8th Jan 2020

Email scam alert

Summary: if you receive an email from someone claiming to be from Japan Travel, please ensure the message originates from *****@japantravel.com

We have become aware of an email scam. The perpetrators are sending emails with potentially harmful attachments using a fake Japan Travel signature to appear authentic. The emails do not originate from our own domain (@japantravel.com, @japantravel.co.jp), but via an unrelated, third party.

If you receive such unsolicited emails, we advise you to not open any attachments but immediately delete them.

Japan Travel is an inbound tourism media publisher and travel agency based in Tokyo, Japan. We will never make cold calls about timeshares or ask for large up-front payments.

If you believe you’ve been contacted by these scammers, please alert your local law enforcement.

Regards,

Japan Travel


26th April 2018

Timeshare scam alert

Summary: if you’re called by someone claiming to be from Japan Travel regarding timeshares, it’s a scam. Do not send them any funds and contact your local law enforcement authorities immediately.

We have become aware of a phone scam. The perpetrators are cold calling timeshare owners/buyers, claiming to be from Japan Travel and saying they have a buyer for your timeshare. They may ask you to send money, claiming it’s needed for some aspect of the sale (e.g. closing costs, foreign taxes, transfer fees, etc.).

Japan Travel is an inbound tourism media publisher and travel agency based in Tokyo, Japan. We will never make cold calls about timeshares or ask for large up-front payments.

If you believe you’ve been contacted by these scammers, please alert your local law enforcement.

Regards,

Japan Travel