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GoTo Travel Updates

New GoTo Travel to resume early June
Discount rate (1 night):30% (previous 35%)
Maximum discount amount:Plan with transportation 10,000 yen / Accommodation plan 7,000 yen
Maximum discount amount (day trip): 3,000 yen
Regional coupon (1 night): Weekdays 3,000 yen / Holidays 1,000 yen
Resume: at the right time
Prefectural Discount (Block Discount) to be extended until the end of May

Area block discount: Rakuten Travel / Jalan net / Rurubu Travel

The government has extended the tourism support project “Prefectural Discount (Block Discount)”, which was due on April 28, until the end of May.

In response to this, the resumption of GoTo Travel, which was originally expected to resume from the opening of Golden Week, was early after the end of “Block Discount”. It is expected to be after June 2022.

This time, we will keep you updated on the latest information on the new GoTo Travel Campaign.

GoTo Travel Resumption Date and Future Tourism Support Measures Summary

Summary of future tourism support measures

[1]Prefectural Discount
From April 2022, the scope will be expanded to regional block units until the end of May.
[2]GoTo Travel resumes
GoTo Travel resumes as early as June 2022
[3]Prefectural version of GoTo Travel
After resuming GoTo Travel, move to the prefectural version of GoTo Travel

Starting with the cancellation of priority measures such as prevention of spread nationwide on March 21, the “Prefectural Citizens’ Discount”, which saves up to 7,000 yen for travel within the prefecture, has resumed nationwide.

From April, the discount range for prefectural discounts will be limited to prefectural citizens, and if you are within a block that divides the whole country into six areas such as Kanto and Kinki, you can save up to 7,000 yen even if you travel across prefectures. “Discount” has started one after another.

The “Regional Block Discount” has been extended until May 31st. GoTo Travel will resume soon after the end of the regional block discount. June 2022 It is expected to become.

GoTo Travel Discount Rate and Regional Coupon Amount

The GoTo Travel Secretariat has officially announced the new GoTo Travel discount rates, caps and regional coupon distributions.

The new GoTo Travel is a campaign that offers a 30% discount on travel prices up to ¥ 10,000 per person per night, and also distributes regional coupons for up to ¥ 3,000 per person per night.

Regarding travel discounts, the maximum discount amount differs depending on whether you have a transportation plan or an accommodation plan, and the transportation plan has a higher discount amount. Another feature of regional coupons is that the distribution amount is different on weekdays than on holidays.

Campaign name GoTo Travel Campaign
Discount amount (1) Travel price is discounted by 3 / night
Plan with transportation Upper limit: 10,000 yen
Accommodation plan upper limit: 7,000 yen
(2) Regional common coupon up to 3,000 yen / night
Weekdays: 3,000 yen
Holiday: 1,000 yen
Auxiliary conditions All people
event date After June 2022

GoTo Travel Major changes

What are the changes between GoTo Travel in 2020 and the new GoTo Travel?

First of all, the discount rate was the same last time, and the travel price was discounted by 35%, but this time, the discount rate has dropped to 30%, and the maximum discount amount has also dropped from the previous 14,000 yen to a maximum of 10,000 yen. I did.

Regarding regional coupons that can be used at restaurants and souvenir shops during the travel period, 15% of the travel price was distributed last time, but with this GoTo Travel, it has been changed to 3,000 yen on weekdays and 1,000 yen on holidays. It has become.

Campaign name GoTo Travel Campaign (2020) GoTo Travel Campaign (2022)
Discount amount (1) 35% discount on travel price
Discount upper limit: 14,000 yen
(2)Regional coupon
15% of the travel price
Maximum grant: 6,000 yen / night
(1) 30% discount on travel price
Plan with transportation Upper limit: 10,000 yen
Accommodation plan upper limit: 7,000 yen
(2) Regional coupon
Weekdays: 3,000 yen / night
Holidays: 1,000 yen / night
Auxiliary conditions All people All people
Implementation period July 2020-Ended due to spread of infection After mid-June 2022
Infectious disease countermeasures ・ Utilization of vaccine test package
・ Report when positive within 2 weeks after travel
・ Recording of activity history during travel

Reduction of discount rate and maximum discount amount

Reduction of discount rate / maximum discount amount (click to enlarge)

In the new GoTo Travel, the discount rate has been reduced from the previous “35% of travel price” to “30% of travel price” in light of the reflection that reservations were concentrated on luxury hotels with high unit prices last time. rice field.

