im a first time traveller and im goin to europe in september only for a couple of weeks and ive been looking at the prices etc on the eurail passes etc
is it worth getting one??
thinking of travelling to about 4 or 5 different countries and the passes are on a zone limit or something
i wondered if it would be cheaper to get trains to countries when i get over there instead of buying the pass??
any light shed on this would be great
thanks very much this will explain everything for me
thanks again for your help
I did it in 1999 when I was just short of being 19 and got a ticket for the month that covered Denmark, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and Greece and I have to say it is the best thing I have done to date. It is very tiring, but I just loved the idea of the independence of it all, meeting loads of new people, some of whom I have kept in touch with, a few Argies I am actually going to visit later on this year, having only met them in Florence. All you need is your wits, some money and definately a euro timetable ( I got mine from Thompsons) and just go, with or without some of your friends. You will only regret it if you don't do it. As for where to go? that has to be your decision, no one elses. surely that is half of the reason why all of us like travelling so much?
[ Edit: Edited on Feb 8, 2007, at 12:47 PM by PeteW27 ]
i just dont want to be paying for a month when im only gonna be goin for 16 days it just seems a waste of money to me thats all
but the link that that other person posted up was helpful tells you about different passes as the ones on my uni campus only do the 1 or 2 zones or all zones
thanks for your help and im definately looking forward to it first time travelling and hopefully not my last!!!!
Blue tiger.......the best way to travel in europe in by air....try out easyjet n ryan airways....air tickets are available at a throw away price....for example barcelona to milan (30euros), paris to london (35 euros).....but ya need to book tickets as early as poss...thats what i payed when i waz travellin.....eurial pass for one person covering 4 to 5 countries will cost ya notin less than 350$ for sure n the rail takes quite sum time....
thank you for this didnt really think about air as a possibility as thought it mite be too expensive but thanks for your experience and view on this
still not sure what to go for (the cheapest no doubt) but its just finding that way round to travel that wont cost you the earth!!
thanks again for your view on this any more info you or any1 else can give me about europe will be a great help (as it is my first time traveling)