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JR Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass expanded

Partners Information: The JR Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass is a pass that allows you to travel from Osaka/Nagoya to visit the World Heritage sites of Shirakawago…...
April 8, 2019 | Latest News | Transportation | Travel Passes

JR West Online Train Reservations Start

Partners Information: In January, we shared the news of the JR West Online Train Reservation System launching. We are pleased to share further details of…...
March 8, 2019 | Latest News | Transportation

JR Alpine-Takayama-Matsumoto Area Tourist Pass 2019

Partners Information: Essential for enjoying the spectacular views of Tateyama Kurobe of the Japanese Alps, the JR Alpine-Takayama-Matsumoto Area Tourist Pass is on sale again…...
February 27, 2019 | Latest News | Transportation

JR West Online Train Reservations to launch

Partners Information: West Japan Railway Company (JR West) will launch a service allowing overseas tourists to purchase JR Tickets online before their arrival, including tickets…...
January 8, 2019 | Latest News | Transportation

ANA to begin direct flights between Tokyo and Perth

Partners Information: All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years will begin offering direct daily services between Tokyo and Perth,…...
January 8, 2019 | Latest News | Transportation

Shoryudo 3-day Bus Pass relaunched

Partners Information: The 3-day Shoryudo Bus Pass (Matsumoto, Magome, Komagane Course) has been relaunched. The ticket gives the user unlimited travel on highway buses and…...
October 25, 2018 | Latest News | Special Offers | Transportation

Joyful Trains can now be reserved online

Partners Information: East Japan Railway Company (JR East) has added 13 new ‘Joyful Train’ services to their JR-East Train Reservation online seat reservations service to…...
October 25, 2018 | Latest News | Transportation

Kansai Airport Terminal 1 Resumes Operation

Kansai Airport has resumed partial operation of Terminal 1 and runway A from Friday 14 September. Service start From 12am Friday, 14 September Area Terminal 1…...
September 14, 2018 | Latest News | Transportation

Kansai Airport to Koyasan Non-stop Limousine Bus Service

Partners Information: Direct access from Kansai International Airport (KIX) to Koyasan in 105 minutes! The Limousine Bus provides easy and smooth access to Koyasan, registered as a UNESCO…...
August 29, 2018 | Latest News | Transportation

New AR Navigation App “PinnAR”

Partners Information: Telecom Square has launched “PinnAR”, an AR navigation application that will guide users to their destination. Available in 4 languages, the app can…...
August 10, 2018 | Latest News | Transportation

Free Wi-Fi service begins on Shinkansen bullet trains

Partners Information: Free Wi-Fi service begins on Shinkansen bullet trains! The service will be gradually rolled out on the Tokaido, Sanyo and Kyushu Shinkansen (bullet trains)…...
July 27, 2018 | Latest News | Transportation

Discover Koyasan and Kumano Kodo by Bus

Partners Information: Your exploration of the ancient Buddhist complex of Koyasan and the Kumano Sanzan—the grand shrines of the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route—just got much…...
May 28, 2018 | Latest News | Transportation

Access to Mt Aso crater resumed

Partners Information: Access to Kumamoto Prefecture’s Mt Aso has restarted with the new Mt Aso Loop Shuttle Bus operated by Kyushu Sanko Tourism Co., ltd. This…...
April 27, 2018 | Latest News | Transportation

Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket on sale now

Partners Information: JR East and JR West have joined forces once again to sell the convenient Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket (one-way) for tourists visiting Japan from…...
April 17, 2018 | Latest News | Transportation