A Travel Comparison for Vacations, Honeymoons, and Tours Australia vs. Japan

Should you visit Australia or Japan?

Australia and Japan are both relatively expensive countries to visit, but Australia is more expensive.

Australia is a large and diverse country both in its landscapes and cultures. On the coasts you'll find great beautiful beaches and big cities. In the north are tropical areas known for wildlife. And in the center is deserts, forests, and geological wonders like no place else on Earth. The Outback, the Great Barrier Reef, the Blue Mountains, Ayers Rock, Surfer's Paradise, and the Sydney Opera House are just a few of the world famous locations to see in Australia.

Japan is a nation of deep history and culture wrapped in a modern technological wonderland. Here you can visit ancient temples and castles and then participate in a sci-fi anime film festival on the same day. Outside of the larger cities, a calm agricultural countryside awaits you. Here you can go biking, hiking, boating, or even relax on a beach.

Which country is cheaper, Japan or Australia?

Should I visit Australia or Japan? This is a popular question for many travelers. By figuring out which country is more expensive, you'll understand where you'll get more bang for your buck. A week in Japan can cost you about $818 (per person), while a week in Australia may cost you around $956. These differences become even more noticable if you plan to spend a longer time in the country. 10 days, two weeks, or even one month of travel to Japan or Australia can really add to your travel budget.

Accommodation is often cheaper in Japan compared to Australia ($55 vs. $60). Budget travelers usually stay in less expensive hostels and guest houses, while nicer hotels often appeal to families and upscale travelers.

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