NEXCO EAST we are promoting efforts to inbound on Expressway as a response to foreign travelers at the time of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the number of foreign visitors to Japan visiting Japan for sightseeing, business, etc.
Introduction and promotion of Expressway numbering
Based on the proposal for the realization of Expressway numbering (October 24, 2016), we promoted the introduction of Expressway numbering to the JCT · IC exit sign on the Expressway and the city guide sign around the main airport / sightseeing area , We are aiming at the approximation by 2020.
Tohoku Expressway Out-bound Line Kuki Shiraoka JCT
External annulus road around Keiyo JCT * Opened June 2, 2018
Types of Expressway numbering compliant signs
JCT Information Sign
Tohoku Expressway Out-bound Line Anshiro JCT
Doo Road Out-bound Line Fukagawa JCT
City guide sign
Iwatsuki IC, Tohoku Expressway
Route confirmation signboard
Japan Sea Tohoku Expressway
Inbound excursion pass
In response to the recent increase in foreign travelers, Expressway In cooperation with a car rental company, we sell fixed-price products for foreign visitors to Japan so that you can visit various places using.
Development of duty-free shops
We established tax exemption counters in the shopping corner and we are selling duty-free sales mainly to high-end products such as foods to visitors from foreign countries. In September 2015, we began sales at Daiei PA (Upper and Lower) of Higashi Kanto Road, and now we are deploying at SA · PA of 17 locations *. In the future we will continue to develop for further Large of the number of stores.
※ As of July 1, 2018
Duty-free sale ( Joban Expressway Tomobu SA ( In-bound line))
Multilingual information on information
We provide multilingual information such as surrounding facilities using tablet terminals to improve convenience for foreign visitors to Japan. In addition, we acquired "Foreign tourist information office certification (category 1)" approved by the Japanese government tourism bureau for all information, and in order to make it easier for foreign visitors to use the Expressway comfortably and conveniently in the future, We will strive to improve our services.
Foreign tourist information office certification
Multilingual guide using tablet terminal
Pictogram · Multilingualization
In order to make it easier for foreign visitors to Japan to arrange the arrangement of SA and PA facilities such as toilets, we will inform you by international symbol marks with multiple languages together and pictograms according to JIS standards.
Pictogram marking ( Keiyo Road Keiyo Shiba PA ( Out-bound line))