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When should i activate my JR pass?

AARTI ANAND
AARTI ANAND
17 days ago
3 responses

Hi
My itenary is Tokyo 20,21,22,23 rd may ,Hakone 24 25, Kyoto 26 27 with day trip to Nara on 28 , tokyo29,30,31. when should i activate my JR pass?

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Daniel-san
15494 posts
17 days ago
Expert

Hi there,

Make sure you include the return Tokyo - Hakone - Kyoto in your 7-day JR Pass. Then try to cover any additional travel for the best possible savings with your pass.

AARTI ANAND
AARTI ANAND
3 posts
17 days ago

Thank you ! that is what i was planning to do. Also please advise if i need to reserve seats in advance. can the seats be reserved only after i activate the card?

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Daniel-san
15494 posts
17 days ago
Expert

I would recommend making reservations but it is generally not required. You can also just hop on the train :)

Most reservations can indeed only be made after activating your JR Pass.

Hope this helps too :)

AARTI ANAND
AARTI ANAND
3 posts
17 days ago

Most helpful :) thank you Daniel-san!


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