 2022 will be approximately 42 million, a recovery of approximately 80% of the pre-coronavirus (2019) number, of which the number of inbound foreign tourists will be approximately 700,000, which is approximately 80% of the pre-coronavirus level (2019). It is 30%.
In addition, in Sapporo city, the total number of foreign guests from April to September 2023 was approximately 568,000, which has recovered to approximately 60% of the pre-coronavirus level. As New Chitose Airport, Hakodate Airport, and Asahikawa Airport, which have international flights, have resumed or increased their number of international flights, the number of international passengers at Hokkaido airports is expected to increase.
There are many attractions around Sapporo Station, including tourist spots that are popular among inbound tourists, such as the Sapporo Beer Museum and the Sapporo TV Tower, as well as Odori Park, which is crowded with visitors during the Sapporo Snow Festival in winter. The number of not only domestic tourists but also inbound foreign tourists is gradually recovering, and many tourists are expected to come to Hokkaido. By installing it at the Hokkaido Sapporo Tourist Information Center, you will have more options for pick-up locations and further improve convenience.
It can be used by inbound tourists who need a communication environment while sightseeing after arriving at Sapporo Station, and can be used by overseas travelers from Japan to receive it in advance before arriving at the airport. In order to meet domestic usage needs, we have decided to install a WiFi BOX.

Hokkaido Tourism Promotion Organization Tourism Statistics Data
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Hokkaido Transport Bureau Hokkaido tourism basic data
Sapporo City Tourism Statistics Data
Visit Japan Lab Hokkaido's popular inbound tourist spot ranking

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