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Hello and welcome to our Eurail Community! :)Whether you are moving to this site from the previous platform, or are a new community member altogether, you'll find all the information you need below to make the most of your experience.Here are 5 tips which will help you for a great start:1. Complete your profile informationEverybody likes to know who they are speaking with. By adding more information to your profile, you are more likely to receive better and quicker replies from other users.In order to complete your profile information, go to the "My Profile" page''. On this page, you can add:A profile picture- I'm sure you have a photo of yourself from your last trip! 📸 What destinations you have visited and your favorite of them all. 🌍 A bit about yourself 🗯: are you an all-round explorer? Rail master? Nature lover? Or share what interests and matters to you most outside of the travel scene. A signature that will be displayed at the bottom of all your posts.- Don’t forget to introd
Hi, newbies! We are super excited to have you here with us! With many new members, with an interest for European train travel, joining the forum, we think it’s important to create a space for you to share a little more about yourself.Maybe you are new to the community or haven’t had a change to say hello! Either way, we can't wait to get to know you and your aspirations.So, let's all introduce ourselves What's your name? Where do you come from? What are you passionate about? What do you love about train travel and Europe? Of course feel free to add anything more. You can share your favorite vacation spot, favorite book, place on your bucket list, picture of your pet, etc. Anything you’d like to share!-- If you happen to see anyone who is new to the community feel free to share this thread with them!
Interrail is turning 50!50th anniversary
2022 – Our anniversary yearSince 1972, an Interrail Pass has been the most flexible way for European travellers to connect with their friends, families and fellow travellers on multi-destination trips that leave a lasting impression. As we mark our 50th Anniversary, we welcome you to join us as we honour our past, thank our partners and look ahead to a bright future. Read more. Are you going on your own adventure with an Interrail Pass during our anniversary year? Let us know your plans in the comments . Throughout the year we will be running lots of fun activities and competitions so stay tuned for all the latest updates.
Dear community users, Each month we will give you the opportunity to participate in user tests and give feedback on all kinds of topics. By participating, you can even earn yourself some nice Eurail incentives We kicked of our first online test session mid-January and it has been a great success! The check- out test in March is up next. If you want to stay tuned and join this or one of the upcoming sessions, please become a member (without any obligations) of the Innovation Train group in our Eurail Community. Just have a look and sign up here for all details! We are looking forward to starting this Innovation Train with you! Choochoo
Welcome to our brand new community, and thanks for joining us. We’re excited to have the whole Eurail and Interrail community in one place for the first time! We hope you enjoy this all-new space for online conversation, but we also want to take a moment to remember where this all started, and what the Eurail and Interrail online communities have become.When we first launched the Official Traveller Facebook groups for Eurail and Interrail back in 2018, we wanted a place for travellers to connect, share tips and help one another. With instant success from the start, we’ve seen this community grow and prosper over the years and we couldn’t be happier. But it’s time for a change so that you can connect with each other in better and exciting ways, as well as bringing together European and non-European travellers for the first time. This new community platform has many of the features we were looking for, along with an updated look and feel. Some of the new features include direct messages
The first Interrail Passes were sold in March 1972 and ever since ‘Interrailing’ quickly became a synonym for a unique travel experience. An emblem for European unity, the Interrail Pass continues to serve as a bridge for cultural exchange, enabling travellers to get out of their comfort zone and explore the unknown. For our 50th anniversary, we'd like to invite you to share your Interrail story with us. Submit your memory on this link.
Hey Interrailers and Eurailers,We are aware of some issues with the Rail Planner app that have affected some of you in your travels. We are working hard to get to the bottom of them and we are sorry about any inconveniences they have caused. We have published important bug fixes in the latest version of the Rail Planner app, so please make sure you update to resolve these issues. You can follow the latest updates to the situation for Eurail here and for Interrail here.
