HOW DO I BOOK A PACKAGE FOR THE RUGBY IN JAPAN?

Booking a Rugby In Japan package is easy with Great Atlantic Sports Travel. In order to secure your place as part of a Rugby In Japan package, you must complete the official Rugby In Japan booking form or complete your order via Great Atlantic Sports Travel’s website. If you have any questions regarding this process please do not hesitate to Contact Us. If you are submitting the official Rugby In Japan booking form please print and fax the booking form to (757) 425-8950 or mail to Great Atlantic Sports Travel, 1065 Laskin Road #101, Virginia Beach, VA 23451. Please return the official Rugby In Japan booking form along with your applicable deposit or full payment.

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WHERE IN JAPAN IS THE WORLD CUP?

Rugby In Japan is the largest single-sport event in the world and will be played in 12 Rugby in Japan Host Cities across Japan. Great Atlantic Sports Travel’s experience and expertise in planning Rugby tournaments travel programs will provide a non-hassle way to get you there! 

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WHEN AND WHERE IS MY TEAM PLAYING DURING THE RUGBY TOURNAMENT?

Team specific match dates and venues have been added for Rugby in Japan. No team will play twice in the same stadium for the first round. Great Atlantic Sports Travel has established travel packages for most teams as well as the knockout rounds.

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WHAT HOTELS ARE AVAILABLE FOR RUGBY IN JAPAN?

Great Atlantic Sports Travel has a wide variety of hotel accommodations available in each host city for Rugby in Japan. Accommodations will be extremely limited in many host cities so it is best to book your Rugby in Japan lodging as soon as possible. 

CAN GREAT ATLANTIC SPORTS TRAVEL HELP OUR GROUP BOOK AIRFARE?

Absolutely. Great Atlantic Sports Travel is a full service tour provider and we specialize in helping fans see their favorite teams live and in person no matter where they are competing. In regard to the Rugby In Japan, Great Atlantic Sports Travel can assist you in sourcing both domestic as well as international airfare. That being said airfare during the Rugby In Japan will be at an absolute premium. Therefore, it is critical to reserve your seats as early as possible to get the best air schedule and prices available. Upon arriving in Japan, the most logistical way to travel though out the country is by plane or train. Our travel programs can be purchased with various rail passes that will allow you complete flexibility. In some cases, connecting trains may be required between host cities. Additionally Great Atlantic Sports Travel allows clients the flexibility to book their own airfare which is the most cost effective method in securing the schedule and price that travelers desire. Please note airfare cannot be reserved until eleven and a half months away.

ONCE I ARRIVE IN JAPAN, HOW WILL I GET AROUND?

Since Japan is such a vast country, the most logistical way to travel between host cities is by plane or train. Selecting the right method of transportation is one of the hardest parts of planning a trip. Transportation modes in Japan vary from flights, trains, bus and car, Click here to learn more >>

WHAT SHOULD I SEE ONCE I AM IN JAPAN?

Japan's natural and agricultural beauty makes it one of the most exciting destinations to visit in the world. Wonderful historical sites, majestic venues, eclectic metropolis, and exotic culture are only a few of the many attractions that visitors to Japan should see.

Additional sightseeing options will be available for most itineraries during Rugby in Japan. Clients will receive a full list of all availability activities and sightseeing tours as pricing becomes available.

ARE THERE ANY SAFETY CONCERNS WHEN TRAVELING IN JAPAN?

While visiting Japan there are safety precautions that need to be taken. Safety is a large concern when visiting any foreign country. Obeying a few simple and basic rules as you travel will insure you a fantastic and memorable experience while in Japan.

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DO I NEED TO GET ANY VACCINATIONS WHEN TRAVELING TO JAPAN?

It depends. Most individuals traveling to Japan will not require any special vaccinations beyond routine vaccinations for measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, varicella (chickenpox), polio, and their yearly flu shot. Some individuals may require special vaccinations depending on their individual health background and when traveling to certain areas of Japan.

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DO I NEED A VISA TO VISIT JAPAN?

Citizens of most nations, including the United States, receive a visa waiver upon arrival in Japan.  You do not usually need any documents other than your passport, but you will have to complete an application form and provide personal information to customs officials.  This includes the address of the place where you will be staying while in Japan.  Be prepared to answer questions about your travel plans, your employment and your ability to fund your trip.  There is a small chance that you will have to prove your ability to fund your visit , for example, by showing customs officials a bank statement.

For more information, please visit the Government of Japan.

SHOULD I PURCHASE TRAVEL INSURANCE?

Yes. Great Atlantic Sports Travel always recommends that our clients purchase travel insurance. You can protect yourself against cancellation penalties if you cancel for a reason covered by the insurance policy of your choice. All insurance policies are unique so please read all insurance policy documents very carefully to ensure that you fully understand the options available to you.

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WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON’T SEE A PACKAGE THAT MEETS MY NEEDS?

Great Atlantic Sports Travel and its dedicated staff of sports travel specialists is here to help you create your ideal Rugby in Japan vacation. Let us build a custom sports vacation that is an exact fit for your taste, time, and budget.

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DOES GREAT ATLANTIC SPORTS TRAVEL WORK WITH LARGE GROUPS?

Absolutely. Great Atlantic Sports Travel has extensive experience developing unique sports travel itineraries for groups both large and small. For corporate groups, Great Atlantic Sports Travel has a long list of Corporate Services that are available. Integrating incentive travel into for your company’s marketing plan is not just a good idea to consider, but an essential strategy used for increasing market share and improving customer service. Incentive travel provides a distinctive opportunity for your staff or customers to strive to increase sales revenue. It is also an excellent way to introduce a new product line. Whether your company is best suited to sponsor an internal, regional, national, or even worldwide corporate event, we can assist. From concept to competition, Great Atlantic Sports Travel has the experience you need to help you boost your sales in an exciting new way.

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WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY TRAVEL DOCUMENTS?

Great Atlantic Sports Travel clients who are traveling to Japan for the Rugby in Japan will receive their travel documents approximately 14 days prior to their departure date.

HOW LONG HAS GREAT ATLANTIC SPORTS TRAVEL BEEN IN BUSINESS?

Great Atlantic Sports Travel has been serving the public in all aspects of sports travel since 1981. Additionally Great Atlantic Sports Travel has acted as an Official Travel Agent for the 1994 FIFA World Cup USA, the 1998 FIFA World Cup France, the 2002 FIFA World Cup Japan, and the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. Great Atlantic Sports Travel was also an official MATCH Hospitality Agent for the 2009 World Cup Germany. Great Atlantic Sports Travel is proudly affiliated with the National Tour Association (NTA), and with the International Association of Travel Agents (IATA), consumer advocates of excellence in all forms of leisure travel. In addition to adhering to a strict code of ethics, Great Atlantic Sports Travel maintain the following insurance to insure full client security: $2,000,000 coverage for general public liability and a consumer protection plan to protect your investment. For references call NTA services at 1-800-862-8888.