All Shikoku Pass


All Shikoku Pass

2 DAYS

3 DAYS

4 DAYS

5 DAYS

Shikoku is the smallest island of the four main islands (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu) of Japan. There are four prefectures located there: Tokushima, Kagawa, Ehime, and Kochi. Shikoku’s must visit spots are Dogo Hot springs, Naoshima, Naruto Whirlpool, and Iya valley. Although Shikoku is the smallest island, it takes time to travel to different places. Thus, we recommend travellers to purchase this pass. This pass unlimited train travel on 2, 3, 4, or 5 consecutive days. And also, it is valid not only on JR train but on other trains & trams which include Tosa Kuroshio Railway, Asa Kaigan Railway, Kotoden, Iyotetsu, Tosaden.

Please read the terms and conditions below before purchasing! 

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Order your pass online by credit card and receive an order summary upon completion. *If you are departing Australia within 7 days, please call us instead. *Names must be as per passport.

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Passes are issued within 24 hours of receiving your order and will be available for collection the following business day from JTB Sydney or Melbourne offices. Please allow up to 3 days for delivery if you have requested the passes to be sent to you. Delivery fees apply.

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Get your 'Temporary Visitor' visa stamp in your passport at immigration at the airport in Japan.

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Transfer your exchange coupon for your actual Rail Pass at an exchange office in Japan.

EXCHANGE COUPON DELIVERY OPTION

  • A delivery and handling charge will apply ($8.00 for Toll Express Mail, or $20.00 for Toll Courier). Delivery can take up to 3 working days from the date of issue. You will be notified by email when your exchange coupon has been sent out.  
  • Delivery can only be made within Australia to a residential street address or business street address. Deliveries cannot be made to a PO box address.  
  • Courier requires a signature upon delivery. Please provide a street address where you will be during normal business hours. If unable to sign for the delivery, please select DX mail option or a pick up option.

EXCHANGE COUPON PICKUP OPTION

  • Once you have ordered your Pass online, a JTB staff member will notify you when your exchange coupon is ready for collection. You can collect it from either:-
    • JTB Sydney Office:
      Level 18, 456 Kent Street (Town Hall House)
    • JTB Melbourne Office: 
      Level 6, 31 Queen Street
  • If you are departing Australia within 7 days and require urgent issue, a $10 office processing fee will be charged.

PURCHASING DIRECTLY AT JTB SYDNEY OR MELBOURNE OFFICE

  • If you are departing within 7 days, please call us so we can advise the best method of delivery. 
  • Any orders purchased directly over the counter will attract a $10 fee.  

RAIL PASS ELIGIBILITY

  • Only travellers who are visiting Japan under the entry status of ‘Temporary Visitor’, and have a passport bearing this stamp can use this pass. Please note that according to strict interpretation of the Japanese Immigration Law, ‘Temporary Visitor’ status differs even from other types of stays that are also for only short time periods.
  • Japanese passport holders cannot use this pass. However in the rare case when travellers have dual passports (Japanese & other), unless your valid non Japanese passport is stamped with ‘Temporary Visitor’, issuance of JR pass will be refused.

EXCHANGE IN JAPAN

  • You require an exchange coupon in final documentation before departing Australia, as you will need to exchange this for your actual Rail Pass in Japan. Your exchange coupon must be exchanged within 3 months from when the exchange coupon is issued. 
  • The exchange order is valid for three months from the date of issue. You must exchange it in Japan at a valid exchange office within these three months in order to receive your actual Pass. If you fail to make the exchange within the three months your exchange coupon will no longer be valid and you will be able to receive the actual Pass. 
  • To exchange date of the pass, once the pass has been obtained, can no longer be changed.
  • JR Exchange Offices (Offices and service hours are subject to change or discontinuation without notice).
    • Takamatsu Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 6PM, weekends until 5PM
    • Matsuyama Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 6PM, weekends until 5PM
    • Tokushima Station Travel Service Center, daily from 10AM to 6PM
    • Kôchi Station Travel Service Center, on week days from 10 to 6PM, the weekend until 5PM
    • Umeda station (Osaka station) ticket office, weekdays from 9:30AM to 5:30PM

RAIL PASS VALIDITY

  • Valid for 2, 3, 4, 5 consecutive days once exchanged for actual pass in Japan. 
  • The valid period of these passes are 2, 3, 4, 5 day consecutive days from the first date of use.   
  • After exchange in Japan, the starting date written on the Rail Pass cannot be changed.
  • The lines include in the pass:
    • JR Shikoku Line
    • Tosa Kuroshio Line
    • Asato Line
    • Kotoden Line
    • Iyotetsu Line
    • Tosaden Traffic
  • The Pass is not valid on the Sunrise Seto line and buses.

SEAT RESERVATIONS

  • Seat reservations can only be made in Japan after exchange. 
  • No additional fee is required when reserving seats. 
  • Non-reserved Ordinary class cars can be accessed freely. 
  • In order to travel in first class (Green cars) you will have to pay additional fees. 
  • To access the platforms, show your Pass to the JR Shikoku staff  located at the gate to the platform. 
  • To reserve a seat, ask the JR Shikoku staff at the the ticket office. 

EXCHANGE COUPON CANCELLATION

  • An exchange coupon can be refunded within 1 year of purchase. A 20% cancellation fee will be charged PLUS a non refundable deposit of $110 which can be held in credit for 12 months. Any credit card surcharge is non refundable. Please note that if you have exchanged the Pass in Japan, the ticket is non-changeable and non-refundable.
  • You will need to send the original exchange coupon back to the office of purchase for a refund. 

EXCHANGE COUPON RE ISSUE

  • A re-issue fee of $45 per amendment plus any delivery and credit card surcharges will apply ($8-Toll Express Mail, $20-Courier) only once the original exchange coupon has been sent back to the office of purchase. Neither an exchange coupon nor a Japan Rail Pass can be reissued if lost or stolen.
  • Departure date amendment attracts a $10 fee. 

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