Japan Railpass update - can soon be purchased in Japan

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Japan Railpass update - can soon be purchased in Japan

Post by Benji Sun » Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:17 pm

thanks Daphne Wright for notifying us of the update.

link to the original post: https://www.facebook.com/visitjapan2010 ... cation=ufi

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Japan Railways Group (JR Group) is pleased to announced that the Japan Rail Pass will be sold in Japan on a Trial Basis, sales period will commence on March 31, 2017 till March 31, 2018.

The usage period of the JR passes that are purchased in Japan will be as follow:
7-day PASS March 8, 2017 ‒April 6, 2018
14-day PASS March 8, 2017 ‒April 13, 2018
21-day PASS March 8, 2017 ‒April 20, 2018

Foreign travelers visiting Japan due to entry abroad "abroad" from overseas are eligible. Both regular cars and green cars will be on sale for 7 days, 14 days, and 21 days.

For other details such as release conditions and release points, please refer to the "Japan Rail Pass" website.

■ "Japan Rail Pass" Homepage in English
http://www.japanrailpass.net/en/about_jrp.html

For more information of terms and prices of JR Pass sold in Japan on a Trial Basis, please refer to the following web link:
http://www.japanrailpass.net/file/trial_basis_en.pdf

For JR Passes selling in Travel Agencies abroad, the same conditions and prices will apply till further notice.

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