Dear Eurail and Interrail-ers (to be)We need YOUR help to test and play around with our new reservation timetable [beta version] [expired] https://www.interrail.eu/en/book-reservations/new-reservation-timetable[expired] https://www.eurail.com/en/book-reservations/new-reservation-timetableIt fully operates like the old reservation timetable so you can go ahead and book your reservation tickets via the tool. Note: There is a bug in the BETA version tool: the add to cart button is not working. We are looking into it. Please share your feedback in the comments below or via a private message. Note: Thank you for all of your valuable input! The new reservation timetable is now live and can be found here:https://www.interrail.eu/en/book-reservations#/https://www.eurail.com/en/book-reservations#/
Dear Interrailers (to be) ,Have you ever dreamed of going on a Eurotrip? This is your chance! DiscoverEU is a European Commission initiative that gives young Europeans the opportunity to discover Europe through learning experiences. GUESS WHAT? The initiative is relaunching today with 60,000 free travel passes up for grabs!All you have to do is to apply and pass a six-question quiz about the EU and its initiatives. Successful applicants will receive a travel pass to DiscoverEU for up to 30 days between March 2022 and February 2023.Note: all young citizens of the European Union born between 1 July 2001 and 31 December 2003 (incl.) are eligible to apply. Love to share? Please do , so your friends and family don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity.Applications are open from Tuesday 12 October 2021 until noon (CEST) on Tuesday 26 October 2021.Visit the European Youth Portal to find out more about DiscoverEU.
Hi all, You might have noticed but there is an issue with the Reservation Timetable due to high search rates. When you are searching for trains, it sometimes does not show any output. The page keeps loading instead.It is working every now and then, but down at other times of the day. Our reservation team is working on a fix so please bear with us. If you see it is loading and not showing any trains, we kindly ask you not to continue trying but to come back another time. We're sorry for any inconvenience caused. We will keep you updated.
Want to travel in 2022 but not sure where to go? Use our new Instagram filter to discover your next European location. With amazing Amsterdam, beautiful Budapest and magical Mykonos, there’s a destination for everyone.Then, head over to The Ultimate Interrail Bucket List or The Ultimate Eurail Bucket List to discover the must-do experiences in your chosen country. Don’t forget to tag us on Instagram with @interraileu or @eurail! What’s your next stop?
Share your feedback on the new Eurail Community!Our new Community just went live! Like with every new platform, it is not going to work exactly like our previous community or other communities you are used to, so we’re going to have to navigate this transition together.This new space is ours and we want to make sure everyone feels comfortable in here. But as we are right at the start of this new chapter, we very much encourage you to take a moment to share your thoughts with us. Are you satisfied, do you find it user friendly, or do you still have some wishes or ideas for improvement to share? Please let us let us know if anything comes to mind – all your thoughts are much appreciated. This way we can make the community even more fun and easy to use.Do you come across something odd or are you experiencing problems? Please let us know in the comments below with the name of your browser and a screenshot. Thanks for your help!
Hi Interrailers and Eurailers (to be) ,As this community is here for you, we would like to ask 3 minutes of your time to complete the quick and easy survey below . It is about content you'd be keen to see and your upcoming travel plans in Europe. This will allow us to tailor the community experience to your needs even more. https://bit.ly/3mGOQ3MThanks in advance for providing us with your input!
Meet Kris: a 23-year-old Dutch girl travelling across Europe with Interrail. Diagnosed with Ehler Danlos syndrome, Kris is exploring Europe in her electric-powered wheelchair. With her Instagram and YouTube adventures, she's sharing her adventures to show that travel is possible for anyone. Thinking about travelling with Interrail? Let Kris show you the way!Kris@BUCKETKRIS Hey, I'm Kris! I'm a 23-year-old girl from the Netherlands. I'm in love with rainbows, animals, vegan food, different cultures, jokes and new adventures. Because of my illness and late diagnosis (Ehlers Danlos Syndrome), I missed out on school and having a social life for most of my childhood. But the day my wheelchair arrived, I chose to deal with my physical handicap and started the best journey of my life. Right now, with my backpack on my electric-powered wheelchair, I'm on my own and travelling through every country in Europe! I'm travelling by train so I can travel with the lowest climate impact and see mo
