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Japan Rail Pass Now Launches in the US

Via: ReleaseWire

Updated 10:46 AM CDT, Thu, October 04,2018

Japan Rail Pass Now launches in the USA to help enrich Americans travel experience to Japan. Plans for US growth over the next 12 months.

Sydney, Australia -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/04/2018 -- Australia's leading Japan Rail Pass retailer Japan Rail Pass Now has expanded into the US market. was officially launched in Sydney last night at a private function in Manly which attracted over 100 people in attendance.

With more than 1.3 million American visitors to Japan each year, Managing Director Adam McKnight and team have launched the new website in a bid to help improve the Japan Experience for travelers from the United States.

"We first launched our website in Australia in 2010 because we wanted to help enrich the travel experience of people going to Japan and using the JR Pass. Entering into the US has always been a dream of ours and we are thrilled to be expanding on a global scale," said Mr McKnight.

"There are more than twice as many American tourists entering Japan each year compared with Australians (1.3 million compared to 495,054). We believe that we can be the go-to site for Americans who are trying to understand if the Japan Rail Pass is cost effective for their trip and want to get enough information to make an informed purchase decision."

With the 2019 Rugby World Cup & Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Japan is set to continue its increase in tourism visitors to Japan. In 2017 there were 28.5 million visitors to Japan, compared with 24 million in 2016 - an increase of 17% YOY.

"Japan has always had a fantastic history in hosting international events and there is no doubt in the coming years they are going to put on a show for the world. We're anticipating further growth in the Japan Rail Pass product as more people visit Japan around these upcoming events and see why Japan has become the world's hottest travel destination" concluded Mr McKnight.

You can find extended information on the Japan Rail Pass on their recently updated information page:

Japan Rail Pass Now USA will be operating out of Las Vegas, Nevada.

About Japan Rail Pass Now
Japan Rail Pass Now is a Sydney-based travel agency specializing in the Japan Rail Pass. Founded in 2010 to provide customers with simple and knowledgeable information on the Japan Rail Pass, they have recently expanded into the US Market.

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