Date: 15 May 2019 00:00 Source: Expired
Planning on travelling to the Rugby World cup this year and following the Wallabies or All Blacks around Japan? As the first ever world cup to be held in Asia, there is no doubt that this is going to be an amazing tournament, and no one will want to miss out on any of the excitement! Here at Direct Ferries, we can help you make sure your journey throughout Japan is as easy and hassle-free as possible, especially if you’re planning on attending more than one match!
There are matches being held on three of Japan's four main islands, and there are many different ferry companies operating throughout Japan. We can help you find the best ferry to get you from one match to the next. 12 different cities will be hosting matches throughout the tournament, so whichever team you support, following your team will give you a great opportunity to see a lot of Japan at the same time.
There are a wide variety of ferry companies that operate throughout Japan, and many games will take place in stadiums within easy access of the ferry ports. If you’re attending games in the Sapporo Dome in Hokkaido, or in in the Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, or going to the final match at the International Stadium Yokohama, there will be a ferry available to help get you from one island to the next.
Planning on doing some sightseeing while you're in Japan? We can't really blame you! There is lots to do and see in this beautiful country, with ferries sailing every day to connect the four main islands, as well as daily ferries to the beautiful Izu Islands, you don't have to miss out on any of the highly recommended sights in Japan. You can even catch ferries that sail from Hakata, by the Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, to both South Korea and from Osaka, near the Hanazono Rubgy Stadium, to Shanghai, so you can really make the most out of your trip, and explore sights that you have never seen before.
Not got a ticket to that match you really wanted to see? Well, there are going to be 'fanzones' outside of every stadium during the match, with free entry, where you can watch the game on a big screen with all the other fans, as well as enjoying the local food and culture.
Be sure to book now with Direct Ferries, where we can find you the best price with the best operator, to ensure that you get the ultimate Rugby World Cup experience.
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