Germany

Cheap Eurostar Alternatives: Low Cost Tricks for London-Paris & More

Your Guide Mose Hayward Cheap Travel Connoisseur Eurostar is the fastest, loveliest way to move between Paris and London, but you may want a cheaper alternative—or need to avoid strikes and other issues on the service. Here then is a quick guide to the alternatives for getting between London and Paris, as well as the […]

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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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The Key Tips for Deutsche Bahn—And Getting Cheaper, Smoother Rides on German Trains

Your Train Guide Sam Gilman Global Traveller I have long used trains as the most cost-effective and convenient way to get around Germany. I go by car and bus as well at times, but I find the experience on Deutsche Bahn trains offers better views, comfier seats, and good service while often cutting hours off

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Is a Eurail / Interrail Pass Worth It Any More? Price Comparison Results

Eurail and Interrail passes seem like a bit of an anachronism, now that there are ultra-cheap competing train services and some other smart ways to get around Europe—trains that are not available with these passes. And yet, the Interrail system (for European residents) and the Interrail system (for non-Europeans) have been around for so long,

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FlixTrain: What to Know Before Taking this Cheap Rail Alternative in Germany and Sweden

Your Train Guide Jacline Melliou Travel Guru FlixTrain is generally much cheaper than what you’d pay for the national train operators—but whether it’s right for you depends on a few factors about your destinations and expectations. FlixTrain often costs around 25% to 50% of similar rides on Germany’s national operator Deutsche Bahn or Sweden’s SJ.

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