Explanation of many kinds of deals, such as JR Pass, Tokyo Wide Pass, Kansai Thru Pass, Subway ticket and many local deals.
How to choose a special discount rail ticket for Japanese residents
There are many discount tickets that you have never seen before. You can ride on trains at much lower rate than usual. And many of them are available for residents in Japan. You can find the best deal for your trip.
JR East Welcome Rail Pass 2020 for Japanese residents only: Unlimited ride for 3 days in JR East area
JR East Pass is sold only to short term stay travelers. But this time, JR East Welcome Rail Pass 2020 is available for foreignn nationals living in Japan. This 3-day unlimited ride pass is sold at the exceptional price, JPY 12,000.
An exceptionally priced Western Japan unlimited ride ticket for residents of Japan: “Dokodemo Door Kippu”
Dokodemo Door Ticket offers unlimited ride for 2 days and 3 days at an exceptional price. This is available for anyone. If you are redident in Japan, you can use this.
Where and How to buy JR Pass: JR Pass user guide, how to use Japan Rail Pass to its maximum.
This posts give you all information about JR pass. You can find much more information than the official Japan Rail Pass site.
JR Pass official reservation site user guide: How to buy JR pass and book a seat online
On June 1, 2020, the official JR Pass website has been renewed, and you can purchase your JR pass online. In addition, it is now possible to make online reservations for seats that were previously impossible. In this article, I will explain how to buy a pass and how to reserve a seat on this official website.
Flex Rail Ticket, The Tokaido Shinkansen round trip deal between Tokyo, Shin-Yokohama, Nagoya, Kyoto and Shin-Osaka for all of you
Flex Rail Ticket is the Shinkansen deal for the travel among Tokyo, Shin-Yokohama, Mishima, Odawara, Nagoya, Kyoto and Shin-Osaka. It is available for not only the tourist but also the resident. Please find the detailed information about this deal in this post.
Naoshima, Takamatsu, Okayama, Kurashiki, Tottori, Kinosaki and Amanohashidate 5 days trip plan by Kansai WIDE Area Pass
You may find the sample itinerary which covers Naoshima, Takamatsu, Okayama, Kurashiki, Tottori, Kinosaki and Amanohashidate. You can use Kansai Wide Area Pass to cover this trip.
What is IC card, Suica, ICOCA, Pasmo? How to use these cards?
IC card is very common ways to take a train and a bus in these days in Japan. There are so many cards available in Japan. This post will explain you the type of IC card, the way of using it and the coverage area.
Peach Kita Hokkaido Free Pass user guide
Peach Kita Hokkaido Free Pass offers unlimited travel in northern part of Hokkaido from New Chitose. This pass is available for anybody who arrives at New Chitose airport by Peach Air flight. This post explains you how to use this pass.
Peach Higashi Hokkaido Free Pass user guide
Peach Higashi Hokkaido Free Pass offers unlimited travel in eastern part of Hokkaido. This pass is available for anybody who arrives at New Chitose airport or Kushiro airport by Peach Air flight. This post explains you how to use this pass.
Furano Biei Rail Ticket is the perfect choice for the trip to Furano, Biei and Asahikawa.
Furano Biei Rail Ticket is the best choice for the traveler who stays in Sappporo and plan to visit Furano and Biei area. This pass is available for anybody. You can find the information how to use this pass in this post.
Greater Tokyo Pass offers unlimited ride of Tokyo Subway and major Non JR lines in Tokyo and surrounding area.
Greater Tokyo Pass covers most Non JR railways, such as Keisei railway, Tobu railway, Odakyu railway, Tokyo Metro. In this post, I explain how to use this pass.
Seishun 18 kippu, Unlimilited ride deal of local and rapid trains on all JR lines
Seishun 18 kippu offers the unlimited travel of all JR local and rapid trains at very affordable price. You can find the information about this ticket in this post.
All Shikoku Rail Pass. The best deal to visit Shikoku and covers all train services in Shikoku.
All Shikoku Rail Pass covers not only JR trains but also all non JR trains in Shikoku. This is very useful if you travel whole part of Shikoku. You may find more information about All Shikoku Rail Pass in this post.
How to choose the best train and bus pass for sightseeing in Kyoto
There are lots of deals available in Kyoto. This post will show you most of deals in Kyoto and you can find which deals you should choose.
How to choose the best train pass for sightseeing in Osaka
There are lots of deals available in Osaka. This post will show you most of deals in Osaka and you can find which deals you should choose.
Platt Kodama, one way deal among Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto and Shin-Osaka by the Shinkansen
This post explains you about Platt Kodama which is a sort of the Shinkansen deal. It offers one way trip between Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto and Shin-Osaka by the Shinkansen Kodama.
JR East Pass Tohoku. Flex 5 days pass in 14 days period to cover Tokyo, surrounding area of Tokyo and Tohoku region.
JR East Pass Tohoku covers Tohoku region, Tokyo and surrounding areas. You can pick any 5 days in 14 days period to use this pass. It is very flexible. You may find more information about this pass, JR East Pass Tohoku in this post.
JR East Pass Nagano Niigata user guide. Flex 5-day pass in 14 days period to cover Nagano, Niigata, Tokyo and surrounding area.
JR East Pass Nagano Niigata is a good deal to travel Nagano and Niigata area. It covers Tokyo and surrounding area too. This post gives you the detailed information about this pass. You will find that it suits your trip plan or not.
JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass user guide. Perfect deal for the travelers who visit Tokyo and Sapporo by train.
JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass covers southern Hokkaido, Tohoku region and Kanto area. If you travel Sapporo, Otaru, Noboribetsu, Hakodate from Tokyo by a train, this deal is perfect. Please read this post to learn more.
Hokuriku Arch Pass user guide. Clarify valid trains, coverage area and compare single fare and pass
Tokyo, Kanazawa, Kyoto and Osaka are covered by this deal. (C) ©Sue Ann Simon (upper left), Osaka Government Tourism Bu...
Tokyo Wide Pass user guide. Perfect choice for trip to Nikko, Fuji, Gala Yuzawa and Odaiba
Tokyo Wide Pass is valid for 3 days and it covers Tokyo and surrounding area, such as Nikko, Lake Kawaguchi, Izu, Gala Yuzawa. This post shows you how to use this pass.
Osaka Kaiyu Ticket gives you a big saving for the trip to Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium and sightseeing in Osaka.
Whale shark tank is the biggest reason to visit Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium. I have been to Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium many...
Takayama Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass user guide. Perfect deal to travel Takayama, Kanazawa, Toyama, Shirakawago from Nagoya or Osaka
Takayama Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass is very popular and convenient to travel Kanazawa, Takayama and Shirakawago. This post explains you how to use this pass.
Kansai Hokuriku Area Pass user guide. Perfect deal for the traveler who wants travel to Kansai, Kanazawa and Toyama.
If you travel Kansai area and Hokuriku region, this deal, Kansai Hokuriku Area Pass may suit your trip plan. Please find more information about this deal in this post.