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Seeking advice on type if pass to buy

  • 26 February 2024
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Hi all,

This is my first time going to Europe and I’ve never purchased a eurail pass before. I will be in Europe for one month. I need to travel to Paris from Spain for 4 days, from Spain to Rome for 4 days, then to Florence 4 days, Positano 4 days, and back to Rome where I fly home. Is it better to buy a Global pass or a 10 day in 2 months pass? Any advice you can give would be helpful.

Annette

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Best answer by thibcabe 26 February 2024, 21:49

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Basically you need to compare regular tickets vs Eurail Global Pass + seat reservations. They’ll be a significant part of your budget in France, Spain and Italy (the most reservation-heavy countries). Have a look at these 2 links :

https://www.seat61.com/how-to-use-a-eurail-pass.htm

https://www.seat61.com/interrail-and-eurail-reservations.htm

A Eurail Global Pass comes in multiple versions : 10 days in 2 months pass is one of them.

Note that Spain - Rome is impossible in a day, you’ll have to sleep somewhere along the way : Nice would be a good choice. Also possible to take the overnight Barcelona- Civitavecchia ferry (or to fly of course).

Make the calculations and do not hesitate to come back for further questions.

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