If you are traveling to Japan, besides the obvious things you need such as, plane ticket and passport, cash and credit card, there are essential things you’ll want to plan for before you jet off to the faraway land.
Japan travelers essentials include; reserving a SIM Card or Portable WIFI if you want to stay away from costly roaming fees - buy a Train Pass if you will be traveling a lot between cities, and download useful Apps onto your smartphone that come handy when you travel. Of course, little bit research about your destination and learning few Japanese words and phrases will make a big difference. Here, we have collected a list of items recommended by well-seasoned travelers to help you on your trip!
Operating Japan's largest online hotel reservation website, choosing from 31,000 hotels and ryokan, Rakuten Travel offers some of the lowest prices in the market for hotels, domestic and international flights, car rental, express buses as well as tours. Just change the setting; your preferred language and the currency and start your search.
Rakuten Travel and All Nippon Airways (ANA) has formed a joint venture to promote and sell dynamic packages which will allow customers to freely combine domestic flights with hotel accommodations, thus considerably decreases the cost of traveling. Rakuten Travel is one of the best booking search engines for people with Japanese language skills who are able to read and write.
There is also a foreign language version of the Rakuten, called Rakuten Global Market which is available in several languages including English. On Rakuten platform Halal food also can be purchased, from which we made a collection on Halal In Japan website.
On the Multilingual Rakuten Travel you can make hotel reservation, rent cars and book tours and activities. The tours and activities are booked on Voyagin marketplace which is a Rakuten majority owned platform. Read about Voyagin below.
Voyagin is a travel activities marketplace that allows travelers and locals to book attraction tickets and unique tours mainly in Japan, and also in several other countries namely; Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Taiwan, Philippines, United Kingdom and France.
When people travel to places, they take a look at guidebooks or search the web for information. Voyagin makes it easy by listing the best experiences and making them searchable. Best of all, they provide local experiences that you can’t even find online or in guidebooks.
If you are buying a ticket or a pass online through Voyagin, detailed information is provided for the purchase process, and how to use it. If it is a tour, Voyagin provides a seamless, secure way for guests to message hosts and book experiences. In this marketplace you can even book Halal cooking classes. There are reviews that let you see what other people say about their experiences.
On Halal In Japan website there are links to various tours and tickets on Voyagin that usually independent travelers would like to know about. We are adding links to different attractions, helping visitors to our website to experience something new and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Booking Hotels With Hotellook
Hotellook is a meta-search engine that compares room prices from 70 different hotels booking services (Agoda, Booking.com, Hotels.com…), enabling you to pick the most affordable offers that are not even listed on some of other search engines. Just enter your destination name, or the name of your favorite hotel and it shows you the lowest price available, as well as a list of close by hotels with the same price range. Search can be done by different criteria; stars, popularity, hotel amenities, distance from city center, and of course, you can set the price range too.
Use the filter and choose from the property type you’d like to stay; hotels, apartments, villas or resorts. The backpackers would love this App. When you set the price range low enough, it will display a list of bed and breakfast, hostels, guesthouses and farms in the area.
The Hotellook iOS and Android applications support the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, and Thai.
The Muslim Friendly Hotels listed on Halal In Japan website, are linked to Hotellook for the availability and price search.
Hotlelook search tool is installed in Jetradar App as well, but if you just like to have the hotel search App, Hotellook provides that option too. Click on the link below and download the App for free. Learn how the App works by testing the Widget below; the App is using the same search engine.
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