Is it possible to get AU's student discount if you are a student at a
university outside of Japan?
I am a student at Drexel University in Philadelphia. I am currently on a
1-year internship in Japan (Gifu area). I am interested in getting a keitai
from AU, both for the GPS capability and also for the possible student
I went to a keitai store (carried all brands, not just AU-specific) and
asked about the discount, but was told that I couldn't get the discount
because my school is not in Japan. However, none of the AU (English)
documentation mentions that you have to be attending a Japanese school. My
co-worker told me I should be able to get it, and to just go to another
I have my student ID, as well as an International Student Identity Card
(ISIC) and a 'proof of enrollment' paper from my school.
So, is this a lost cause, or should I keep trying? Saving 50% would be
great, considering how expensive phone plans seem to be here (as compared to
Thanks for the help,
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Received on Mon Jul 14 08:06:18 2003