NEXCO West Japan
Unlimited rides on expressways in the Kansai region with ETC only! “Kansai Area Excursion Drive Pass” will be sold
NEXCO West Japan Kansai Branch will cooperate with Kyoto Prefecture, Hyogo Prefecture, Nara Prefecture, Wakayama Prefecture, and Hyogo Prefectural Road Public Corporation to sell a round-trip discount plan “Kansai Area Excursion Drive Pass” limited to ETC vehicles.
This plan is a great round-trip discount product that allows unlimited rides on the NEXCO West Expressway in the Kansai region for a fixed price for two days.
In addition, by selling it throughout the year except for traffic congestion periods, etc., you can use it in your favorite season, and a plan targeting Wakayama Prefecture and Nara Prefecture, which was not sold in 2022. will be newly sold.
Please use the “Kansai Area Excursion Drive Pass” when you go on a driving trip and enjoy the charm of the Kansai region.
In addition to this plan sold throughout the year, NEXCO West will plan and sell limited-time plans in collaboration with local events, etc., to contribute to tourism promotion and regional revitalization. 1. “Kansai Area Excursion Drive Pass” Plan Overview
(1) Usage start date, etc.
Start of use: April 1, 2020 (Saturday) from 00:00 *Sold throughout the year Application start: Monday, March 20, 2020, 14:00-
*There are periods when it is not available, such as traffic congestion. In addition, the period during which it cannot be used in 2023 is as follows.
Golden Week: April 28th (Friday) to May 8th (Monday)
Obon: August 10th (Thursday) to August 16th (Wednesday)
Year-end and New Year holidays: December 26th (Tuesday) to January 4th (Thursday) of the following year
(2) Applicable vehicle models
Regular vehicles and light vehicles (including motorcycles) that use ETC wireless communication
(3) Plan fees, etc.
*You can apply up to 4 times a year for the same ETC card for each plan. * See Attachment 1 for details such as tour areas.
*We will also plan and sell limited-time plans in collaboration with events in each region.
If you use the “Kyoto/Hyogo Unlimited Ride Plan (2 days)” with a standard-sized car, you will save 29.5% compared to the regular fare. (In the case of driving on the following model course)
《Example of model course》
(Day 1) Chugoku Suita IC → Ikuno Kita IC → Ikuno Ginzan → Ikuno Kita IC → Wadayama IC → Takeda Castle Ruins → Wadayama IC → Tajima Airport IC → Kinosaki Onsen [Overnight]
(Day 2) (public road) -If you use the “Wakayama/Nara Unlimited Ride Plan (2 days)” with a regular car, you will save 30.5% compared to the regular fare.
(In the case of driving on the following model course)
《Example of model course》
(Day 1) Ibaraki IC → Nanki Shirahama IC → Shirahama Onsen [overnight] (Day 2) Nanki Shirahama IC → (Wakayama JCT) → Gojo IC → Yoshinoyama → Gojo IC → Kashihara Takada IC → (general road) → Shinjo IC → Daito Tsurumi IC → LaLaport Kadoma → Kadoma IC → Ibaraki IC
(4) Application method
Please apply from the NEXCO West website “Michitabi” before using the expressway.
2. Benefits, etc.
(1) Discount coupons that can be used in service areas (SA) and parking areas (PA)
We will give you a 100 yen discount coupon that you can use when you shop or eat for 1,000 yen or more including tax at SAs and PAs in NEXCO West Japan.
*For details, please see Attachment 2.
(2) Publishing information on sightseeing events and special offers We are planning to post information on sightseeing events in each area of the tour area, and implement services that allow you to receive benefits such as discounts on admission fees and shopping at tourist facilities.
As soon as preparations are complete, they will be posted on the event information and benefits page for each plan.
(3) Answer the questionnaire and receive a QUO card by lottery If you answer a questionnaire after using the service, 100 people will be selected by lottery every 3 months and will receive a QUO card (worth 1,000 yen).
▶Attachment 1. About “Kansai Area Excursion Drive Pass”
https://corp.w-nexco.co.jp/corporate/release/kansai/r5/0317/pdfs/01.pdf ▶Attachment 2. Overview of discount coupons that can be used at NEXCO West Japan SA / PA
https://corp.w-nexco.co.jp/corporate/release/kansai/r5/0317/pdfs/02.pdf Details about this release: