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Old 11-07-2017, 11:45 PM   #6826
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Oh my friend who goes to Japan quite regularly rec me to just use Japan Post since the rates are quite reasonable to send 1 box of stuff.

Personally I max out my luggage entitlement. Next trip planning to take airport limousine instead of NEX so I don't need to drag all my stuff.
Hahah ok maybe I too greedy want to send many things looking for cheaper options. Actually max luggage can bring a lot of things back already.... but more worried about lugging suitcase lor. Staying in Airbnb that is not that far from airport bus but you never know how easy the walk really is!
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Old 12-07-2017, 01:18 PM   #6827
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Anyone got visit eastern hokkaido (like say obihiro,kushiro, abashiri) during winter using public transport?

Planning to add in this areas for my upcoming trip since im going to asahikawa.
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Old 12-07-2017, 01:21 PM   #6828
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Anyone got visit eastern hokkaido (like say obihiro,kushiro, abashiri) during winter using public transport?

Planning to add in this areas for my upcoming trip since im going to asahikawa.
Interested to know too... Possible to go around Hokkaido without driving?
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Old 12-07-2017, 01:33 PM   #6829
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Interested to know too... Possible to go around Hokkaido without driving?
Possible. Why not? Just that you need to cater more time for traveling. Need to plan properly and not miss any of the trains. If nothing goes wrong, I'll be heading to Hokkaido via train from Tokyo next February.
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Old 12-07-2017, 02:07 PM   #6830
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I am wondering is end March around 29th-31st a good time to visit Kyoto for sakura viewing? Not expecting full bloom but I hope there are some clusters that will bloom early
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Old 12-07-2017, 03:37 PM   #6831
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Hi,

Is it ok to drive during 8 Dec to 10 Dec at Hakone?
I am concern about the icy roads.

Am thinking of renting a car from Odawara station.
Is there any tips or tricks i can prepare for to get a good value rental car abd anything i need to watch out for like dishonest car dealers or insurance?

It will be 6 adults plus one 3 yo, so would be getting a minivan.
A quick check would be Nissan Serena or Elgrand but the Elgrand seems so much more expensive and i wonder if it is worth the extra expense.

Any suggestions or contructive comments would help! Thanks!
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Old 12-07-2017, 04:31 PM   #6832
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Possible. Why not? Just that you need to cater more time for traveling. Need to plan properly and not miss any of the trains. If nothing goes wrong, I'll be heading to Hokkaido via train from Tokyo next February.
You bought JR 7 day pass?
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Old 12-07-2017, 05:11 PM   #6833
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Possible. Why not? Just that you need to cater more time for traveling. Need to plan properly and not miss any of the trains. If nothing goes wrong, I'll be heading to Hokkaido via train from Tokyo next February.
I see. I took the bullet train from tokyo to hokkaido last nov. It was a great experience. So this time round wants to visit the eastern side. Need more planning as the train n bus is not so frequent.
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Old 12-07-2017, 05:14 PM   #6834
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Interested to know too... Possible to go around Hokkaido without driving?
I used hokkaido east south 6 days flexible pass for my previous trip. It was fun. Cant wait to go again in feb.
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Old 12-07-2017, 06:54 PM   #6835
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You bought JR 7 day pass?
No. Not yet bought any pass. Booked my lodging only. Will be using JR East-South Hokkaido Pass and another local Pass when in Hokkaido.
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Old 12-07-2017, 07:45 PM   #6836
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Hi, is pasmo accepted for transportation in hokkaido? Thanks!
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Old 12-07-2017, 08:34 PM   #6837
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hihi, qn on JAL seat changing, i booked through expedia... would like to know how far ahead can we change seats ah? thanks
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Old 12-07-2017, 09:08 PM   #6838
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Hi, is pasmo accepted for transportation in hokkaido? Thanks!
Yes. Check the URL below for the accepted IC cards.

http://www2.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/english/kitaca/p02.html
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Old 14-07-2017, 09:09 AM   #6839
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Anybody know when will SQ release the available seats for us to change our seating? is it 48hrs before flight kind?
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Old 14-07-2017, 09:12 AM   #6840
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which one is more fun?

tokyo, osaka or sapporo?
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