Japan Rail Pass
Japan Rail Pass, JR pass
JAPAN BY RAIL - Japan Rail Pass
- Your key to convenient sightseeing in Japan... Japan has one of the worlds most convenient and efficient railway networks. Travelling by train is the ideal way to see Japan. The trains are comfortable, clean and easy to ride. Sit back relax and enjoy Japan as you glide across the country.
The Japan Rail passes are available to travellers visiting Japan with tourist (temporary visitor) visas. A Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order MUST be purchased outside Japan, prior to your trip. Japan Rail Passes can be booked below. If you would like to find more information about Japan Rail Pass before you order, more information is available below.
About Japan Rail Pass
* JR Hokkaido Pass
* JR East Pass
* JR West Pass, (Sanyo, Kansai)
* JR Kyushu Pass
* JR Shikoku, All Shikoku Rail Pass
Japan Rail Pass
JR East Pass
JR West Rail Pass
JR Kyushu Rail Pass
All Shikoku Rail Pass
Who is eligible for Japan Rail Pass?
If you are a tourist visiting Japan from abroad for sightseeing:
If you are a Japanese national living in a foreign country:
Australian residents tarvelling on a Japanese passport are not allowed to purchase JR Hokkaido, East, West or All Shikoku Rail passes.
How to receive Japan Rail Pass? You will receive Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order to be turned in for JAPAN RAIL PASS. Within three months from the date the Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order was issued, you must turn in your Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order to obtain JAPAN RAIL PASS.
At the time, it is necessary to specify the date that you want to start using the Japn Rail Pass. It can be any date within one month from the date the Japan Rail Pass is received. Once the JAPAN RAIL PASS has a starting date written on it, the date cannot be changed.
How long Japan Rail Pass valid? The valid period of a JAPAN RAIL PASS is the consecutive 7, 14 or 21 days beginning of the PASS is first used.
Is Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order delivered to me? Yes, JTB delivers Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order by an Express Delivery service or by a courier (special delivery or less than 5 working days. No PO Box address apply) with delivery and hadling fees of $7.00, $20.00 respectively. JTB can not take responsibility if Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order is lost or stolen. Please request delivery method at the time of purchase. A $10.00 issue fee applies for Railpass ONLY purchases over the counter. This fee does not apply when purchased online or with other land arrangements purchased from JTB.
Can I change a name on JR Pass Exchange Order? The change of name on Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order attracts re-issuing fee of $45. Please make sure that you provide passenger’s full name as shown on passport.
Can I make seat reservation by Japan Rail Pass? Seat reservations can be made once in Japan at no extra cost. Please read JR East page for details (http://jreast-shinkansen-reservation.eki-net.com/pc/english/common/menu/menu.aspx)
What can I do with unused JR Pass Exchange Order? Refunds can be made with the original Exchange Order within one year of the date of issue. As per our brochure conditions a $110 non refundable deposit in additional to a 20% handling fee will be charged. The deposit will be held for 12 months for future travel. Credit card surcharge is non refundable.
If lost or stolen Japan Rail Pass? Neither an Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order nor a JAPAN RAIL PASS can be reissued if lost or stolen.
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