Snow Festival Passport
|Advance Purchase (※Until February 16th)||2,500yen（including tax）|
|Day-of Purchase (※From 17th to 19th Feb)||3,000yen（including tax）|
The Passport is a ticket which helps you to get the most of your time at the Tokamachi Snow Festival.
Not only does it grant you free travel on the festival’s bus services it also gets you entry into a special passport holder’s zone at the Snow Carnival; discount tickets and special deals at shops, onsen, ski slopes and restaurants all over town; and entry into a draw to win fantastic prizes among other things.
We recommend purchasing a passport to fully enjoy the Tokamachi Snow Festival.
Please see the information below for details on all of the bonuses that the Snow Festival Passport offers.
※ Please be aware that the validity and availability of each bonus is different.
*Refunds are not allowed. Also, in the event that a passport is lost, a new one will not be provided so please exercise caution.
8 Special Bonuses
|●Bonus 1 【Passport Lottery Ticket】
Inside the passport is a detachable postcard page which you can submit to be entered into a drawing to win one of the following prizes:
・Hotel Belnatio (1 night stay for 2 people)・・・ 1 available
・manma and cafe Yukimatsuri (2,000円 coupon)・・・3 available
・Cross 10 Tokamachi Catalogue Gift・・・5 available
・Kirin Beer (6 large bottles)・・・5 available
・Uonuma Koshihikari Brand Rice 1kg・・・10 availabe
・Tokamachi produced Sake (one bottle)・・・10 available
・Tokamachi soba・・・20 available
・Neige stuffed toy・・・5 available
|● Bonus 2 【Stamp Rally】
Collect the stamps placed by snow sculptures (professional category sculptures only) and at spots in downtown Tokamachi. If you can collect 5 stamps you can get a Neige picture book. 10 stamps will get you a free tote bag!
|●Bonus 3 【Snow Carnival Passport Holders Zone】
2Passport holders are able to enter the passport holders spectators zone at the Snow Carnival on Saturday 18th.
※Children of elementary school age and younger accompanied by guardians who are in possession of a passport are able to enter the passport holders zone without a passport.
●Bonus 4 Advance Purchase Only【Chance to Take a Photograph with Snow Carnival Performers】※Deadline has passed.
●Bonus 5 【Snow Sculpture Tour Discounted Ticket】
●Bonus 6 【Free Rides on Festival Bus Services】
|●Bonus 7 【Discount for Day Passes at Tokamachi City Ski Resorts】
The passport comes with discounts to ski lifts at slopes across the Tokamachi region.
Participating ski slopes:
・Joetsu Kokusai Ski Resort Atema ・Nakasato Kiyotsu Ski Resort
・Matsudai Family Ski Resort ・Matsunoyama Onsen Ski Resort
|●Bonus 8 【Omotenashi Services】
Passport holders have access to a number of discounts and special offers at stores and onsen facilities in and around town.
Please click the link below for further information.
List of participating establishments (PDF) here (Japanese)
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