Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates May 23 2013

The Japan Rail Pass, which is issued by the JR (Japan Railway) Group, offers travelers excellent value for money and convenience. The Rail Pass enables the almost unlimited use of JR trains and its affiliated bus and ferry services within various areas of Japan. The Japan Rail Pass can also be used for the Tokyo monorail to Haneda Airport and the Narita Express to Narita Airport.

The Japan Rail Pass is available only to people from abroad who wish to travel to Japan as “temporary visitors” for sightseeing. The pass must be purchased before entering Japan.

Japan Rail Pass exchange rate for May 23rd 2013 through May 29th 2013 - 1 USD = 102.17 JPY

JR Pass prices are updated for the current exchange rate every Thursday.

See http://www.nakastrav … l.com/rail-pass.html for details and current pricing.

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Japan’s four major islands, Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku are covered by an extensive and reliable network of railways. About 70 percent of Japan’s railway network is owned and operated by the Japan Railways (JR), while the remaining 30 percent belongs to dozens of other private railway companies, especially in and around metropolitan areas.

The Japan Railways Group, more commonly known as JR Group (JRグループ), is made up of six regional passenger railway companies, which are JR Hokkaido, JR East, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku, and JR Kyushu, and one nationwide freight railway company, JR Freight. Together they operate a nationwide network of urban, regional and inter-regional train lines, night trains and shinkansen (bullet trains).

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Discover the Canadian Rockies by Rail with a Free* Upgrade

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BOOK NOW AND RECEIVE A FREE* UPGRADE

Join us onboard the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer train, an inspiring journey through Canada’s West and the Canadian Rockies that has been called one of the “World’s Greatest Trips” by National Geographic. Rocky Mountaineer’s refined service, stunning scenery and gourmet cuisine will make your next travel experience truly unforgettable.

Now is the time to take advantage of this extraordinary experience with the Free Upgrade Offer* —Book a qualifying Rocky Mountaineer holiday package of four nights or more by June 28, 2013 and receive a free rail seat upgrade on select dates in 2013. Now is the time to Discover the Canadian Rockies GoldLeaf Service

Space is Limited. Upgrade for Free today!

For a limited time, book a qualifying Rocky Mountaineer holiday package of four nights or more on select dates in 2013 and receive a free rail seat upgrade*

REDLEAF SERVICE
guests receive a free rail seat upgrade to SilverLeaf Service

SILVERLEAF SERVICE
guests receive a free rail seat upgrade to GoldLeaf Service

GOLDLEAF & GOLDLEAF DELUXE SERVICE
guests receive a $400 credit towards the package price

See more on the Naka’s Travel Rocky Mountaineer page, or contact Naka’s Travel to book your trip today!

*Offer valid on new, qualifying 2013 bookings with a land tour portion of 4 nights or more, made between May 6, 2013 and June 28, 2013. This offer is available on select dates only. Availability of seats is limited. The offer is available on a first come, first served basis. There is no discount or credit if the seat upgrade is unavailable. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. The rail seat upgrade is an onboard upgrade only; accommodation is NOT upgraded free of charge. Upgrade must be requested at the time of booking, by quoting code FREEUPGRADE. Not applicable to 2-day rail only bookings or 3 nights Classic Rail Vacation packages. Not available to Group Tour Bookings. If SilverLeaf Service is not available on a particular date for this offer, but GoldLeaf Service is, RedLeaf Service guests receive 50% off the cost of an upgrade to GoldLeaf Service. US guests must pay in USD. Deposits are required at the time of booking.  Offer has no cash value and is non-transferable. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn or amended without prior notice. Additional conditions apply.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates May 16 2013

The Japan Rail Pass, which is issued by the JR (Japan Railway) Group, offers travelers excellent value for money and convenience. The Rail Pass enables the almost unlimited use of JR trains and its affiliated bus and ferry services within various areas of Japan. The Japan Rail Pass can also be used for the Tokyo monorail to Haneda Airport and the Narita Express to Narita Airport.

