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Japan Vacation

No matter how much you think you know about Japan, nothing can prepare you for the moment when you step out into the buzzing, neon-lit streets of downtown Tokyo for the first time.

Japan Hotel + Flights

Japanese accommodations are an experience in themselves. Browse through our 32555 hotels (starting at ¥4,952 a night) and you’ll see what we mean. For the price-conscious traveler, consider bundling your flights and hotels together with our Japan Vacation Packages. You can also add a rental car and experiences to your package. With the savings you make you can throw a guided tour of the Imperial Palace into the mix.

Your Japan Vacation Itinerary

  • Day 1-3: Most travelers to Japan touch down at Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport). Settle into your hotel before checking out the best sights that this famous city has to offer, such as Shibuya Crossing, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and the Tokyo Skytree.

  • Day 4-5: Take the futuristic Shinkansen (bullet train) to Osaka. Japan’s third biggest city, this place lures travelers with its vibrant food scene and attractions such as Osaka Castle and Universal Studios Japan.

  • Day 6-7: Hop back on the train and head to Kyoto, Japan’s spiritual heart. Spend your days exploring its serene temples, shrines and gardens.

Japan Information

  • Cherry blossom season is one of the most popular times to visit Japan. The country explodes into color each year between late April and early May.

  • If you’re into markets, temples or modern architecture, you’ll be glad to know there are Japan tours and experiences starting at .

  • You could easily spend your entire trip in the country’s dizzying capital, so why not take a look at our Tokyo Vacation Packages?

Q: Should I book a car while on vacation in Japan?

A: Unless you're really into cars, public transportation or ride-sharing is probably the easiest and most convenient way of traveling around Tokyo or Yokohama. With no expensive parking fees (or trips to the gas station) to worry about, you'll be able to relax and check out the city's popular sights with ease. If your number one priority is to skip town and discover the delights of the region of Tokyo or elsewhere, renting your own set of wheels is an excellent option. Browse our guide to Cheap Car Hire in Japan, book a ride and hit the road in comfort and style.

Q: Which airports can I fly in to for a vacation to Japan?

A: Get ready to start your awesome escape in Japan from one of these major international terminals:

  • Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.): 7,131 international flights per month.
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.): 5,747 international flights per month.
  • Tokyo (HND-Haneda): 4,603 international flights per month.

Q: What are the most popular types of hotels for a vacation to Japan?

A: Pack your suitcase and get comfortable at one of the quality hotels. They're among the most commonly booked accommodations. Ryokans, apartments and private vacation homes are also plentiful in Japan.

Q: What does a Japan vacation booking with Expedia include?

A: It's totally up to you. Combine flights, hotels and cars, or simply select one option. You can also add some awesome attractions and activities to your travel itinerary. Whatever it is you're after, Expedia can help you design a vacation in Japan that's right for you.

Q: What is the best way to save money on my vacation to Japan?

A: Book a package deal with Expedia. It's that easy. Hotels, Flights, Rental Cars, Activities — choose what you need for your upcoming vacation and watch your savings grow. It's time to plan your dream vacation (and save a pretty penny at the same time).

Q: What are the best things to do in Japan?

A: There's little chance of boredom in a place like Tokyo. Head to Tokyo Sky Tree, Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Imperial Palace to visit three of the best local attractions.

Some important attractions to see in Yokohama include Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, Yokohama Stadium and Yokohama Cosmo World.

Osaka is another thrilling city that turns on the charm for travelers from around the globe. With spectacular attractions like Osaka Castle, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan and Osaka Science Museum, what more could you ask for?

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Halekulani Okinawa ¥67,800
Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020
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Halekulani Okinawa

Halekulani Okinawa

1967-1 Nakama, Onna, Okinawa Prefecture
    4.6 of 5
    5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Overall the property was clean and staff was very professional and friendly. Will definitely return again

    Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island Okinawa ¥35,700
    Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020
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    Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island Okinawa

    Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island Okinawa

    1108 Serakaki Onnason, Onna, Okinawa
      4.7 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Best hotel stay ever!

      APA Hotel Shinjuku Gyoen-mae ¥4,952
      Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020
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      APA Hotel Shinjuku Gyoen-mae

      APA Hotel Shinjuku Gyoen-mae

      2-2-8 Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to
        4.0 of 5
        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        I love the location of this hotel, near to train station or walkable to Shinjuku station. Also very near to Gyoen park. It's also in a quiet area of Shinjuku. Lots of cafes and food around the area. The room was smaller than I expected. If you're coming from a long flight and have big luggage, it ...

        HOTEL AQUA CITTA NAHA by WBF ¥7,297
        Reviewed on Jun 6, 2020
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        Maejima 3-2-20, Naha
          4.3 of 5
          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          Excellent: Executive suite stay gives you free access to a small self-serve bar on 9th floor. Orion beer on tap, several jugs of awamori, and wines. Not so excellent: roof top swimming pool closed die to COVID19.

          Mercure Hotel Sapporo ¥5,909
          Reviewed on Apr 12, 2020
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          Mercure Hotel Sapporo

          Mercure Hotel Sapporo

          2-4 Minami 4-jo, Nishi 2-chome Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
            4.4 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            I liked the Cleaness and Hospitality of the staff. If there were some CAFE in the hotel not restaurant, I enjoyed little bit more.

            APA Hotel Shinjuku Kabukicho Tower ¥4,959
            Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020
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            APA Hotel Shinjuku Kabukicho Tower

            APA Hotel Shinjuku Kabukicho Tower

            1-20-2 Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo
              3.9 of 5
              3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Very good hotel. Woukd definitely recommend this location.

              RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka ¥8,818
              Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020
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              RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka

              RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka

              5-3-68 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka, Osaka-fu
                4.4 of 5
                4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                The room we had was spacious. Staffs service were good. Free shuttle bus service between hotel and Osaka station was very convenient. Room furniture is dated and the carpet outside the room corridor needs a replacement

                Sakuragicho Washington Hotel ¥4,959
                Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020
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                Sakuragicho Washington Hotel

                Sakuragicho Washington Hotel

                1-101-1 Sakuragi-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa-ken
                  4.1 of 5
                  3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Ladies at the desk we super! Efficient, helpful, patient and kind! Thank you Minakawa-san, Irobe-san, and Kubo-san!

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