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What documentation do I need to rent a car in Japan

A valid driving license in the name of the main driver and additional drivers is required, held for a minimum year requirement. An International License is also required, along with your own home license if you are renting out of the country where your home license was issued. Please always check in your own country for full details and requirements on where to obtain one. Also a credit card in the name of the main driver is needed when you want to rent a car.

Car rental travels with babies or kids

Most car rental offer a baby or child seat/booster when traveling with babies or kids. You can find out if they do and how much the extra fee is. It is described in the detailed rental terms. Be advised that baby or child seat/boosters are subject to availability of the car rental company.

Terms and conditions works with many large and small car rental agencies, each car rental company has their own terms and conditions. We recommend you to always read and check carefully the detailed terms before you book you car rental. Our call center is 7 days available by phone or chat if you have any doubts regarding the terms, we are happy to assist you.

Drive your rental car in Japan

Driving around in the city of Japan with a rental car can be a hassle but not impossible. Its a good way to move around but we advise to have a look at the local traffic rules as they may vary with what you are used to. Take in mind that in rush hour traffic can be pretty dense and it can take longer before you reach your destination.

Popular rent a car destination

Japan is a popular rent a car destination, there are many car rental companies in Japan with a wide range of different car categories. Many of our clients have rented a car in Japan and had good experiences. Do not wait with booking your car for Japan before you know prices will go up and the availability will get low.

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Japan Tour and Car Hire Guide

Japan is an island country in the eastern part of Asia. If you have never visited this great country, you ought to visit it and see all the great attractions it offers. Japan is a big country that has a lot to offer for business travelers or people who are just visiting it for leisure.

Why should I go to Japan?
  • You will leave with great and memorable experiences.
  • You will get to find out how life is in another nation besides your own.
  • You might get great memento for your family or friends.
  • You can learn to make great Japanese food.
  • You will make great friends.
What are the restaurants in Japan?
  • La’Atelier de Joel Robuchon

This restaurant is located in Tokyo. Cuisines offered in this restaurant include French, Spanish and also Italian cuisines. If you are visiting this hotel for the very first time, then you should look at the discovery menu.

  • Restaurant de Joel Robuchon

This restaurant was constructed to conform to the traditions of the eighteenth century. On the second floor of this restaurant, guests can sample the mouthwatering signatures of robuchon like the caviar jelly with cauliflower cream; it is one to die for.

  • Vinoteca restaurant

This is one of the hottest restaurants in Tokyo. It offers open-air dining overlooking the private grounds of Tokyo. This restaurant makes Italian cuisine and the food here is great.

How can I move around Japan?

There are several means of transportation that you can use in Japan.

Public Transport

You can make use of taxi services to move around this great country. However, taxis are not the best option since their fares cost much more than the other means of transport.

You can also use buses transportation to move around Japan. Here, you have a choice between two types of buses; local buses and the highway buses. The local buses offer transportation within towns and cities. Local buses are seen as a secondary transport option to trains. The highland buses are used for long distance transportation as they connect various town and cities in Japan.

Car Hire

The best transport means to use is a car rental. Car hire is a great choice for people who are planning to visit the rural parts of Japan where public transportation is not readily available. Car rental in Japan also gives you the chance to visit the different places of the country at your own pace. There are several car hire agencies at the airport, and you can get car rental agencies all over the cities and towns in Japan. You can make online advance booking. This will help you compare the different car rental rates from different car hire companies in Japan and settle for the best deal. There are also several car hire companies in Japan that offer cheap car hire services.

What do I need to be able to rent a car in Japan?

So as to get car hire services in Japan, you need a Japanese driver’s license or an international permit. If you are a German, Swiss or French citizen then a legal translation of your country’s driving license is acceptable. Remember you must be of the age of eighteen and above to be eligible for car hire services.

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Facts about car rental in Japan

  • Last month, the average car rental length in Japan was 0 days.
  • The average rental car length in Japan is 5 days.
  • The most booked rental car type currently in Japan is cars.
  • Last year, the most booked rental car type in Japan were ECONOMY cars.
  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Japan? Last month, the average car rental price was 0 USD.
  • Last year, how much did it cost to rent a car in Japan? Last year, the average car rental price was 358 USD.
  • What is the current average daily price to rent a in Japan? Last month, the average rental price was NAN USD per day.
  • How much did it cost to rent a car in Japan over the past 12 months? Last Year, the average rental price was 74 USD per day.
  • The car rental companies available in Japan are: National.

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