Holidays in Japan

Essential information for Japan

Local time


Flag of Japan


Japanese yen
Official currency of Japan

Do I need a visa?

British citizens do not require a visa for travel.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Flight information

Tokyo (NRT)
11h 45m
Indirect flight

Flight schedule

  • Daily Emirates flights via Dubai departing daily from London Heathrow. For even more flexibility, call us for options to fly with Singapore Airlines via Singapore.

Best time to go

Winters (Dec-Mar) are cold with snow in the mountains. Summer months are hot and humid in Jun-Aug. The peak season for touring is spring (Feb-May) and autumn (Sep-Nov) where the temperatures are warm and comfortable. Peak season for tourism is around the Cherry Blossom festival between late Mar-Apr and the autumn months of Oct-Nov.  

Highlights of Japan

A place where futuristic cities, ancient temples and volcanic vistas collide. Here are the best attractions of Japan.

Culture & Sightseeing

Activities & Adventure


Food & Drink

Events & Festivals