Japan is ready to receive travelers from all over the world, as As of May 8, it will no longer ask for any requirements of Covid 19 to enter the country.
However, not all of it is good news, since from October 2023 the price of the Japan Rail Pass will increase considerably, so it will be important to “put pencil and paper” back into the travel budget, if they plan to visit the country Japan in the coming months.
according to a statement issued by JR Passthe prices for October 2023 will be as follows:
|Duration||Current Price Price with increase||Current Price Price with increase|
|7 days||39,600 YEN 70,000 YEN||29,650 YEN 50,000 YEN|
|14 days||64,120 YEN 110,000 YEN||47,250 YEN 80,000 YEN|
|21 days||83,390 YEN 140,000 YEN||60,450 YEN 100,000 YEN|
Although an exact price is not specified for travelers under 12 years of age, the statement mentions that they will pay half of the displayed rate.
The Japan Rail Pass is a pass for unlimited travel on all trains on the Japan National Railway network, including the shinkansen bullet train. They can also be used to travel on local trains, the Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka subways, as well as the JR Buses line and JR Ferry.