Kyushu Family Net Hayatoku 7 is released again.

photo by Cade Martin

For travel by Kyushu Shinkansen and other local limited express trains, JR Kyushu released Kyushu Family Net Hayatoku 7 (九州ファミリーネット早特7), which is purchasable until seven days before the travel date. This ticket needs at least one adult and a child to go with. For example, tickets for an adult and a child which costs usually 7,690 yen (5,130 yen for an adult and 2,560 yen for a child) is available at 3,350 yen (2,350 yen for an adult and 1,000 yen for a child). It means 4,840 yen off (saving about 56,4%).

Overview of Kyushu Family Net Hayatoku 7 (九州ファミリーネット早特7)

Name of the ticket:
Kyushu Family Net Hayatoku 7 (九州ファミリーネット早特7)
Travel dates:
Mon, July 22, 2019 – Mon, September 30
Period of selling:
Mon, July 1, 2019 – Mon, September 23
* purchasable until 21 – 7 days before the travel date.
Effects of the ticket:
This ticket allows a one-way trip by Kyushu Shinkansen and other local limited express trains. Assigned seats in ordinary class are available.
Major available sectors and prices (e.g.):
Hakata – Kumamoto [one-way] ADULT JPY 2,350 (JPY ▲2,780, saving about 54.1%)
Hakata – Kumamoto [one-way] CHILD JPY 1,000 (JPY ▲1,560, saving about 60.9%)
Hakata – Kagoshima-Chuo [one-way] ADULT JPY 7,710 (JPY ▲2,740, saving about 26.2%)
Hakata – Kagoshima-Chuo [one-way] CHILD JPY 2,000 (JPY ▲3,220, saving about 61.6%)
Terms of use:
This ticket has two kinds of “for an adult” and “for a child” and these two needs to be purchased and used at once. Separately not available.
The members of “JR Kyushu Internet Ressha Yoyaku Service” can buy this ticket.
Purchasable at:
Available only online. Access the site of “JR Kyushu Internet Ressha Yoyaku Service” (JR九州インターネット列車予約サービス).
Remarks:
Shown discount rates are against regular fare.
To purchase, the tickets must include one for adult and the other for a child. Purchasable and usable for up to seven adults and children at once.
Only Tsubame trains are available between Hakata and Kumamoto.
Changes are not permitted after booking.
This discount’s availability is limited on a train-to-train basis.