February 3, 2011
Use Japan Rail Pass On Hayabusa
From March 2011, the Japan Rail Pass can be used on the new JR East Hayabusa service which takes you from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori in just over 3 hours!
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.
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.
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...
July 5, 2010
Japan Rail Passes For Children
We've contacted Japan Rail and found out useful information that'll come in handy if you're planning on travelling around Japan with young children.
July 4, 2010
What To Expect From A Green Car Pass
Find out what the difference is between Standard and Green Car travel, during peak season you may wish to invest to ensure travelling in comfort.
July 3, 2010
Buying Non Jr Rail Tickets
In addition to the JR network, Japan has lots of smaller privately owned lines where you will need to purchase tickets, find out how here.
July 2, 2010
Use Your Jr Pass On Sleeper Trains
Recently we received an email asking about Japan Rail Pass validity on Sleeper Trains, and the opportunities for pre-booking. We tell you more here...
July 1, 2010
Exchange Order Validity Period
Why do I purchase an Exchange Order and not a 'Japan Rail Pass', and how long do I have to validate it?