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Everything You Need to Know About the Most Popular European Sleeper Trains

Everything You Need to Know About the Most Popular European Sleeper Trains

Caledonian Sleeper / Night Trains / Nightjet / Red Arrow / Sleeper Train / Trenhotel Lusitania / Venice Simplon-Orient Express | March 20, 2019

Sleeper trains, also known as night trains, in Europe have been carrying passengers across the vast continent for about 150 years. These trains have been the star of countless literary and film classics, from James Bond to Agatha Christie. And for good reason their allure continues to endure. Sleeper trains in Europe do more than simply save traveller’s money on a night’s accommodation. Oftentimes, the journey is an adventure in itself.

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This Is the Best Time to Book a Pre- or Post-European River Cruise Train Vacation

This Is the Best Time to Book a Pre- or Post-European River Cruise Train Vacation

France / Germany / Norway / Portugal / Switzerland | February 12, 2019

Pre- and post-river cruises in Europe are more popular than ever—and it’s no wonder. The immersive and intimate travel experiences offered onboard a river cruise is hard to beat. Why? Because river cruises don’t simply glide travelers into a country in luxury and comfort, they give you the opportunity to get up-close to all the must-see sights and attractions.

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You Can Now Travel in Excellence Class Onboard the Glacier Express

You Can Now Travel in Excellence Class Onboard the Glacier Express

Glacier Express / Onboard Experience / Switzerland / Train Travel | January 24, 2019

The Glacier Express, also known as the “Slowest Express Train in the World,” has always been an incredible, bucket-list train journey for travellers visiting Switzerland. This legendary, eight-hour ride slowly weaves more than 150 miles across 291 bridges and through 92 tunnels in the picturesque Swiss Alps from the foot of the Matterhorn in Zermatt to St. Moritz. And now that the Glacier Express just revealed its new Excellence Class, the panoramic journey just got a lot more captivating. The seats in Excellence Class are the most sought-after in all of Switzerland. Come discover why for yourself.

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Save Up to $400 on the Ultimate Bucket List Travel Destinations in Europe

Save Up to $400 on the Ultimate Bucket List Travel Destinations in Europe

Europe / Flash Sale / Train Travel | November 14, 2018

The dream of a European train holiday is one that’s shared by many. It’s like a rite of passage for travellers—both young and old. Imagine yourself visiting the sunny, picturesque coastal towns that line the Mediterranean Coast, strolling along cobbled streets in fairy-tale medieval settings, cruising along Norway’s fabulous fjords, unwinding in world-famous cities such as Paris, London, Venice, and St. Moritz , or immersing yourself in the local lore of the rugged Scottish Highlands’ glens and lochs. Sounds amazing, doesn’t it?

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You Can Take a Eurostar Train from London to Amsterdam in Under 4 Hours

You Can Take a Eurostar Train from London to Amsterdam in Under 4 Hours

Amsterdam / Eurostar / FAQ / London / Onboard Experience / St Pancras | October 29, 2018

Now that Eurostar offers a convenient, stress-free way to travel to Amsterdam, there’s never been a better time to visit! Did you know that you can board a high-speed Eurostar train in London and travel directly to the heart of Amsterdam in under four hours? It only takes three hours and 41 minutes to get to Amsterdam Centraal after the train leaves St Pancras. Since debuting this new service between the illustrious cities in April, more than 130,000 travellers have chosen to take the train over flying to the Dutch capital.

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5 Ways to Tailor Make Your Train Holiday for the Journey of Your Dreams

5 Ways to Tailor Make Your Train Holiday for the Journey of Your Dreams

FAQ | October 22, 2018

Personalized travel is all the rage these days and for good reason – the ability to create the exact holiday you want (and nothing you don’t) is incredibly appealing. But what does it really mean to tailor make your train holiday? As the name implies, a tailor-made train journey is an independent rail travel plan, custom-designed based on what you want to see and do. Want to spend a week shopping in Paris before moving on to a romantic weekend in Venice? How about adding on a day trip to Florence to visit the famous Uffizi Museum before heading to Rome to tour the Colosseum and the ancient ruins? Or perhaps adding-on a few days in London to the start the journey, and taking the Eurostar across the Channel to Paris? With a tailor made itinerary, the options are endless and only limited by your imagination!

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5 Things to Know and 5 Places to Go - Train Holidays in 2019

5 Things to Know and 5 Places to Go - Train Holidays in 2019

Rail Holiday / Train Travel / Uncategorized / Venice Simplon-Orient Express | September 25, 2018

The new year is fast approaching, and with it, exciting trends in train travel! More than ever, people are taking to the tracks, whether it’s for a pre or post river cruise excursion, a scenic multi-country rail journey, an exciting city to city getaway, or even an overnight train experience. Regardless of the destination, the train offers travelers a totally unique adventure, as well as a surprisingly relaxing and seamless way to get from one place to another. As we look ahead to a new year of bucket list travel experiences, we present 5 things to know and 5 places to go for train travel in 2019!

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Begin Your European Holiday Onboard Eurostar

Begin Your European Holiday Onboard Eurostar

Eurostar | September 19, 2018

Imagine enjoying breakfast in London, lunch at a bistro in Paris, and a sunset, beachside dinner in the Côte d’Azur, all in the same day. Sound enticing? Eurostar is the exciting high-speed passenger train linking the UK with France and Belgium via the Channel Tunnel at speeds of up to 186 mph. That means travelers can board a Eurostar train in London and in just a few hours, travel to more than 100 European destinations, including those in Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and Germany via easy train transfers in direct city centre terminals. The perfect jump start to a wonderful European rail holiday!

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