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All about Japan
The most economical way to travel around Japan is with a Japan Rail Pass - and it’s only available to visitors from overseas. It allows you unlimited travel on all lines operated by Japan Railways ( JR ) including the world famous “Shinkansen”. Only the super-fast, tilting, “Nozomi & Mizuho” trains are excluded from the Japan Rail Pass. Japan Rail Passes are available for either 7, 14 or 21 consecutive days unlimited travel.
You can order your Japan Rail pass (exchangeable voucher) easily and quickly through Prime Travel. Since this amazing travel bargain is unavailable for sale in Japan, you must purchase the Japan Travel Pass before leaving home. Your pre-purchased voucher, can be exchanged at a Japan Rail ( JR ) ticket counter on arrival in Japan. Together with your voucher you will receive a useful information leaflet which also lists the stations in Japan, where your voucher can be exchanged for a travel document. This is best done either immediately on arrival or shortly before you plan to take your first rail journey.

Travel Classes
Most local trains and all all inter-city trains offer two travel classes. You can choose to purchase either a Standard Class ( known as Ordinary Class in Japan ), or a First Class (known as Green Class in Japan) Japan Rail Pass. Both are great value for money especially the Green Class Japan Rail Pass, which offers more space and comfort, which is especially important on longer journeys.
Validating your Japan Rail Pass
When exchanging your Japan Rail Pass voucher, your travel document will be stamped with the date you wish to take your first train journey. Your travel document will be valid for either 7, 14 or 21 days consecutive travel. Please be certain of your dates when planning your first rail journey, as alterations cannot be made after you receive your travel document.

IMPORTANT Information about “Nozomi & Mizuho” trains
Please note that the “Nozomi & Mizuho” trains are not included in the price of your Japan Rail Pass. “Nozomi & Mizuho” train tickets and express-line travel supplements are available for purchase in Japan at the regular fare.
Special conditions apply to Japanese nationals!
You can find more important information here:

Class First Class (Green) Standard Class (Ordinary)
Validity          Adult     Child Adult     Child
7 days 39'600 Yen 19'795 Yen 29'650 Yen 14'820 Yen
14 days 64'120 Yen 32'055 Yen 47'250 Yen 23'620 Yen
21 days 83'390 Yen 41'690 Yen             60'450 Yen 30'220 Yen    
At time of your order Yen prices will be converted into CHF at current rate

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Different ways how to order your Japan Rail Pass
- online without booking fees!
- personal at our office: CHF 20.— booking fee in total
- teleordering or via e-mail: CHF 20.— booking fee in total

We can issue your Japan Rail Pass immediately! It takes only 10 minutes!
(phone: 044 260 64 64 or

Please find here more information:
Japan Railways (in german)
Train time tables (in english)
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