Press kit – Super Cheap Japan

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Press release

Second Edition of the Best-Selling Super Cheap Japan Book Shows The Secrets of Traveling in Japan on a Budget

Japan has a reputation as an expensive holiday destination, but Super Cheap Japan will show the secrets to budget travel in the land of the rising sun

After becoming a top 10 seller for Japan travel books on Amazon, and hitting the shelves of prominent bookstores such as Kinokuniya, Super Cheap Japan is ready for an update!

Many people are under the impression that Japan is too expensive for them. This book was written to show exactly where, when and how to travel in Japan on the cheap. With extensive tax-free shopping, crazily discounted train passes and a great exchange rate, Japan is the place to be for budget travelers. Go shopping for $4 clothes in Tokyo, enjoy a meal for a few bucks, or get a hotel room for under $10; all with this helpful guide.

Super Cheap Japan: Budget Travel in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima and Surrounding Areas is available as a 156 page perfect-bound, full-color paperback and in ebook form. It is available at Amazon and other well-known book retailers. More information and samples can be found here.

Author bio

Originally from the UK, Matthew Baxter is a well-known author who has been to Japan on countless occasions. Having traveled across the country for several years, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel in the Land of the Rising Sun. He now writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the Japan National Tourist Association, Japan Visitor and All About Japan.

Author pictures

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Exploring Kyoto

Hiking in Kamikochi


“In Super Cheap Japan the author fulfils his mission to keep Japan both affordable and authentically enjoyable for tourists. There is a good balance between an overview of the usual tourist spots and quirkier recommendations that allows travellers to maximise their enjoyment of a singular country while minimising their budget.”

“A must have book if you are traveling to Japan, it has all the essential information that you might need.” – Hector Garciao, author of the bestselling A Geek in Japan

“Lots of great tips and tricks for saving money on your Japan visit! The book covers many areas in great detail, and it is certainly a very useful book for anybody planning a trip to Japan.” – Abby Denson, author of the bestselling Cool Japan Guide

Covers and media

Super Cheap Japan guidebook cover

Super Cheap Japan 3D cover

Super Cheap Japan logo