7 - 21 May 2019

From futuristic Tokyo to historic Kyoto, this drive takes you across the many facets of the Land of the Rising Sun.



Itinerary

DAY 1, 7 May  
Singapore Changi Airport - Haneda Airport

• Assemble at Changi Airport


DAY 2, 8 May  |  Dinner
Haneda Airport - Kagoshima Airport

• Arrived Kagoshima Airport
• Collect Car Rental
• Chiran Samurai residence
• Hot sand bath experience

• Accommodation: Kagoshima Sunroyal Hotel or similar


DAY 3, 9 May |  Breakfast & Dinner
Kagoshima - Kumamoto

• Sakurajima Island
• Black Vinegar Factory
• Kumamoto Castle
• Accommodation: Kikunan Ubel Hotel or similar


DAY 4, 10 May  |  Breakfast & Dinner
Kumamoto - Fukuoka

• Mount Aso
• Kurokawa Onsen
• Tosu Factory Outlet

• Accommodation: Hakata Excel Hotel Tokyu or similar


DAY 5, 11 May  |  Breakfast 
Fukuoka

• Yufuin
• Beppu
• Fukuoka Tenjin Town

• Accommodation: Hakata Excel Hotel Tokyu or similar


DAY 6,  12 May  |  Breakfast
Fukuoka - Hiroshima

• Kanmon Bridge
• Akiyoshidai
• Kintaikyo Bridge
• Accommodation: Rhiga Royal Hotel or similar


DAY 7, 13 May  |  Breakfast 
Hiroshima

• Miyajima Island
• Hiroshima Peace Park
• Atomic Bomb Museum
• Accommodation: Rhiga Royal Hotel or similar


DAY 8, 14 May  |  Breakfast & Dinner
Hiroshima - Takamatsu

• Onomichi Town
• Shimanami Highway
• Kotohira Shrine
• Accommodation: Kotohira Kadan (Onsen) or similar


DAY 9, 15 May  |  Breakfast & Dinner 
Takamatsu - Kobe

• Iya Valley
• Naruto Whool Pool
• Kobe China Town

• Accommodation: Kobe Sheraton Hotel (Onsen) or similar


DAY10,16 May  |  Breakfast
Kobe

• Osaka Down Town
• Nara Old Town
• Sanda Factory Outlet
• Accommodation: Kobe Sheraton Hotel (Onsen) or similar


DAY 11, 17 May  |  Breakfast 
Kobe - Nagoya

• Kyoto Old Town
• Lake Biwa
• Nagoya Castle
• Accommodation: Nagoya Tokyu Hotel or similar


DAY 12, 18 May  |  Breakfast & Dinner
Nagoya -  Takayama
 

• Gujo Hachiman
• Shirakawa Village
• Takayama Town
• Accommodation: Hodakaso Hotel Sangetsu ( Onsen) or similar


DAY 13, 19 May  |  Breakfast

Takayama - Matsumoto
 

• Shin Hodaka Ropeway
• Daio Wasabi Farm
• Matsumoto Castle
• Accommodation: Matsumoto Marunouchi Hotel or similar


DAY 14, 20 May  |  Breakfast
Matsumoto - Karuizawa
 

• Obuse Old Town
• Snow Monkey
• Karuizawa Prince Plaza
• Accommodation: Karuizawa Prince Hotel or similar


DAY 15, 21 May  |  Breakfast
Karuizawa - Haneda Airport - Singapore Changi Airport

• Return car at Haneda Airport
• Home Sweet Home

Prices

 

AA Members (Prices stated are Per Person)
1st & 2nd Passenger Toyota Prius or similar
( Car Tier 1 )
$ 5,780
1st & 2nd Passenger Toyota Wish or similar
( Car Tier 2 )
 $ 6,080
1st & 2nd Passenger Toyota Estima / Vellfire or similar
( Car Tier 3 )
$ 6,380
3rd & 4th Passenger (Adult) $ 4,780


AA Member charges apply to immediate family members (spouse & children).

Non-members rate = Member rate +$130

Estimated airport tax $250

Package

Package Includes
  • 14 nights' accommodation
  • 2-way economy class air tickets (excludes airport tax)
  • Car rental with insurance coverage
  • Events raod book (1 per car)
  • ETC Card worth S$500
  • English-speaking guide
  • Accomodation and meals as per itinerary 
  • Free loan of walkie-talkie set per car
  • Group Personal Accident (PA) Insurance 
  • Pre-trip briefing by AA Expedition Leader
  • Escorted convoy driving throughout the trip by AA Expedition Team
Package Excludes
  • Petrol and parking fees
  • Airport Taxes and fuel surcharges
  • Personal Expenses

Cancellation

Cancellation of bookings must be made in writing and the following charges will apply:

More than 60 days in advance 25% of the tour fare
30 - 60 days before departure 50% of the tour fare
14 - 29 days before departure
75% of the tour fare
13 days or lesser before departure 100% of the four fare

Terms & Conditions

1. REGISTRATION
All registration must be followed up with the submission of the required documents (ie. passports of all participants, etc).

2. REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Registrations received after the closing date will not be considered.

3. PAYMENT
Registration will only be confirmed upon payment via credit card or clearance of cheque. For payment via cheque, please make cheque payable to "Automobile Association of Singapore" and write the correct amount.

4. AMENDMENTS
An administrative fee of S$40 per change will be imposed for any amendment to the registration of participants.

5. REFUND
There will be no refund for any accommodation, meals, or services not utilised.

The organisers reserve the right to cancel any booking due to any reason without further liability on their part. All payments made shall be refunded in full in the event of a cancellation - by the organisers.

7. PARTICIPANTS
Participants must possess a valid driver's licence for the period of the event. The organisers reserve the absolute discretion to refuse any participant for the event without assigning any reason.

8. VEHICLE ELIGIBILITY
Vehicles must possess valid road tax and comprehensive motor vehicle insurance coverage for the duration of the event. (Not applicable for Fly-Drive tours)

9. PASSENGERS
The organisers reserve the right to decide on the number of adults/children to be permitted in each vehicle. It is mandatory for all passengers to put on their seat belts whilst on the roads.

10. TRAVEL INSURANCE
All participants are encouraged to purchase travel insurance for the duration of the event. Arrangement for travel insurance can also be made through AAS Insurance Agency Pte Ltd. Please contact them directly at - 6389 4241 or email at enquiry@aas-insurance.com.sg.

11. INDEMNITY
The organisers, their servants or agents shall not be liable for any loss, injury, accident, damage or delay which may occur during the event. Every participant shall in every respect carry his/her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property for himself/herself and persons accompanying him/her on the event. Such participant undertakes not to claim and to keep indemnified the organisers against such claims of whatsoever arising there from. The organisers are not responsible for losses or expenses due to delay, illness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine or other causes of whatsoever kind.

12. ITINERARY
The organisers will endeavour as far as possible to adhere to the programme of the event as advertised. The organisers however, reserve the right to alter routes, time-tables, itineraries and accommodation as they deem fit.

13. DISABILITY TO CONTINUE
In the event that a participant or his/her vehicle is unable to continue participating in the event for any reason whatsoever, the organisers may exclude such persons or vehicle from continued participation in the event. The organisers however undertake that they will render all assistance possible to ensure the safe return to Singapore of such participants at the individuals' own cost.

14. OBEYANCE
Every participant undertakes that he/she will abide by such laws and regulations as are applicable in the countries through which the event will visit as well as those implemented by the organisers. All participants are also responsible for maintaining road safety and good behaviour throughout the entire event. The organisers will not be liable for any traffic offences committed by any participant.

The organisers reserve the right to prevent any participant from continuing with the event as they deem fit. The reasons may consist of, but are not limited to the misconduct of the participant, or that he/she behaves in a manner that could potentially cause delay or disruptions to the itinerary, or danger or harm to the other participants.

All participants are to ensure that no conflicting activities will be carried out during the event unless approved by the organisers.

15. DEVIATION OF TOUR
The air ticket(s) issued is/are conditioned ticket(s) issued by the specified airlines only. It is non-negotiable, non-transferable, non-refundable and non-reroutable. A minimum charge of USD100 per ticket will be levied for any amendment of air ticket(s) once issued, subjected to airlines' conditions.

Any deviation of the tour arrangement is permitted subject to the maximum validity and restrictions of the air ticket, seat confirmation, and availability of accommodation prior to the commencement of the tour. Participant may request for a change in the fligh dates, subject to the airlines' conditions, ticket validity, ticket availability, additional charges, seat availability, etc. Any additional charges imposed by the airlines will be fully borne by the passenger. For tours operated on chartered flights, no extenstion/deviation is permitted.

Extensions/deviations of stay will be at the customer's own expense and transfer to-and-from airport will not be provided.

When extension/deviation requested cannot be confirmed 3 weeks prior to group departure, the customer is deemed to return on the original flight/tour schedule booked and no cancellation of tour is allowed or cancellation charges apply.

For enquiries regarding the event(s), please call the Events & Activities Department at 6333 8811 (ext 140).