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validity of jr pass

Validity of JR pass


When exactly does my 7 days of using my JRpass begins, Is it after the exchange or soon as I enter Japan? if its after the exchange can I do it 2 days after arriving in Japan? Also is it 7 consecative days of use or I can select any 7 days within my stay in Japan?

Awaiting your usual prompt response


Hi there,

You can select your own first day of use when exchanging the JR Pass.

The JR Pass is counted in consecutive days.

Hope this helps,

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