Free_Trip_to_TOHOKU

Hello everyone!

Today, we are looking for participants to join our 4D3N free trial monitoring tours traveling around Tohoku by using highway bus!
If you wish to join, please apply now.
Campaign period is from 2018/01/12 to 2018/01/17!

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Campaign Details 

Please select the course you want join from the three courses below and join this campaign.

Aomori & Iwate Prefecture Course

  • Departure date: 2018/02/07(Wed) or 2018/02/08(Thu)
  • Days: 4 days ※ Free hotels only available for the first and second day of the tour
  • Accommodation:
    * Day-1, Hotel Route-Inn Aomori Ekimae (Aomori Prefecture)

    Check-in time 15:00, Check-out time 10:00
    〒030-0801 1-1-24 Shinmachi, Aomori Prefecture, / TEL: 017-731-3611
    One minute by walk from Aomori station main entrance.
    * Day-2 Hotel Route-Inn Morioka Ekimae (Iwate Prefecture)
    Check-in time 15:00, Check out time 10:00
    〒 020-0034 3-25, Morioka Ekimaetori, Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture / TEL 019 - 604 - 3100
    It is about 1 minute by walk from JR Morioka Station South exit.

What are Free?

  • 4-day all-you-can-ride express bus tickets.
  • Accommodation hotel in Aomori on the first night (with breakfast, twin room)
  • Accommodation hotel in Iwate on the second night (with breakfast, twin room)

Where to redeem the express bus ticket?

You need to redeem the 4-day express bus ticket at a specified ticket counter in Japan. You need to bring your passport and the voucher which we will send to the winners later.
The recommended exchange place is here. For other places please click here ☞ https://goo.gl/tHS7Yj

  • Sendai Station * Recommended for those traveling via Sendai.
    Proceed to the east entrance on the second floor, get off the stairs and visit the "Sendai station east exit bus information center" in front of the bus stop No.72. Business hours are 7: 10-19: 00.
    (You can also take express bus to Aomori station from Sendai station.)
  • Sendai Airport * Recommended for those traveling via Sendai
    Near the Exit No. 1 at the first floor of Sendai Airport. Business hours are 9: 00-21: 00.
    (You can also take express bus to Aomori station from Sendai station.)
  • Aomori station *Recommended for those entering Aomori directly
    JR Bus Tohoku Express Bus Reservation Center in front of Aomori Station Main Entrance. Business hours are 6: 40-18: 00.

Winners

3 pairs (6ppl) for each day ※ participation in one pair is essential

Requirement

The winners have to publish at least 2 posts per people each day while traveling thru his/her SNS like Facebook. We might require winners to write reports about the trip.

  • The tour package, including hotels for first and second day, plus the all-you-can-ride express bus tickets, costs 23,000yen in total normally will become free if you win this campaign.
  • Travelers need to arrange and pay by themselves for accommodation for the third night, air tickets, bullet train, transportation expenses other than the express bus during the tour, food expenses, shopping, insurance etc.
  • You do not have a guide during the trip. You should organize the schedule of places you want to visit so that you can stay at hotels you decided.

Recommended itinerary

Please check the route of the bus from here ☞ ☞ http://goo.gl/aPWer8

  • Day 1
    Sightseeing in Aomori Prefecture → Check in Hotel Route-Inn Aomori Ekimae
  • Day 2
    After breakfast, checkout from hotel → move to Iwate prefecture → sightseeing in Iwate Prefecture → check in Hotel Route-Inn Morioka Ekimae
  • Day 3
    After breakfast, checkout from hotel → Move to the third hotel which you arranged by yourself, and sightseeing
  • Day 4
    After breakfast, checkout from hotel → go around and return home

Yamagata & Akita Prefecture Course

  • Departure date: 2018/02/07 (Wed) or 2018/02/08 (Thu)
  • Days: 4 days ※ Free hotels only available for the first and second day of the tour
  • Accommodation:
    *Day-1, Yamagata International Hotel (Yamagata Prefecture)
    Check-in time 15:00, Check-out time 10:00
    〒990-0039 3-4-5 Kagoshi-cho Yamagata-shi Yamagata Prefecture / TEL: 023-633-1313
    6-minute walk from Yamagata Station east exit. Walk along the Ekimae-Oodori main street, the hotel is just next to the Yamako bus terminal.
    *Day-2, Akita Castle Hotel (Akita Prefecture)
    Check in time 15:00, Check out time 11:00
    〒010-0001 1-3-5 Nakatsu, Akita-shi, Akita Prefecture, / TEL 018-834-1141
    Go straight ahead of Akita Chuo Road from the west entrance of Akita station and it is about 6 minutes on foot.

