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Discover the beautiful country of Japan

Japan, the home of oriental mystery awaits you for an enlightening holiday. Whether you're heading straight for the heart of Tokyo, or taking the historical path through Kyoto there is something for everybody.

Japan is an island nation in East Asia; it is an archipelago of 6,852 islands. Having a rental car during your visit to Japan, allows fantastic flexibility and opportunities you would otherwise miss. Speed limits in Japan are generally between 80 and 100 km/h on motorways, and 40 km/h in built up areas. Some motorways will incur tolls but most roads are free. Congestion can be a frequent problem in cities and towns. If you're driving in winter, especially in the northern and central areas you will find a large amount of ice and snow on the roads.

Once you've organised your car hire, and have got your rental car there is plenty to see. On the island of Hokkaido there is the beautiful Shiretoko National Park, although this may mean leaving your car behind once inside! A short hop down to the island of Tohoku and you could see the three mountain shrines of Dewa Sanzon or the mountain side temple of Yamadera. The island of Chabu holds a spectacular route through the northern Alps, a chance to see Mount Fuji and even monkeys that like to bathe in hot springs in Yamanouchi.

If you're hunting for some historic interests then Kamahura on the island of Kanto holds a small city full of historic treasures. For even more history, the island of Kansai has somif you wish to hire a car in Japan cities center or airports, it has never been so easy thanks to our booking search engine.

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To learn more about this country we invite you to check wikipedia

What is required by law when driving in Japan ?

Before booking a car in Japan, we recommend revising the current driving laws in the country. Here you will already find some useful information.
We recommend double check the following information on Japan's government websites. If you see any changes to make, please let us know and we will update our database for other drivers!



Japan Driving Side

In Japan drivers must drive on the left side of the road

Japan Driving Speed Limit

Town : 40km/h
Carriageway : 50-80km/h
Motorway : 80-110km/h

Japan Driving Alcohol Limit

Blood Alcohol Level : 0.03%
In Japan drivers are not allowed to drive if they overpass 0.03 grams of alcohol per 100ml of blood

Japan Minimum Driving Age

Driver under 18 are not allowed to drive car.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

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When you rent a car, it is always usefull to check the terms and conditions of rental. In the FAQ, we tried to cover most of your frequent questions. If you have like to ask us direct questions please send us a message from our contact page.

Additional drivers can be added to your rental, an extra charge might be applied by the car rental agency.

Additional drivers can be added to your rental, an extra charge might be applied by the car rental agency.

Eligible Car Rental Driver's age

25 to 99 years. Young drivers age: 21 to 24 years might be charge extra per day.

Eligible Driving Licence

Bare in mind that in many car rental agencies, if your driving's licence is not in the Roman alphabet (i.e. if it is in Arabic, Greek, Cyrillic or Chinese) you are required to bring an International Driving Permit and your domestic licence. For driving licenses from countries not part of the international driving license treaty, an official translation of the license must be presented with the original license.

Car Rental Fuel Policies

The most common fuel policy is Full to Full. Basically, your vehicle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel and you will have to return it with full tank. To avoid incurring fuel charges, you will need to return it with the same amount of fuel as it had when you collected it.

On your pick up, you may be required to leave a fuel deposit reserved or charged on your credit card, this will be released or refunded when you return the car full. Missing fuel will be charged on your return. The price per litre charged by the rental agent may be significantly higher than the price at the local service station. A refuelling charge may also be applicable. Fuel charges are payable at the rental desk unless otherwise stated in the top section of rate details.

Most of the time, the mileage policy will be unlimited. Meanwhile, some car rental agencies impose a mileage restriction per day. Please make sure to double check this policy before booking a car

For most rental, those basic insurance will be offered for free. You could take a complete damage cover package during your booking or when you will collect the rental.

  • Collision damage waiver (CDW) / Extra -> Complete cover package
  • Theft waiver (TW)
  • Third party liability protection (TP)

The supplier might require a deposit amount at pick-up. It is a guarantee held on the credit card in the event of damage or theft of the vehicle. It will be automatically released if there is no damage or theft during the rental period.

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