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Useful information to help you think
about your trip to Japan.

Q. When is the best time to travel?

A. We believe that every season in Japan has something amazing to offer! In our planning pages you can explore the different seasons and learn more about the possibilities.

Q. Can I book my whole trip through you?

A. Yes of course! Whole trips are our specialization  and make the best use of your time and our knowledge for cohesive planning.

Q. How does the planning process work?

A. You have two choices. You can proceed through our planning pages, learning about the accommodation options, the types of experiences we offer, the best time to come, and end by sending us an inquiry; or, you can simply contact us by phone or email directly

Q. What kind of support can I expect once
I’m in Japan?

A. As a company based in Japan with native English-speaking staff, we are available throughout your trip. You’ll be given contact numbers with your trip information prior to your arrival, and we’ll be checking in with you during the trip.

Q. Can you arrange our plane tickets?

A. Yes, we can take care of your air needs as well.

Q. How far in advance should I book?

A. Due to Japan’s popularity, we encourage you to book as early as possible in order to assure the most options for accommodations and experiences. This is particularly true during peak seasons such as fall, spring, and the New Year’s holidays.

Q. Do I need to have travel insurance?

A. Insurance is recommended. There are several types of travel insurance available, and we encourage you to thoroughly explore your options.

Your home medical insurance may cover medical expenses incurred while abroad and emergency evacuation or repatriation, but policies vary widely. You may want to purchase travel medical insurance separately or as part of a comprehensive travel insurance plan.

Q. Is Japan a good destination to bring children?

A. Absolutely! The Japanese love children, and there are endless child-friendly places and activities all around the country. The Art of Travel specializes in family friendly travel for all ages, and will create an itinerary enjoyable for everyone.

Q. Do you offer group tours?

A. We are pleased to work with  groups that come to us such as multi-generational family trips, sets of couples traveling for a specific purpose such as art or food, and so on. We do not offer pre-arranged,
join-in group tours.