Japan Highway Holiday Discount Partially Delays

Today (March 11, 2009), NEXCO (Nippon Expressway Company Limited) Group announced that they will not be able to complete the system upgrade fully. Therefore, they will start discount on March 28th. This delay mainly affect the driver who will go through Tokyo, Osaka area, Honshu-Shikoku Bridges and/or Tokyo Aqua Line. Overview of Japanese Highway Holiday Discount Program As the part of Japanese government economic stimulus program, they passed the law to approve the budget in order to execute the discount of Japanese regional expressway. The weekends and holiday discount includes 1,000 yen all-you-can-drive in regional area (Partially starting on Mar 28) 1,000 yen discount rate of Shikoku-Honshu Toll Bridges and […]