Three Sanrio's most popular characters are gathered in one card!
PASMO CORPORATION, a company which issues transportation IC cards, has recently announced to release IC card ticket "PASMO PASSPORT" specially caters for foreign travelers visiting Japan in selected train stations in the autumn of 2019.
Following the "WELCOME KANTO PASMO" which was planned and launched by 12 PASMO affiliate companies at the end of 2018, the IC card ticket "PASMO" which is loved by many customers will be released specially for the foreigner who visits Japan in short period.
The ticket comes in cute design! You can bring it home as a memorial item of your travel to Japan!
This "PASMO PASSPORT" is an IC card which functions just like your second passport during your stay in Japan. PASMO PASSPORT card has the design of three main Sanrio Corp.’s characters of "Hello Kitty", "Cinnamoroll", and "Pom Pom Purin" which are also characters which popular for foreigner especially Asian foreigners, with the background of famous sightseeing scenes of cherry blossom in Japan. It is a cute card that you can bring back home as a souvenir to visit Japan. Like a normal PASMO, you can use it for shopping with electronic money besides using at railway and bus as IC card, and you can use it repeatedly by reloading the credit. By presenting the card to the cashier, you can also get privilege benefits at affiliate stores, etc.
PASMO PASSPORT Overview
- Release date (estimated): 1st September 2019
- Contents: In addition to Kanto region, it can be used also for all railway and bus nationwide which is compatible with IC card, as well as use it as electronic money to do shopping.
- Target: Foreign tourists who visit Japan
- Price: 2,000 yen (Credit in the card: 1,500 yen + Issuing fee 500 yen) ※ Deposit is unnecessary.
- Exclusive benefit: By showing the card to the cashier, you can get an exclusive discount of "PASMO PASSPORT" at PASMO affiliate facilities and shops.
- Release place (planning): Railway stations at Narita Airport and Haneda Airport, as well as some main station that many foreigners use.
- Purchase method: You will need to present your passport at the counter for verification as a foreign tourist, then the card with credit will be issued.
- Available period: 28 days (Refund of the remaining amount is not applicable)
- Related URL: http://www.tokyu.co.jp/index.html
- Official website: https://www.pasmo.co.jp/
- ※PASMO is a registered trademark of PASMO CORPORATION.