It’s been named one of the fastest growing tourist destinations among Australian travellers.
Now, getting to Japan is even easier — and cheaper — than ever before.
And with the excitement of the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicking off in September, there’s no better time to be grabbing your passport and packing your suitcase for an overseas adventure.
From the September 20th to November 2nd, the tournament will be spread across 12 different venues between Sapporo on the northern island of Hokkaido and Kumamoto in the southern part of Kyushu.
Because each team plays four pool matches over three weeks, this will allow the nearly half-a-million tourists set to visit a chance to travel between matches and experience the rich Japanese culture and hospitality.
As part of news.com.au’s Travel Deal Tuesday, we have found a range of stunning deals that have dropped heavily discounted rates over what is set to be a bustling travel period.
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FLIGHTS TO JAPAN FROM JUST $650
Trip.com has discounted a number of hotels in Japan from 5 per cent off to as much as 50 per cent across the World Cup season.
As part of the sale, Philippine Airlines has launched a great fare that will allow passengers to book flights from Sydney to Tokyo return for as little as $660 per person when travelling between 15 — 22 October 2019.
The promotion period starts on Sunday 1st September and goes through until October 31 2019.
But you will need to get in quick, because the sale will be limited and only available on a first come, first served basis.
STAY IN JAPAN FOR HALF PRICE
A range of hotels will be on sale from 1st September 2019 to 31 October 2019 for travel until 15 December 2019 — however you won’t know where until the Trip.com sale drops this Sunday.
The hotel discount stay period is between Sunday 1st September and Sunday 15 December 2019, and will features rooms that have been slashed from as little as 5 per cent right up to 50 per cent off.
So if you’re looking at booking a few rooms during your Japan adventure — it may pay to hold out until the weekend to start booking.
FEEL LIKE GOING SOMEWHERE SLIGHTLY FURTHER ABROAD?
If the sporting crowds that are set to plague Japan isn’t really your idea of a holiday — this lush family deal in Palm Springs before the cooler weather hits might be more to your liking.
Located on 45 acres, Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa has dropped a super cheap Family Package for two adults and two kids under 17, for a four-night stay in their queen room.
Setting you back from just $1025 for the whole family, you’ll need to book by the end of September and be able to travel between the 1st October 2019 until 31st December 2019.
If you’re after something for just yourself — this deal from just $709 might be the perfect pre-summer getaway.
Located downtown in the desirable village of Palm Springs, this stunning desert retreat is situated at the foot of the spectacular San Jacinto Mountains.
Conveniently located near Palm Springs International Airport, and within walking distance of many popular attractions including shops, galleries, museums and night-life, the Hilton Palm Springs sale lets you make the most of your time in Palm Springs, California.
The price tag will get you three nights accommodation, but you’ll need to be able to travel between early September and the end of November 2019.