First make an advance purchase of a convenience coupon (1000 yen) issued at a convenience store. Then present proof of your residency in the prefecture at your intended accommodation facility to receive the following assistance for staying in Shiga!
(1) Accommodation assistance (The accommodation assistance discount is applied in exchange for the convenience coupon.)
(2) If your accommodation plan costs 7,000 yen or more (prior to application of the discount), a Shiga-Shuyu Coupon will also be issued.
*Shiga-Shuyu Coupons are 5,000 yen coupons that are accepted by more than 400 sightseeing and dining facilities in Shiga.
Details of accommodation assistance:
・[Accommodation Plan] Between 4,000 yen - 6,999 yen
Accommodation assistance: 3,000 yen / Shiga-Shuyu Coupon: Not issued
・[Accommodation Plan] Between 7,000 yen - 9,999 yen
Accommodation assistance: 3,000 yen / Shiga-Shuyu Coupon: Issued
・[Accommodation Plan] 10,000 yen or more
Accommodation assistance: 6,000 yen / Shiga-Shuyu Coupon: Issued
Retailed in 7-Eleven, Lawson, and Ministop locations inside Shiga: Convenience product number 0256861
*One convenience coupon can be used per person, per night.
*One convenience coupon can be redeemed as an accommodation discount for one night, or as a set with a Shiga-Shuyu Coupon (if the accommodation plan costs 7,000 yen or more prior to the discount).
*There is one type of convenience coupon: for use with accommodation between July 9 - August 31
*Children: Adults and children may use the convenience coupons in the same manner.
Make your application at any travel agent located within Shiga Prefecture. *Please bring the required convenience coupons with you.
Visit any JTB, Heiwado Travel Center, Nippon Travel Agency, Tobu Top Tours, and Nokyo Tourist location within Shiga.
*Convenience coupons cannot be refunded for any reason after purchase.
*When checking in, every member of your party will need to provide a form of official identification proving they are a resident in the prefecture (their address), such as a driver’s license or My Number (personal identification) card. (The address on a piece of mail is not sufficient).
*It may not be possible to reserve your desired facility, due to reasons such as lack of capacity.
*Details of the promotion may be changed at any time, in accordance with conditions pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Promotion Website (Japanese): https://www.biwako-visitors.jp/feature/detail/imakoso/
Inquiries: Biwako Visitors Bureau, Overseas Visitors Attraction Department