Travel Diary Part 1: Australia: Here I am
Day 1: Welcome to Sydney
As soon as I came out of the terminal, the first thing I saw was a “Welcome to Sydney” sign. It’s a little bit offsetting to go that far and think… more>
Early this year, ACP Rail’s Andrew Hannan had the chance to fly halfway across the globe and try the much loved Australian trains, an experience, he says, that exceeded his wildest expectations.
Use coupon code: AUSRAIL25
Here is some great news for the explorers among you! Save $25* when you purchase an Ausrail pass using the coupon code AUSRAIL25, valid until October 31, 2012 inclusively.
Australia is known for its unique rail system and train routes which span… more>
Australia Rail Holiday Sweepstakes winner shares her story
Some of you may remember when we ran our first big sweepstakes back in the summer of 2010. Well the lucky winner, Ms. Jenine has since enjoyed her prize, which included 2 Ausrail Passes, airfare and spending… more>
by Sharon Whitley Larsen
“Is this your first time on a sleeper train?” asked affable David, the ScotRail lounge car attendant, as he poured me a glass of wine, the lights of a small town passing fleetingly by in the dark window.
I assured him that I had… more>
Australia does just that
As most of us prepare for some cooler months to come, Australia is a great place to escape! With their summer months around the corner, mainly from December to February, people flock to their many beautiful attractions to soak up the sun and enjoy… more>
Journey through Australia’s Outback
Imagine stepping aboard one of the world’s great train journeys: The Ghan. Traveling from Darwin to Adelaide (or vice versa), via Alice Springs you have the opportunity to see Australia’s tropical Top End and Red Centre, all with spectacular views of the passing landscapes… more>
May 13, I boarded my British Airways flight to London and was spoiled from take off until landing thanks to their Club World class. After finding my sleeper seat, I was offered champagne and given a menu for a three course dinner…a surprise for a 10pm… more>
And some of our favorite runner-ups
After running a train travel photo contest, we are happy to announce that Alyx Takla won with his stunning picture of the Outback Aurora in Australia, and he can now enjoy his prize of two First Class Eurail Global Passes. Congratulations… more>
Receive orders faster from one of our 4 global distribution centers
It’s nice to know the shipping deal before you place an order online so here it is. ACP Rail has distribution centers in North America, Europe, China and Australia, ready to ship anywhere in the world. Shipping… more>