JAPAN has reopened its tourism border since October 2022 so that tourists do not need to show a vaccination certificate as long as they have been vaccinated with three doses and do not need to show a negative COVID-19 test result.

Since then, tourists from Indonesia have also begun to look at visiting Japan for a vacation. This country is still considered a favorite destination for tourists from Indonesia.

If you are interested in visiting a country famous for its cherry blossoms, then prepare the following things before exploring Japan. Here are the tips, quoting the press release received in Jakarta, Saturday.

Routinely check the latest regulations in Japan
You can easily check the details of travel regulations through the Travel Rules to Japan page. This page includes the latest information on travel rules to Japan, types of vaccines that apply, policies regarding visas, policies during transit, and information on travel insurance.

Plan your flights to get low prices
You should plan your flight ticket purchase in advance. This will help you to get the best price from the subclasses offered by each airline.

Some of’s partner airlines can be an option to complete your trip, such as Cathay Pacific, ANA, Philippine Airlines, and so on.

Use pick-up transportation to get to and from the airport
Airport pick-up service can be a practical choice as well as safe and convenient because the fee paid includes toll fees, gasoline, and parking at the pick-up location.

Some of’s airport pick-up service partners that can be your choice include Golden Bird, Inkopau, and Satu Kosong Tujuh.

Don’t miss out on Tokyo’s sights, rides, and exhibitions
Tokyo is not only a thriving metropolis, it is also dedicated to preserving tradition through its many historical parks, Shinto shrines, and Buddhist temples. You can also visit world-class art galleries and museums to nightlife options.

Some recommended spots include Tokyo DisneySEA, Tokyo Tower Observatory, and TeamLab Planet Tokyo.

Indulge your taste buds with culinary specialties
A visit to Tokyo is incomplete if you don’t enjoy a culinary tour to the fullest. Therefore, don’t miss out on this experience by tasting Asakusa UNANA onigiri, the world’s thickest matcha ice cream at Suzukien Asakusa shop, and shopping for marine animals at Tsukiji Fish Morning Market.

Rest at a hotel near the sightseeing area
Asakusa is one of the strategic areas for tourists to decide where to stay. Apart from the more affordable prices, Sensoji Temple is a magnet.

One recommended hotel in the Asakusa area that has a variety of facilities in the vicinity is Richmond Hotel Premier Asakusa International. The hotel is only a 10-minute drive from Ueno Park and Tokyo Sky Tree. [antaranews/photo special]