The Japan Rail Pass is available only to people from abroad who wish to travel to Japan as “temporary visitors” for sightseeing. The pass must be purchased before entering Japan.

Japan Rail Pass exchange rate for May 16th 2013 through May 22nd 2013 - 1 USD = 101.80 JPY

JR Pass prices are updated for the current exchange rate every Thursday.

See http://www.nakastrav … l.com/rail-pass.html for details and current pricing.

jrrail.jpg

Japan’s four major islands, Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku are covered by an extensive and reliable network of railways. About 70 percent of Japan’s railway network is owned and operated by the Japan Railways (JR), while the remaining 30 percent belongs to dozens of other private railway companies, especially in and around metropolitan areas.

The Japan Railways Group, more commonly known as JR Group (JRグループ), is made up of six regional passenger railway companies, which are JR Hokkaido, JR East, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku, and JR Kyushu, and one nationwide freight railway company, JR Freight. Together they operate a nationwide network of urban, regional and inter-regional train lines, night trains and shinkansen (bullet trains).

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates May 9 2013

The Japan Rail Pass, which is issued by the JR (Japan Railway) Group, offers travelers excellent value for money and convenience. The Rail Pass enables the almost unlimited use of JR trains and its affiliated bus and ferry services within various areas of Japan. The Japan Rail Pass can also be used for the Tokyo monorail to Haneda Airport and the Narita Express to Narita Airport.

The Japan Rail Pass is available only to people from abroad who wish to travel to Japan as “temporary visitors” for sightseeing. The pass must be purchased before entering Japan.

Japan Rail Pass exchange rate for May 9th 2013 through May 15th 2013 - 1 USD = 99.65 JPY

JR Pass prices are updated for the current exchange rate every Thursday.

See http://www.nakastrav … l.com/rail-pass.html for details and current pricing.

jrrail.jpg

Japan’s four major islands, Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku are covered by an extensive and reliable network of railways. About 70 percent of Japan’s railway network is owned and operated by the Japan Railways (JR), while the remaining 30 percent belongs to dozens of other private railway companies, especially in and around metropolitan areas.

The Japan Railways Group, more commonly known as JR Group (JRグループ), is made up of six regional passenger railway companies, which are JR Hokkaido, JR East, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku, and JR Kyushu, and one nationwide freight railway company, JR Freight. Together they operate a nationwide network of urban, regional and inter-regional train lines, night trains and shinkansen (bullet trains).

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Explore Japan by Rail: JR Pass Rates May 2 2013

The Japan Rail Pass, which is issued by the JR (Japan Railway) Group, offers travelers excellent value for money and convenience. The Rail Pass enables the almost unlimited use of JR trains and its affiliated bus and ferry services within various areas of Japan. The Japan Rail Pass can also be used for the Tokyo monorail to Haneda Airport and the Narita Express to Narita Airport.

The Japan Rail Pass is available only to people from abroad who wish to travel to Japan as “temporary visitors” for sightseeing. The pass must be purchased before entering Japan.

Japan Rail Pass exchange rate for May 2nd 2013 through May 8th 2013 - 1 USD = 99.65 JPY

JR Pass prices are updated for the current exchange rate every Thursday.

See http://www.nakastrav … l.com/rail-pass.html for details and current pricing.

jrrail.jpg

Japan’s four major islands, Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku are covered by an extensive and reliable network of railways. About 70 percent of Japan’s railway network is owned and operated by the Japan Railways (JR), while the remaining 30 percent belongs to dozens of other private railway companies, especially in and around metropolitan areas.

The Japan Railways Group, more commonly known as JR Group (JRグループ), is made up of six regional passenger railway companies, which are JR Hokkaido, JR East, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku, and JR Kyushu, and one nationwide freight railway company, JR Freight. Together they operate a nationwide network of urban, regional and inter-regional train lines, night trains and shinkansen (bullet trains).