Hi all,We are looking for enthusiastic Interrailers to give feedback on our purchase process. In an online session (conducted in English) with 5 fellow travellers we will discuss what you think about it and what we can improve.The session takes place this Wednesday, August 25th from 18:00-19:15 (CET) If you are interested, please let us know by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. With the following details:Name Age Country of residence Number of times travelled with the PassYour feedback and response will be kept confidential. There are only a certain number of places available, so respond soon to guarantee your spot. If you are selected, we will contact you to confirm the appointment and we will share the instructions with you. You need a computer with a camera and will receive a weblink to join the online meeting. Many thanks, Felipe Iturrieta, Customer Service Specialist & Jody Bauer, Research Analyst of Eurail Eurailers don’t be disappointed, a session with Eurail custom
Are you travelling with an Interrail Mobile Pass from Paris on or around the 26th of July? France 2 TV is on the lookout for adventurous travelers who are departing from Paris with an Interrail mobile pass.Travelers will get a chance to share their rail journey and story on national television!If you're interested, please send an email with your name and telephone number to email@example.com. Happy travelling! Pia from Eurail | PR & Communications
Meet Kris: a 23-year-old Dutch girl travelling across Europe with Interrail. Diagnosed with Ehler Danlos syndrome, Kris is exploring Europe in her electric-powered wheelchair. With her Instagram and YouTube adventures, she's sharing her adventures to show that travel is possible for anyone.After a 50 hour travel journey i'm replacing my ski clothes at the other side. After traveling through all countries of Scandinavia it was time to travel through the Baltic states. While my wheelchair worked perfect in the extreme winter weather and even in Lapland it suddenly stopped working that well when I arrived in Latvia. My motor broke and without my motor I can't move my wheelchair and can't move myself outside. And there you are, in the middle of Riga, a city with no taxi for wheelchairs, no English speaking train assistance to call and a wheelchair that could stop working every moment. After 2,5 weeks of waiting in a hotel till my new motor should arrive by post, the shipment was canceled.
Share your Eurail/ Interrail trip with our new Instagram stickers!Instagram stickers
The only thing better than an Eurail/ Interrail trip is sharing it with your friends and family, right?We love it when you share your Eurail/ Interrail adventures on social media – whether it’s a video of a train window or a cheesy photo with your friends, it’s wonderful to see your experiences!And now, with our new Instagram stickers, you’ll really get the perfect Story. Share your next stop with your followers and make everyone jealous at home. Simply search ‘Interrail’ or ‘Eurail’ in Instagram’s sticker collection and remember to tag us at @interraileu or @eurail. We can’t wait to see where you’re going!
Hello Eurailers and Interrailers (to be),We would like to take the opportunity to ask you to complete a quick and painless survey. Topics of the survey are about Eurail benefits and some questions about comparing our product with point-to-point tickets. These topics have proven to be important to everyone in the community and will help us provide a better experience on your next trip.Here’s the link: SurveyThanks in advance for providing us with your input!
Here in the Eurail Community we like to show recognition of your involvement to inspire and help others to make the most of their Interrail and Eurail experience. Ranks Rank titles are an indication of how active you’ve been. The more you chat with and help other members, the faster you will move up a rank. They come in various shapes and with additional icons and will contribute in making your profile special and unique. As you progress through the ranks, you’ll also see that your ‘reputation bar’ increases. That’s the green bar that sits underneath your user picture. Badges Badges are a way of highlighting and rewarding your valuable contributions in either specific or all sections of the community.How to get them?You will unlock badges by participating in topics of interest. Some badges are earned quickly. Others are unlocked the more you get involved.You can get them by answering questions, posting topics and comments or doing other things. As you are explorers at heart we will l
Dear Interrail and Eurail travelers (to be),Are you currently travelling and close to Milan, Italy around the 15th of December? We have 6 free tickets to give away for a visit to the Armani Museum on the 15th of December at 11.00 am. Interested?Comment '’YES'’ below before the 9th of December 17.00 pm CEST. We will randomly pick the lucky few.*If you are one of them you will receive an email on the 10th of December.
Community summary Top contributorsCongrats to our most active community members of the past 2 weeks!@seewulf @rvdborgt @Mattheus @MartinM @J.neff A warm welcome to all our new members! It's great to see your curiosity brought you here to interact with fellow travelers. Keep those introductions coming! Meet the community | Introduce yourself!Knowledge baseIf you did not know already, we also have some help articles available here. Get inspired Looking for a travel companion? Is there any topic you would like to know more about? Let me know in the comments! See you around!Cheers,
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