JAL Japan Explorer Pass



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Japan Airlines offer an excellent flight deal - which is only available to foreign tourists. 

It's called the JAL Japan Explorer Pass. 

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A Simple, Low-Cost Solution

Prices start from a little as 5,400yen - that's only $50 / AU$66 / £36 - including tax!

It's is a simple and low cost fare for travelers wishing to explore the unique culture and feel of local Japan.

The fare can be used to access over 30 cities across JAL’s domestic network.

The pass provides an easy solution to travelling beyond Tokyo and the well-trodden tourist routes.

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Day trip to Shirakawago, Gokayama or Takayama from Kanazawa

Prices and Routes Covered

It's available at a special price for any applicable route within Japan at 3 price points:

5,400 yen (Tax included):
Routes within Hokkaido & Routes departing from/to Tohoku

7,560 yen (Tax included):
Routes between Tokyo and Osaka
Routes between Tokyo and Nanki-Shirahama
Routes between Okinawa main island and outlying islands

10,800 yen (Tax included): Routes aside from the above.

*Fare is valid for Economy Class travel only. (Class J, First Class may be purchased at the time of check-in on a standby basis.)

*Depending on the availability, JAL Japan Explorer Pass fare may not display for some routes.

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Free Wi-Fi Included

JAL offers free internet access on their Wi-Fi-equipped aircraft across Japan, so it's east to stay connected onboard.

For Nagoya (Chubu) - Okinawa (Naha), Okinawa (Naha) - Miyako / Ishigaki routes, inflight Wi-Fi is available on some flights only. You may check the latest departure and arrival information starting one day prior to departure for the Wi-Fi availability on your flight.

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JAL Japan Explorer Pass website

Eligibility For The Pass

Only individuals residing outside Japan with a return ticket leaving Japan are eligible to purchase JAL Japan Explorer Pass fares.

Reservation and purchase of domestic flight sectors must be completed through JAL’s website.

A long list of destinations and routes, along with full details and terms are available on the JAL Japan Explorer Pass website.

Take a look - it might give you some ideas for exploring The Real Japan! :-)

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Try an introduction diving course in Ishigaki Island

ANA's Experience Japan Fare

All Nippon Airways (ANA) also offer a similar discount program called the ANA Experience Japan Fare. You can read more about that HERE.

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About the Author

A writer and publisher from England, Rob has been exploring Japan’s 6,800 islands since 2000. He specialises in travelling off the beaten track, whether on remote atolls or in the hidden streets of major cities. He’s the founder of TheRealJapan.com.

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