Have the ultimate snow experience in the Japanese Alps with these cheap fares to Japan! Jetstar is running a great sale on flights from various cities in Australia to Tokyo and Sapporo from just AU$429 round trip in high peak ski season!
Japan is a world class ski and snowboard destination with over 500 ski resorts across the country – from the northern island of Hokkaido to the southern main island of Kyushu. The Japanese Alps is a series of mountain ranges in which bisect the main island of Honshu. If you want to go skiing or snowboarding from Tokyo, there’s a couple of small resorts on Mount Fuji. You also should consider visiting the most easily accessible and most popular resorts in the Yuzawa region of Niigata Prefecture, which can be reached in only 90 minutes by shinkansen.
For the majority of ski resorts, the season starts around mid to late December and goes through until late March or early April. The average snow depth in Japan is over 2.5 metres and the average snowfall for the season is over 14 metres. You can enjoy the hi-tech and high speed lifts and gondolas, high quality snow and stunning scenery! After skiing, relax and soothe your muscles in ‘onsen’ – the hot spring with geothermal waters.
Offer ends 8pm AEDT Monday 12 October 2015, unless sold out prior
January – March 2016 (different travel dates on each route)
Sample dates (Cairns – Tokyo – Cairns): 27 Jan – 2 Feb, 30 Jan – 7 Feb, 1-7, 2-7, 3-7, 5-14 Feb and many more
Sample dates (Gold Coast – Tokyo – Gold Coast): 22 Jan – 3 Feb, 29 Jan – 7 Feb, 5-14 Feb and many more
Cairns – Tokyo – Cairns: AU$429
Gold Coast – Tokyo – Gold Coast: AU$549
Cairns – Sapporo – Cairns: AU$558.50
Melbourne – Tokyo – Melbourne: AU$599
Brisbane – Tokyo – Brisbane: AU$692.64
Sydney – Tokyo – Sydney: AU$722.85
Brisbane – Sapporo – Brisbane: AU$782.14
…and many more!
Full list of fares and routes available here >>
Baggage during the trip:
One main cabin bag (56 x 36 x 23 cm) and one other small item, with a total combined weight of up to 7kg per passenger.
For an additional $25 – $60 per passenger per flight you can choose between 15kg to 40kg checked baggage.
Cairns – Tokyo – Cairns >>
For example well reviewed Juyoh Hotel in Tokyo for AU$60 per night! Under a 20-minute stroll from Minami-Senju Railway Station, the hotel offers guests an ideal base while visiting Tokyo. It features unique rooms with an en suite bathroom and a kitchenette. This traditional hotel provides a shared kitchen, internet and luggage storage. Also on offer for guests are a laundry service, a designated smoking area and laundry facilities. Hotel Juyoh’s 77 cosy rooms offer a shared garden, slippers and a refrigerator, plus all the essentials required for a comfortable stay. The shared bathroom is equipped with bathrobes. Juyoh Hotel is an ideal place to discover nearby Tokyo Imperial Palace and Ueno Park, as well as everything the local area has to offer. The hotel’s multilingual staff are available to ensure that every traveller has a comfortable visit.
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You may also consider booking a package tour with Jetstar. Experience Hakubam Nozawa Onsen, Myoko Kogen, Niseko and more ski resorts for less. The prices start from just AU$1377 per person, with flights (checked baggage not included), 7 nights’ accommodation with breakfast, multi-resort lift pass and daily transfers to ski resorts included!