What is Green ?
Most Shinkansen “bullet trains”have Ordinary (second class) cars, and Green (first class) Cars. Green car seats have both reserved and non-reserved car seats. Usually Green car is quiet and less crowed, and the train feels more spacious and ...
I would like to use two JR Passes myself, can I buy them?
Yes,you can. Due to system reasons, multiple purchases cannot be made at once. Please complete the required number of procedures. If you purchase within 1 hour, you can select addtional order in shipping option.
Can I reserve a seat in ordinary/green cars?
Yes,you can. There is no additional charge for making seat reservations. By using a reserved seat ticket machine located at JR stations, and also by showing your JR PASS at any “Midori-no-madoguchi” (ticket office) at a JR station.
I've been living outside of Japan more than 10 years but my PR card (status) shows 7 years ago.Can I still purchase the JR Pass?
Yes,you can.If you can prove it by presenting a certificate issued by an embassy/consulate general of Japan. Please note that the certificate is not qualified if you have not lived in the same province for more than 10 years. For exmple: Qualify: If ...
You need to apply for a certificate of residence at the Consulate General of Japan. Can I purchase a JR Pass on the day?
Yes,you can.You can purchase a JR Pass on the same day AFTER you received the Certificate of Overseas Residence from the consulate general of Japan (NOT BEFORE).