Japan’s Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida recently announced Japan’s intention to relax travel restrictions in time for Japan’s summer holiday season in June. Although details of this reopening remain sparse, the reopening is expected to roll out in phases and be in line with G7 nations: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Regarding the exact timing, Kishida said that they would wait two weeks after the Golden Week holidays (ending 5 May) before deciding on a course of action.
We are all excited by this news and are optimistic that Japan will finally open its borders for tourism once more soon. We will reach out with any significant updates!
Although Japan is expected to reopen for the summer period, it is currently closed for tourism, and can only be visited for business purposes.
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