Travel subsidy goes on vacation Dec. 28, returns in reduced from Jan. 10
17:07 JST, December 14, 2022
The nationwide travel subsidy program that ends Dec. 28 will be restarted Jan. 10, 2023, the government has announced.
The travel support measures to stimulate tourism demand will be slightly different next year, the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry said Tuesday.
The current 40% discount rate will be reduced to 20%, with the maximum total discount granted to travelers also lowered from ¥11,000 to ¥7,000. This includes shopping vouchers that can be used at restaurants and other shops.
For overnight vacation packages including public transportation, the maximum discount per night will be lowered from ¥8,000 to ¥5,000. For day trips, the amount will fall from ¥5,000 to ¥3,000.
Weekday travelers will receive ¥2,000 worth of shopping vouchers per night, down from the current ¥3,000. Per night on weekends and holidays, the voucher will remain at ¥1,000.
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