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Answered about 1 month ago

How can I get Shinkasen tickets online ahead of time?

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

I believe you have your question answered, but just to be clear, there are no train tickets with the rail pass. There are seat reservations you can make with an activated pass, and you can reserve seats up to a month in advance. You can easily check rail schedules, transfer info and fares on Hype...

Answered about 1 month ago

How can I get Shinkasen tickets online ahead of time?

Group Three Group Three, Lived in Japan

Sorry I just reread your question and thought I may not have clearly answered your question.You cannot get Shinkansen tickets online. You can order and receive a voucher online that you will have to personally redeem for your railpass at one of the major train stations after you arrive in Japan. ...

Answered about 1 month ago

How can I get Shinkasen tickets online ahead of time?

Group Three Group Three, Lived in Japan

March is a beautiful time to visit and possibly see the cherry blossoms in Japan!  You should make your seat reservations in advance after activating your rail pass. This will dramatically increase your chances of keeping everyone together. If you are flying into Narita and plan to activate your ...

Answered about 1 month ago

I want to know which onsen around Tokyo best in winter

Goro Goro, Lived in Japan

If you don't have time to got far from Tokyo, why not to go to Hotel Emion Tokyo Bayhttps://www.hotel-emion.jp/english/Spa and Holte Maihama Eurasiahttp://www.my-spa.jp/ (sorry only in Japanese)It takes only 20mins from Tokyo station! And close to Tokyo Disney Land!

Answered about 1 month ago

I want to know which onsen around Tokyo best in winter

Kana Asada Kana Asada, Living in Japan

My recommend is Kusatsu, Takaragawa, Kamimoku. ☆ Kusatsu access ① bus 4h from shinjuku in tokyo to kusatsu ◇ time table https://touch.navitime.co.jp/highwaybusDiagram/searchlist?lineId=00008966&companyId=00001031&direction=down ②train and bus, about 3h Ueno Station → (Appr...

Answered about 2 months ago

Where can I buy cheap snack souvenirs (Tokyo Banana, Kitkat etc) or cosmetics (shishedo, kose, etc) in Tokyo and have lots stock of product? Thank you :)

Michelle Michelle, Never been to Japan

Hi,When I last went to Japan, there were many opportunities for small souvenir (snack/cosmetic). I definitely agree with the answers written above so far! Places like the airports (especially Haneda, I have explored the entire shopping areas for Haneda and it has a ton to offer for small souvenir...

Answered about 2 months ago

Me and my family are planning to go to Japan in mid January. Mostly we'll be staying at Tokyo, other than Tokyo are there any side trips near Tokyo that you suggest ? (maybe smwhere that has ryokans/onsen)

Toraneko Toraneko, Lived in Japan

There is no shortage of places for day trips - Nikko, Hakone, the Fuji 5 Lakes area, Karuizawa, Kusatsu, Izu, Kamamura/Enoshima, Kawagoe, Takao, Okutama, Yokohama, the Ushiku Great Buddha, Nokogiriyama, Minakami, Showa Kinen Park, and more. There are regional rail passes you can get for nearly al...