All Nippon Airways, ANK, Kita 4, Nishi 4 (Phone: 0120-029333); Cathay Pacific, Kita 4, Nishi 4 (Phone: 0120-355747); Continental Micronesia Airlines, Kita 1, Nishi 3 (Phone: 011/221-4091); JAL, Kita 2, Nishi 4 (domestic flights Phone: 0120-255971, International Phone: 0120-255931); JAS, Kita 2, West 4 (Phone: 0120-511283); Korean Air, Kita 4, Nishi 5 (Phone: 011/210-3311); Qantas, Kita 4, Nishi 4 (Phone: 011/242-4151).
Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Odori, Nishi 3, changes all principal currencies, as does the Odori post office "west", and the central post office east of Sapporo Station. Mitsukoshi, Marui and Gobankan Seibu department stores all have foreign exchange counters, though only Mitsukoshi changes sterling.
Maruzen, Minami 1, Nishi 4 (Tues-Sun 10am-7pm), with an ample variety of English-language books and magazines on its fourth floor, has the edge over Kinokuniya, 5-7 Kita-Gojo Nishi (daily except Wed 10am-7pm), opposite the TV tower on Odori, Nishi 1; Konan-Do Book Store Modern Literature & Autographs, North 12, West 4, Kita-ku.
Rental a Car:
Try Eki Rent-a-car (Phone: 011 241-0931), Nippon Rent-a-car (Phone: 011 746-0919) or Orix Rent-a-car (Phone: 011 241-0543).
Consulates in Sapporo:
Australian Consulate Sapporo, 17th Floor, Sapporo Centre Building, North 5, West 6-2, Chuo-ku (Phone: 011 242-4381); Chinese Consulate, 5-1, Nishi 23-Chome, Minam 13-J0, Chuo-Ku (Phone: 0081-11-5635563); Russian Consulate, 826, Nishi 12-chome Minami 14-jo, Chuoku (Phone: 111 561-3171).
Sapporo Tourist Information Center (Phone: 811 1209 5020), The main police station is located at Kita 1, Nishi 5 (Phone: 011 241-3201). In an absolute emergency, contact the Foreign Advisory Service on 011/211-2105.
Sapporo City General Hospital, Kita 11, Nishi 13, Hokkaido (Phone: 011 726-2211).
Motoi Yasunobu coin laundry (daily 8am-10pm) is at Minami 2, Higashi 4.
The central post office is at Kita 6, Higashi 1, two blocks east of the JR station (open Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-12.30pm), (Phone: 111 748 2451).
Taxis in Sapporo:
The principal rank is located at the south exit of Sapporo Station. To book a taxi (¥100 extra charge), call the Taxi Association on 011 892-6000.
The principal JTB office offers English-speakers and it is located in the Nissei Building at Kita 3, Nishi 4 (Phone: 011 241-6201).