WELCOME!KitaQ

[Important Notice]
The distribution of electronic coupons,
which began on November 20, 2023, ended on Friday, February 2, 2024,
as the planned number of coupons has been reached.
The coupons can be used until February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

Enjoy a
great-value trip
to Kitakyushu City!

This campaign enables foreign visitors to Kitakyushu City to enjoy even better value on their vacation. We are distributing electronic coupons worth 5,000 yen per person, available to all foreign visitors to Kitakyushu City. They are available as digital coupons that can be loaded on your smartphone and used in Kitakyushu City stores such as souvenir shops as well as bars and restaurants. Have a great-value visit to Kitakyushu City with WELCOME! KitaQ electronic coupons!

About WELCOME! KitaQ

Project Name
Welcome to Kitakyushu! Campaign
Overview
Distribution of electronic coupons worth 5,000 yen per person per visit to foreign visitors to Kitakyushu City (excluding residents of Japan and those staying in Japan for 91 days or longer)
Coupon Distribution and
Availability Period
Monday, Nov. 20, 2023 to Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024
*Coupons are valid within the above period for up to five days after answering a brief survey on the campaign website. Please note that coupons older than five days will no longer be valid for use. (All coupons obtained after Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 will expire on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024.)
*Coupon volumes are limited and will be made available on a first-come first-served basis.
Eligibility
All foreign visitors to Kitakyushu City (excluding residents of Japan and those staying in Japan for 91 days or more)
Amount Available
5,000 yen x 30,000 people (5,000 yen per person per visit)
Coupon distribution locations
Kitakyushu City Tourist Information Center, Kitakyushu Airport Tourist Information Center, TKP Garden City Hakata Station Chikushi Exit (TKP Sun Life Hotel 3rd floor), Fukuoka Airport (HIS Travel Service Center, International Passenger Terminal 1st floor)
Conditions of Distribution
Present your passport and respond to the brief pre-distribution survey. Distribution format: Electronic

HOW TO USE

How to get coupons

  • STEP01

    Present your passport at a Tourist Information Center within Kitakyushu City, major train station, or airport to receive a voucher card.
  • Voucher cards available at:

    Kitakyushu City Tourist Information Center, Kitakyushu Airport Tourist Information Center, TKP Garden City Hakata Station Chikushi Exit (TKP Sun Life Hotel 3rd floor), Fukuoka Airport (HIS Travel Service Center, International Passenger Terminal 1st floor)
  • STEP02

    Scan the QR code on the voucher card to access the coupon campaign website.
  • STEP03

    Answer the brief pre-distribution survey on the website.
  • STEP04

    Get electronic coupons

Voucher cards available at:

Kitakyushu City Tourist Information Center, Kitakyushu Airport Tourist Information Center, TKP Garden City Hakata Station Chikushi Exit (TKP Sun Life Hotel 3rd floor), Fukuoka Airport (HIS Travel Service Center, International Passenger Terminal 1st floor)

Using coupons

  • STEP01

    Tap “Read Code” on the coupon
  • STEP02

    Scan the QR code displayed at a participating store
  • STEP03

    Enter the yen amount to use
  • STEP04

    Show it to the shop staff, and payment is complete

COUPON MAP

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*On an iPhone, please use Safari, and on Android phones, please use the Chrome browser.

