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6 sites to book unforgettable Japan ski holidays

Make your dream of skiing or snowboarding in Japan a reality.

Heralded for producing enviable dry powder, high annual snowfalls, and terrain ranging from wide-open bowls to tree lined runs (not to mention extensive terrain parks), Japan is a dream destination for skiers and snowboarders around the world.

Ski resorts can be found all over the country, from the main island of Honshu to Hokkaido in the north. Many of these resorts are interlinked so you can experience it all.

So if you’re keen to hit the slopes, these companies can help you carve out the perfect Japanese ski holiday.

Where to book the ultimate Japan ski holidays

1. Flight Centre
One of Australia’s biggest travel agencies, Flight Centre offers a huge selection of Japanese ski holiday packages online.

There’s something for every budget, from basic accommodation and lift-pass packages to all-inclusive holidays including breakfasts, accommodations, tours and lift-pass options. Packages tend to be based on twin-share, so convince a mate and you’re good to

  • Package dates available during high and shoulder seasons
  • Flights, tours, travel insurance and car hire can also be organised by Flight Centre
  • Wide range of ski holiday locations throughout Japan

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2. Groupon
No stranger to bargain snow trips, Groupon is a popular daily-deals site that constantly features domestic and international travel bargains.

Something to keep in mind with Groupon is that deals are often available for a limited time or for a limited number of purchases – so keep an eye out because you never know what Japanese snow trip you might snap up on the cheap!

  • Negotiated daily deals you might not find anywhere else
  • Packages can include transfers, accommodation, lift passes and tours
  • Various price options may be available depending on season

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3. STA Travel
With dedicated prices for youths, students and teachers, STA can help you shred that sweet Japanese powder on a super sweet budget.

Ski package offerings are spread across three of the most popular resorts in Japan – Niseko, Hakuba and Nozawa Onsen – and typically include everything from transfers and accommodation to lift passes and meals.

  • STA can also help organise cheap flights, rail passes and tours
  • Packages start from as few as three days
  • Travel with like-minded and similar-aged snow sport enthusiasts

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4. Topdeck
A favourite with young travellers, Topdeck prides itself in offering fun and adventurous trips for 18–39-year-olds.

Topdeck’s Japanese trips include a mix of cultural and active tours. For those who like their independence, Topdeck ski tours give travellers the freedom to explore the resort and hit the slopes whenever they like.

  • Ideal for 18–39-year-olds
  • Packages include transfers, accommodation, lift passes and some meals
  • Tours are weekly throughout the Japanese snow season

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5. Viator
This TripAdvisor company is one of the world’s leading resources for researching and booking tours worldwide.

Choose from a wide variety of day and multi-day snow trips throughout Japan. On top of popular snow sport packages, which can include shuttles, lift passes and equipment hire, Viator also offers activities like snowshoeing and hiking tours through beautif

  • Ski holiday day tours for the time-poor
  • Low price guarantee or Viator will refund the difference
  • Read reviews of each tour on the Viator site
  • Snow tours available from Tokyo or Osaka

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6. TourRadar
Collating some of the best tour companies and their tour offers in one place, you can compare and contrast tour options to uncover the one to suit you.

TourRadar puts all tour packages in one nifty place so you won't have to keep searching. Occasionally it also offers exclusive deals you won't find anywhere else - even on the tour company's websites.

  • Collects tours from Topdeck, On The Go Tours, Bamba Experience and more
  • Savings of up to 20% off on ski and snow packages
  • Check availability and book instantly online

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Top Japan ski holiday package deals

Contiki Contiki

15-day Japan tour + 6-day ski experience from $4,979

Valid from 22 December 2018 - 26 January 2019. Includes accommodation, meals, transportation and more. T&Cs apply.

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13-day Japan tour + 4-day ski experience from $4,589

Valid from 22 December 2018 - 26 January 2019. Includes accommodation, meals, transportation and more. T&Cs apply.

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Club Med Club Med

7-night Sahoro Hokkaido ski package from $2,125

Valid from September 2018 - March 2019. Includes accommodation, gourmet dining, lift pass, group lessons and more. T&Cs apply.

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Club Med Club Med

7-night Tomamu Hokkaido ski package from $2,520

Valid from September 2018 - March 2019. Includes accommodation, gourmet dining, lift pass, group lessons and more. T&Cs apply.

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G Adventures G Adventures

13-day Tokyo to Sapporo Snow Festival experience from $5,299

Valid from 28 January - 12 February 2019. Includes internal flight, accommodation, meals, transportation, Sapporo Snow Festival visit, Snow Light Path Festival visit and more. T&Cs apply.

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G Adventures G Adventures

5-day Sapporo Snow Festival and Hokkaido experience from $1,899

Valid from 5-12 February 2019. Includes accommodation, meals, transportation, Snow Festival visit and more. T&Cs apply.

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TourRadar TourRadar

Up to $205 off Hokkaido Snow Festival experience

Valid from 5-17 February 2019. Includes accommodation, meals, transportation and more. T&Cs apply.

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5% off 12-day Hakuba ski adventure

Valid from 1-21 December 2018. Includes accommodation, meals, transportation, seven-day Hakuba lift pass, snow monkey full day tour and more. T&Cs apply.

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5% off off 11-day Hakuba ski and Tokyo experience

Valid from 1-20 December 2018. Includes accommodation, meals, transportation, five-day Hakuba lift pass, snow monkey full day tour, Tokyo foodie tour and more. T&Cs apply.

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5% off 15-day Hakuba ski and Tokyo experience

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Up to $504 off Japan ski package

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Groupon Groupon

45% off Hakuba Japan ski getaway

Valid from 9-23 December 2018 and 28 February - 8 May 2019. Includes accommodation, luxury onsen tour, daily breakfast, gourmet dinner, transfers and six-day lift ticket. T&Cs apply.

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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