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Luggage Allowance (Japan)

All passengers on our Japan Escorted Group Tours are limited to two items of luggage each:

  • One suitcase or backpack, with a maximum weight of 20kg. Your main luggage must have a lock on it.
  • One piece of hand luggage, with a maximum weight of 5 kg. It is advisable that your hand luggage consist of a ‘daypack’ – a small bag which you can access during the day and carry
    items like your camera, water bottle, toilet paper, hat etc. 

Hotels in Japan often do not have porters. You will therefore need to be able to handle your own luggage within the hotel and when using transportation like trains and coaches.

Due to the limited space on bullet trains, a separate luggage transfer service will be arranged for all suitcases (1 case per person). You will need to pack a separate overnight bag to carry on the train as your suitcase will not arrive until the following day after a bullet train journey. You guide will indicate when you will need to prepare for this throughout your tour.


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