LIST

  • Bars and
    restaurants
  • Transport
  • Shopping
  • Tourism

        NOTICE

        Cautionary notes when using coupons

        • Coupons are valid for use only between Monday, November 20, 2023 and Wednesday, February 21, 2024.
        • WELCOME! KitaQ coupons are valid for five days within the above period after answering a survey on the campaign website.
          Please note that all coupons obtained after Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 will expire on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024.
        • WELCOME! KitaQ coupons cannot be used after the validity period has expired.
        • Coupon volumes are limited, and are available while stocks last.
        • WELCOME! KitaQ coupons can only be used at participating stores, restaurants, and facilities.
        • Please scan the QR code displayed at participating stores, restaurants, and facilities.
        • Each coupon can be used to a value of 5000 yen.
        • Refunds and product returns are not available.
        • Change will not be given upon use.
        • WELCOME! KitaQ coupons may not be lent or transferred (including exchange or resale) to a third party, nor received from a third party.
        • No refunds are available for WELCOME! KitaQ coupons.
        • WELCOME! KitaQ coupons cannot be exchanged for cash.
        • All mobile phone (such as smartphone) data and connection fees incurred relating to the usage of WELCOME! KitaQ coupons are borne by the user.
        • WELCOME! KitaQ coupons cannot be reissued in the event of loss or theft of a mobile phone. The Welcome to Kitakyushu! Campaign Bureau will also bear no responsibility in that event.
        • If the user suffers losses caused by circumstances under their control, such as mistaken input, technical problems with their device, or double payment after settlement is complete, the Bureau shall bear no obligation unless the reasons are attributable to the Bureau.
        • WELCOME! KitaQ coupons may not be available for use at certain dates or times depending on the facility or attraction concerned. Please always phone ahead to check before using WELCOME! KitaQ coupons.
        • The Bureau may vary coupon specifications as it sees fit, such as for system and app upgrades related to WELCOME! KitaQ coupons. In that event, it shall be presumed that the user has a device compatible with the revised specifications.
        • Usage of coupons requires a smartphone meeting the following minimum conditions:
          • ・ Satisfying the minimum operating system version recommended by the Bureau
          • ・ Being connected to the internet
          • ・ Having camera functions to read QR codes
        • We recommend the following specifications for using WELCOME! KitaQ coupons.
          • ・ iPhone: iOS 11 or newer + Safari (browser)
          • ・ Android: Android 7 or newer + Chrome (browser)
          (System operation is not guaranteed in environments other than the above. Usage may be unavailable, or issues may occur)
        • The Bureau or WELCOME! KitaQ coupons participating stores may, without notice to users, suspend or discontinue all or some of the WELCOME! KitaQ coupons if either determines that any of the following situations have occurred. In this event, users will not be able to access all or some of the WELCOME! KitaQ coupons.
          • 1. If this service cannot be provided due to natural disaster, power outages, system problems, or communication network problems.
          • 2. If it is necessary to suspend operations of the service system for system maintenance or upgrades.
          • 3. If it is suspected that this service has been used in a criminal manner.
          • 4. If other unavoidable circumstances have occurred. In addition, the Bureau will bear no liability whatsoever for any damages suffered by users due to the suspension or discontinuation of all or some of the WELCOME! KitaQ coupons based on the above.
        • If the Bureau or WELCOME! KitaQ coupons participating stores determine that any of the following apply to a user, they may, without prior notice to users, temporarily suspend or discontinue use by the user concerned. In that case, the user will be unable to carry out transactions with WELCOME! KitaQ coupons. Their WELCOME! KitaQ coupons balance will be forfeited, and no refunds will be provided.
          • (1) The user has or is suspected of having violated these cautionary notes.
          • (2) The user has obtained WELCOME! KitaQ coupons in an illegal or unauthorized manner, or is suspected of doing so
          • (3) The user is, based on inquiry of their WELCOME! KitaQ coupons usage status, not fit to be a user.
          • (4) A misrepresentation is discovered in their application to obtain WELCOME! KitaQ coupons.
        • The information listed here is current as of November 20, 2023. It may change without notice, leading to variations from the listed information developing over time. Please check in advance when using the coupons.
        • The followings are not available for purchase with WELCOME! KitaQ coupons.
          Items easily converted into cash such as cash vouchers and gift certificates/Lodging costs at accommodation providers/Items which by law must be sold at list price/Services related to sex-related business specified by Paragraph 5, Article 2 of the Act on Control and Improvement of Amusement Business as well as games that are likely to stimulate customers' desire for gains by chance specified by Clause 5, Paragraph 1 of the same Article/Items or services considered inappropriate under social conventions/Other items or services stipulated by participating stores and facilities/Payments to national or local governments/Other items or services which do not help to expand consumption
        • Users are deemed to agree to the above by accessing this website.