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Davipar
Davipar
18 days ago
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Hi
I am interested in buying a Hiroshima- Yamaguchi area pass to start on 3 May. I will be in Okinawa end Aprli but not reach mainland Japan before 1 May. I am worried that Hakata- Hiroshima shinkansen will be fully booked during Golden week. Is there any way to reserve train using a Rail Pass before receiving it in Japan?

Alexis
Alexis
509 posts
17 days ago
Expert

Hi there,

You won't be able to make reservations before activating your JR Pass I'm afraid - If you purchase one early and exchange it and set the activation date for later, you can begin making reservations from then which will let you make reservations a few days in advance.

Kind regards,

Alexis


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