Japan Rail Pass... discount?
any suggestions would be stellar!
Oct 20th, 2010 9:13 pm
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Oct 21st, 2010 9:36 pm
Oct 21st, 2010 9:39 pm
heidio wrote: ↑Oct 21st, 2010 9:36 pmThanks everyone,
The only reason I was looking for a green pass is I'm travelling with my 3 & 7 year old, and thought it may be worth it. we usally get the regular one too- and yes, I know the rail pass in itself is an UBER-deal. I have seen slightly different prices throughout- and think the price may be based on the yen, and since its so high....?
Just thought I might check anyhow.
I know theres a travelzoo for japan.... if only I could read kanji!
Oct 22nd, 2010 11:22 am
Oct 23rd, 2010 8:17 am
Oct 23rd, 2010 11:41 am
what, the fact that it is already HUGELY discounted from actual train costs is not good enough...[insert rolling eyes] but to answer your question, NO. there are zero, zip nadda ways of getting these tix for less so far as i am aware....green is pointless IMO for you...BTW, your 3 year old will be free unless they want to have a reservation....if the train is empty, they can sit in any empty seat.
Oct 23rd, 2010 4:54 pm
Oct 23rd, 2010 9:10 pm
mrbeachman wrote: ↑Oct 23rd, 2010 4:54 pmJapan Rail Pass is NOT a lot of money.
Would it not be nice that Canada had anything close for their already crappy Via trains for tourists that come here.
Please don't whine too much. As you probably know, this rail pass also entitles you to free rides around the vast JR network inside Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka..... that is like getting Via rail plus TTC, STCUM and Translink for free. Except it's much better.
My favorite train is Thunderbird
Oct 24th, 2010 9:29 am
The Ghibli Museum is overrated (very shallow) it was a disappointment for me.
Nov 1st, 2010 2:27 pm
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Nov 1st, 2010 4:53 pm
heymikey wrote: ↑Nov 1st, 2010 4:28 pmI don't think there is a limit on luggage. For the shinkansen, there are overhead racks above the windows and there are shelves near the doors for those luggage which can't fit the overhead racks.
If you will be traveling by train, then pack light. Not just for your sake but for the sake of the other passengers as well.