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JRPass.com – Affiliated Website

My first affiliated website! 😄 JRPass.com is a website that allows you to purchase JR Rail Pass and regional JR Passes. They also offer pocket Wifi rental and Meet & Greet services.

So what does it mean by affiliated website? It means if you click on the affiliated link to JRPass.com and make an order/purchase, JRPass.com will pay a small commission to Eat & Travel, Ling! There is no difference in price if you go through the affiliated link or directly to JRPass.com, so rest assured you are not paying more to support Eat & Travel, Ling!


Information below and all images used belong to JRPass.com

Why get the JR Rail Pass

When you …

  1. want to travel the whole of Japan
  2. are traveling for 7, 14 or 21 days
  3. need nationwide shinkansen bullet train travel
  4. want to use all non-bullet JR trains
  5. want to use the Hiroshima-Miyajima ferry
  6. don’t need the Nozomi or Mizuho class ‘commuter’ bullet trains
  7. are looking for the best value Japan Rail Pass

The Japan Rail Pass provides unlimited travel on the entire national JR network, including the high speed bullet train lines. Travel at your own pace with unlimited freedom to explore Japan.

Eligibility for JR Rail Pass
You are a foreign tourist visiting Japan from abroad for sight-seeing, under the entry status of “temporary visitor”. Temporary Visitor entry status, according to Japanese Immigration Law, allows a stay in Japan of 15 days or 90 days for “sight-seeing, etc”. If you apply for a “stay for sight-seeing” when you enter Japan, entry personnel will stamp your passport as “Temporary Visitor”, as shown below. In order to receive or use JAPAN RAIL PASS, your passport must bear this stamp or sticker.

For Japanese Nationals, you’ll need to have lived outside of Japan for 10 years in order to purchase and use the JR Rail Pass.


Regional JR Passes

Regional JR Passes are useful when you’re only visiting specific regions and not the whole of Japan. Such passes may be for shorter duration and are usually cheaper in prices compared to the JR Rail Pass. JRPass.com has an extensive list of regional JR Passes available. Thus, it’s a one stop shop for all your JR Passes purchase.

● Hokkaido Rail Pass
● Alpine-Takayama-Matsumoto Area Tourist Pass
● Mt. Fuji-Shizuoka Area Tourist Pass Mini
● Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass
● Osaka-Tokyo Hokuriku Arch Pass
● Takayama-Hokuriku Area Pass
● Hokuriku Area Pass
● Kansai-Hokuriku Area Pass
● Kansai Area Pass
● Kansai Wide Area Pass
● Sanyo-San’in Northern Kyushu Pass
● Sanyo-San’in Area Pass
● Kansai-Hiroshima Area Pass
● Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area Pass
● Okayama Hiroshima Yamaguchi pass
● San’in-Okayama Area Pass
● Setouchi Area Pass
● All Shikoku Pass
● Northern Kyushu Area Pass
● Southern Kyushu Pass
● All Kyushu Area Pass


Pocket Wifi Rental

In Japan, free wifi is not always easily available especially in more remote places. If you’re travelling with family or a group of friends, having a pocket Wifi allows everyone to stay connected. JRPass pocket Wifi offers the following benefits:

  • Unlimited Internet anywhere!
  • Great savings compared to roaming
  • Supports up to 10 simultaneous devices
  • Check time tables on the go
  • Keep your friends up-to-date
  • Navigate with Google Maps
Easy to Pick-up and Return

Once you place your pocket WiFi order with JRPass.com, you can pick up your WiFi router at one of the following airport counters. Enjoy internet access across Japan and simply return the WiFi router at the airport counter before you fly home.

Airports – Narita International Airport, Terminal 1 & 2 (Tokyo) / Haneda Airport (Tokyo) / Kansai International Airport (Osaka) / Chubu Centrair International (Nagoya) / New Chitose Airport (Hokkaido) / Niigata Airport / Fukuoka Airport (Kyushu) / Naha Airport (Okinawa)


JRPass Meet and Greet Service

JRPass Meet and Greet Service will take care of you, from the moment you arrive in Japan. One of JRPass Japanese travel specialists will be waiting for you right after arrivals, help you exchange the Japan Rail Pass, reserve train tickets, take care of any business you might have at the airport and personally escort you to your onward method of transport.

With their Meet & Greet service, you don’t have to worry about the language barrier and is ideal for families traveling together, first time visitors to Japan and business travelers. This service is available at the following Airports / Train Stations.

  • Airports – Haneda Airport / Narita Airport / Kansai Airport
  • Train Stations – Tokyo / Nagoya / Kyoto / Osaka / Hakata (Fukuoka)


What currency can you use for payment on JRPass.com?

You can choose to pay in 9 different currencies – SGD, USD, GBP, EUR, JPY, AUD, CAD, HKD and KRW. However, do note that if you pay in KRW, JRPass.com will not pay Eat & Travel, Ling! a commission. No idea why, but that’s their policy. So I hope you will support Eat & Travel, Ling! 😄


Please help support Eat & Travel, Ling!

Buying through the affiliated link will help support the continuation of Eat & Travel, Ling! website & blog. Remember to always click through the affiliated link before making your orders so that JR Pass.com will register your orders under Eat & Travel, Ling!

Please bookmark this post so that you can always return here to click on Eat & Travel, Ling! affiliated link to JRPass.com.

Thank you for your support and enjoy your trip to Japan!



Disclaimer: Please note that the information you submit to JRPass.com will be governed by JRPass.com privacy policy. Eat & Travel, Ling! does not have access to the information you submit to JRPass.com

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