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Hi everyone:I’m researching, learning about Eurail pass for France (within France only trains) for May 2024 trip with senior parents. I will have put all 3 passes on my iPhone as we will be travelling together the whole time. (I have not bought the Eurail pass yet.)I’ve read the Guide Sorry if it’s a silly question but I didn’t see anything on how to save/where to save a seat reservation (understood best to buy from this site https://travel.b-europe.com/Eurail-GE/en/booking-tgv#TravelWish )Can I ask once a seat reservation is bought, do I store/save the QR code or whatever the format to my iPhone wallet? Once I have bought the pass then I show the pass, the “trips” for that day and the seat reservation (QR code in PDF somewhere on my phone)? Is that the idea?Thank you in advance.
Is it necessary to obtain Berlin S-Bahn ABC tickets, or will my activated Eurail Pass suffice? Are there limits on which, if any, S-Bahn Berlin tourist tickets can be obtained this way?We are going to Prague, Berlin, Budapest, Vienna, and Frankfurt (in that order) to visit the Christmas markets and see some of “old Europe” in the winter. Our trip will last 13 days (excluding flights to/from U.S.) We are both over 65 but I am not (yet) retired. I’ve already purchased Euro Night tickets for the trip from Berlin to Budapest. I’m likely to buy the first-class Eurail Global Pass Promo Senior 10 days within 2 months (2 x Senior for USD $ 772) (I’ll pay in Euros we exchanged last year.) I know that public transportation in Prague will be free (since we are over 65.) Berlin is different: are the tourist passes through S-Bahn Berlin worth it? Will our Eurail Passes provide any discount? It does not look like public transportation in Vienna is included in Eurail Passes - is Frankfurt S-Bahn cove
Kan je een nog niet geactiveerde global pass ruilen als je de pass cover number al hebt gebruikt voor een reservering?
Sorry voor de lange titel…Kan ik mijn nog niet geactiveerde global pass inruillen voor een Black Friday-pass, ook als ik het global pass number van de pas al gebruikt heb voor reserveringen bij Eurostar? Ik heb een vermoeden van wel, maar heb (natuurlijk) liever geen problemen wanneer ik reis…Dank vast!
Good evening everybody,I purchased 2 passes on March 26th and I have the option to activate it by February 26th 2024. I was wondering if once active, I could postpone my travel to any date or if there are deadlines to respect. If so, what could I do in order to extend the duration of its validity?Thank you Buonasera a tutti, ho acquistato 2 pass il 26 marzo di quest’anno e ho la possibilità di attivarlo entro il 26 febbraio 2024. Mi chiedevo se una volta attivo, potessi rimandare il mio viaggio a qualsiasi data o se ci sono delle scadenze da rispettare. Eventualmente, cosa potrei fare per prolungare la durata della sua validità?Grazieee
Hi travel-lads,Interrail would have started a pilot with using more inbound/outbound days on the app.My question ara:1: Does this pilot still work?2: Which Country-residents are entitled for this pilot?3: How many travel-days would be given?4: Could the extra In-/outbound days use for more come-backs to your home-country, of are they only apllicable for an inbound-Outbound day with stop-over nights between such trips?
Dear all, I simply would like to know what it means “activate this pass by….[DATE]” mine is saying Activate this pass by 17 November 2023”Does it mean I have to activate: before 17 November 2023 (as in latest 16 November 2023 at 23h50) within 17 November 2023 at latest 23h59 please let me know, Thank you
Hello!I am travelling Europe at the end of the Year, and have a Global Eurail Pass, but quite a few of the journeys I want to take, require seat reservations. I was able to book a few reservations through the Eurail website and also through the B-Europe website. However, on the 17th of December, I need to travel from London to Brussels, and on the Eurail Website it says that prices are unavailable and on B-europe it says that there are no journeys on that day, so I suspect that journey is sold out? However, on the 11th of January, I need to travel from Copenhagen to Prague, and on the 15th of January I need to travel from Prague to Frankfurt. Similarly, the Eurail website says that the prices are unavailable but I’ve looked and it seems I can book the seat reservations through the DSB or DB website, but it never asks me to add in my Eurail pass number, like the b-europe website did, when I go to purchase the seat reservations. So, I guess i’m just wondering if I purchase the required s
My husband and I are planning on travelling across Europe for 1 month (Dec - Jan). What pass do you recommend for the following itinerary?Should we buy a EURAIL pass for the international trains and a local train pass OR day trip tickets to travel within cities?6 days Zurich (Switzerland) Zurich to Zermatt (day trip return) 3 days in Prague (Czech Republic) Prague (Czech Republic) to Krakow (Poland) - International 3 days in Krakow (Poland) Krakow to Auschwitz (day trip return) Krakow (Poland) to Vienna (Austria) - International 4 days in Vienna (Austria) Vienna to Hallstatt (overnight and then return trip) Vienna (Austria) to Budapest (Hungary) - International 4 days Budapest (Hungary) 4 days Ljubljana (Slovenia)
My husband and I have purchased the 4 day pass (1st class). We will be travelling during winter (late Dec - early Jan). We are planning on using our 4x day pass to travel between the following locations:Zurich to Zermatt (day trip return) Czech Republic to Poland Poland to Austria Austria to HungaryWhat do you recommend doing if we want to travel by public transport within cities? Or where is the best place to start our research? We’d like to travel within the following locations: Within Zurich Within Prague Within Krakow AND Krakow to Auschwitz Within Vienna AND Vienna to Hallstatt Within Budapest Within Ljubljana
My husband and I have purchased the 4 day pass (1st class). We will be travelling during winter (late Dec - early Jan). If the train says ‘seat reservation not required’, can we just use our pass to sit within the 1st or 2nd class carriage? If the train says ‘seat reservation recommendation’, can we not reserve the seat and use our pass to sit within the 1st or 2nd class carriage? Is the primary benefit of buying a 1st class pass so that you get access to sit in 1st or 2nd class carriages, and of course if a seat is available in 1st class you can the added benefits such as extra space and comfortable seating? How does priority check-in work with the 1st class pass?
