Free Shinkansen tickets for kids travelling with parents during special JR promotion

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

Fastest bullet train on the most popular line offers incredible rebate deal for limited time.

There are a lot of great things you can say about the Shinkansen. It’s fast, reliable, convenient, and just plain cool. One thing you can’t call Japan’s bullet train, though, is particularly cheap, as it’s one of the pricier ways to get around the country.

There’s an exception going on right now, though, for travelers who’re taking their kids on the Shinkansen. Central Japan Railway Company and West Japan Railway Company, the two JR divisions who operate the connected Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen

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