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jr pass validity

JR Pass Validity

Hi ! I have a question regarding JR Pass. I bought my JR Pass on June 2016 and still not using it. Is it still valid to use if I go to Japan this January 2017 ?


Hi there,

Any JR Pass has to be used within 3 months after purchase. You will have to get a new one for January but you can very likely get your old one refunded (a 15% refund fee does apply).

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