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Event information

Hiking from Nikko Station

Hiking from Nikko Station

Event period
From Monday, July 1 to Monday, September 30, 2019.

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Hiking from Nikko Station

Hiking from Nikko Station

Event period
From Saturday, April 20 to Sunday, June 30, 2019.

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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).

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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.

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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

An economical bus excursion ticket for Matsumoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa!

An economical bus excursion ticket for Matsumoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, and Kanazawa!

The wide area connecting Kanazawa, Gokayama, Shirakawa-go, Takayama and Matsumoto embraces some of Japan’s greatest tourist attractions, such as Kenroku-en Garden, villages of thatched “Gassho-zukuri” farmhouses (World Cultural Heritage sites), quaint streets of Hida Takayama, and Matsumoto Castle (a National Treasure) – all highlighted with three stars in the Michelin Green Guide Japan, hence earning the nickname “Mitsuboshi Kaidou” or Three-Star Road. Why not explore the Three-Star Road and Zenkoji Temple in Nagano, another three-star attraction, using the convenient Hokuriku Shinkansen superexpress (serving between Tōkyō and Kanazawa) and the Three-Star Route Option Ticket?

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Nagano Prefecture Unlimited-ride Excursion Ticket 「NAGANO PASS」

Nagano Prefecture Unlimited-ride Excursion Ticket 「NAGANO PASS」

Introducing a 5-day unlimited-ride pass from Nagano’s 4 private railways!
Plus, this pass grants you special offers, discounts, gifts, and more atnd tourist attractions and other facilities along the included lines.
Use the NAGANO PASS to get great deals when you travel around Nagano!

Adult 5,000 yen (ages 12+)/Child 2,500 yen (ages 6 - 11) ※Ages 5 and under are free.

※Available only for holders of one of these passes:JR EAST PASS (Nagano/Niigata area),Hokuriku Arch Pass,JR TOKYO Wide Pass

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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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