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How to redeem your gift card.

The Boutique Japan Gift Card never expires, and can be redeemed for a variety of products and experiences:

Redeem for products in our online shop.

Love Japan, but not planning a visit?

Redeem your gift card for fun, Japan-inspired products in our online shop, The Boutique!

Choose a unique, non-touristy travel experience in Japan.

Redeem your gift card for unique Japan experiences, ranging from private food tours to relaxing ryokan escapes:

Unique Private Tour in Tokyo, Kyoto, or Osaka ($500)

As part of this special offer, redeem your $500 gift card for any of these immersive private tours (select one):

  • Private 4-hour walking tour in Tokyo or Kyoto (up to 4 travelers)
  • Private 2-hour Tokyo ramen tour (up to 2 travelers)
  • Private 2-hour Osaka street food tour (up to 2 travelers)
  • Private 2-hour sake tour in Tokyo, Kyoto, or Osaka (up to 2 travelers)
  • Private 2-hour Tokyo whisky tour (up to 2 travelers)

Each tour we offer is private, and designed for travelers who prefer non-touristy experiences. Over the years we’ve personally developed and nurtured a wonderful network of remarkable individuals throughout Japan, and work strictly with local guides and experts who are not only bright and knowledgeable, but also fun and flexible.

Bespoke Full-day Tour with Epic Sushi Lunch ($1,000)

Redeem your $1,000 gift card for two of the above tours, or a bespoke full-day tour with an epic sushi lunch (up to 2 travelers).

As part of your personalized custom tour, you’ll have the expert services of a great private guide for a full day (8 hours) in Tokyo or Kyoto.

We’ll design your private tour with your interests and priorities in mind. To top it off, your experience includes an unforgettable lunch at the intimate lunch counter of an unsung sushi master.

Relaxing Escape to the Japanese Countryside ($2,000)

Redeem your $2,000 gift card for a relaxing escape to the Japanese countryside (up to 2 travelers).

Your rejuvenating 1-night/2-day retreat begins in Tokyo with an insightful private tour of the iconic Tsukiji Market.

After this unique experience your guide will escort you to the nearby Tokyo Station, present you with an exquisite seasonal bento to enjoy on the train, and drop you off for your journey to the Izu Peninsula. For this pleasant trip by rail, you’ll be in the first class “Green Car.”

Then it’s time to unwind and settle into the beautiful surroundings of the Izu Peninsula. Savor an afternoon and evening of pure relaxation at your traditional ryokan, with the chance to sip green tea, soak in private onsen (hot springs), and tonight enjoy a kaiseki dinner featuring local and seasonal specialties.

Wake up refreshed, and while away a morning at leisure in your serene surroundings, with a magnificent and unhurried breakfast. For when it’s time to depart, you’ll have Green Car tickets for your return journey to Tokyo.

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Apply your gift card towards a complete trip with Boutique Japan.

An ideal option for travelers who would love the full Boutique Japan experience.

Japan is one of the most fascinating countries in the world, but planning a Japan trip can pose a unique challenge, even for the most experienced travelers.

Boutique Japan is a small, independent company, recognized as a top travel specialist for Japan by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Our specialty is ultra-customized trips for travelers seeking authentic, personal experiences.

Along with our profound Japan expertise, our team puts an incredible amount of love and attention into each and every detail of your trip. Click here to learn more about our service, what’s included, and pricing for a trip with us.

Free extras.

All gift card purchases come with our Japan Pre-Departure Information guide, an info-packed resource featuring essential travel tips on topics including:

  • Packing for a trip to Japan like an expert
  • How to ensure you have reliable Wi-Fi in Japan
  • What you need (and don’t need) to know about Japanese etiquette
  • And much more.

$500 Gift Card Bonus

All gift card purchases of $500 and up come with:

  • Our Japan Pre-Departure Information guide (see above)
  • Expertly curated Google Maps of Tokyo + Kyoto, featuring our favorite areas and neighborhoods to explore in these two amazing cities — including well-known highlights and off-the-beaten-path gems — plus fantastic places to eat, bars, cafes, and more!

$1,000 Gift Card Bonus

All gift card purchases of $1,000 and up come with:

  • Our Japan Pre-Departure Information guide (see above)
  • Expertly curated Google Maps of Tokyo and Kyoto (see above)
  • A Private Trip Consultation with Boutique Japan founder Andres Zuleta, an award-winning Condé Nast Traveler 2020 Top Travel Specialist.

Every traveler is unique, and during your private 30-minute trip consultation (held via telephone or video call) we’ll focus on what’s most important to you.

Depending on your interests and priorities, we can provide insider insight and expertise on topics including:

  • Destinations. Honest, unfiltered advice on which destinations are really worthwhile, and which are overrated or have become touristy.
  • Geography. Figuring out the best order and logistics for your destinations, to make the best use of your energy (and don’t waste time or money traveling unnecessarily).
  • Hotels and ryokans. Advice on the pros and cons of different properties (we know these places inside and out), room types (some upgrades are worthwhile, others aren’t), and more.
  • Immersive experiences. Tips on experiencing Japan like a local, including insight on real “must-sees” (and what to skip).
  • Food. From sushi legends to street stalls, we can help you navigate the amazing variety of options.
  • And more.

You’ll get ultra-personalized advice to help you have the absolute best possible trip to Japan!

Purchase now.

Your receipt and gift card are sent to you by email immediately upon purchase.

Simply add a personalized note, and forward the gift card as soon as you’re ready to delight your recipient!

The gift card never expires.

Gift cards are not refundable. Terms and conditions may apply.

Contact us with any questions!