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Campaign information

Ride JR EAST Trains and Enjoy a Stamp Rally!

Ride JR EAST Trains and Enjoy a Stamp Rally!

Collect the cute train stamps and you will receive a “Digital Photo Frame”!

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Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket (one-way) questionnaire gift campaign

Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket (one-way)  questionnaire gift campaign

Purchase at least one day in advance and save money! Use a Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket (one-way) to take a trip to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route! Also, get a set of postcards when you fill out our questionnaire!

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JR EAST PASS(Tohoku area) Free Gift

JR EAST PASS(Tohoku area) Free Gift

500yen coupon present!
* For the first 3,000 customers only
Buy or exchange your JR EAST PASS(Tohoku area) at JR EAST Travel Service Center (Sendai Station)to get a free 500 yen coupon. You can use the coupon at S-PAL Sendai and Hotel Metropolitan Sendai.
・ You can use this coupon in S-PAL Sendai/Fukushima/Koriyama/Yamagata, and at cafés and restaurants at Hotel Metropolitan Sendai (may exclude some stores).
・ You may not exchange this coupon for cash, or for gift certificates, telephone cards, postage stamps, etc.
・ You will not receive change when making a purchase with this coupon.
・ We accept no responsibility if this coupon is damaged, lost or stolen. We will not reissuethis coupon.
・ This coupon is invalid after its expiry date. Please make sure to use this coupon before it expires.
・ You are eligible to receive JRE Points for purchases made with this coupon. (Some stores may not award points for other point programs.)
・ This coupon may not be used if the coupon is significantly soiled or damaged.
・ You may not use this coupon at Hotel Metropolitan Sendai East.

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JR Rent-A-Car (Rent a car at the station) campaign

JR Rent-A-Car (Rent a car at the station) campaign

JR Rent-A-Car is managed by the JR Group. The rental office is located at the station, making it easy to rent a car after arriving on the train. Use the link below to get a preferred discount from JR Rent-A-Car. Please refer to the terms and conditions on the website. Enjoy a trip by rail and car!

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Welcome to Saitama

Welcome to Saitama

Take this pamphlet to exchange for a Kawagoe-Saitama Original Tenugui(Japanese hand towel).

Pamphlet PDF [PDF/1.3MB]

Touch the culture of sake and miso in Niigata City

Touch the culture of sake and miso in Niigata City

A walking tour of discovery in Nuttari, a town extending along the Shinano River estuary and famed for its fermented foods. Take a trip to Nuttari, a town with a rich history where traces of its heyday as a rice shipping port can still be seen and a long tradition of fermented foods lives on. Take a casual walk from Niigata Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen and enjoy the town.

Open PDF File [PDF/4.94MB]

Special travel information

From Matsumoto to Hida Takayama

From Matsumoto to Hida Takayama

JR EAST PASS (Nagano, Niigata area) holders can purchase a round-trip ticket between Matsumoto and Takayama for 4,500 yen. That's less than half the normal price!

Official Hida Takayama website

SADO - NIIGATA Pass/SADO - JOETSU Pass

SADO - NIIGATA Pass/SADO - JOETSU Pass

【SADO - NIIGATA Pass】
・One round-trip ticket on the car ferry from Niigata Port to Ryotsu Port on Sado Island
・Three days of unlimited bus rides on Sado Island
*Available for JR EAST PASS (Nagano, Niigata area) holders only.

【SADO - JOETSU Pass】
The SADO-JOETSU Pass is now on sale! Travel from the Joetsu Area to Sado Island (Ogi Port) at a discounted rate.
Note: The ferry on this route does not operate during the winter season. Click on “Go to details” for further information.

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