Online Travel Specialist - Japan

Entry Level

At Rome2rio we’re busy helping people get from A to B around the globe. With 10 million unique monthly visitors, our multimodal travel search and booking service is one of the top online travel resources used around the world.


Like what we’re doing?

We’re currently looking for Online Travel Specialists based in specific regions around the world to join our global Rome2rio freelance team. This role involves collecting local transport information such as bus schedules, train routes, and taxi operators. As such, it demands a great deal of research and data entry using our content management system.


Currently, we’re looking for a freelancer to work on travel data for the following region:



3 months (potentially ongoing)

55+ hours per month

Local language fluency: Japanese & English

The successful applicant will ideally be based in Japan


To be successful, you must be a natural self-starter who enjoys research and thrives on getting the best results. It’s essential you have great attention to detail and are comfortable working independently. 


Here’s what we’re looking for:


  • Local language fluency (Japanese) with excellent English communication skills; this includes the ability to ask questions to clarify and give feedback on assigned tasks
  • Ability to research and source quality transport data with a high level of accuracy
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Tech-savvy; must be familiar with Google Search / Maps / Drive / Docs / Sheets
  • Local transport knowledge an advantage; familiarity with Japanese train and bus timetables desirable
  • Reliable computer setup – laptop or desktop computer with online access & stable internet connection
  • Travel experience and knowledge will be regarded favourably
  • The application should start with ‘Call me a Taxi’ or the proposal will not be considered



  • Highly flexible work hours; freedom to choose when and where you work
  • Support team available for feedback and questions
  • The possibility of further long-term assignments following consistent high-quality work
  • The opportunity to be a part of a highly regarded start-up 


Rates are dependent on the nature of the work and will be negotiated following a successful application.



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