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understanding global day pass
here is my project: I want to buy 5-day global pass for my 14-year-old son and me.we are leaving france and arriving by plane in stockholm on 3/7/23.our first trip will be by talink ferry between sweden and latviathe second between riga and warsaw polandthe third between warsaw and vienna austriathe fourth between vienna and venice italythe fifth and last for the return to france in montpellierso that makes 6 stages, 5 trips, the last of which as a inbound trip to the country of residence.https://www.interrail.eu/fr/tripplanner-map#adult=1&youth=1&start=2023-07-07&end=2023-07-21&travelDays=6&trip=259SE01%2C713LV01%2Cc9PL01%2C8xAT01%2C3g7IT01%2CaxsFR01on eurail website, when I add the last return trip, the price goes from 519 to 616 euros, that is the price of a 7-day pass, while I have planned 5 trips, one by ferry and 4 by train.can you explain to me what is happening? why does this travel planning not fit in 5-day pass ?second question: we can take as many trains
Eurail Pass - Planning
Hello and good day to you. I will be visiting Europe in June 2023. I would like to know how many days pass I need to get. There are 5 of us in the group including one youth. I will be in Germany on June 28, 2023 and have to be in Amsterdam on July 6 to start a tour that last until July 19, and it ends in Paris. We have until July 26 to get back to Frankfurt for our trip back the USA. I plan to rent a van when we get in on June 28 for the first week then go back to Frankfurt to return the can then take the train to Amsterdam. I may need 10 to 11 days for trains and we would like the first class. Please let me know, thank you.
Seat reservations - France
Hi, planning my first long rail journey in a long time: from Oslo to Bilbao with stop in Munich. Up to Munich everything looks fine, but from there it gets messy. First I thought of travelling via Switzerland and Lyon to Bordeaux - Hendaya and so on, but seat reservations (from 30 EUR) at some segments kind of scared med off. So I looked into the itinerary via Paris, but I am finding it hard to find out prices for seat reservations there too. Usually DB is quite good for that, but it’s not possible to make a reservation on all trains. Does it mean that there are no seats for people holding an Interrail ticket? (there are otherwise seats available, I checked). And I find no information at all at SNCF website. Any ideas of what I may expect? I am travelling from roughly the 12 of december for one month. Thanks!
Brussels - Vienna Nightjet prices
Hi everyone, I have some quick questions concerning the OBB Nightjet linking Brussels to Vienna.I’m a scout groupe leader and we’re going on a camp next summer (July 2023). We were planning on taking an Interrail pass for the whole groupe because we want to travel all by train. (let me know if any of you already took that train)Our first train would be the Brussels to Vienna nightjet and I can’t find some usefulll information. First of all, how much does this journey coust with an interrail pass ? I found some people saying it costs only about 30€ and some saying they could’nt get any discount with their pass. Secondly, I d’ont understand the concept of “private compartment”. It seems like its cheaper to take two private compartments of 3 people than taking a 6bed compartment which seems odd. Hope anyone can help us for our camp. Have a good day y’all, Basile
When start trip and when return with Global Pass Promo Youth (2 month): two questions
Hello! I bought an interrail Global Pass Promo Youth on 11th of MAY 2022.I know that i must activate the pass by the 11th of APRIL 2023, but do I also have to START MY TRIP?Am I "obliged" to travel up to the 11th of MAY 2023 or can I travel beyond?Thanks so much!
NO SEAT RESERVATION required- how to get ticket???please help
Good day everyone. I want to ask for some help regarding how to obtain a ticket for those trips that does not require any seat reservations as I know that the Eurail pass is not the ticket itself. How do I go about with this? Your responses are much appreciated.
Reservations not showing in Reservations Overview on website
Hi,I usually book my reservations through the interrail website and can see them in the Reservation Overview page. However none of the reservations I’ve booked over the last few days show in my reservations overview.I’ve received the actual tickets by email, so they have been processed, but because they are not shown in the overview on the website I can’t cancel any if I need to do so.Any advice gratefully received! Thanks very much,Simeon
Unable to add required trip to the pass
Hello, We are in the middle of our trip but unable to generate tickets on the pass for our journey tomorrow morning. We’re a bit panicked and hope the forum can help. We have successfully generated four journey tickets already without any problems. We’re hoping the issue is because we are trying to generate the ticket the night before rather than just before the train. We could see the journey on the planner and it was saved to Mytrips but not being added on to our passes to show tickets. Any ideas from the forum as to why this is happening, would be very helpful as we don’t want to spend 85 euros to buy tickets to go from Tirano to Luzern tomorrow morning. We eagerly await your response. Many thanks, Rita & Shirley
My original plan was to travel from London to Paris on Dec 30th, 2022, however, there were no 1st class reservations available, so I reserved a train on Dec 31st, 2022 before they were sold out. I’m traveling with a Global Pass.When it comes to Eurostar quotas, once they’re used, are they gone forever?Is there a possibility that availability may open up if someone cancels, etc.?I have been checking a couple times a day. The change fee would be worth it, rather than trying to change hotel reservations.Thank you.
