2 independent reviews for Wheelchair accessible vacation to Japan

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review 14 Nov 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Japan, warm and friendly people, countryside, open markets, sea of Japan, cuisine

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Research well Japan to know where and what to do before working with travel agency

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Japan is over concerned with beautiful packaging and may not realize the waste of resources to do this

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

With our extensive research we created our itinerary. Then asked the travel agency to organize the logistics and help us make all the bookings. Their excellent organization of details - hotel bookings, private car tour bookings - restaurant reservations etc. all made Japan an eternal experience.

review 24 Oct 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

This was a very special vacation, so a difficult question to answer but one thing stands out - the transport systems in Japan are so wheelchair friendly! We used bullet trains, underground, monorail, trams and boats, all with no troubles, but with lots of help from friendly Japanese staff. And, of course, they were all perfectly on time.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

The operator were superb in ensuring that accessible needs were catered for. Be clear with them as to what you need and they will ensure that it happens. Our 100 page travel documents looked daunting but meant that the trip went totally smoothly.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Not in any major way, but all our guides were local and we used public transport rather than taxis wherever possible (and that was most of the time).

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

For wheelchair users, Japan is a tremendous country to visit as it is so easy to get around (we were largely based in Tokyo, but stayed in Matsumoto and Kyoto, and had a day trip to Hiroshima). And for everyone, the Japanese were fantastic hosts, Japan has a great range of activities, and the food was amazing. And the operator was a superb company to work with to get what we wanted out of the vacation.

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