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#1 FrensicPic

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Posted 02 May 2017 - 10:35 AM

Japan’s new luxury sleeper train is the ultimate travel experience
 
JR East’s “Train Suite Shiki-shima” debuts today, and you’ll want a ticket once you see inside
 

 

http://www.scmp.com/...ultimate-travel


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Posted 02 May 2017 - 12:05 PM

The fees range from 320,000 yen to 950,000 yen per person when two people share a room.


I like Japanese trains a lot but spending a minimum of $5700 is a bit much for me. Especially compared to a 14-day JR Rail Pass for $415 instead.

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Posted 05 May 2017 - 03:01 PM

The train looks incredible - two story spaces, etc. It's almost, dare I say it, SUPERTRAIN!


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 08:26 AM

We are looking into it, if they open reservations back up beyond 2018.

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