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Travel Guide

Our guide to holidays Japan, brought to you by the loveit coverit travel insurance team.


Our Japan Travel Guide

Japan is a unique and fascinating country with a lot to offer for travelers. From the neon lights of Akihabara to the snow monkeys of Kanbayashi, there are endless wonders waiting to be discovered in Japan. The country is known for its mix of traditional and modern culture, with a range of interesting and unusual experiences available for visitors.

Whether you are interested in trying the local cuisine, which includes some dishes made with deadly poisonous blowfish, or visiting hotels staffed by robot dinosaurs, there is no shortage of weird and wonderful cultural oddities to explore in Japan. You can also visit a hedgehog cafe or travel off the beaten path to discover the hidden gems of this amazing country.

Overall, Japan is a destination that is sure to provide an unforgettable and unique travel experience. Whether you are looking to pack your itinerary with fun activities or travel off the beaten path, you'll have the time of your life in Japan.

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Natural Disasters and Weather

Japan is prone to natural disasters such as earthquakes, typhoons, and tsunamis. Travel insurance can provide coverage in case your travel plans are disrupted due to these events, offering assistance with rearranging accommodations and transportation.

Adventurous Activities:

Japan offers a variety of adventurous activities, from skiing in the winter to hiking and outdoor excursions. Travel insurance can cover accidents and injuries that might occur during these activities, ensuring you have access to medical care without concerns about unexpected expenses.

Medical Cover

While Japan has excellent healthcare facilities, travelers might still require medical attention due to unforeseen illnesses or accidents. Travel insurance can cover medical expenses, hospital stays, and medical evacuation if needed, offering peace of mind in case of unexpected health issues.

Delayed or Missed Departure

Travel disruptions, such as flight delays or cancellations, can lead to unexpected extended stays. In such cases, travel insurance assists by covering accommodation and meal expenses during the waiting period for your next departure.

Main Facts About Japan

What is the Japanese yen? It's the official currency of Japan, issued by Bank Japan. Its abbreviation is JPY and its symbol is ¥ (international) or 円 (in Japan). The Japanese yen is the third most-traded currency in the world.
Japanese belongs to the Japonic language family. It is spoken as a first language by 122 million and as a second language by over 1 million people in Japan.
Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Tokyo Japan. In Tokyo, the summers are short, wet, and mostly cloudy and the winters are very cold and mostly clear. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 2°C to 25°C and is rarely below 0°C or above 33°C.
Power Plugs
For Japan there are two associated plug types, A and B. Plug type A is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and plug type B is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and a grounding pin. Japan operates on a 100V supply voltage and 50/60Hz.
The current population of Japan is 125,767,073 as of Wednesday, May 4, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.
Fun Fact
Did you know an estimated 3.6 million people in Japan celebrate with Christmas dinner at KFC. The tradition started in 1970, when the manager of the first KFC in Japan started marketing and selling a “party barrel” as a substitute for Christmas turkey.
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Your Japan Bucket list

If you're in Japan, you HAVE to do these things:

1. Glaze upon the magnificent Mount Fuji.
2. Walk through the neon wonderland Akinhabara.
3. A night time visit to Osaka’s Dotonbori neighborhood.
4. Visit the Snow Monkeys of Kanbayashi Onsen.
5. Hope on the Bullet Train
6. Soak in the Kurokawa Onsen.
7. Brave the Shibuya Crossing
8. Experience the culture of Kyoto.
9. Taste the Specialties of Japanese cuisine.
10. See the Meiji Shire in Toyko.


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