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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Foreigner-only Transportation Discounts In Japan

Above, the JR Rail Pass came in handy when I traveled on Kyushu Railway Co. trains. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

Jaunted.com has a posting on getting foreigner-only discounts for getting to and from Narita International Airport and other places in Japan.

They begin with:
Japan has a reputation for being pricey, especially when it comes to transportation costs. But a number of "foreigner-only" discounts can help save you some cash as you scoot around the country.
Frankly, I've found that Japan's public transportation costs are quite reasonable. The Tokyo Metro subways will get one around the city for under $2.00 per trip. They offer day passes for unlimited use for about $5.00 a day. I have also purchased the JR Rail Pass whenever I have plans to venture out of Tokyo to other cities such as Sendai, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Nagasaki, Osaka, Niigata and Sasebo. I have saved a lot of money when using the JR Rail Pass.

To read more, go here.

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