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Japan Travel Insurance

Japan is a popular destination for tourists for the culture and history of this island as well as its famous ancient sites.

To get a quote by telephone or email, contact us on 0800 047 5065 (FREEPHONE) or 01273 773 017 info@jsinsurance.co.uk

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Summary of Cover

Section & Cover Silver Gold Platinum
Cancellation or Curtailment £1,000 £3,000 £7,500
Medical and Repatriation £10,000,000 £10,000,000 £10,000,000
Personal Liability £2,000,000 £2,000,000 £2,000,000
Personal Baggage £1,000 £1,500 £2,500
Personal Money £150 £500 £750
Delayed Departure £100 £1,000 £1,000
Missed Departure £250 £500 £1,000
Legal Expenses £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Scheduled Airline Failure £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
Standard Excess* £100 £50 £35

*The excess payable does vary depending on the claim benefit.

Please read the full Terms and Conditions of this policy offered by JS Travel Insurance.

This policy for a trip to Japan is underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities and Insured by Union Reiseversicherung AG, UK. Travel Insurance Facilities are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Union Reiseversicherung AG are authorised by BaFin and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority..

Popular Destinations

Tokyo

An enchanting capital, Tokyo delights every visitor that comes across it for many different reasons.

Some parts look futuristic and modern, with skyscrapers as tall as the eye can see, whereas you may discover some hidden streets and country where the homes are basked in a golden light and surrounded by dark foliage.

You can experience a wide range of art and culture in Tokyo, from the traditional anime feeling, to old impressionist galleries, Tokyo has it all !

Make sure you sample to local cuisine, it is to die for ! Many people travel from across the world just to try Sushi in Japan, it is not to be missed.

Kyoto

Kyoto is a spiritual hub, a perfect place to walk around and be cleansed of the modern downers of daily city life.

With more than 2,000 Temples and Shrines, this city is a paradise of religious architecture and incredible Zen Gardens to spend your time.

Despite being the cultural capital of Japan, Kyoto has a bustling nightlife, and is full of upmarket bars and restaurants.

Relax after a night of drinking Sake in a traditional Japanese Bathhouse, with a cup of green matcha tea.

Sapporo

Japan’s fifth largest city, Sapporo has everything to offer. Close to the Hokkaido Mountain range which is perfect for Skiing and Snowboarding in winter, many like to stay here for a few days and then jet off to Niseko to enjoy the slopes.

Summer is the best season for Sapporo, as it hosts many beer festivals and food events !

In February, despite the freezing cold, Sapporo's population doubles during the famous Snow Festival.

Osaka

Often dubbed the ‘Soul of Japan’, Osaka is more laid back and relaxed than busy Tokyo.  A large city nonetheless, it is filled with hidden treasures that keep tourists always coming back for more.

Make sure you head to Universal Studios Japan, located on Osaka’s waterfront, or the equally fascinating Osaka Aquarium.

Osaka also hosts an incredible castle, with amazing whitewashed colours.

Popular Sports and Activities

Martial Arts

Football

Surfing

Scuba Diving

Skiing

Snowboarding

Travel Risks in Japan

Do not travel to Area 3 near the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant, due to the risk of radiation. Consult a guide before travelling anywhere outside of commercial Japan.

Japan is a fairly safe country to visit, the locals are friendly and the glitz of technology will make you feel safe in the cities.

However, keep an eye on your belongings at all time and never leave them unattended, as there is always a risk of pickpocketing in built up areas.

Be aware of credit card skimming and other monetary scams.

Japan is very safe for Women travellers, however during rush hours, women should note that gropers do hunt crowded trains. However, they usually look for Local Women (presumably they are less likely to make a scene). Luckily, many trains heading to the suburbs have Women only cars.

Embassy | Consulates

British Embassy Tokyo

Address: 〒102-8381, No 1 Ichiban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Telephone: (+81) (3) 5211-1100

Email: public-enquiries.tokyo@fco.gov.uk

British Consulate-General Osaka

Address: 〒541 - 0059, 3-5-1 Bakuro-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan

Telephone: (+81) (6) 6120 5600

Visa Requirements for Japan

If you have a ‘British Citizen’ or ‘British National (Overseas)’ passport, you can enter Japan as a visitor for up to 90 days without a visa. You may need to provide evidence of a return or onward ticket.

Pre Existing Medical Conditions

If you have pre existing medical conditions and you plan to travel to Japan, we are able to provide you with a policy.

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Living in Japan or Already Travelled

World Nomads offers Travel Insurance if you are living in Japan.

World Nomads also offers cover if you have already left your home country and you are in Japan. You can also add Sports and Activities to the policy, as well as High Value Items.

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Useful Websites

Foreign Travel Advice

Information on safety, local laws, entry requirements, and more.

Wendy Wu Tours

Amazing package holidays to Japan, immerse yourself in the culture.

JS Travel Insurance Blogs

Coronavirus Travel Advice

Natural Catastrophe

Summer Olympics 2020


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