Sunday, December 18, 2011

New cheap three day JR pass for Tokyo and Kanto region

If you are a tourist in Japan and want to travel in Tokyo and the surrounding Kanto region for only three days, then this may be the best pass for you - particularly if you want to use the Shinkansen (bullet trains). 

The JR Kanto Area Pass is new and was launched on December 1 2011 .  It is a discounted pass for unlimited rides on JR trains in Tokyo and the surrounding Kanto area. 

Valid for three days, the pass is available for rides using reserved seats on ordinary cars on Shinkansen, limited express and other trains.  Visit popular tourist destinations such as Mount Fuji, Izu and Karuizawa with this pass. Check out the link below for more details and where to buy it in Tokyo. 

Cost is Y8000 (adults) Y4000 (children) for three days travel

1 comment:

  1. Yes, I also heard about this and it seems like great value for the traveller.

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