about 2 years ago
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Below is my itinerary for my family of 4 in November:

Day 1 - 2 Osaka (ICOCA & HARUKA)
Day 3 - 6 Sapporo/ Otaru / Noboribetsu / Lake Shikotsu and Lake Toya by hotbus / Sapporo (PASMO)
Day 7 - 8 Osaka/ Himeji (JR pass)
Day 9 - 10 Kanazawa (JR pass)
Day 11 - 13 Toyama/ Tateyama (JR pass)
Day 13 - 16 Tokyo (PASMO)

kindly advise if the proposed passes which I plan to purchase are cost effective?

Thank you

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about 2 years ago
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Hi Eileen,

The JR Pass is very cost effective if you go up to Sapporo by rail. However given the long travel distance, I take it take you will go by plane? If so, I would recommend to sticking to normal rail tickets. As the cost of normal trail tickets, without the trip to Hokkaido, is less than the price of a JR Pass.

Hope this helps,

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