Shinkansen Senior Discount

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Shinkansen Senior Discount 2011/11/11 10:25
I am a student from a Japanese University. And my both parents, both are above 65, are coming to Japan soon. I wonder there are any discounts for students and senior citizens using Shinkansen or not. Arigatou
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Re: Shinkansen Senior Discount 2011/11/30 13:01
As you're Japanese university student, you can get a student discount certification by your university and get about 15-20% discount in fare using the certification.
There is a senior travelers group whose member can get discount ticket, but the group exists mainly for people living in japan and I could only find Japanese website.
If you are planning over 1 week trip using JR trains including Shinkansen, I recommend this rail pass;
http://www.japan-rail-pass.com/train-japon/FAQ-japan-rail-pass
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