In addition, the maximum discount amount has been reduced from 14,000 yen to 10,000 yen (for transportation plans) and 7,000 yen (for accommodation plans only).

Difference in discount amount depending on the travel plan to be booked

Save money on plans with transportation (click to enlarge)

In the previous GoTo Travel, the discount amount did not change if it was an eligible accommodation plan, but in the new GoTo Travel, it should be noted that the discount limit will change depending on the travel plan you book.

For plans with transportation such as accommodation and airplane, accommodation and Shinkansen, the maximum discount is 10,000 yen per person per night, and for a plan with only accommodation, it is 7,000 yen per person per night. The plan with transportation is more advantageous.

Difference in coupon amount between weekdays and holidays

GoTo Travel Weekday and Holiday Coupon Distribution Amount (Click to enlarge)

In the previous GoTo Travel, we made a difference in the distribution amount of regional coupons that can be used at restaurants, etc., based on the reflection that usage was concentrated on holidays.

In the previous GoTo Travel, 15% of the travel price was distributed as a regional coupon, but in the new GoTo Travel, regardless of the travel price, 3,000 yen on weekdays and 1,000 yen on holidays will be distributed.

What is a regional coupon?

A coupon for up to 3,000 yen per person per night distributed to discount users with GoTo Travel. The distribution amount differs between weekdays and holidays, and he is 3,000 yen on weekdays and 1,000 yen on holidays, which is set to promote the use on weekdays.

Regional coupons can be used at restaurants, cafes, convenience stores, supermarkets, taxis, and other transportation periods and tourist facilities.

《GoTo Travel Official Website》 Map of stores handling regional coupons

Implementation period of GoTo Travel Gradually reduced after GW

GoTo Travel is likely to start by late June 2021.

Until the resumption of GoTo Travel, in addition to the “Prefectural Citizen’s Discount” where the travel price is discounted for sightseeing in the prefecture, the “Regional Block Discount” which expands the area in units of regional blocks on the premise of the third vaccination in principle is available. It will be held until the end of May.

After the end of GoTo Travel, the national business will be handed over to each prefecture and transferred to the prefectural version of GoTo. In order to make the discount rate soft landing, we plan to reduce the discount rate compared to GoTo Travel, up to a maximum of 20%, and a maximum discount of 8,000 yen.

“Vaccine / test package” in GoTo Travel Terms of Use

Vaccine / test packages are mechanisms that show that an individual has a low risk of secondary infection to others based on vaccination history and test results such as PCR, and are subject to various mitigation measures.

Use this framework for the new GoTo Travel. In addition to setting proof or negative proof of three vaccinations as a condition of use for his GoTo travel, he will also include a report of a positive result within two weeks after the trip and a record of his behavior history during the trip. ..

In addition, as a further infection control measure, the GoTo secretariat will conduct a sampling survey on the health condition two weeks after the trip.

Until GoTo Travel resumes, let’s use the prefectural discount

“Prefectural Discount” (support for regional tourism business) is a travel demand that subsidizes up to 7,000 yen per person, including discounts on travel products and coupons that can be used at local restaurants in prefectures equivalent to Stage 2 or lower. It is a reminder.

Furthermore, in addition to travel discount support, when providing support for a wide range of regions such as restaurants, souvenir shops, and public transportation with coupons, etc., a subsidy will be provided with an additional maximum of 2,000 yen per person per night. To do.

