Travel Insurance Advice for Japan

Japan is ranked by The Global Peace Index Report 2015 as one of the safest countries to visit.  The country is tourist-friendly and Japanese people are polite and helpful to visitors. However, possible earthquakes are a concern for Japan. Check official advice for Japan on and subscribe to receive update information. Register your travel plan as soon as you have finalised them.

When travelling to Japan, you are strongly advised to take out a comprehensive travel insurance that covers you for:

  • Medical evacuation and repatriation.
  • Medical and emergency dental expenses
  • Cancellation or holiday deferment costs
  • Lost or stolen luggage/belongings – accidental loss, theft, or damage to your luggage
  • Emergency Assistance.
  • Accidental death

Snow Sports Cover

Most insurance policies do not cover snow sports unless you purchase it as an extra.  If you are planning to ski or snowboard in Japan, make sure you add on the snow Sports cover to your insurance policy. If you have valuables above the policy limits, you may want to include them as specified items at an extra cost.

If you have any inquiry or need travel insurance advice for Japan, please contact Ouch Travel Insurance.

Travel insurance is underwritten by QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited ABN 78 003191 035 AFSL 239545. Ouch Online Insurance Pty Limited ACN 115 166 946 is an Authorised Representative No. 291274 of QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited and issues policies on behalf of QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited. The information provided is of a general nature only. Please read the PDS to see if this product is right for you.

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