Japan ends all COVID-19 Border Control Measures

Read on to discover what Japan's decision to lift all COVID-19 border control measures means for the future of international travel in Japan

In short, it's about to get a whole lot easier - woohoo!

In a move that will undoubtedly bring joy to travellers worldwide, the Japanese government has announced the lifting of all COVID-19 border control measures. Effective from Friday 29 April, this decision comes one week earlier than planned to avoid congestion at the airport during the Golden Week Holidays.

This means that your next visit to Japan will be a breeze, with no more proof of vaccination or negative test results required for international arrivals. The complete resumption of international travel is now within reach, and this decision is sure to have a positive impact on Japan's tourism industry.

International terminal at airport

So, pack your bags and get ready for a stress-free start or end to your next holiday in Japan. The land of the rising sun is waiting to welcome you with open arms.

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