The prefectural discount has been gradually resumed mainly in prefectures where priority measures such as prevention of spread have been lifted, and the discount range of the prefectural discount has been expanded to regional blocks from April 2022.We plan to provide continuous support until GoTo Travel resumes.

Prefectural Discount (support for regional tourism business), discounts for neighboring prefectural residents

“Prefectural Discount” (support for regional tourism business) has been available so far.Prefectural citizensIt has been held as a travel discount campaign to subsidize up to 7,000 yen for trips within the prefecture, but since November 19, from prefectures that are ready,Neighboring citizensHas also been expanded to discounts.

After that, due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, new reservations for prefectural discounts were suspended in many prefectures, but due to the cancellation of priority measures such as spread prevention, it will be resumed sequentially from the end of March 2022. It has been.

Prefectural discount (support for regional tourism business) and regional blocks are also eligible for discounts

On the premise of obtaining the consent of the prefectural governors to be supported, from April 2022, the “Prefectural Citizens’ Discount” has been shifted to the “Regional Block Discount”, which expands the discount target to each regional block.

In the “Regional Block Discount”, the whole country is divided into 6 regional blocks (Hokkaido / Tohoku, Kanto, Hokuriku Shinetsu / Chubu, Shikoku / China, Kyushu / Okinawa), and the area is covered with 3 vaccines. It is a tourism demand stimulating measure that supports up to 7,000 yen for trips across prefectures.

Greater value when used in combination with Prefectural Discount (support for regional tourism business) and GoTo Travel

Prefectural Discount (support for regional tourism business) is being resumed in sequence, but since the start date of GoTo Travel is as early as the end of March 2022, there may be a period when the Prefectural Discount and GoTo Travel overlap. ..

Even if GoTo Travel resumes, there is also a prefectural discount that allows you to use discounts with GoTo Travel.By applying the GoTo Travel and Prefectural Discount discounts in double, you can stay even more profitably.

GoTo Travel Major News Summary

The details of the new GoTo Travel support system, terms of use, handling procedures, etc. have not been clarified yet, so various reports have been made.

This time around, we’ve compiled the latest information about the new GoTo Travel.

All Travel Federation Youth Club Requests Early Resumption of G-To Travel and Budget Expansion

The Youth Department of the National Ryokan Hotel Living Hygiene Association (Zen Tabiren), on behalf of four lodging and two travel agencies, has given parliamentarians from both Houses of the Liberal Democratic Party the early resumption of GoTo Travel, extension of the period, and budget. We requested the expansion of the hotel and the early resumption of international traffic for tourism purposes.

All Travel Federation Youth Club Requests Early Resumption of GoTo Travel

The Youth Division of the National Ryokan Hotel Living Hygiene Association (Zen Tabiren) has given members of the Diet of both Houses of the LDP to the early resumption of GoTo Travel and the continuous promotion of high added value for tourist destinations and tourism services. Requested support.

Renamed to “Go To Event” and “Exciting Event”

It was found that the government is coordinating to implement an “exciting event” project that applies event discounts to those who have been vaccinated three times. The policy is to change the name from “Go To Event” to “Exciting Event”.

Seven hotels, including Toyoko Inn Shinagawa Oimachi, are fraudulent

The Japan Tourism Agency has announced an inappropriate case in which 90 million yen worth of GoTo Travel’s regional common coupons were improperly used at seven hotels, including Toyoko Inn Shinagawa Oimachi and Toyoko Inn Shin-Yokohama Ekimae Shinkan.

GoTo Travel Budget 720 billion yen to return national treasury

Due to the postponement of the resumption of GoTo Travel due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, the GoTo Travel budget of 720 billion yen, which was included in the FY2020 budget, cannot be used and is expected to be returned to the national treasury soon.

