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JR-West rail passes now available on Traveloka

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Sat, July 13, 2019  /  08:07 am
JR-West rail passes now available on Traveloka

Japanese bullet train running past Mount Fuji and Shibazakura in spring. (Shutterstock/Blanscape)

Travel and lifestyle service provider Traveloka has added Japan Train as its newest product, following a collaboration with the West Japan Railway Company (JR-West).

JR-West train lines cover a total of 4,900 kilometers and 18 prefectures. It provides an array of choices, such as the Kansai Area Pass, which covers Osaka, Kyoto and Wakayama or Hokuriku Arch Pass, which covers areas in Tokyo, Osaka and Hokuriku.

“Traveloka will help customers to find the right routes across all JR-West lines, so there is no need to spend more on additional tickets,” said Abraham Soedjito, vice president of rail and connectivity of Traveloka at a press conference in Jakarta on Thursday, as reported by Kompas.com.

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JR-West passes can be obtained with several options for customers, such as airport pick up or by email. Traveloka also said that customers who cancel their purchases will get a full refund, as long as the pass has not been redeemed.

Indonesian travelers planning to visit Japan can now buy JR-West train tickets on Traveloka’s app. (nic/wng)

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