Your Budget Trip to Japan

Newsletter No. 16 - August 2014
Tokyo low cost  
 Low Cost Tokyo

Priceless, the Japanese capital?
Not really, but in Tokyo, you can do anything without breaking the bank ... provided you know the right places.

Free wifi for tourist  

Find Free Wifi in Japan

How can you check your email, social networks and your Japan Guide throughout the archipelago of Japan?
Free Wifi spots popping up around Japan will keep you connected during your travels.


 Our tips for free-wifi

Eat Cheaper in Japan

How can you fill up if you only have ¥1000 in your pocket?
Here's our advice on how to feast on Japanese food for cheap, from street food to supermarkets.


Discover the best places

Video : How to use Japanese GPS
video : How to use Japanese GPS
Have you decided to rent a car in Japan?
Did you know you can also request GPS navigation?
These GPS are sometimes in English, but most of the time you will find elements in Japanese.
Follow our tutorial to learn how to use Japanese GPS.


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Our opinion

+ Tips for easy navigation

+ Discover Japan in a new light by renting a car
Our New Guide Book, "Japan by Train"
Guidebook "Japan by train" Japan Experience aims for you to make the most of your travel to Japan. With that in mind, our team of experts have created our free guidebook to the Japan Railways, Japan by Train. This month we have released its second version, updated with the latest and best information. Keep this guide handy to take full advantage of the JR train system with your rail passes. Japan by Train comes free with all orders of two or more Japan Rail Passes from our website.
Our opinion

+ Lightweight and jam-packed guidebook

+ Specifically designed for travellers using a JR Pass
Live Chat Support for Your Japan Rail Travel
live chat is now available on Japan Experience's JR Rail Pass website,, has introduced a live chat support option for instant help when you need it most.
Accessed via the "contact us" page, the chat connects you to an actual Japan expert stationed in one of our many offices around the globe.
In addition to telephone and email support, our experts are now standing by to chat with you about any questions or problems you might have while planning your dream trip with the Japan Rail Pass.

Check out our website 

Our opinion

+ Instant support from our experts

+ Free and available 24/7
 A Race Between the Islands
Cycling tour in Seto For all the athletes out there, the Shimanami Cycling event will be held on October 26th, from 7:40 am to 5 pm.
This is one of the biggest sporting events in Japan. In total, there are 5 courses that connect Onomichi in Hiroshima Prefecture and Imabari in Ehime Prefecture, stretching across 6 islands in the Seto Inland Sea.

Check out the official site 

Our opinion

+ Active types can register for this event

+ An international event with more than 8000 participants
40 Candles for Hello Kitty
40th anniversary for Hello Kitty
The ever-adorable Hello Kitty is celebrating her 40th birthday.
Created by Yuko Shimizu in 1974 with a refined, English character, this little cutie quickly became one of Japan's symbols of "kawaii."
Today, the Kitty empire includes a museum, an alley in Universal Studios Japan, as well as her own amusement park, Sanrio Puroland.

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Our opinion

+ Over 40 years, Hello Kitty has touched the hearts of generations of little girls

+ This little cat adorns anything you can imagine
 Rent a house in Tokyo and explore the city with a Travel Angel

Stay in Tokyo, enjoy your stay with Travel Angel

This summer, rent a house or apartment in the bustling neighborhood of Ikebukuro and live like a local!
To visit Tokyo outside the box, book a half or full-day visit with our Travel Angel, Laetitia.


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