Join JapanTravel and earn rewards

Earn points and rewards by sharing your stories and destination reports with is a community site built upon a reputation ecosystem that rewards active members.

Each time you participate on JapanTravel (e.g. logging in, commenting, writing an article) you are awarded points that can be used in our rewards store.

All JapanTravel members can earn rewards points, redeemable through our online JapanTravel Rewards Store.

Our store features a variety of items, including airline tickets, hotel vouchers, cameras and more. Exclusive offers are being added all the time so check back often.

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The rewards model


Travel to Japan and be creatively inspired, or discover and experience this country in your way.


Use as a platform from which to share your travel writings, or blog about what excites you about Japan

Earn rewards

Redeem reward points for real items in our store, amongst many other benefits!

How to earn points

It's really easy to start earning points – see our overview below of all the different ways you can get involved and start aiming towards something in our rewards store!

Area Task Points Remarks
JT PortalMain Log in to JapanTravel 10 Limited to one login per day
Make a comment 10 Limited to 10 comments per day
Upvote a comment  5 Limited to five upvotes per day
Share an article 10 Limited to five shares per day (Facebook, Twitter, Google+)
Send an error correction 25 Limited to three corrections per day
Complete a survey 500+ Points vary by length of survey.
JT QuestionsQ&A Ask a question 50 Limited to three questions per day
Answer a question 50 Limited to three answers per day
Follow a question 5 Limited to three follows per day
Upvote an answer 5 Limited to three upvotes per day
JT DashboardCMS Refer a friend 500 Via referral code in dashboard. Awarded after friend's first approved content
Create news 200 Minimum 100 words / 1 photo
Create a photo story 400 50-100 word overview / 6 to 12 photos and captions
Create an article 600 Minimum 350 word article with 3 related photos
Create a video 800 Minimum 90 seconds video
Create a guide 600 Minimum 350 words
Create a blog 400 Minimum 350 words
Translation - article 300 May reword to better match native perspective
Translation - guide 300 May reword to better match native perspective
Translation - photo story 200 Translation of introduction and captions
Translation - video 100 Translation of introduction only
Translation - news 100 Translation for timely news only

Redeeming points

Terms and conditions of rewards are listed on the JapanTravel Rewards website. Please carefully read the terms and conditions on each product or service before redeeming your points.

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