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SIXT services in Japan

SIXT services in Japan

SIXT car hire in japan is extremely flexible. Rent a car for the day or weekend, or several weeks at a time to suit your trip. With a great choice of car categories to pick from too, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Choose a practical hatchback or saloon to easily get around the city, or maybe a minibus so you can take all the family as well as your luggage along for the ride. With many bookable extras, such as additional drivers so you can share your time behind the wheel, SIXT makes hiring a car in Japan easy.
Best places to visit in Japan

Best places to visit in Japan

  • Tokyo: The capital city of Japan and a great place to start your trip, Tokyo has something for everyone. Check out the famous Shibuya Crossing which has been in many a film or visit the Meiji Jingu shrine which is an honorary monument to Emperor Meiji.
  • Osaka: Known for its picturesque setting and intriguing history, Osaka is a must for everyone's itinerary. Visit the famous Osaka Castle which is well known for the part it played in the unification of Japan centuries ago. Or take a whirl on the ferris wheel and see the city from a different perspective.
  • Kyoto: A previous capital city of Japan, Kyoto remains a popular tourist attraction. The Bamboo Forest is like something you won’t have seen before, covering approximately 16 square kilometres. The Buddhist temple, Kinkaku-Ji is also a popular tourist attraction which will leave you speechless.
Car hire in Japan with SIXT

Car hire in Japan with SIXT

If you want to hire a car in Japan it has never been easier, with SIXT boasting many branches throughout major cities and regions. Whether you’re in the capital Tokyo, Osaka or Sapporo, SIXT is on hand to ensure your car hire is seamless. From the moment you land in Japan, SIXT’s conveniently located airport branches will be there to help you with your onward journey. With access to many top-of-the-range cars, including minibuses if you’re travelling in a large group, SIXT has you covered.
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Good to know when renting in Japan
Licence Requirements
Japan is very generous with younger drivers allowing valid licence holders to hire cars as young as 18, with no limit on vehicle choice.
Driving Tips
In Japan all drivers and cyclists must drive on the left-hand side of the road while pedestrians are required to walk on the right.
One-way Car Hire
If you are ending the journey at a different drop-off point within Japan please select the alternative location during the booking to check if this is an available option.
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