Why choose a homestay in Japan
Homestay Without Courses
◆ It helps you to integrate into Japanese life and society which can be difficult if you dont have established contacts already in Japan
◆ It helps you to navigate through everyday issues such as using the travel network, shopping, banking, learning polite restaurant etiquette in a rapid way in a safe friendly environment.
◆ It's a great chance to improve your Japanese skills.
◆ If travelling alone it gives you a 'home away from home' in an unfamiliar environment.
◆ Staying with a Japanese family will give you a chance to learn about the culture and customs of this great country.
◆ Live the Japanese life! Life in Japan is better experienced in person.
◆ Discover hidden gems which casual tourists dont get to see.
◆ Minors can also homestay in Japan!
◆ We can help to arrange language classes, cookery clases, manga , cultural visits etc while staying with your host family in Japan.
For Language students
◆ For long term students it takes time to acquire an apartment in Japan, a homestay is an ideal way to get initial accommodation while you look for more long term lodgings.
◆You can listen to Japanese natives speaking with each other every day, which will improve your listening skill.
◆You can use the Japanese you learn at school the same day with your host family. Practice makes perfect!
◆Listen carefully! You will have the valuable chance to hear Japanese conversation between family members. Try using what you hear in your next conversation!
◆You will gain a better understanding of the lifestyle and national character of the people of Japan.
◆ Don't miss out on the chance to make friends and connections in Japan!
You can use the experience to prepare for a next stage in your life.
Homestay Locations in Japan
◆Tokyo ◆Kanagawa ◆Chiba ◆Saitama ◆Hokkaido ◆Miyagi
◆Tochigi ◆Yamanashi ◆Aichi ◆Kyoto ◆Osaka ◆Hyogo
◆Nara ◆Hiroshima ◆Fukuoka ◆Okinawa
◆Homestay Fees in Yen
2 meal plan (breakfast + dinner) Per night JPY 6000+Tax
1 meal plan (breakfast only ) Per night JPY 5,1000+Tax
Note re tax:
Currently and up to Sept 30th 2019, national sales tax in Japan is 8%
◆What is Included in the Homestay Fees:
○Homestay Orientation materials
○Homestay Accommodation Fees (2 meals or 1 meal a day included)
○24-hour emergency support in Japan
◆Application Fee €350 to be submitted when we confirm pricing of your package and availability.
◆Extra Services which can be booked with this package:
1. Guardianship (<16 yrs) fees: Up to 28 nights JPY 15,000+Tax
Additional week guardianship ( 7 nights) JPY 3,500+Tax
2. One lunch JPY 800+Tax
3. One-way airport pick-up service* JPY 16,000+Tax
4. Japanese lesson JPY 7,000+Tax
5. Cooking Lesson JPY 8,000+Tax
* Members of staff will meet you at the airport. Transportation fees from the airport are included. Please note you will using public transportation and accompanied to your homestay.
◆ Not included:
Flights, travel insurance and all other costs as may arise.
Participants should purchase a travel insurance policy to include cancellation and repatriation cover as well as emergency illness cover abroad, delays , baggage etc as provided by many travel insurance companies.