Rail Europe Adds New Destinations To Eurail Global Pass, New Routes & A Seniors Discount
Rail Europe has
announced a number of new and upgraded options for exploring Europe in 2019,
including the addition of Great Britain, Lithuania and Macedonia to the Eurail
Global Pass in 2019, and a new pricing structure that makes it 37% cheaper
compared to 2018. It has also announced new direct routes between France and
the Netherlands starting in APR 2019, and a new 10% discount for seniors ages
60 and over.
To accommodate shorter
itineraries, a new three days in one month Eurail Global Pass has also been
added for 2019. Travellers can now choose a flexi pass offering three, five or
seven days of unlimited travel within a one-month period, or 10 or 15 travel
days to be used within a two-month period, with a choice of consecutive or
non-consecutive travel days. They can also opt for a continuous pass good for
15 or 22 travel days, or one, two or three travel months.
The Eurail One Country Pass is also now available for six days in
one month. Choices now include three, four, five, six and eight days in one
month (the France Pass remains one to eight days in one month). A Eurail
Lithuania Pass and Eurail Macedonia Pass are also new.
Rail Europe has also
added more domestic and international options on the Eurail Greek Islands Pass,
which has expanded to include 53 participating islands. The international
option, available in 1st and 2nd class, is valid for six
trips within one month, with one round-trip Italy-Greece ferry connection and
four domestic trips, including Trainose rail/bus transfer from Patras to
Piraeus. A new five-trip option is available in 2nd class for five
domestic trips within one month as well.
Also coming soon, a new Berner Oberland Regional Pass will be available
for purchase through Rail Europe starting in MAR and valid for travel between
20APR and 31OCT, 2019. Choices include three, four, six, eight or 10