Commemorating the 120th anniversary of Uchinomaki Hot Spring at Aso! Limited Express Yamabiko and Kyushu-Odan bus cashback promotion Promotion period: September 1st (Sat) to November 30th (Fri), 2018

The first 1,200 guests to make use of Limited Express Yamabiko and Kyushu-Odan bus and stay at a lodging facility associated with the Aso Hot Spring Inn Union will receive 1,000 yen cashback.

What is Yamabiko?

Yamabiko is a limited express bus service run by Kyushu Sanko Bus and Oita Bus that joins Kumamoto City of Kumamoto Prefecture and Oita City of Oita Prefecture. It takes about 2 hours from Kumamoto City to JR Aso Station, and makes 8 round trips, 16 single trips a day.
Only 20 seats are available for reservation and all seats are free seating.For detailed information regarding the timetables and fares for Limited Express Yamabiko and Kyushu-Odan bus, please check the link below, which leads to the Kyushu Sanko Bus homepage.

yamabikogo

Promotion Use Flow

step1

Make a reservation for the bus that you will board

Make a reservation for the bus through phone, Internet (computer/smartphone), or at a convenience store. Reservation and purchases are available one month before the date that you will board the bus.
*When making a reservation over the Internet, please note that you will not be able to reserve a specific seat.

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step2

Apply for issue of bus boarding certificate

On the day that you use the service, apply for the issue of your bus boarding certificate at the Sanko Bus Aso Office Counter inside JR Aso Station after getting off the bus.
*To get the cashback, you are required to have the boarding certificate, so please do not forget to apply for it.

Aso Station

step3

Present the bus boarding certificate at the lodging facility

Present the bus boarding certificate to the reception when checking in at the lodging facility, which should participating in this promotion.
After checking the bus boarding certificate, please receive the cashback from the lodging facility.

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Stores participating in the promotion

Uchinomaki District

Bochu District

Akamizu District

Important Notes

  • As this promotion is for overnight guests, guests who come for a day trip cannot participate.
  • Even during the promotion period, once the maximum number of participants have been reached, the promotion will end.
  • If there is any deficiency or mistake in the registered contents of the reservation for the bus of lodging, the application might be deemed ineffective.
  • The 1,000 yen cashback will only be carried out at the lodging facility that the participant is staying at on the day itself, so please present it to the reception when checking in.
  • Cashback cannot be obtained at stores that are not participating in the promotion.
  • Those who wish to receive the cashback should apply for the issue of the bus boarding certificate at the Sanko Bus Aso Office Counter inside JR Aso Station after getting off the bus and affix their seal on the bus boarding certificate.
  • Application for the issue of the bus boarding certificate will be processed during the office hours of the the Sanko Bus Aso Office Counter.
    We apologize for the inconvenience, but we ask for your understanding and caution.
    [Office Hours] Weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. / Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where to Inquire

Regarding bus reservation and boarding

Sanko Bus Service Center
7-20 Hanabatachō, Chūō-ku, Kumamoto-shi 860-0806
[Service Center]
+81-96-325-0100 (8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)
[Express Bus/Kyushu-Odan Bus]
Reservation/Vancancy Status
+81-96-354-4845 (8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)
https://www.kyusanko.co.jp/sankobus/english/

Oita Bus Co., Ltd. Comprehensive
Information Desk

2-1-39 Funaimachi, Oita 870-0021
[Express Bus Reservation Center]
+81-97-536-3371
http://www.oitabus.co.jp/

Regarding the promotion contents

Aso Hot Spring Inn Union
781 Ozato, Aso-shi, Kumamoto-ken 869-2307 +81-967-32-3330
http://onsen.aso.ne.jp.e.py.hp.transer.com/