Save up to 20% on popular BritRail passes

New! Low Season discount now offered on BritRail South West Passes

On September 1st, BritRail’s most popular rail passes will be available at a 20% discount when purchased for travel in November, December, January and February. The Low Season… more>

Aug 30th
Posted by Ruben in Discounts,United Kingdom

FAQ: What are the advantages of choosing a rail pass vs train tickets?

One of the most frequent questions people ask when planning train travel in Europe is whether they should consider buying a Eurail Pass (or InterRail… more>

Aug 28th
Posted by Ruben in FAQ

BritRail’s family discounts

Save when traveling with your very own little “princes and princesses”

Following the arrival of the Royal baby, we thought it’s the perfect opportunity to remind you that BritRail is a baby friendly and a family friendly way to… more>

Aug 2nd
Posted by Ruben in Discounts,United Kingdom

Shoe shopping in Somerset

Designer brands and discounted prices in over 90 stores!

If you hear about the town of Street in Somerset, then it is safe to assume that mention of Clarks Village Outlet Shopping will follow not far behind. The Clarks… more>

Jul 31st
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

A guide to the Elipsos Trenhotel

The night train that connects France with Spain

The Elipsos Trenhotel is an overnight train that runs on the routes between Paris – Madrid and Paris – Barcelona. As it travels by night, you can fall… more>

Jul 30th
Posted by Ruben in Europe,Spain

Wi-Fi on more German trains

Now available on 90 ICE high speed trains

Germany‘s Intercity Express (ICE) trains now feature improved on board internet reception on five routes, which includes two highly popular lines: from Dortmund to Berlin via Hanover and from Frankfurt to… more>

Jul 4th
Posted by Ruben in Europe,Germany

A First Class experience

By Cherie Thiessen

We’re rolling along in our First Class coach from Penzance to Leamington Spa in the Cotswolds, and the four of us can’t stop smiling.  Hurray – we made the absolutely perfect decision on how to get… more>

Jul 2nd
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,United Kingdom

Granada’s Mystical Alhambra

Departing from Seville, Renfe’s Medium Distance train transported us to Granada in about 3 hours. We enjoyed gorgeous landscape views along the way, where I was glued to the window most of the time. Stepping off the train, you start to see glimpses of the picture-perfect setting,… more>

Ottsworld – Northern Europe from the window seat

Sherry Ott used a Eurail Global Pass from and traveled across northern Europe. Here’s the second part of her trip that took her to destinations in Denmark, Sweden,… more>

Jun 20th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,Europe,Germany

Beach day and paella by the Mediterranean Sea

Leaving Barcelona Sants station we hopped on Renfe’s Alvia train using our handy Eurail Passes with seat reservations, destined for Valencia. This route runs along the coast so on this gorgeous sunny day the views were incredibly scenic with beaches and coastline rolling by, dotted with palm… more>

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