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Highway Bus & Kofu Area" PASS for Foreign Visitors On Sale from March 1, 2011

Yamanashi Transportation is introducing a new ticket set composed of a Shinjuku –Kofu highway bus ticket and a free pass for Yamanashi local buses for foreign visitors
In order to attract more foreign visitors to come to Yamanashi, Yamanashi Kotsu has cooperated with Fuji Kyuko, and Keio Bus Higashi to start to sell the “Highway Bus & Kofu Area” PASS for foreign tourists, businesspersons, and students from March 1.
“Highway Bus & Kofu Area” PASS is valid for 7 days from the day you board a highway bus. The Yamanashi Transportation bus pass has to be used for 3 consecutive days during the 7 days. You will be able to purchase the pass at the Shinjuku Highway Bus Terminal
Yamanashi has various tourist attractions and easy access which takes only 2 hours from Tokyo by bus.
This new bus pass was created for providing the repeat visitors new travel options to enjoy Japan, such as “Wine Tasting”, “Hot Spring”, “Fruits Picking” and others.  
 
1.On sale
   March 1~December 31, 2011
2.Where to purchase?
   Shinjuku Highway Bus Terminal 
3.Price
   ¥5,000  
4.Purchase of the pass is limited to
   Foreign tourists, businesspersons, and students (Ticket purchasers must show their passports)
5.Valid Period
   7 days from the day you board a highway bus (A 3 day pass for the Yamanashi Kotsu limited
   is available for 3 consecutive days during date of validity of the pass)
 

For more information, visit: http://www.yamanashi-kankou.jp/foreign/english/english068.html

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