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Wondering is this pass is cost effective

12 days ago
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Hi all,

Hoping for some clarity. There is 4 of us heading to Japan in December.
Itinerary is pretty simple -
Fly into Heneda
Staying in Ginza for 7 nights and exploring Tokyo
Tokyo to Zao Onsen for 6 days of Skiing
Zao Onsen to Haneda

would appreciate advice on best cost effective way to get around as per the above



587 posts
7 days ago

Hi there,

I wouldn't suggest purchasing a JR Pass as it is unlikely that for your itinerary it would be a cost-effective option.

Kind regards,


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