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A guide to using Inter Rail in Europe

A guide to using Inter Rail in Europe

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If you’re looking to travel around Europe, then an inter rail ticket is maybe just what you need especially if you are on a budget too. The Inter rail allows you to travel to any countries in Europe including Amsterdam, Germany, Sweden, Poland and many others. Inter rail allows you to hop in or hop off a destination.

Ticket type

A single pass allows you to travel to any places in one country. A global ticket, on the other hand, allows you to go to any countries in Europe. If you’re a non-EU citizen, you will have to purchase the Eurail Pass. Tickets are also available in different age group. They have an adult ticket, youth ticket and a group ticket.

How it works

Depending on your ticket type, your ticket will allow you to jump in and off different destinations in Europe. The ticket is solely only for your journey. There are extra services that they offer in which you may have to pay extra. For instance, there’s an additional charge for reserving a seat. Some Inter rail cabins offer a bunk bed for night travels, but they aren’t included in your ticket price. However, you do have an option to stay overnight on the train for free, but you will have to stay in your seats.

The ticket only applies to one person meaning it can’t be transferred to another individual. Furthermore, before you start your journey, Inter rail will ask you to fill out a form that outlines your trip details.

Travel Tips

Before you start your journey with Inter rail, it’s important to be prepared. It’s advisable to pack light and bring your most comfortable clothing and shoe wear. Don’t forget to bring your essentials and any important document that you need.

Do your research beforehand. Researching the locations you are visiting is ideal so that you know where to go. Bringing a small map of the countries, you are going to will be helpful when you are hopping in and off the rail. Planning your journey can help you save time when travelling as you have an idea on where and where you want to go instead of wasting time wandering around the location.

Keeping your valuables safe is important. There are many ways you can keep your valuables safe. For instance bringing a money belt can be useful when hiding your money or your documents.

Interrail is a great travel pass for anyone who wishes to visit the whole countries in Europe. It’s ideal to do your research before starting your trip so that your journey will be hassle free and more enjoyable.