questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

jr east pass

JR east pass

The validity is 14 days. It can be used for 5 days. Does it mean 5 consecutive days after we start using it or we can choose the dates within the 14 days of it's validity?


Hi there,

Taken from the official website:
Flexible five-day pass: you can use the pass on any five days within a 14-day period starting with the date of purchase or exchange in Japan. You do not have to determine your 5 travel dates at the time of purchase or exchange. For example, if you purchase your pass or get it by exchange on August 1, you can show the pass at a station on any five days between August 1 and August 14 and it will be stamped as valid for use on that day.

Hope that helps,

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