Japan Rail Passes in Singapore

Japan Rail Passes in Singapore

Travelling across Japan in the famous “Shinkansen” bullet trains* and local JR trains to major sightseeing spots have never been so convenient and economical!

With this Japan Rail Pass, you can enjoy up to great savings on train rides and skip the ticket queues.
Purchase your copy of the JR Pass with H.I.S. Singapore today!

What is a Japan Rail Pass (JR Pass)?

HIS Travel Singapore children playing in sand The JR pass is offered by the six major rail companies that make up the Japan Railways Group (JR Group), namely the JR East, JR West, JR Central, JR Hokkaido, JR Kyushu and JR Shikoku. These passes can only be used by foreign tourists, providing unlimited rides of JR trains for up to three weeks. It comes in 2 different types: ordinary and green car, with the latter offering more spacious seats than ordinary cars.

We now offer exclusive deals for DBS/POSB Cardmembers! Do check out the deals at the end of this page such as staycations in JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach & many more!

Travel to an area in Singapore which you seldom head to!

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has listed out all the approved hotels for staycations and this list is updated on a constant basis in order to include those which are allowed to be reopen. These requirements include:

  1. Implementation of more stringent safe management measures at areas where more people are usually present & limit occupancy to no more than 1 person per 10sqm (excluding staff) at any point in time
  2. Reduce face-to-face mingling (guests & staff), stagger timings for guests to be at hotel lobbies, guest facilities and employees’ work areas
  3. Ability to disperse crowds and prevent bunching
  4. Mandatory implementation of SafeEntry and encourage use of Trace Together
  5. Implement rigorous cleaning and disinfecting regimes, particularly for high touch elements

HIS Travel Singapore Marina Bay

As our local government gradually eases the Circuit Breaker measures in Phase 3, we are now being able to experience a more wholesome break with the usage of facilities like the swimming pools, bars, restaurants and gym! These facilities will certainly have to operate in accordance to the “Safe Management Measures” which including social distancing.

Do follow the safety precautions set up by the hotel staff so that all of us are able to prevent the spread of the virus around. Here are some of the key measure to expect:

  • Temperature screening of every individual for COVID-19 symptoms at the entrance.
  • 1 metre spacing between individuals in queues, seated lobbies, lifts, restaurants, etc.
  • Refrain from having gatherings of more than 5 individuals from different households in any guest rooms.
  • Staggered check-in/check-out timing to avoid crowding with other guests at front desks.
  • Frequent cleaning & disinfection of common areas/high-touch areas (e.g. handrails, door handles, lift buttons, front desks, etc.).
  • Controlled access to shared facilities in order to minimize interaction between hotel guests.
  • Deep cleaning of bed linen, carpets, furniture upholstery and frequently touched surfaces like TV remotes, light switches, etc.
  • Hand sanitizers in all guest rooms.

What to do during your staycation?

These stays at the hotel tend to come with extra benefits whenever you dine in or use the facilities on the premises. It’s time to make good use of those discounts & perks by doing the following suggested itineraries:

  • Take a breather by enjoying a massage/other rejuvenating spa treatments at the spa facilities. Hotel guests usually are entitled to discounted prices.
  • Surprise your significant other with a romantic dinner at the hotel restaurants using free meal vouchers/dining credits.
  • Get all that negative energy out or maintain your regular exercise routine by hitting the gym. They are often free for guests residing at the hotels.
  • Have a great time with your loved ones & friends at the pool and treat yourself to the glittering lights of the city skyline at certain hotels.
  • Have a drink at the fancy hotel bars with your F&B dining credits before retreating to your room at the end of the night.
If you enjoy being outdoors more, try exploring Singapore and relive our country’s history through this itinerary suggested by The Telegraph UK.

Recommended hotel staycation deals

Here are the current staycation package deals that we offer:

HIS Travel x DBS Singapore Staycation

HIS Travel x Citibank Singapore Staycaytion


JR East & West

JR East JR West Pass Pop Up Japan