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The Cheaper Tricks for Booking Europe Train Tickets from Australia

Your Guide Mose Hayward Travel Nerd If you’re Australian and looking to book train tickets for a jaunt through Europe, there’s a good chance you’ll wind up redirected to a few weird and expensive booking sites for trains that are not necessarily the cheapest options. Or you’ll attempt to buy tickets directly from SNCF Connect

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The Best & Cheapest Ways to Travel Between Paris and Barcelona: Train, Bus, and — If You Must — Plane

Your Guide Mose Hayward Travel Nerd I’ve long lived in the lovely, romantic French capital Paris and the lively, sexy Catalan capital Barcelona — these are absolutely my favorite two cities in the world. But how to travel between them? There are lots of websites that promise to sell you tickets between the two cities.

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How to Get the Best Child and Youth Discounts on European Trains

Your Train Guide Mose Hayward Childlike Rail Nut The value proposition for travelling by train in Europe grows by multiples when it comes to travelling with children. Compared to flying, train operators are quite generous in the age brackets for free travel with babies and toddlers and they offer significant discounts for youth. Also, trains

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Solutions for Buying Train Tickets for France in Spite of Credit Card Rejections from Ouigo and SNCF Connect

Your Train Guide Mose Hayward Hexagonal Rail Nut The French train operator’s websites SNCF Connect and Ouigo are notorious for rejecting bank and credit cards from outside of France. Those from Brazil, Eastern Europe, the United States, Australia, and Canada in particular report problems with payments not going through or getting rejected. We’ve been carefully researching

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Luggage Restrictions On Trains in France — What to Know Before You Go

Your Train Guide Mose Hayward Hexagonal Rail Nut If you’re used to travelling by plane and thus conditioned to worry about the size, weight, and contents of your baggage, you’re in for a treat. Luggage restrictions for French trains are generally much more relaxed. The main rule is to not be taking so much that

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We Tested the Legitimate Train Booking Platforms for France—Here’s What Works Best for Cheap Tickets

Your Train Guide Mose Hayward Hexagonal Rail Nut I’ve been booking train tickets online for French trains for two decades, both with the SNCF’s official websites and the various good competing private booking platforms. There is now a healthy variety of alternatives for booking French train tickets that can get you e-tickets with the same

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Schemes for Cheap Train Tickets in France

I’ve been whizzing around France on TGV and other trains as cheaply as possible for over two decades. And here, my dear penny-pinching minimalists, is an insider’s guide to the best current strategies, booking platforms, discount cards, sales, and future insights for bopping around on the French train system without shedding too many Euros. Unfortunately,

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How to Book French Train Tickets: A Guide to Painless Trip Prep

Trains are hands-down the best way to get around France. If you’re not used to France and/or to European train travel, the ticketing options can seem a bit overwhelming. But I’ve been traveling the French rails for the past two decades, and I’m here to assist with the basics and give you tips to get

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