Prebook your Japan Rail Pass before your departure to Japan and enjoy unlimited travel on most JR-operated buses and railways for twenty-one consecutive days. You can even use your JR Pass to hop aboard the Tokyo Monorail and Shinkansen (some exceptions apply). Simply select your seating type and shipping region upon booking, and provide your name as it appears on your passport, including mailing address and phone number.
Once your purchase is made, the local operator will FedEx a JR Pass exchange voucher and detailed instructions within four business days to your designated address (selected countries only) — shipping fees included.
Upon arrival in Japan, head to any JR Pass exchange office (you will receive a list in the mail). Present your exchange voucher and your passport to verify eligibility and select a desired start date to receive your pass. Then simply show your JR Pass to the staff when entering any valid ticket gate and hop aboard!Green Class upgrade:
Equipped with wider and more spacious seats than Standard Class, the Green Class (first class) car is carpeted with extra room for luggage storage. An attendant provides you with a hot towel upon boarding. REQUIRED INFO: At time of booking, you MUST include the following details in the "Special Requirements" box:
- Your full name and title as they appear on your passport
- Passport country
- Gender (Mr or Ms)
- Mailing address (no P.O. Box addresses)
- Phone number
List of Shipping Countries: The JR Pass exchange voucher can ONLY be mailed to the countries listed below and cannot be delivered to P.O. Boxes. (In cases when delivery address outside of FEDEX delivery area, there is additional cost of $34.00 or more).
Area 1 - 48 states in the continental US (excluding Alaska and Hawaii)
Area 2 - Canada, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, US Alaska, US Hawaii, Mexico
Area 3 (Asia Pacific and Middle East) - Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Brunei, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Israel, Kuwait, Egypt, Qatar, Bahrain, Yemen Arab Republic, Lebanon, Australia, New Zealand
Area 4 (Europe) - France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland