Spring blossoms in Japan

Get around with a Japan Rail Pass Japan attracts visitors in April each year for the blooming cherry blossoms that bring a beautiful pink hue to Japan’s many cities, parks, riversides, gardens, castles and shrines.  Map out your own cherry blossom viewing tour with a Japan rail pass.  Japan rail passes also provide access to...
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Traveling with a Japan Rail Pass

Your Top 7 Questions – Answered Which trains can I travel on with a Japan Rail Pass? The Japan Rail Pass can transport travelers across the six companies that make up the Japan Railways Group (JR Group), including JR Kyushu, JR Shikoku, JR West, JR Central, JR East and JR Hokkaido.  Japan Rail Pass holders...
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NEW! Japan Rail Pass

Includes travel on ‘bullet’ trains & all The Japan Rail Pass offers great value! It’s an economical way to travel throughout Japan’s extensive rail network, considered to be one of the most efficient in the world. This includes travel aboard the world famous Shinkansen ‘bullet’ trains, limited expresses and local services. Specifically a Japan Rail...
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Our 25 Favorite Rail Holiday Memories

Share yours for a chance to win rail passes We asked readers to tell us about their favorite rail holiday experience, for a chance to win a pair of ACP rail passes with a value up to $1500* to the destination of their choice, including the United Kingdom, Europe, Japan, the United States or Australia. ...
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Special 3 Day East Japan Rail Pass

Great Value in Japan this Autumn A 3 day Japan Rail East Pass (or JR East Pass) Special Offer is available to overseas visitors beginning August 1st for travel between September 1st and November 30th, 2010* for only $115 USD** for adults in Ordinary (standard) class and $58 USD for children under the age of...
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Japan’s Bullet Trains

New Kyushu Rail Pass Japan has a network of high speed routes called Shinkansen lines or bullet trains.  With a JR East Pass, access 5 Shinkansen super express lines including: Tohoku Shinkansen: travel between Tokyo and Hachinohe via Sendai, in as little as 2 hours, 56 minutes. Akita Shinkansen: travel from Tokyo to Akita Station...
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