Have you always wanted to see cherry blossom trees at their peak blossom period in real life? Planning a trip to Japan in the future? Well, we’re here to help you out! We found a couple of amazing places on the island of Kyushu that you can… more>
Visit Japan with new rail passes by region
Depending on the area of East Japan you want to travel in, you can now choose the pass that… more>
Between the months of March and May, Japan turns into a wonderland of pretty pink flowers. The cherry blossom season peaks from about mid-March to late April, so we invite you to explore these top spots and many more, with your Japan Rail Pass.
Japan is a splendid blend of traditions and modern culture with several sites reminding you of the country’s unique character. We’ve compiled a list of 10 iconic sights in Japan you shouldn’t miss. Travel with a Japan Rail Pass and discover these places for yourself while enjoying… more>
A five days flexible pass to discover East Japan by train
Japan has a distinctive charm with a truly inspiring culture. Attracted to the adventure and equipped with a Japan Rail Pass, ACP Rail’s Frederic Salort visited two cities in the Land of the Rising Sun and shares his experience.
As a kid,… more>
On sale for a limited time from March 1st to June 14th, 2013
From historic shrines to Mt. Fuji, the Eastern region of Japan has no shortage of iconic sights. With various upcoming spring festivals in Tokyo and the Cherry Blossom season throughout the… more>
A look at Japan’s southernmost island
Planning a trip to Kyushu? Japan’s third island in size includes eight prefectures and many cities waiting to be discovered. You can explore the island at your leisure with a Kyushu Rail Pass. Here are… more>
Enjoy great savings!
With the JR East Pass Special get a 3 day Flexi Pass to be used within 10 days.
This is a limited time offer on sale from March 1 to June 14, 2012.
By Andy Jarosz
With bullet trains covering huge distances in a short time it’s tempting to assume that anywhere in Japan can be reached within a few hours. Yet almost 3000km separate the southern tip of Kyushu from the northernmost point in Hokkaido and an itinerary that… more>