no problem to find trains from Tropea to Villa San Giovanni and from Messina Maritime to Palermo. But when I try to book a ticket for a passenger on the ferry between Villa San Giovanni to Messina Maritime, I get constantly for all ferries “a fully booked” reject?? From early in the morning till late in the evening, on working days and during weekends. Can somebody explain to me whether it is necessary to make a reservation on those ferries? Is capacity on those ferries a regular problem?
Is there any way around the schengen visa requirement of reserving a hotel iternary. I wanted to use a eurail as the focus and deciding where to put your head on a whim. Eurail trains do offer sleepovers. One can find short term accommodation with ease. If there no way around this. Will I have to come up with a 30 nightime hostel/hotel revesations?
Using Eurail to book Bernina Express (train PE 952) reserved seats apparently costs $15 (USD). But booking reserves seats on the same train thru the Rhätische Bahn website www.rhb.ch costs CHF 26 ($28.87 USD). Is this correct??Will Rhätische Bahn (Bernina Express) honor the Eurail-booked seat reservation?
Total noobie question: I have mapped out our trip in Spain. We will have four travel days in the month. When I price each leg, a first class ticket is about $16USD, so $32USD for my husband and I. Four trips would cost $128USD. A four day Eurail pass for seniors costs more than $700USD. What am I missing? Are there benefits to the Eurail pass that I am not taking into consideration? Or are Eurail passes not cost effective for short intercity trips (Barcelona → Valencia, Valencia→Madrid, Madrid →Cordoba, Cordoba-→Granada)Thanks for any insight!
Good Morning,We are a family of 4 living in London. We using London as our hub as I need to back in the city for work during the week. So we doing trips Friday through Sunday to different Countries. Are we able to use a Monthly Pass and travel from London to multiple cities. Of course we’ll pick a pass which allows us to access the countries we want to go to. Example would be;Week 1 London to Paris back to LondonWeek 2 London to Brussels back to LondonWeek 3 London to Amsterdam back to London
hello! i have a question about my pass. i have a global pass for 7 travel days in a month.i planned to start the trip on the 1 january 2024 and i already added all the trains i have to take to “my travel”; i was just wondering when i have to add a travel document to actually activate the pass because i don’t know if it actually have some kind of “expire date” or else.please help me :)
Thank you for the many who have posted on usage of Eurail Global Pass. I just purchased passes for my family to travel next February. Read that it is better to book on OBB webitse. I bought a “10 days within 2 months” Eurail Global Card. Can I ask that if I book and reserve seats on the OBB website, do I still need to create my trips on the eurail.com Trip Planner please?Of not, how will my Eurail usage be recorded. Would greatly appreciate advice from experience users. Thank you so much in advance. regards, Pauline from Singapore
Hey! I’m looking into buying the Global Pass for travel from the UK to and around Switzerland. I downloaded the Rail Planner app from the Apple App Store where I know passes are stored.But I’m hesitant to buy one because the reviews of the app are almost all negative, with people complaining about it not working properly, not being able to show their pass on trains, having to put in their journeys over & over etc.The most recent review does say the app has been updated to a good standard, but I can’t just ignore all the bad ones.So for those of you that have used it, is it reliable enough to use? Or should I perhaps be looking at the (more expensive) Swiss Travel Pass? The last thing I want is to be unable to show I’ve paid for my trips and have to pay again!
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