Pleasant Holidays and Journese welcome Japan’s reopening to U.S. travelers

Post at 18:19 - 14/10/2022
Pleasant Holidays and Journese welcome Japan’s reopening to U.S. travelers

Effective October 11, 2022 for FIT and groups.

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA - Pleasant Holidays and its luxury brand, Journese, announced that Japan vacations are once again available for booking for visa-free independent travel in 2022 and 2023 beginning October 11, 2022. Travelers can book vacation packages including flights on 23 airlines, up to 50 hotels and resorts featuring real-time rates and instant reservation confirmations, airport transfers, Shinkansen Bullet Train tickets, and sightseeing tours and excursions, including guided tours.

“The reopening of Japan to travelers from the United States is a wonderful occurrence that presents a unique opportunity for travelers to rediscover this beautiful country,” said Jack E. Richards, President and CEO. “Japan is our most popular destination in Asia and an ideal starting point for exploring the region.”

The Pleasant Holidays and Journese Japan portfolio features the most popular destinations for U.S. travelers: Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, Hakone, Hokkaido, Hiroshima, Kanazawa, Kyoto and Yokohama. Travelers to Japan from the United States are required to provide proof of 3-dose vaccination for COVID-19 or a negative PCR test result.

Travel advisors can also book one-way or roundtrip Shinkansen Bullet Train tickets with either brand, as well as a variety of commissionable excursions and day trips. These include city tours, sushi making, visits to Hiroshima & Miyajima, Mt. Fuji, a walking tour of a Kyoto bamboo grove and more. In addition, Pleasant Holidays offers three- and four-day Mini-Package Tours that include hotel, bullet train to UNESCO designated historic villages and more with departures from Tokyo, conveniently bundled together. These Mini-Package Tours are the perfect addition to a Tokyo vacation, allowing travelers to experience more of the country. Journese offers private excursions for a fully immersive experience. Trip Protection Plans are offered and recommended for all international bookings.

Pleasant Holidays and Journese also offer vacations in other Asia countries Travel Advisors can book as an extension of their clients’ Japan vacations, including Cambodia, Hong Kong, Bali, Malaysia, Maldives, Thailand and Vietnam, with air, excursions, transfers, cruises and mini-packages available.