HIS America Travel News Online Here is the latest information on travel for February 24, 2022 New measures related to border measures will be announced on February 24, 2022 There will be a major change in the content of waiting at home after entering Japan, which will be implemented on March 1 This measure will allow traffic between Japan and the U.S. to be at about the same level as before the pandemic This will be good news for Japanese people who have been refraining from traveling to the U.S. and Japanese people living in the U.S. who have been preparing to return to Japan temporarily. We will focus on the main points and provide an overview of the waterfront measures announced this time. Change in the waiting period at home after entry into Japan As for the newly announced waiting period after entry into Japan, the measures are classified according to whether or not the person is from a designated country or region, and whether or not the person has received three doses of vaccine.
If you are from a non-designated country and have received three doses of vaccine, there will be no quarantine or waiting period. For details, please see here. Changes to the waiting period at home after entry into Japan For those who enter the country from a designated countries/regions and have not been vaccinated with the third additional dose of vaccine, after three days of waiting at an accommodation facility secured by the quarantine station, if the results of the examination conducted at the accommodation facility are negative, they will not be required to wait at home after leaving the quarantine station.
In principle, returnees/immigrants from designated countries/regions and those who have received the third additional dose of vaccine will be required to stay at home for 7 days, but will not be required to continue to stay at home if they voluntarily take a negative test result on or after the third day after arrival. For returnees/immigrants from countries/regions other than the designated countries/regions and those who have not yet received the third additional dose of vaccine, in principle, they will be asked to stay at home for 7 days, and if the result of a voluntary test taken on or after the third day after arrival in Japan is negative, they will not be asked to continue to stay at home.
Returnees/entrants from countries/regions other than the designated countries/regions and those who have received the third additional dose of vaccine will not be required to wait at home after entering Japan. Please note that the U.S. will become a non-designated country from March 1, but if you have stayed in a designated country within the past 14 days, you will be considered to have entered from a designated country even if you are leaving the U.S. Use of public transportation after arrival in Japan
As for travel to home after entering the country, as a result of this measure, public transportation will be allowed only for travel to home within 24 hours after entering the country.
Vaccines valid for vaccination certificate The Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine, which was not previously considered a valid vaccine for entry into Japan, is now considered to be the equivalent of two doses of vaccination and is allowed. Review of restrictions on the entry of new foreign nationals New foreign nationals are allowed to enter the country for purposes other than tourism, under the supervision of the person in charge of receiving them. For more information, please refer to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare's website from the detail below.
Immigration restrictions have been relaxed or abolished in Europe, Southeast Asia, and Australia .
Following Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden, the Norwegian government has abolished almost all infection control measures on February 12, eliminating the need for the negative proof required for unvaccinated people of 1 meter of physical distance. Obligations to comply, wear masks, and isolate infected persons have also been removed. On February 17, it is no longer necessary to present vaccination certificates or negative test results at the time of entry in Switzerland, and it is no longer necessary to fill out required documents or enter the country. Austria is also scheduled to be abolished on March 5th Israel has announced that it will accept foreign tourists with or without vaccination from March 1st The British government has announced that the new Corona Immigration restrictions have been further relaxed and post-immigration inspections for travelers who have completed vaccination have been abolished. Pre-immigration inspections have already been abolished in January, so all that is left is to fill out a pre-online form. On February 21, Australia has significantly relaxed the strictest border measures in the world and resumed accepting foreign travelers who have completed vaccination. It has been decided to lift the ban on foreign tourists from entering the country for the first time in two years from March 15th .
Please see the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Overseas Safety Homepage from the summary column for information on countries where Japanese vaccine passports can be used . According to the 2021 passport statistics compiled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the number of general passports issued in Japan was 58.4% compared to the previous year and 88.2% down from 2019 to 513,943 books2. As a result, the number of valid passports for Japanese residents in Japan as of the end of December 2021 has decreased significantly compared to the previous year. It decreased by 12.3%, 19.9% compared to 2019, and the Japanese passport ownership rate calculated from the total population as of October 2021 has dropped significantly to about 19%. Almost one in four Japanese had a passport, but after the isolation of Corona, no one in five has a passport. By the way, the passport ownership rate in the United States is As of 2020, it is about 43%. It is a Japanese passport that is proudly ranked first in the world's strongest passport ranking, but it is a wasteful story that the ownership rate is less than 20%. As I mentioned, this time, the airline Subsc Alaska Airlines announced the first subscription service "Flight Pass" as an American airline between airports in California and airports in California and Reno Phoenix.
You can use up to 24 round trips a year to Las Vegas . Alaska Airlines currently operates about 100 flights a day at 16 airports in California . You can choose from 6 round trips, 12 round trips, and 24 round trips per year for the "Flight Pass Pro" that requires a reservation up to 2 hours in advance . For most flights, the one-way fare is set at $ 0.01 and the tax and airport usage fee is 14.6. A separate dollar is required . The subscription fee starts from $ 49 per month, and the class can earn economy class miles and use the premium class for an additional fee.There is no fee for changing the reservation. According to Zuora, 10 of the subscription business. The annual growth rate is said to reach 4.6 times that of the S & P 500. In 2021, the growth rate of the S & P 500 was 12%, while the churn rate of the subscription business decreased by 16.2%, compared to before the spread of the new corona virus.
It is said that it has been sluggish. The American fast food chain "Tacobel", which is famous for tacos, also started a subscription to get one tacos every day for 10 dollars a month from January 2022, and it is a subscription business in various fields. The HIS Los Angeles PCR Testing Center provides the PCR testing needed to enter Japan at the Westin Bona Venture Hotel in downtown Los Angeles . Open every day except Sundays and public holidays on the 5th floor , we will issue a new corona virus PCR test certificate required for entry into Japan in the format specified by the Japanese government. Please use it before returning to Japan. For more information, please check the information on the HIS Los Angeles PCR Testing Center in the summary section . HIS America will send you information about travel on a regular basis. If you would like to receive information, please subscribe here. If you have any questions about airline tickets or domestic and international travel, please use the inquiry form in the summary section. See you next time at HIS America Travel News Online.