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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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What Exactly Is A Pre- or Post-River Cruise Rail Holiday?

What Exactly Is A Pre- or Post-River Cruise Rail Holiday?

Europe / Pre Post River Cruise | September 10, 2018

Europe remains at the forefront of river cruising, and for good reason. With its legendary waterways such as the Rhine or the Danube, the Rhône, the Po, Seine, and the Elbe, a river cruise offers all the luxury and convenience of an ocean cruise. And there are all the amenities of a modern hotel — restaurants, bars, lounges, fitness facilities, spas, internet access and comfortable staterooms. A river cruise is essentially a floating hotel with transportation and accommodations included, and can reach waterways and cities not accessible by ocean cruise liners. In 2016 alone, more than 1.4 million people cruised along Europe’s rivers.

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7 of the Greatest Train Rides on Earth

7 of the Greatest Train Rides on Earth

Iconic Trains / Train Travel | July 19, 2018

These are the train journeys that truly move you, and we don’t just mean in the literal sense. The moment you step onboard these trains, you’re instantly transported to another place and time, full of rich history, breath taking scenery and romantic allure. Join us for a peek into 7 of the best train rides on earth, and learn how you can make one part of your next holiday escape!

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Spain and Portugal by Season

Spain and Portugal by Season

Andalucia / Lisbon / Madrid / Portugal / rail holiday / Seville / Spain | June 6, 2018

From sun-kissed coasts, to rugged mountain interiors, to breathtaking architecture, Spain and Portugal hold a wealth of travel wonder. Wondering which season makes for the best rail holiday? No matter when you visit, you’ll find pleasant temperatures and fascinating cultural events all around in each country, however, some destinations are best seen in one particular season. See what’s in season when you travel to Spain and Portugal with Railbookers!

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