Stopping GoTo Travel fraudulent operators

Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito announced that Miki Tourist, a HIS subsidiary involved in GoTo Travel, Japan Holiday Label, and JHAT, which provided guest rooms, will stop participating in the business when GoTo Travel resumes. (12/28)

GoTo Travel will resume at the end of January 2022

Regarding the resumption of GoTo Travel, Secretary-General Motegi of the Liberal Democratic Party has indicated that it will aim to reopen at the end of January 2022, taking into consideration the infection status of the “Omicron strain”. (12/13)

After resuming GoTo Travel, the spring holiday period will be excluded

The Japan Tourism Agency has announced that it will not be eligible for discounts during the spring holidays from late March to early April after the resumption of GoTo Travel. (12/8)

GoTo Travel, Judgment by Looking at Infection Status of Omicron Strain

With the advent of the new mutant virus “Omicron strain”, border measures are being strengthened, such as banning new entry of foreigners in principle. It is expected to be after the end of the month. (12/6)

GoTo Travel will resume from late January to February 2022

The government has not yet released an exact date for the resumption of GoTo travel. Based on the infection situation during the year-end and New Year holidays, we will prepare for the resumption of his GoTo travel on a nationwide scale. ” (11/19)

Prefectural Discount, continued to be held even after GoTo Travel resumes

The government has expanded the discount target of the prefectural discount to the regional block at an appropriate timing based on the infection situation. After that, we are making adjustments to resume GoTo Travel.

The prefectural discount support period will be extended until March 10, 2022, and GoTo Travel is expected to resume as early as late January. With the new economic measures announced by the government on November 19, the prefectural discount will continue even if GoTo Travel resumes as planned. (11/19)

GoTo Travel resumes, travel industry aspires

The Japan Association of Travel Agents is requesting the resumption of the GoTo Travel Campaign in January 2021 as “I want the travel industry to start early”. (11/11)

The Japan Tourism Promotion Association also said that it was seriously affected by the repeated issuance of emergency declarations, and requested a strong policy to prevent the spread of infection and balance socio-economics by utilizing vaccines and test packages. (10/15)

News archive about GoTo travel

・ Government resumes in mid-January and adjusts to continue after GW Nihon Keizai Shimbun (11/19)
・ Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito plans to make adjustments so that it can be resumed early (11/16)
・ The upper limit of subsidies will be adjusted to 13,000 yen per person (11/14)
・ Regional coupons will be 3,000 yen on weekdays and 1,000 yen on holidays (11/14)
・ GoTo Travel to consider resuming February (11/12)
・ Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito “No policy has been decided” regarding the resumption policy report in January 2022 (11/12)
・ “GoTo resume” is specified in the economic measures scheduled to be formulated on November 19 (November 7).
・ JTB announces efforts to resume GoTo travel business (10/27)
・ Keizai Doyukai “Should resume from the beginning of the year” (10/24)
・ Keizai Doyukai “Emphasis on off-season” (10/21)
・ GoTo TravelOfficial website update “Announced as soon as it is decided”(10/20)
・ Prime Minister Kishida is cautious about resuming GoTo Travel early (10/18)
・ Prime Minister Kishida considers raising points on weekdays (10/16)
・ Submission of request form for “Go To Travel Resumption” by Japan Tourism Promotion Association (10/15)
・ Japan Association of Travel Agents “It is important to continue once it starts” (10/14)
・ Komeito Yamaguchi representative“Go To Travel Resume”Ask the Prime Minister (10/13)
・ Prime Minister Kishida,GoTo Travel Be cautious about resuming this year(10/11)
・ Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito reviews operation and considers when to resume (10/6)

Get a prefectural discount coupon: Rakuten Travel / Jalan net / Rurubu Travel

Recommended reservation site after resuming GoTo travel

Travel sites such as Jalan net and Rakuten Travel have begun to offer “discounts later” after the resumption of GoTo Travel.

“Discount later” is a service that automatically applies the GoTo Travel discount to existing reservations that are eligible for the discount when GoTo Travel is resumed.

Previously, after GoTo Travel resumed, you had to rebook to apply the discount. If your travel site has “Discount Later”, you do not need to rebook and you can apply the discount for GoTo Travel later.

When resuming GoTo Travel, it is recommended to make a reservation on the online reservation site that offers “discount later”.




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