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5 Reasons We Love Taking the Train in Italy

5 Reasons We Love Taking The Train In Italy

By: Christine Williams, When it comes to travel it can be easy to value the destination over the journey. After all, Italy has so much to see you wouldn’t want to waste a second. But what if you could enjoy the journey and the destination? Taking the train around Italy allows you to do...
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Visit Japan with new rail passes by region Choose between the JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) or the JR EAST PASS (Nagano, Niigata area). Depending on the area of East Japan you want to travel in, you can now choose the pass that best suits your itinerary. Both passes are valid for 5 days of...
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10 Iconic sights in Japan

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 comfortable train rides on some of the world’s fastest trains: the...
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Introducing the new JR East Flexi Pass

  A five days flexible pass to discover East Japan by train You can now get your hands on the new JR East Flexi Pass, valid for any 5 days of rail travel within a period of 14 days. Released on July 1st, the pass allows you to travel at your pace from one destination to...
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JR East Pass Special Offer

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 country, there are plenty of reasons to take advantage of the...
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Six cities in Kyushu

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 six destinations you can reach by rail to help get your itinerary started.  ...
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JR East Pass Special

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. With a JR East Pass access all 72 railway lines of JR East; including 5 Shinkansen Super Express Lines! ...
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5 tips to remember when planning your Japan Rail Pass adventure

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 covers all four of the main islands of...
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How much can you save with a Japan Rail Pass?

A popular itinerary highlights that a Japan Rail Pass offers great value! The Japan Rail Pass offers an incredibly economical way to travel throughout Japan by rail.  This includes travel aboard all Japan Railways (JR) lines and the Shinkansen ‘bullet trains’ (the only exception is the pass is not valid on “NOZOMI” and “MIZUHO” trains)....
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Japan’s JR East Pass Special

Available for purchase from March 1st to June 20th, 2011 A 3 day Japan Rail East Pass (or JR East Pass) Special Offer is available to overseas visitors beginning March 1st for travel between April 1st and June 30th, 2011*, with fares available for adults and children in Ordinary (standard) class.  With the JR East...
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