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Reserved seat fee + regional pass

almost 2 years ago
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Is the seat reservation fee included with the JR Pass?

Must I reserve a seat to travel on a shinkansen or LTD Express trains? I think I'd be traveling on the Sakura or LTD Thunderbird.

I'll be traveling between KIX and Kyushu. Is there a regional pass that would make the most sense? My total travel time is 21 days.

Thank you.

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almost 2 years ago
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Hi there,

The JR Pass can be used to make free reservations.

Its hard to say for sure what pass would suit you best without knowing your full itinerary but using a JR Pass from Kansai to Kyushu and back can save you quite a bit of money.

Hope this helps,

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