Some tips to travel cheap in Japan.
Many Japanese thinks “Traveling overseas is good, but after all traveling in Japan is the best!”
All over the country, there are all kinds of scenic spots and historical sites, and delicious food you can enjoy.
If there is only one problem, it is the high transportation costs and accommodation charges.
As looking at the travel price people say, “It will be even cheaper to travel to Southeast Asia or Taiwan if this is the price…” and often take a sigh.
So, we will introduce you the secret to keep the transportation costs and accommodation expenses cheap.
Secret Part 1: Using a high-speed night bus!
Most excellent means to inexpensively reduce the transportation costs, is taking advantage of the high-speed bus (night bus)!
Depending on the destination, but the charge you need in generally is about 1/3 or 1/4 of airplanes and Shinkansen.
In addition to the high-speed bus (night bus), there is other various merits.
After all, it has commanding lead of low price!
Here for example the one-way transfer of the Tokyo ⇔ Nagoya, we want to compare the price for each means of transportation.
Plane: average 7,000 to 25,000 yen
Shinkansen: average of 10,000 to 15,000 yen
Fast night bus: average 2,200 to 8,000 yen
As you can see, among the three means of transport, the high-speed bus is cheapest.
You can go straight to the Terminal Station!
Further, since the high-speed bus will go directly to the Terminal Station of each city, there is no need to consider such as transfer or other mobile means ♪
It is possible to effectively utilize the travel time!
Another charm of high-speed bus (night bus) is that you can use your time more effectively.
Certainly high-speed bus (night bus) will take time as compared to other means of transport. Still, it leaves at night, so will arrive while you are asleep in the car, you can use plenty of time from the morning.
Actually you can arrive at the destination earliest in the morning if you use the high-speed bus (night bus) ♪
Secret Part 2: Let’s use the guest house!
As a means of suppressing the accommodation costs, there is business hotels, youth hostels, and capsule hotels.
We will show some of the reasons to strongly recommend the use of “guest house” among them.
Fee of “dormitory” is super cheap!
Here, the target is Nippori Ueno area where there is the “guest house wasabi”, we want to compare the price for each accommodation.
Business Hotel: 1 night Single 6,000 to 10,000 yen
Youth Hostel: Single per person per night 4,500 yen (non members 5,100 yen)
Capsule Hotel: capsule per night 2,500 yen to 4,000 yen
Guest House: dormitory shared room 2,800 yen per night -, 4,800 yen private room –
As you can see, sharing room called “dormitory”, you will be able to stay for a fee where there’s no change with the lowest capsule hotel.
In addition, if it’s use of 3 people, it is also possible to stay in a private room at the unprecedented rate of 3,000 yen per person.
Much more comfortable than the capsule hotel for the same price!
Guest house dormitory and Capsule hotels are in about the same price range, but it can be said that there is a big difference in comfort.
“Guest house wasabi” have amenities available such as big public baths, a reunion space that you can interact with our other guests. In addition, there’s “free drink” and free “lotion” and “milky lotion” which is also another comfortable point.
Exchanges between travelers are also one of the charms!
Not only the safety and comfort and the low price, active exchange between the travelers is also one of the charm of Guest house.
Since travelers gather with a colorful background from all around the world, unexpected interesting encounter awaits you.
Also, surely you will be able to elicit further “secret of cheap travel” from the other experienced travelers!
Did you like our ideas? By utilizing a high-speed night bus and guest house, please enjoy a cheap travel in Japan.
Enjoy your trip♪