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Any rail pass or ticket discounts for people on student visas

I'm traveling with my son, who is studying at university in Tokyo for the year. I purchased a JRail Pass for myself but am wondering if there were any discounted tickets or passes that someone with a student visa could get. Is he stuck with paying full fare everywhere?


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    Yes. There is a student version of the Kyushu Rail Pass he can use, that's even cheaper than the tourist version. He can also use the Tokyo Wide Pass and Greater Tokyo Pass, and go on dozens of day trips from Tokyo - the Japanese themselves cannot take advantage of it. Plus there is the JR Flex Rail Ticket
    which can save a lot of money going down to Kansai and back.
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