What are Free?

  • 4-day all-you-can-ride express bus tickets.
  • Accommodation hotel in Yamagata on the first night (with breakfast, twin room)
  • Accommodation hotel in Akita on the second night (with breakfast, twin room)

Where to redeem the express bus ticket?

You need to redeem the 4-day express bus ticket at a specified ticket counter in Japan. You need to bring your passport and the voucher which we will send to the winners later.
The recommended exchange place is here. For other places please click here ☞ https://goo.gl/tHS7Yj

  • Sendai Station * Recommended for those traveling via Sendai.
    Proceed to the east entrance on the second floor, get off the stairs and visit the "Sendai station east exit bus information center" in front of the bus stop No. 72. Business hours are 7:10-19:00.
    (You can also take express bus to Aomori station from Sendai station.)
  • Sendai Airport * Recommended for those traveling via Sendai
    Near the Exit No. 1 at the first floor of Sendai Airport. Business hours are 9: 00-21: 00.
    (You can also take express bus to Aomori station from Sendai station.)
  • Akita station *Recommended for those entering Akita directly
    Bus information center in front of Akita station east exit. Business hours are 6:50-19:00.

Winners

3 pairs (6ppl) for each day ※ participation in one pair is essential

Requirement

The winners have to publish at least 2 posts per people each day while traveling thru his/her SNS like Facebook. We might require winners to write reports about the trip.

  • The tour package, including hotels for first and second day, plus the all-you-can-ride express bus tickets, costs 25,000yen in total normally will become free if you win this campaign.
  • Travelers need to arrange and pay by themselves for accommodation for the third night, air tickets, bullet train, transportation expenses other than the express bus during the tour, food expenses, shopping, insurance etc.
  • You do not have a guide during the trip. You should organize the schedule for places you want to visit so that you can stay at hotels you decided.

Recommended itinerary

Please check the route of the bus from here ☞ ☞ http://goo.gl/aPWer8

  • Day 1
    Sightseeing in Yamagata Prefecture → check in to Yamagata International Hotel
  • Day 2
    After breakfast, Hotel checkout → move to Akita prefecture → sightseeing in Akita prefecture → check in to Akita Castle Hotel
  • Day 3
    After breakfast, Hotel checkout → Move to the third hotel which you arranged by yourself, and sightseeing
  • Day 4
    After breakfast, Hotel checkout → go around and return home

Miyagi & Yamagata Prefecture Course

  • Departure date: 2018/02/05(Mon), 6(Tue), 7(Wed) or 8(Thu)
  • Days: 4 days ※ Free hotels only available for the first and second day of the tour
  • Accommodation
    * Day-1, Miyagi Zao Royal Hotel (Miyagi Prefecture)
    Check in time 15:00, Check out time 10:00
    〒989-0916 1-1 Ishihara Gatta Onsen Zao machi Gatta Gun Miyagi Prefecture / TEL: 023-633-1313
    It is possible to go direct from hotel to Sendai station by express bus.
    *Day-2, Kameya Hotel (Yamagata)
    Check-in time 15:00, check out time 10:00
    〒 997-1201 Yunohama Tsuruoka City Yamagata Prefecture 1-5-50 / TEL 0235-75-2301
    There are shuttle buses available from Tsuruoka station.

What are Free?

  • 4-day all-you-can-ride express bus tickets.
  • Accommodation hotel in Miyagi on the first night (dinner and breakfast included, twin room)
  • Accommodation hotel in Yamagata on the second night (dinner and breakfast included, twin room)

Where to redeem the express bus ticket?

You need to redeem the 4-day express bus ticket at a specified ticket counter in Japan. You need to bring your passport and the voucher which we will send to the winners later.
The recommended exchange place is here. For other places please click here ☞ https://goo.gl/tHS7Yj

  • Sendai Station * Recommended for those traveling via Sendai.
    Proceed to the east entrance on the second floor, get off the stairs and visit the "Sendai station east exit bus information center" in front of the bus stop 72. Business hours are 7: 10-19: 00.
    (You can also take express bus to Aomori station from Sendai station.)
  • Sendai Airport * Recommended for those traveling via Sendai
    Near the Exit No. 1 at the first floor of Sendai Airport. Business hours are 9: 00-21: 00.
    (You can also take express bus to Aomori station from Sendai station.)

Winners

7 pairs (14ppl) for each day during 5th~7th February 2018. 4 pairs (8ppl) for 8th February 2018 ※ participation in one pair is essential

Requirement

The winners have to publish at least 2 posts per people each day while traveling thru his/her SNS like Facebook. We might require winners to write reports about the trip.

