The giveaway goals to encourage vacationers to see much less visited elements of Japan, and maybe take a number of the pressure off Tokyo between July 1 and September 30 subsequent yr because the capital hosts the Olympic Summer time Video games.
The airline will advocate 4 native locations to select from, flying out of Haneda airport in Tokyo, or Osaka’s Itami and Kansai airports. Household and associates touring collectively can apply as a bunch of as much as 4 folks, and candidates will obtain the end result inside three days of making use of.
The Video games will likely be held from July 24 to August 9, 2020, and the following Paralympics end on September 6. Japan’s authorities expects the “Olympics effect” will carry roughly an additional 10 million guests to the nation in 2020.
Extra particulars about JAL’s giveaway will likely be launched in early January, and functions open in late February. Functions will likely be on a first-come, first-served foundation.
Dean Irvine contributed reporting.