“LUGGAGE-FREE TRAVEL” is available at large duty-free shops and regional airports

“LUGGAGE-FREE TRAVEL” is available at large duty-free shops and regional airports
 Campaign limited special acrylic board to be sold in combination with LFT use ticket
Campaign limited special acrylic board to be sold in combination with LFT use ticket
Panasonic Corporation (“Panasonic”) announced today that it will cooperate with JTB Corporation (JTB) Co., Ltd. and Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Yamato HD), “Handling Luggage-FREE TRAVEL Free Travel) “(hereinafter referred to as LFT) (* 1) to enhance convenience and to expand cognition and use, from December 2018 Expansion of LFT brokerage and cooperation with JTB for a limited time” Wilderness Action “joint We will implement the campaign.

※ 1: LFT has started servicing seriously from April 2018 as a baggage delivery service that can reserve online in correspondence with 9 languages.

Panasonic, JTB and Yamato HD have added LFT service acceptance facilities to the major 4 airports and accommodation facilities (* 2) so far, and now Yamato Transport Takkyubin counter such as large duty free shops, regional airports, ※ 3) will expand the services available.
Until now, when shipping baggage from accommodation facilities, it was assumed that the facility was an LFT agency, so we were able to respond to the needs of foreign travelers staying at facilities other than LFT agency, such as private residence did not. By adding a large duty free shop etc. to the reception desk of service use this time, we expect to expand the number of travelers who can use the service. In addition, we will also include regional airports that will be used for luggage utilizing LCC and domestic routes as a base, and we will be able to accept service use at approximately 750 facilities by the end of fiscal 2018.

* 2: About 600 LFT agencies nationwide, centered on Narita, Haneda, Kansai, Chubu 4 airports, Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Gifu, Ishikawa and Hiroshima (as of the end of November 2018)

* 3: 5 airports in Sendai, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Nagasaki and Kagoshima and 9 stores in Laos (Shinjuku main store · Shinjuku east exit shop · Akihabara main store · Ginza EXITMELSA · Kyoto gion store · Osaka Nihonbashi store · Osaka Dotonbori store · Shinsaibashi bar shop · Daimaru Shinsaibashi store) · Yamato Transport Takkyubin counter adjacent to the station 5 places (Sendai station · Nagano station · Toyama station · Ise city station · Nagasaki station)

In addition, as a new initiative aimed at expanding cognition and promoting use of LFT service, 300 million users operated by Chinese leading online game company NetEase Inc. targeting foreign travelers visiting Japan during the holiday season of Christmas / Greater China In collaboration with the online game “Wilderness Behavior” you have, we will sell LFT tickets combined with game related goods for a limited time. The LFT service recognition among users spread through popular online games, and we aim to use this service when gamers actually visit Tokyo.

Panasonic will continue to support comfortable and free traveling style by alleviating congestion of transportation facilities due to carrying large-size baggage that is becoming a social issue with the increase in foreigners visiting Japan, and shortage of temporary storage space at related facilities Will continue to expand JTB and Yamato HD, expanding the agency and will work to expand the spread of LFT.

[Overview of Joint Campaign] 1. Period: December 20, 2018 (Thursday) – February 28, 2019 (Thursday)
2. Sales location: Narita International Airport Terminal Travel Center, Kanku Tourist Information Center (TIC) Kansai International Airport, Kansai International Airport Terminal 2, Kansai International Airport, Tokyo City Eye, Tokyo Tower TIC, Kanku TIC Daimaru Shinsaibashi, Kansai TIC Kyoto, Laox (Shinjuku Main Store, Shinjuku East Exit Store, Akihabara Main Store, Ginza EXITMELSA, Kyoto Gion Store, Osaka Nihonbashi Store, Osaka Dotonbori Store, Shinsaibashi Musashi Store, Daimaru Shinsaibashi Store) Total 16 places
3. Limited product: 2 times ticket of “LUGGAGE-FREE TRAVEL” and set of special acrylic board commemorating the “wilderness action” Tokyo new map mounting 6,000 yen (tax included)

■ “LUGGAGE-FREE TRAVEL” Official WEB site (Japanese)

■ Joint campaign of ‘LUGGAGE-FREE TRAVEL’ and ‘Wilderness Action’
· Official WEB site

■ JTB News Release

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