Cell phone Rental for Japan

About au rental

Need a cellphone during your stay in Japan? You could use your US phone, but the roaming can be very expensive. Try our au wireless service with FREE incoming calls! Receive and return the device in U.S.. You'll know your phone number before your departure and start calling as soon as you arrive in Japan.

Take Advantage of..

Free tethering

Get Internet access using our smartphone's tethering function up to 3GB!

Free incoming calls

Incoming call is FREE with our plan!

Free data access

Access to the Internet with no extra cost. Download as many apps as you want!

Rental Fees

Daily rates

Model Less than 15days More than 16days Overdue Fee

iPhone 5s 

・4G (LTE) Smartphone ▶︎User Guide
$12 / day
$10.20 / day
$12.00 / day
(if not notified, the charge will be $17 / day)

Kyocera Gratina

・Basic Phone ▶︎User Guide
$5 / day $4.25 / day $5.00 / day
(if not notified, the charge will be $7 / day)

Pick up / Return

In-store Free Pick up your device a day before, and return a day after, the date on the application.
Shipping Price varies depending on the shipping address You will receive the device a day before your rental starting date. For returning, use the enclosed shipping slip and mail out a day after your rental ending date on the application.
Delivery (Only available in Manhattan, NY)
*Give us a call after you book your device
$25 / one way We will delivery the device to given address one day before your rental starting date. We will pick up your device a day after your rental ending date on the application.
Shippnig area Standard
When you have 4 or more business days before rental starting date
Express
When you have less than 3 business days before rental starting date
(Please call our office to apply)
A $32 $46
B $32 $60
C $40 $70

※Above amount includes returning.
※We do not deliver to Hawaii or Alaska

Damage / Loss Obligation Fee and Anshin Insurance Coverage (optional)

If you lose or damage the device during your rental period, following expense will be charged. Appending Anshin Insurance ($2/day) to your order will reduce your expense by 80% in case the device is damaged.
Model Obligation Fee
Device Battery AC Adapter
Damage(maximum) Glass Damage

Loss (including water damage)
(not covered by insurance)

Damage / Loss (not covered by insurance) Damage / Loss (not covered by insurance)

iPhone 5s

Anshin Insurance : $2 / day
$500
→if you have anshin insurance: $100
$150
→if you have anshin insurance: $30
$800 - $40

Kyocera Gratina

Anshin Insurance : $2 / day
$150
→if you have anshin insurance: $30
- $200 $80 $40

Usage Charge (Billed after Returning)

Usage Fee

Model Within Japan To U.S. Others Domestic SMS International SMS Data/Tethering

iPhone 5s

$1.00
per min.
$1.00
per min.
$2.50
per min.
$0.50
per SMS.
$1.50
per SMS.
Up to 3GB※

Kyocera Gratina

$1.00
per min.
$1.00
per min.
$2.50
per min.
$0.50
per SMS.
$1.50
per SMS.
-

※3GB data and tethering unit is included in the orders up to 15 days long. For orders exceeding 16 days long, additional 200MB / day is honored. Overuse charge wil be $25 / GB, fraction will be rounded up.

Reference for data usage

Web browsing
(1 page)
Seding / receving e-mail
(1 email without attachment)
Vedio
(5 min)
Call on Skype / LINE
(60min)
Using smartphone about 315KB about 2KB about 11.5MB about 54.5MB
Using tethering about 430KB about 2KB about 28.8MB about 35.3MB

※1GB=1000MB、1MB=1000KB
iPhone 5s has data usage check function. However, the amount iPhone indicates might slightly differ from the actual calculation by au.
Here is guide for checking your data usage on iPhone 5s.

Service Area

>>Please check out the service coverage before booking! (Japanese Only)<<