Scoot has a new sale that takes you to Japan for just $199.
Discover more about Japan
From now until 1 August, Singapore’s low-cost carrier Scoot is offering special one-way rates for flights to two Japan destinations from $199 for Osaka and $240 for Tokyo.
This promotion is part of a partnership between Scoot and the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO).
In addition, ScootPlus is available for both destinations. This comes with wide, premium leather seats, 30MB Wi-Fi, 30kg luggage, meals, and more at prices starting at $480 for these destinations.
Please take note of the following important dates:
(GMT+8) 1000H 25 July, Tuesday – 2359H 1 August, Tuesday
01 Aug – 31 Oct 2023
08 – 31 Jan 2024
19 Feb – 06 Mar 2024
The fare price includes the price of the air ticket, as well as the applicable taxes and fees, and is for one-way travel only.
Places to visit
Don’t know what to do after you’ve touched down in your new destination? There are five prefectures within 3 hours of Narita and Kansai airports that have been compiled by Scoot and JNTO into a suggested travel itinerary. These prefectures include Toyama, Hiroshima, Nagano, and Osaka.
From Kansai (Osaka) International Airport
Located just 1.5 hours from the airport, Wakayama Prefecture is known for its picturesque landscapes and wonderful cuisine! In Wakayama Prefecture, Engetsu Island is recognized as one of the Top 100 Sunsets in the World. The rock formation has a moon-shaped cave and a natural arch that provide a stunning spectacle as the sun sets below the horizon. As you travel down in style on a log raft against the backdrop of sheer cliffs, lush forests, and crystal-clear waters, get ready for a splashing good time.
Enjoy a rejuvenating spa experience at Arima Onsen located in Hyogo Prefecture, one of Japan’s oldest and most renowned hot spring resorts, as you soak in mineral-rich thermal waters to get back that spring in your step as you soak in the mineral-rich thermal waters. Get up close to these majestic birds or witness them in flight during feeding time by taking a leisurely stroll through the quiet surroundings of the Hyogo Park of the Oriental White Stork, a sanctuary for these nationally protected species, and get a chance to observe them up close. The prefecture of Ishikawa is just 2 hours away from the airport, which is why it is the perfect day trip for your travel itinerary.
From Narita (Tokyo) International Airport
Can’t stop thinking about how beautiful the view is during the plane’s descent? From the summit of Mt Nokogiri, you will be able to enjoy stunning views of the surrounding area from the air! In Chiba Prefecture, just an hour’s drive from Narita Airport, you can take an exhilarating hike to the top of the dramatic cliffs to find the largest cliff-carved Buddha in Japan as well as admire views of the Tokyo Bay and Mount Fuji from above the spectacular cliffs. Those who have a passion for sea life will be mesmerized by mesmerizing dolphin and killer whale shows, interactive exhibits, and the opportunity to meet adorable penguins, sea turtles, and a variety of fascinating fish species at Kamogawa Seaworld.
There is no doubt that nature enthusiasts will be captivated by the stunning rock formations of Nagatoro Valley in Saitama Prefecture, just 2 hours from the airport. As you explore the gorge, you may want to go rafting, canoeing, or simply floating along the river as you admire the unique rocks, waterfalls, rivers, and the beautiful autumn leaves that line the gorge. In the Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, art enthusiasts and bonsai enthusiasts alike will be delighted to learn about the history and techniques of this ancient art form, as well as take part in workshops to learn more about cultivating these miniature trees themselves.
Are you up for a longer journey? Enjoy a stroll or a bike ride through the park filled with blooming flowers that change colour with the seasons. This is in the floral wonderland of Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki Prefecture, which is a three-hour train ride away, and see for yourself how many flowers bloom there. On a clear day, hikers can take their pick from the variety of trails up Mt Tsubuka, and be rewarded with panoramic views of surrounding lakes, the Pacific Ocean, and even a glimpse of Tokyo’s skyline in the distance if they choose a trail that is appropriate for their level of fitness.
(Credits: Wikipedia, Japan Cheapo, Sakuraco, Facts.net)
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