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JR 3 Day Kanto Area Pass

Shah Alam, Malaysia
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JR 3 Day Kanto Area Pass

Hello everybody,

My family(3 adults) will be visiting Tokyo for our first time in mid April 2014-6D5N. Would like to see Tokyo and if possible some of its ourskirts.Someone told us about a 3 Day Kanto Pass. I need some travel advices and tips. Flower parks and nature are our preferences.

1. How do I optimise the Pass?

2.Must I buy this pass at the airport upon arrival?

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Illinois
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1. Re: JR 3 Day Kanto Area Pass

Your questions can be answered here - http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/kantoareapass/ - including how to maximize value.

Tokyo and California
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for Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Shinjuku, Japan
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2. Re: JR 3 Day Kanto Area Pass

My personal favorites when using the Kanto Area Pass are:

Fiji 5 Lakes, Kawaguchiko. Kanto Pass covers the Fujikyu Line also:

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e6906.html

Cherry blossom will most likely be in full bloom mid April.

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e6917.html

It might be a bit early for Shibazakura, but it's a possibility:

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e6919.html

Nikko is awesome. You can take the Shinkansen to Utsunomiya then JR Nikko Line:

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3800.html

Izu Peninsula is another great destination. The Kanto Pass covers the non-JR train all the way down to Shimoda:

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e6310.html

Shah Alam, Malaysia
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13 reviews
3. Re: JR 3 Day Kanto Area Pass

Thank you very very much Dave148 and Shibuyakko. I will look into those websites asap and revert should i need more tips,which i most likely to.

Sorry for the late reply, I was down with a terrible flu(still drowsy and nauseatic) due to poor air quality in Kuala Lumpur at the moment. :((

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