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Japan Travel Specialists for Custom Tours

by /bio/hoyasaxaful »

I have been recently planning a trip to Japan and it was very difficult to find reviews about reliable travel agents who can help plan custom, self-travel trips to Japan.  To help fill this gap, here are three companies I worked with who gave me timely, responsive service to my internet requests; they stand out, because not all of those I reached out to did. (Note: I haven't taken the trip yet, this posting is just about the upfront help.).

These companies are:

*Novaland, novalandtours.com

*Japan Roads, japanroads.com

*Michi Travel Japan, michitravel.com

All of their itineraries were thoughtful and addressed my stated needs and desires, and all were pleasant to work with. I wound up with three good options to compare.

In addition, Eclipse Travel was too busy to provide a suggested itinerary within my timeframe, but they responded immediately to my request for their assistance and suggested other companies to contact. They clearly have a great customer service attitude, and I'd try them again in future.

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RE: Japan Travel Specialists for Custom Tours

by /bio/kailuagal »

Thank you for your list..

As I researched, I discovered a British group called Inside Japan.  They have a wonderful booklet that contains information about small group and custom tours.  I was very impressed with the varied and themed itineraries.  

we ended up going to Tokyo on our own, then joined Odysseys unlimited, a tour company.

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RE: Japan Travel Specialists for Custom Tours

by /bio/hoyasaxaful »

I also looked into Inside Japan. Their itineraries did look good, but they did not respond/provide information in a timely way in my case. It could have been a one-off, because they seem a solid company. However, with three other firms providing good service, IJ was out of the running for us.

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