JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass

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Note: Non Japanese nationals only eligible for this product

This pass is great because...

  • It's valid for use on the Shinkansen between Tokyo and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
  • If you buy it before you get there you get a discount
  • It's a voucher that needs exchanging when you get to the station

Experience the adventure of train travel

Tokyo Monorail Shinkansen in Tokyo

New in 2016 the JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass is a special discounted pass available only to travellers visiting Japan (with a short-term visa no longer than 90 days) and holding a non-Japanese passport. Within the JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass valid area, this pass allows unlimited rides on the JR Hokkaido Lines and on JR East Lines.

The JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass is also convenient for travel from Narita or Haneda Airport to the general Tokyo region and from New Chitose Airport to greater Sapporo, the pass allows unlimited rides on the Shinkansen and limited express trains to move around Tokyo and reach such destinations as Aomori and Sendai. The pass can also be used on the Hokkaido Shinkansen which will start operation in March 2016! When traveling around Japan, the JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass is too good to miss out on!

Changes

  • The starting date of the JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass may not be changed.

 

JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass Refunds

  • Refunds are available at JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass sales and exchange locations. The pass must be unused and the validity period cannot have started on the day the refund is made.
  • If the JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass has clearly not been used, a refund may be made after the start of the validity period. In this case, a refund fee applies. However, if a reserved seat ticket was issued with the JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass, no refund will be made after the departure time regardless of whether the pass has been used to ride a train.
  • The application/backing must be still attached to the JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass to receive a refund.
  • Refunds are not made for cancelled or delayed train service (exceptions may be made for total system stoppages).

 

Exchange Order refunds

  • An Exchange Order can be refunded only at the office where it was issued, within one year of the issue date. The refund will be subject to a 10% cancellation charge and relevant administration charges at the time of cancellation.

 

Other

  • Lost Exchange Orders and JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Passes will not be reissued.
  • The JR East-South Hokkaido Pass may be used only by the person noted on the pass. Please carry your passport when using your pass. You may be required to show your passport by railway officials.

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