January 25, 2011
Explore Western Japan On Jr Thunderbird
Venture off the beaten track to the west coast of Japan. Access the Japan Alps, Noto-hantō and Kanazawa with the JR Thunderbird.
December 23, 2010
An Overnight Ryōkan Experience
Spending a night in a traditional inn, or Ryōkan, is an experience you must try while in Japan. Tatami rooms, futon, onsen and kaiseki food!
October 4, 2010
Let Your Hair Down At Karaoke!
Temples, rice fields, cityscapes and shopping. A visit to Japan isn't complete without blasting out 'your version' of a favourite song at karaoke!
September 27, 2010
Easy Day Trips From Tokyo
From Tokyo many amazing sights are within easy reach. By basing yourself in the city you can use your JR Pass to day trip out to these Japanese gems.
September 24, 2010
Itinerary Tip: The Japan Alps
The Japan Alps has lots to offer - farmhouses, gardens, onsen, local craft, teahouses and samurai dwellings - the perfect antidote to neon cities...
September 23, 2010
Relax And Unwind In An Onsen
Spending time soaking in a mineral rich 'onsen' (hot spring) is a favourite Japanese pastime. Find out about etiquette and the best bath houses here.
September 22, 2010
Filling In Our Online Application
From passenger names to your d.o.b and intended date of use, we take you through a step by step guide to ordering online with us.
September 21, 2010
Itinerary Tip: Mt. Fuji
For many, seeing the snow-capped peak of Japan's no.1 volcano, Mt. Fuji, will be at the top of your list of things to do.
July 13, 2010
Do You Deliver To My Country?
Some of you have enquired about having a Japan Rail Pass sent to you overseas and the estimated delivery time. We can do it! Here's the lowdown...
July 9, 2010
Can I Use My Jr Pass With Breaks Between Days?
Recently you've asked us about taking breaks between days once your JR Pass is activated, click here to see what the JR Pass rules are...