  • The tour package, including hotels for first and second day, plus the all-you-can-ride express bus tickets, costs 40,000yen in total normally will become free if you win this campaign.
  • Travelers need to arrange and pay by themselves for accommodation for the third night, air tickets, bullet train, transportation expenses other than the express bus during the tour, food expenses, shopping, insurance etc.
  • You do not have a guide during the trip. You should organize the schedule of places you want to visit so that you can stay at hotels you decided.

Recommended itinerary

Please check the route of the bus from here ☞ ☞ http://goo.gl/aPWer8

  • Day 1
    Sightseeing in Miyagi prefecture → check in Miyagi Zao Royal Hotel
  • Day 2
    After breakfast, Hotel checkout → move to Yamagata prefecture → sightseeing in Yamagata Prefecture → check in Kameya Hotel
  • Day 3
    After breakfast, Hotel checkout → Move to the third hotel which you arranged by yourself, and sightseeing
  • Day 4
    After breakfast, Hotel checkout → go around and return home

Because it is a trip with only accommodation on the first and second days, please utilize the express bus well and assemble the itinerary freely.
We will contact the winners individually for details later.

Campaign details

Campaign period

2018 January 12th(Fri) ~ 17th(Wed)

Period of stay in Japan

  1. Feb 7th (Wed) to Feb 10th (Sat) Aomori & Iwate Prefecture Course
  2. Feb 8th (Thu) to Feb 11th (Sun) Aomori & Iwate Prefecture Course
  3. Feb 7th (Wed) to Feb 10th (Sat) Yamagata & Akita Prefecture Course
  4. Feb 8th (Thu) to Feb 11th (Sun) Yamagata & Akita Prefecture Course
  5. Feb 5th (Mon) to Feb 8th (Thu) Miyagi & Yamagata Prefecture course
  6. Feb 6th (Tue) to Feb 9th (Fri) Miyagi & Yamagata Prefecture Course
  7. Feb 7th (Wed) to Feb 10th (Sat) Miyagi & Yamagata Prefecture course
  8. Feb 8th (Thu) to Feb 11th (Sun) Miyagi & Yamagata Prefecture course

Winner

up to 74 ppl

Winner notification

 Winner will be contacted after campaign finishes via Fun! Japan newsletter (Email)

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Participants

  • This campaign is open to public.
  • Should be a FUN! JAPAN website member
  • Should be a Japan lover
  • The age must be 20 years or older.
  • Participants have to fill all conditions to apply.

To Take Part In This Campaign

You can apply only once for the campaign

Winner

  • Winner of this campaign is up to 74ppl
  • There is no guide for this tour, you have to travel by yourselves
  • Please join this campaign in a pair (2 ppl)
  • FUN! JAPAN will cover the expenses for hotels for the first 2 nights, breakfast (even dinners for some of the courses), and a 4-day all-you-can-ride express bus ticket
  • FUN! JAPAN will NOT cover expenses for flight tickets to and from Japan, transportation other than the coverage of the express bus, meals other than breakfast, insurance, shopping, accommodation before or after the trip.
  • The insurances will be private expenses.
  • Winners need to be in Japan from your 4D3N trip which will depart at 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th Februaty 2018.
  • You do not need a driving license for this trip
  • The trip winners MUST post publicly at least 2 pictures each day in their own SNS (Facebook, Instagram etc.) with the hashtags #tohoku_funjapan.
  • When we have many participants, winners shall be selected with consideration to their comments in the survey.
  • Parties related to this campaign are ineligible to be chosen as winners
  • Should submit the copy of your passport to FUN! JAPAN for booking process.
  • FUN! JAPAN might use pictures posted by the participants.
  • We will ask you :
    *to post publicly at least 2 pictures each day in their own SNS (Facebook, Instagram etc.) with the hashtags #tohoku_funjapan. (This is a MUST)
    *to write a report about their trips.
    *to answer some surverys

When Contacting The Winner

  • After FUN! JAPAN contacts the winner via email, if the winner does not reply within the deadline written in the email, the prize shall be deemed invalid.
  • FUN! JAPAN team shall ask the winners to share the valid full name, email address, home address and phone number that match the database owned by us
  • You may receive some contacts from the travel agency as deputy for us.
  • Winners cannot change the date and hotels once it is fixed.
  • If there is weather trouble, natural disaster, war, riot, flight schedule change and other things that change drastically or cancel the trip, FUN! JAPAN shall not give any compensation.
  • FUN! JAPAN is not responsible for accident, food poising, theft and any other incidents that may occur during the trip.

Application from here!

This campaign is now finished.