Hoshino Resorts offer free medical insurance for travellers to Japan

Hoshino Resort, Tomamu

Good news for those heading to Japan. If you stay at a Hoshino Resort property then your medical insurance is taken care of. Yes, you read that right.

Hoshino Resorts has announced they will offer free medical insurance with no payment required for all international travellers staying at Hoshino Resorts Group properties in Japan, from October 5th, 2022.

This medical insurance covers the cost of medical treatment of sickness including COVID-19 that occur during a stay at Hoshino Resorts properties.

Hoshino Resorts Travel Medical Insurance will provide international travellers a range of benefits. In case of emergency, guests can contact a 24/7 language support call centre that provides information about nearby hospitals.

Medical service at the hospital is guaranteed and with the insurance there will be no payment required at the hospital, so guests do not have to worry about bringing cash.

In order to use this medical insurance, visitors to Japan must make reservations for Hoshino Resorts Group properties through the official booking website. The insurance covers the period from the check-in date to the check-out date with no additional charge.

It’s valid for all visitors to Japan with a Hoshino Resorts reservation made on or after October 5, 2022 via their official website and with a checkout date until December 31, 2023

Guests will be insured up to 1 million yen per injury or disease and both Covid-19 and skiing/snowboarding injuries are covered.

Hoshino Resorts have snow related properties in Tomamu, Alts Bandai, Nekoma, Asahikawa and Sapporo.

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