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Senior Savings on European Train Travel: The Ultimate Guide to the Discounts

Your Guide Beth Hoke Expert Wanderer Savvy seniors over the age of 60 can get a range of discounts on the European railroads. For frequent travel in a specific country, you can purchase a country-specific senior discount pass. There are also Interrail and Eurail discounts that work out OK for heavy travel in a short

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What You Never Knew about European Trains — Secrets from a Ticket Inspector

I wear a fancy Swiss uniform and go up and down the aisles to check your tickets. My sexy German job name is Personnenzugbegleiter. Basically, a ticket inspector, controller, or checker, depending on your flavor of English. A ticket inspector is a strange little animal. We hop on and off of trains, ensure passengers’ security,

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Omio Is a Travel Booking Site with Problems—Here Are Better Alternatives

A lot of reviews would have you believe that Omio is a great way to book travel. And Omio is certainly an honest booking site (it’s not a scam, your e-tickets from Omio will work just fine), but it’s definitely not the best way to find the trip tickets at the best prices in most

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Rail Europe vs Omio vs Trainline: Which Consistently Gets the Best Deals on Train Tickets

Your Travel Guide Mose Hayward Rail Nut We ran dozens of pan-European searches on the three top train booking platforms, Rail Europe, Omio, and Trainline, and compared the results. The goal was to find out: Which site results in better and cheaper train trips? All three of these websites are far easier to use than most

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Our Test Results: The Best Train Booking Platform for Europe

We performed hundreds of searches for train tickets on the websites of national European train companies as well as private portals. The goal: determine the cheapest and best way to buy tickets for riding the rails in Europe. We’ve been riding around Europe ourselves for a few combined decades and plan to continue to do so

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Can I Take Fido? Top Tips for Riding European Trains With Dogs

Your Guide Beth Hoke Traveler, Dog Owner For over two years I’ve been crisscrossing Europe by train with a dog. I am a digital nomad and the dog in question is actually my daughter’s, but is with me while my daughter finishes her degree. So where I go, the dog goes. Traveling around Europe may

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