All nationalities who are not visa-exempt need a visa to enter Japan. Citizens of certain countries can enter with Temporary Visitor status for limited periods of time (15 to 90 consecutive days) for tourism or business purposes. Visitors receive a stamp in their passport which is a requirement for the Japan Rail Pass.
All Japanese citizens who are planning to arrive in the United States via a commercial flight or cruise for short stays will be required to apply for an ESTA travel authorization. Applicants can expect to receive their US ESTA for Japanese citizens within 72 hours of applying.Jul 21, 2021
The cost of living in Japan varies in price compared to the United States. For example, consumer prices are 14.36% higher in Japan compared to the United States, and the prices of groceries in Japan are 17.77% higher than the price of groceries in the United States.Jul 29, 2017
It’s going to be hard to eat out for the same kind of prices, even in Japan, unless you’re eating cheap gyudon or ramen everyday. This expat is surrounded by colleagues who eat out for lunch daily. I join them on occasion and typically pay anywhere between 800 – 1,200 yen to get fed. Cooking…
Generally speaking, two weeks is usually the recommended days that foreigners usually spend in Japan if their only goal is just for sightseeing and traveling purposes. From that two weeks, visitors usually spend around 3 to 5 days in Tokyo and spend the rest in other destinations.
Ten days is enough for a first timer, but you could easily stretch this itinerary to two weeks in Japan if you have a few extra days, or skip one or two places if you only have a week there. Mad, mind-boggling, and futuristic are all words that come to mind when I think of…
Simply working for most airlines will provide you with access to free flights wherever that airline flies. You will be able to fly your immediate family and some airlines even allow you to fly a companion for free. So just making the right friends may get you access to a free flight.
Most nonstop round-trip flights from the US to Japan will be between 10,000 to 14,000 miles in distance, so I’ve highlighted those award prices. The best deals will be on the shortest flights, so you’ll want to look for nonstop flights on American Airlines or Japan Airlines.