If you are planning to purchase any domestic flight in Japan until Aug 28, 9:30 and want to get greater discounts for departure, you need to know about JAL’s SAITOKU advance purchase discount tickets fare.
JAL, one of the major domestic operators in Japan, offers an advance purchase discount tickets fare called SAITOKU, where you can get greater discounts for departure with 4 different purchase fare types.
Those fare types are available to all customers aged 3 and older on domestic routes operated by the JAL Group, except for Okinawa-Kita Daito/ Minami Daito, Kita Daito-Minami-Daito, Miyako-Tarama, Ishigaki-Yonaguni routes.
The 4 options to enjoy progressively cheaper rates up to 28,45,55 or 75 days prior the departure and save up 84 % in your flight tickets are:
The services included without additional charge are online booking, touch & go boarding, free WIFI, online seat selection (spacious leg room -5cm wider-, leather seats)and 20kg checked baggage.
First cabin class is not available for reservations, unlike economy with no limitations and cabin class J limited to SAKITOKU Advance Purchase Type A. Class J and first class has also a same-day upgrade limitation.
If you are a frequent flyer, you can also get 75 % mileage accumulation rate with
SAKITOKU fare type A/B, Super SAKITOKU and Ultra SAKITOKU fare. For Class J SAKITOKU Advance Purchase Fare Type A is up to 85%.
If you have a travel plan in advance, it’s a good idea to book flights as soon as they go on sale. Ticket purchase deadlines vary depending on the date of reservation, be aware of the purchase deadlines to get your ticket on time.
Check out the following table:
For families with children, when making reservations at the same time for adults and children (aged 3 to 11), the Child Fare will automatically be applied if it is lower than the SAKITOKU Advance Purchase Fare.
Changes to reservations or rebooking on another flight at the departure airport are not permitted even if there are empty seats on that flight. Class J or First Class change is possible at the departure airport on the date of travel paying a charge.