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Can I reserve a seat online before I collect my JR Pass?

about 1 year ago
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I will be arriving in japan on march 22nd, and activating my 7 day JR pass on the 24th March, before travelling to Kyoto the next day. If I buy the JR pass online now (November 2022), can I use it to book a seat on the train to Kyoto before I have collected it in person in Tokyo? I am travelling with 2 friends and want to make sure we can sit together on the train, and I'm worried that reserving the seat the day before will leave us with no seats together.

Thank you,


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about 1 year ago

thank you

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