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Old 02-10-2017, 02:34 PM   #7336
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Thanks but fully booked liao. Seems very popular cos even tried booking for Aug next year also full. I m going end Mar to early apr
Your dates are still a little early for booking. Japanese hotels tend to open up 3-6 months ahead of booking dates.

Try third party sites like Zuji, Expedia, Japanican or Rakuten Travel.
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Old 02-10-2017, 04:36 PM   #7337
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Your dates are still a little early for booking. Japanese hotels tend to open up 3-6 months ahead of booking dates.

Try third party sites like Zuji, Expedia, Japanican or Rakuten Travel.
Oh ok. Luckily is too early, not too late
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Old 02-10-2017, 08:24 PM   #7338
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for my coming trip in Nov ... like to clarify some finer details to help in my planning ....
  • are there free wifi, usb charging ports in shinkansen?
  • will i be able to buy bento in shinkansen or is it better off to buy from shops at station?
  • can suica be used on shinkasen to make purchases?
  • am landing narita T2 @ 8am & trying to catch NEX then north bound shinkasen @ 9:48am. in between, I need to exchange JR pass, make advance booking for resort shirakami, buy suica card. so wondering if that's feasible?

thank you!
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Old 02-10-2017, 09:20 PM   #7339
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for my coming trip in Nov ... like to clarify some finer details to help in my planning ....
  • are there free wifi, usb charging ports in shinkansen?
  • will i be able to buy bento in shinkansen or is it better off to buy from shops at station?
  • can suica be used on shinkasen to make purchases?
  • am landing narita T2 @ 8am & trying to catch NEX then north bound shinkasen @ 9:48am. in between, I need to exchange JR pass, make advance booking for resort shirakami, buy suica card. so wondering if that's feasible?

thank you!
No Free Wifi. No USB charging port but iirc some seats have power socket.

They sell Bento on shinkansen, but recommend you buy from shop before boarding

I think Suica can be used, but why not just cash?

9:48 looks too tight. One plane of tiong before ur plane and you'll be stuck at immigration clearance for a good time. And JR office has been getting more and more crowded compared to say 5 yrs ago. High chance there is also a long queue there.

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No Free Wifi. No USB charging port but iirc some seats have power socket.
Thanks & noted ... power socket is good enough

They sell Bento on shinkansen, but recommend you buy from shop before boarding
i guess there are more varieties from these shop but food will not be warm after few hours ....

I think Suica can be used, but why not just cash?
just trying to avoid too many lose changes/notes

9:48 looks too tight. One plane of tiong before ur plane and you'll be stuck at immigration clearance for a good time. And JR office has been getting more and more crowded compared to say 5 yrs ago. High chance there is also a long queue there.
guess i need to pray harder that i don't meet them ....
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Old 03-10-2017, 11:05 AM   #7341
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How abt hotel kinki at umeda?
Location is very good
Seem like kinki is a cheap and good place. Used to stay there when i was in Osaka too however it look like a red light district as well if i am not wrong.
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Old 03-10-2017, 09:40 PM   #7342
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Any places or website I can buy China airline tickets? The date I want is too ex but if I adjust 1 day earlier, will b cheaper by half
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Old 04-10-2017, 09:03 AM   #7343
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Any places or website I can buy China airline tickets? The date I want is too ex but if I adjust 1 day earlier, will b cheaper by half
China airlines website lor

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Old 05-10-2017, 11:00 AM   #7344
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Anyone took China Airline b4? Transit 2 hrs only enough time?
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Old 05-10-2017, 02:49 PM   #7345
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Anyone know if they will serve lunch/dinner for SIN - KIX afternoon flight?
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Old 05-10-2017, 08:16 PM   #7346
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Anyone know if they will serve lunch/dinner for SIN - KIX afternoon flight?
noon flight is dinner
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Old 06-10-2017, 02:54 AM   #7347
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Considering a day trip to Takasaki to visit the Daruma temple and to make the JR pass more worthwhile. Anyone been there before?

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Old 06-10-2017, 05:22 PM   #7348
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I’m traveling in osaka, out Tokyo for 14 days, with Tokyo taking up the last 7 days (in April/May).

I’m trying to calculate whether getting the JR Pass is worth it or should I just buy individual tickets.

Is there any website that can help to calculate price of individual routes?
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Old 06-10-2017, 05:23 PM   #7349
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Iím traveling in osaka, out Tokyo for 14 days, with Tokyo taking up the last 7 days (in April/May).

Iím trying to calculate whether getting the JR Pass is worth it or should I just buy individual tickets.

Is there any website that can help to calculate price of individual routes?
Hyperdia.com
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Old 06-10-2017, 05:37 PM   #7350
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I booked scoot on return flight @ osaka. frm 19th dec to 3rd jan. thats 15nights in total. Is that too much days for a trip btw osaka down to tokyo? Assuming im just ivesting in a 7days jr pass?

Or should i consider domestic flight into hokkaido too?
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