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Japan might pay for half your trip once the travel ban is lifted

A deal from , 27. May. 2020 9:02 am

Some traveller's can't wait to be the first one on the plane the first chance they get, whilst others will be super cautious, so to entice you to choose them as your next holiday - Japan are putting initiatives in-place to do just that.

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Airlines are putting plans in place including new safety and sanitation measures to make customers feel safe and be safe during their flights. Most countries will be doing the same and so, to stand out some destinations are willing to go one step further and help you with costs for choosing them.

Japan might be making travellers an offer that’s hard to say no to, potentially covering half of the travel expenses for your trip - we're in!

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In a Wednesday news conference, reports The Japan Times, Hiroshi Tabata of the Japan Tourism Agency said that the Japanese government plans to allocate $12.5 billion to a new reimbursement program.

This could start as soon as July, if infection rates continue to drop and the travel ban lifted.

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The government has not yet announced how this plan would work, what would be covered, or how the program would be distributed, but they are keen to encourage travellers to visit in the summer, especially now the olympics have been postponed to 2021.

Japan would be following the lead of some other destinations such as Sicily who announced they would reimburse half of flight costs and a third of hotel expenses.

Japan might pay for half your trip once the travel ban is lifted

Japan might pay for half your trip once the travel ban is lifted