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If i'm traveling from Shin-Osaka to Shinjuku.. I'm riding SHINKANSEN NOZOMI to (SHINAGAWA).

Qns 1: Can I book the SHINKANSEN NOZOMI ticket at Shin-Osaka station?

Qns 2: Do i need to go out of the train station at (SHINAGAWA) to purchase a train ticket and ride JR YAMANOTE LINE to Shinjuku
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can I purchase JR YAMANOTE LINE ticket at Shin-Osaka to Shinjuku?
 

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Going Sapporo in mid sept . Wonder flower viewing still available in mid sept at Furano and biei area?
Planning to drive to Furano and Biei to view .

from japan-guide.com
Sep mostly is autumn colors.

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If i'm traveling from Shin-Osaka to Shinjuku.. I'm riding SHINKANSEN NOZOMI to (SHINAGAWA).

Qns 1: Can I book the SHINKANSEN NOZOMI ticket at Shin-Osaka station?

Qns 2: Do i need to go out of the train station at (SHINAGAWA) to purchase a train ticket and ride JR YAMANOTE LINE to Shinjuku
or
can I purchase JR YAMANOTE LINE ticket at Shin-Osaka to Shinjuku?

1: yes
2, 3: just get a rechargeable fare card like Suica. tap n go.
 

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hello guys... bought tix to osaka... will be visiting osaka, kyoto and maybe nara in mid december up till before xmas...

wad r the chances of super cold temperatures and snow during my traveling period?
 

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hello guys... bought tix to osaka... will be visiting osaka, kyoto and maybe nara in mid december up till before xmas...

wad r the chances of super cold temperatures and snow during my traveling period?

below 10 and above zero.

Snow unlikely...
 

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If i purchase JR pass, i dont have to step out of SHIWAGAWA station and walk straight to find the next train im taking?

see e left side of e pic where e officers are? u have to show them yr shinkansen ticket n JR pass. for any other normal JR station, no ticket but still have to show them JR pass.
 
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hihi..
would be travelling to Hokkaido & renting a car as we are with young kids..
but not sure which rental company should i go for?
I tried searching through Tocoo however they have alot of costs like
T.A.S.(Compensate for N.O.C & Towing Fee) which is $1,350 per day
ETC rental 324 yen/day
etc
Tried Jalan.net seems ok but during the account registration they need a Japanese name. not sure if they are strict about the name if it does not tally with the driver's name as i tried to convert my name but its not totally the same. Any idea?

Thanks!!
 

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hihi..
would be travelling to Hokkaido & renting a car as we are with young kids..
but not sure which rental company should i go for?
I tried searching through Tocoo however they have alot of costs like
T.A.S.(Compensate for N.O.C & Towing Fee) which is $1,350 per day
ETC rental 324 yen/day
etc
Tried Jalan.net seems ok but during the account registration they need a Japanese name. not sure if they are strict about the name if it does not tally with the driver's name as i tried to convert my name but its not totally the same. Any idea?

Thanks!!

tried Orix? pretty good prices when I was there in 2015.
 

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hihi..
would be travelling to Hokkaido & renting a car as we are with young kids..
but not sure which rental company should i go for?
I tried searching through Tocoo however they have alot of costs like
T.A.S.(Compensate for N.O.C & Towing Fee) which is $1,350 per day
ETC rental 324 yen/day
etc
Tried Jalan.net seems ok but during the account registration they need a Japanese name. not sure if they are strict about the name if it does not tally with the driver's name as i tried to convert my name but its not totally the same. Any idea?

Thanks!!
I input English name in Jalan. Net

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Jr pass is free for children below 6 years old? so how they would not issue with one? so is free to any subway?? those need to tap one how??
 

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Jr pass is free for children below 6 years old? so how they would not issue with one? so is free to any subway?? those need to tap one how??
On jr pass, read 2nd para, not sure if they enforce though. https://m.jrpass.com/blog/japan-rail-passes-for-children
 

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Jr pass is free for children below 6 years old? so how they would not issue with one? so is free to any subway?? those need to tap one how??

if u want reserve seats u need a tic. unless u ok with yr kids sitting on yr lap e whole x number of hrs for e journey.
 

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if u want reserve seats u need a tic. unless u ok with yr kids sitting on yr lap e whole x number of hrs for e journey.

Same for subway? Those tap gantry how to enter?
 

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I download Japan official tourism apps for travel guide they got priorities for Jr pass.. Good...

Any other apps useful for Japan..? Can't wait for my coming trip to Japan.
 

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hmm what kind of prioriries for JR pass?
their apps usually very bloated … some free wifi needs Japanese mobile number
I download Japan official tourism apps for travel guide they got priorities for Jr pass.. Good...

Any other apps useful for Japan..? Can't wait for my coming trip to Japan.
 
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