Japan Travel – route, map, JR

Japan Travel – route, map, JR

By NAVITIME JAPAN CO.,LTD.

  • Category: Navigation
  • Release Date: 2013-10-18
  • Current Version: 2.16.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 135.31 MB
  • Developer: NAVITIME JAPAN CO.,LTD.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.3 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 21 Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
Japan Travel – route, map, JR App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Total 21 Reviews

Japan Travel – route, map, JR App Description

NAVITIME for Japan Travel will help you travel around like a local! App Overview: -Explore (Travel guides/articles) -Route Search -Offline Spot Search (Free Wi-Fi, Currency Exchange, ATM, Tourist Information Center, Stations) About the Features: [Explore] -We provide you with basic guides and informative articles about traveling in Japan, written by foreign autohrs residing in Japan. -Topics include Internet connection, transport, money, driving, experiences, food, etc. [Route Search] -The app navigates you from your preferred point of departure to your destination. -Search covers all modes of public transport (trains including JR and subway lines, airplanes, taxis, and ferries). -Provides useful information such as the most convenient carriage number for train transit, platform information and station lists. -Search directly from a zoomable interactive map of the Tokyo area. -Allows you to save up to 50 recently searched routes. You can also see them while offline. [Offline Spot Search] -Search offline for the following spots: *Free Wi-Fi hotspots (NTT FREE Wi-Fi, FREESPOT, Starbucks, etc.) *Currency Exchange *ATM *Tourist Information Center *Station -The Spot Locator will tell you the approximate distance and direction to your destination. [PAID Features] -Get turn-by-turn route directions on the map. -Search alternative routes in case of a disruption to your searched route. To upgrade, please purchase the 7-day, 30-day, or 1 year Ticket via In-App-Purchase. *Notice: -This app uses GPS in the background for the purpose of enhancing user experience. You can turn the GPS off from Settings on your device. -Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. -At the time of your initial access, we ask users to participate in a survey for the Japan Tourism Agency, which is aimed to enhance tourism experience in Japan. This survey is optional, and you will be able to use the app without answering them.

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App Reviews

  • This app is a must

    5
    By Schmackei
    If you plan to travel to Japan, get this app, it is free and it takes the guess work out of the train and bus network. It only took an hour to work out the trains but still used the app for every trip we made. Do yourself a favour and also get yourself a Suica prepaid travel card when you get to Japan, no need to buy tickets for daily sightseeing then.
  • Japan Travel

    5
    By chutchi
    Very easy to navigate the rail system using this app
  • A MUST for travelling through Japan!

    5
    By melgooba
    I cannot recommend this app highly enough! We used Japan Travel everyday for 3weeks from Tokyo to Hiroshima and back. It was infallible for everything from subway, trams and for us, as Australian travellers, the JR pass! It never let us down and saved us quite a few times!! Highly accurate. The only thing to be aware of, is that the app defaults to stations nearby, so when you are organising in advance (and not necessarily geographically close to the station), you really need to know the name of the station you want to look up. I would give Japan Travel 10 STARS!!!!
  • Detailed but frustrating bug

    3
    By trankillity
    Very detailed app with all the information you could want as a tourist down to which platform and car you want to get on. Unfortunately it has a fatal bug for me. It CONSTANTLY keeps popping up the iPhone compass calibration wheel whenever in the search screen. Every 2 seconds or so it pops up and makes using the app almost impossible.
  • Otherwise perfect

    4
    By Milde
    I love this app as it takes a lot of information and puts it in one place. I dropped a star because as a user with a paid plan I found the app unusable without a data connection. Could not review past searches as the app just got stuck is a spinning wheel.
  • Better Apps Compared to the Rest

    5
    By SikKent
    Japan's rail system can be confusing for a foreigner. This was by the better app we used to figure out where we were going. Extremely helpful when navigating around Tokyo with platform number details.
  • Please fix

    3
    By pro zzzzzz
    Great app, but route favorites/history keep dissapearing :( this especially happens when there is an app update
  • Best app ever

    5
    By YN Vivien
    It not only tells you how to connect between places, it tells you which station platform to get on and which part of the car to get off, this is sooo helpful travel in confusing Tokyo train system.
  • Not good.

    4
    By BogW
    Best there is, a little slow Need to edit favorited stations. Need for Ipad.
  • Good and bad

    3
    By Go Blue Boys
    Good points - generally very handy for trains, and recommend it for any visitor to Japan or expat living in Japan. Bad points - seems mainly geared to Japan visitors rather than expat residents of Japan who want a good English app. - extra services, I think, are costly, but again this is because the app is aimed at short term visitors, so this may be worth it for them. - if the app provided a yearly cost, for long term use of premium services, that was reasonable, I would consider it. - annoying request for personal details each time the app is first opened, you can skip it though. - seems to use a lot of battery life with background usage, so I strongly suggest turning off the location services unless you really need it.

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