Dutch trajectory with NS Flex Dal Vrij
I thought I figured it all out… I am travelling with my Interrail Global Pass (mobile) for the first time. My first journey is from Amsterdam to Frankfurt, with ICE 123. In the Netherlands, I have a NS Flex Dal Vrij subscription, which should allow me to travel for free on the Dutch part of the trajectory. I read everything I could find about this, on this forum and on the NS website. So what I did: I added a trip to my pass, manually added a journey to my trip with the ICE 123, starting at Emmerich(Gr), ending in Frankfurt. I brought my NS card but did not check in in Amsterdam. This is how I understand I should do this.However, the NS personnel on the train made me pay a ticket from Amsterdam to Emmerich(Gr), maintaining that I could only travel on my NS Flex subscription without checking in if I had a ticket from Amsterdam to the border station as well. This cost me 61 Euro (1st class). They did not give me a 50 euro fine.Were they right? If so, how could I do this in the future, wi
Is Eurail Pass no longer valid on some Polish trains
Specifically I’m looking at the Katowice to Vienna (Wien) international route. This is one of the routes that is subject to “Oferta Super Promo International” - there are PDFs available that show this pricing applies to most, if not all international rail routes into Poland. It seems this was started in early 2022.Normally on the PKP/Intercity booking site https://www.intercity.pl/en/ , when booking a domestic train you can select a Eurail “reservation only” from the Discount/reservation type dropdown list on the selected train. No problems, it works as far as I’m aware.If I select almost any train a few days ahead from Katowice to Wien Hbf on the PKP/Intercity website, there is no option to select Eurail, I just get the message that it’s a special offer with a tick-box that cannot be deselected. I need to reserve two months ahead and cannot see any way around this.Polrail say they can reserve a seat, but their pricing to buy a full ticket on this route bears no relation to the PKP pub
Travelling outside of the Euro area
Hi everyone!Coming from France, I’m planning a trip to Northern Europe where most of the countries I crave to visit are not part of the Euro area (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Ireland and the UK).Do you have any feedback or past experience(s) when it comes to the best - thus cheapest - option to ‘decrease’ commission fees and other monetary fees?Thanks in advance,Eve
Eurostar reservation change
I live in the UK. I have a global pass to start with Eurostar trip from London to Brussels in 2 weeks. I booked seat reservations through Interrail app. I want to change the date by two days. Can I do that without charge still using my first free trip leaving the UK? How do I do that?
End of line in Germany - kicked off at Koln Hbf
Hello, Our journey in the app and on our pass was from Amsterdam Centraal to Mainz Hbf. Our first train showed it taking us to Frankfurt where we'd have to transfer for the last leg of our journey. However, we got to Koln Hbf and were told it was the end of the line. There was a group behind us that were also under the impression that we could stay on. They asked the worker and he said we have to get off, we have to listen to the announcements, and yelled at all of us for missing the 3 announcements telling us to get off. He said to go to platform 10. We rushed over there but there was no departing train that matched anything in our app. We looked for trains heading to Frankfurt or Mainz and there was only one and it was not on platform 10. It had already departed by the time we found it. We looked at 3 different information boards and a separate app for train travel and we could not find the original information we had in the rail planner. We ended up getting tickets to a train an hou
I am new to this game and I don’t even know what tags are. I have bought a five day pass and I want to travel to Brindisi in Italy in February I would like to take two days in daylight to see the scenery and one week later the same coming back. I hope to travel from Swansea in South Wales. Is this possible. I am on the verge of starting to get old 80 but I am determined to make it. I think it will be easier for me to book the individual trains at the stations. Does anyone think this is possible.? You have my kind regards, David shaw.
Lost Journeys in app
I added all my journeys into the app in My Trip a couple of weeks ago. When I went to check today all the journeys had disappeared? So frustrating and not sure how to retrieve them without adding them all again. Any ideas???Also when I look at the trains for Switzerland they are all coming up as “Not in Pass network”??? I have checked the app version and it updated 3 days ago. Does this mean I can no longer use the pass in Switzerland. Leaving in a few days and this is stressing me out.
Is Interrail being 17 years old possible?
Hi guys!To put you in context, I'm turning 18 this year and I've decided to do the Interrail as an end-of-school trip for about a month this summer (2023). I was planning to do it with a friend who will turn 18 in April, so he shouldn't have a problem traveling because by the time summer comes he will already be an adult. I am still 17 years old, and my birthday is in August, although I had planned to do the Interrail in June or July. Am I going to have any problem when traveling or do you recommend me to do it in August or September when I am already 18 years old?I would prefer to do it in June or July even though I'm 17 but I don't know if I'm going to have a problem. Has anyone done it like this? Many thanks!!
London to Paris to Belgium to Amsterdam and back to London
I'm American, currently in London and booked a hotel for Paris from Dec. 23 - Dec 26..Looking.at regular Eurostar the prices were super expensive. (Last minute trip) I aslo see it doesn't run on the 26th either when mymhotel stay ends. I also had a trip planned to go to Amsterdam Dec 28- Jan 2, so I thought instead of going back to London , I'd go to Belgium in between and book a hotel for the 26th and 27th then head over to Amsterdam.I belive I could get a eurail flexi pass 1month 5 ride ticket that would handle each stop. I am hoping the 'no trains' on 26th is only for Eurostar and I can find some other train to get to Belgium. Would I need reservations into and out of France only(plus 30 fee on each)? Let me know if this the best/ cheapest way to go or if there's a better route. Thanks in advance.
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