2019-20’s Full Moon Pass is released.

photo by Stannah International

JR groups released that Full Moon Fufu Green Pass (フルムーン夫婦グリーンパス) from September 1 again for couples of 88 in a total of husband’s and wive’s ages. This pass allows unlimited travel throughout Japan by green cars for 5, 7 or 12 days.

There are two types of the ticket such as “General (一般)” and “Silver (シルバー)”. “General” is for couples of over 88 years old combining ages of both and “Silver” is for couples of over 88 years old combining ages of both and at least one is over 70.

This pass is not valid for Nozomi and Mizuho trains.

Overview of Full Moon Fufu Green Pass (フルムーン夫婦グリーンパス)

Name of the ticket:
Full Moon Fufu Green Pass (フルムーン夫婦グリーンパス)
Travel dates:
unbroken 5, 7 or 12 days during Tue, October 1, 2019 – Tue, June 30, 2020
* unless December 28, 2019 – January 6, 2020, March 21 – April 5, April 27 – May 6
Period of selling:
Sun, September 1, 2019 – Sun, May 31, 2020
Maximum period of travel:
unbroken 5, 7 or 12 days
Effects of the ticket:
This ticket allows unlimited travel by Green Cars and Class-B Sleepers on Shinkansen excepting Nozomi and Mizuho, limited express, express and local trains of whole of JR lines.
Available sectors:
Whole of JR lines throughout Japan including BRT, and JR West’s Miyajima Ferry
Prices:
General 5 days, JPY 82,800 / 2p (one day one person, about JPY 8,280), JPY 84,330 / 2p for purchase after October 1 (one day one person, about JPY 8,433)
General 7 days, JPY 102,750 / 2p (one day one person, about JPY 7,339), JPY 104,650 / 2p for purchase after October 1 (one day one person, about JPY 7,475)
General 12 days, JPY 127,950 / 2p (one day one person, about JPY 5,333), JPY 130,320 / 2p for purchase after October 1 (one day one person, about JPY 5,430)
Silver 5 days, JPY 77,800 / 2p (one day one person, about JPY 7,780), JPY 79,330 / 2p for purchase after October 1 (one day one person, about JPY 7,933)
Silver 7 days, JPY 97,750 / 2p (one day one person, about JPY 6,982), JPY 99,650 / 2p for purchase after October 1 (one day one person, about JPY 7,118)
Silver 12 days, JPY 122,950 / 2p (one day one person, about JPY 5,122), JPY 125,320 / 2p for purchase after October 1 (one day one person, about JPY 5,222)
Terms of use:
This ticket is for couples of 88 years old combining ages of both and traveling along.
For couples of 88 years old combining ages of both and one is over 70, “Silver” pass is available.
Purchasable at:
major JR stations, travel centers and travel vendors
Remarks:
This ticket is Not valid on out of JR lines such as Chizu Express (智頭急行線), Hisatsu Orange Railway (肥薩おれんじ鉄道線), JR Bus lines, etc. even though trains go directly from JR lines to those railway company lines. However, it is valid for Aoimori Railway (青い森鉄道), Ainokaze Toyama Railway (あいの風とやま鉄道線) and IR Ishikawa Railway (IRいしかわ鉄道線) under certain conditions.
As of August 2019, Express trains and Class-B Sleepers, described at “Effects of the ticket”, are not available as regular service.
Passengers are required to be with formal age-identifying documents at time of purchase and while traveling.