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- Budget food – eat for only a few dollars with comprehensive listings of low-cost restaurants, takeouts, supermarkets and more
- Budget shopping – 100 yen ($1) shops, free sample hotspots, tax-free shopping, discount passes and coupons
- Color maps for budget travelers, making it super easy to get around
- Highlights and itineraries based on discount train or bus passes, so you can keep your wallet happy while still having an amazing holiday
- Train and bus passes – local, regional and national passes, and info on how to use them for additional savings at tourist hotspots
- Hidden treasures – walking and cycling routes to cut down on train fares, cheap side trips and free alternatives to crowded, overpriced spots
- Essential help for budget travelers – expert travel tips, free tours, simple to understand directions, translations for places that don't have English support
- Cheap accommodation – the best and cheapest capsule hotels, net cafes, overnight spas, hostels, campsites and more
- Guides to Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima, Mt Fuji, Miyajima, Himeji Castle, Kobe, Yokohama, Kamakura, Nikko, Hakone, Kansai, Kanto, as well as great off-the-beaten-track places nearby
This book is perfect for backpackers, budget travelers, families on a tight budget, students and those who are new to Japan. Get the most out of this amazing country, without burning a hole in your wallet!
Also consider Super Cheap Hokkaido for Sapporo and the Hokkaido prefecture and Super Cheap Tokyo for the capital and Kanto region.
"In Super Cheap Japan the author fulfils his mission to keep Japan both affordable and authentically enjoyable for tourists. There is a good balance between an overview of the usual tourist spots and quirkier recommendations that allows travellers to maximise their enjoyment of a singular country while minimising their budget." – Japan Visitor