Japan is a land overflowing with unforgettable experiences.
The Japanese archipelago stretches from north to south, east to west, and is home to a remarkable variety of regional cultures, natural splendors, and man-made wonders both old and new.
It is a place where you can keenly and profoundly feel the passage of time—both through the ages from the past to the present, and in the moment, with each of its four distinct seasons bringing with it new sights to behold, delicacies to savor, and activities to enjoy.
From 4 July, Japan is exempt from the UK FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. However, foreign nationals who have visited any of 129 designated countries/regions including the UK within the last 14 days are currently unable to enter Japan, other than in exceptional circumstances. Visitors may be subject to undergoing of a PCR test and to self-isolation for 14 days on arrival at a designated location.
The Government of Japan intends to tentatively permit an entry into Japan for business travellers from the 14 countries/regions in the Asia Pacific regions where the spread of infections is comparatively contained.
While wearing face masks and keeping personal hygiene are standard practice in Japan, a number of guidelines in different sectors have been introduced in an effort to ensure that a steady return to travel is as safe and responsible as possible.
Please read the full article introducing hygiene and social distancing measures taken below.
- Travel etiquette in Japan: https://www.japan.travel/en/uk/blog/a-new-normal-travel-etiquette-and-updated-guidelines-for-travel-within-japan/
- Airline safety initiatives: https://www.japan.travel/en/uk/blog/the-future-of-flying-airline-safety-initiatives-for-a-new-era-of-travel/