Royal Scenic, in co-operation with the Japan National Tourism Organization, has released two limited-time specials to Japan only and beyond to Southeast Asia destinations. The first is a seven-day/five-night “Best of Japan Special” that visits Tokyo, Mt. Fuji/Hakone and Kyoto. The package includes round-trip economy class airfare on Japan Airlines (Western Canada departures) or Air Canada (Eastern Canada departures), airport transfers, hotel accommodation and sightseeing tours led by English-speaking guides. Prices for departures from Vancouver begin at $1,780 p.p., plus air taxes based on double occupancy.

Royal Scenic is also offering a special airfare on Japan Airlines from Western Canada to a number of Asian destinations, including Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Bangkok and Taipei. The fare includes a three-night stopover in Tokyo with airport transfers, nightly hotel accommodation with breakfast and a half-day city sightseeing tour. Prices for departures from Vancouver start at $980 p.p., plus tax based on a minimum of two travellers. These rates are available for booking through Nov. 30 and are valid for travel by Dec. 8, as well as Dec. 29 to March 4, 2014. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates apply. For more information on Royal Scenic, call 1-888-302-8886 in Eastern Canada or 1-877-736-6028 in Western Canada.