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Postby leadchatter » Fri May 04, 2007 10:53 pm


I’m going on holiday to Japan in September and I can’t wait! :D

I’m looking into getting a Japan rail pass. I was wondering if it is worth paying extra for the first class Japan train travel when I’m out there. Any thoughts?

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Postby ASHman » Wed May 09, 2007 8:54 am

by first class do you mean the GREEN Pass? if so then i dont think it is worth it. most of the times i ride on the shinkansen there is always a few seats free. anyway you can reserve a seat for a extra few hundred yen when you arrive at the station if you think it might be busy.

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Postby pu101 » Thu May 15, 2008 11:13 pm

how much is this rail pass ?
I mean how much does it cost

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Postby IntrepidBerkeleyExplorer » Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:07 am

I visited Japan in 2005, a trip that worked perfectly for two weeks because the rail pass was so convenient. A normal rail pass will do all that you need.

The main thing to know is that tourists must obtain the rail pass BEFORE arriving in Japan.
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Postby shincastle » Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:42 pm

Personnaly I don't think you need to take the extra fee, the normal should do. I did for me. If you want to have more info about the pass, I found this website for you that might help

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Re: Japan Rail Pass

Postby nanat07 » Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:28 am

how much is it?
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