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Wednesday, December 06 2017 - 16:00
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Odakyu Electric Railway Releases "HAKONE KAMAKURA PASS" -- Excursion Ticket Allowing Foreign Travelers to Freely Tour Popular Tourist Spots in Tokyo Suburbs
TOKYO, Dec. 6, 2017 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/--

Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd. started selling "HAKONE KAMAKURA PASS" -- a 
new discount excursion ticket exclusively available to foreign visitors to 
Japan -- from December 1, 2017. It is a very economical excursion ticket that 
can help foreign visitors begin traveling from Shinjuku, Odakyu's terminal 
station in Tokyo, and fully enjoy visiting popular tourist spots near Tokyo 
such as "Hakone," where one can enjoy nature and hot springs from season to 
season at the foot of Mt. Fuji, and "Enoshima-Kamakura," a seaside tourist 
destination where one can feel nature and history, among other attractive 
features.

A single "HAKONE KAMAKURA PASS" allows tourists to freely ride and get off 
trains on all Odakyu lines linking Shinjuku with the Hakone area and the 
Enoshima-Kamakura area, as well as eight kinds of transportation in the Hakone 
area and on Enoshima Electric Railway Co., Ltd. (Enoden) lines. By showing the 
pass, one can receive complimentary services at about 70 facilities such as 
restaurants and art museums mainly in the Hakone area and the Enoshima-Kamakura 
area. The pass, valid for three days, is 6,500 yen for an adult. 
Details: http://www.odakyu.jp/english/deels/freepass/hakone_kamakura/ 

Pamphlet: 
https://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104691/201712018581/_prw_PA1fl_VE6eV9YM.pdf


Details of "HAKONE KAMAKURA PASS"
1. Release date: December 1 (Friday), 2017 
2. Ticket counter: Odakyu Sightseeing Service Center Shinjuku (near the west 
exit ticket gate at Odakyu Shinjuku Station)
3. Price: 6,500 yen per adult and 2,250 yen per child between 6 and 11 years old
4. Valid period: Three days
5. Areas covered by the pass: 
https://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104691/201712018581/_prw_PI2fl_g42MxyQF.png


Pass allows for unlimited rides on following vehicles:
- Trains between Shinjuku and the Hakone area and between Shinjuku and the 
Enoshima-Kamakura area: Trains on all Odakyu lines
*A limited express ticket is needed to take Odakyu limited express "Romancecar."

- Hakone area: 
Hakone Tozan Line, Hakone Tozan Cable Car, Hakone Ropeway, Hakone Sightseeing 
Cruise, Odakyu Hakone Highway Bus (in designated zones), Hakone Tozan Bus (in 
designated zones), Kanko Shisetsu-Meguri Bus (Hakone Tozan Bus), Tokai Bus 
Orange Shuttle (in designated zones)
Details of Hakone area: 
https://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104691/201712018581/_prw_PI3fl_jHl93u2C.jpg


- Enoshima-Kamakura area: All Enoden lines
Details of Enoshima-Kamakura area:
https://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104691/201712018581/_prw_PA2fl_KrC728pW.pdf


6. Privileges
By showing the pass, one can receive privileges such as discounts at about 70 
facilities, including restaurants and art museums, in the Hakone and 
Enoshima-Kamakura areas.

About Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
Odakyu Electric Railway, established in 1948, is one of Japan's major private 
railway companies. With the "Shinjuku" central transportation terminal in the 
capital of Japan, Odakyu lines extend to "Hakone," one of Japan's foremost hot 
spring tourist destinations, and "Enoshima-Kamakura," the historical seaside 
town close to the city center, and they are used not only for sightseeing but 
also by two million commuters traveling to work every day. In addition to 
transportation, Odakyu conducts a variety of other businesses, primarily in the 
Tokyo and Kanagawa areas, such as department stores, supermarkets, real estate, 
hotels and restaurants.


SOURCE: Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd.