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Ordering 7-day JR Pass

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Ordering 7-day JR Pass

I am leaving for Japan in 2 weeks time, although I won't be needing to use my JR Pass until the end of Feb, as I will be visiting other countries, such as India, and China beforehand.

If I ordered my JR Pass at the weekend, would it turn up to my home in time before I went travelling?

And is there a reliable seller (official), or do I need a dodgy third party somewhere?

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1. Re: Ordering 7-day JR Pass

Order from jrpass.com. They'll send it overnight:

http://www.jrpass.com/

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2. Re: Ordering 7-day JR Pass

Here are the authorized agents in Europe. http://www.japanrailpass.net/05/en05_3.html You should have no trouble getting your exchange order in time. Here are two on-line agents who are on the list: http://www.jrpass.com/ http://www.japan-rail-pass.com/?ap=j0095g One of the Trip Advisor regulars had questioned the legitimacy of one of these, but it both check out as real companies and are on the official list (Japan Experience is listed as " Vivre le Japon;" "Japan Experience" is its international brand).

Edited: 01 February 2013, 15:02
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3. Re: Ordering 7-day JR Pass

UK resident paying USD ordering from a UK company : pay currency exchange + credit card exchange fee. Makes sense does it? ;)

Edited: 01 February 2013, 18:10
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4. Re: Ordering 7-day JR Pass

There are over a dozen authorized JR Pass agents in London .All it takes is a phone call and they would send a pass by courier. http://www.japanrailpass.net/05/en05_3.html

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5. Re: Ordering 7-day JR Pass

jrpass.com is in London. All you have to do is to change the currency to GBP.

http://www.jrpass.com/?c=GBP

I've bought many JR Passes from lots of different agencies over the years and jrpass.com is my favorite so far. They have great prices and excellent service. Otherwise, I won't recommend it to anyone.

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