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11. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Hello GerryKhong:)

Does the 3000£, include the cost of the rail ticket.
If not, what does the rail ticket cost.
If it does not include the cost of the rail ticket, u certainly have planty of money. I usually spend 30 to 50 Euros per day, when travelling in Europe, not including intercity transport.

Mel

12. Posted by t_maia (Travel Guru 3289 posts) 9y

Please note that in Italy it is cheaper to buy point-to-point than to use Interrail. I took my (national) pass back to the shop after figuring out that instead of 139 EUR for 4 days in one month I could get 2 months travel on the route I wanted for 80 EUR. (I'm going Palermo-Venice.)

You might want to contact the member "GyuriFT" of virtualtourist.com (Sorry TP!) - he is a gold mine of information on travelling cheaply around Europe by train.

Play around a bit with http://www.jizdenka.cz for ideas how much a point-to-point-ticket would cost you if you buy the ticket in the UK.

13. Posted by Jerrycrow (Full Member 165 posts) 9y

the cost of the rail is excluded from the 3000 pounds. with an interrail pass, i dont need to worry about the cost of transport.

bare in mind, i still have to find my way to southeast asia after my trip in europe. if i ever lack funds, i will just buy an airticket straight back to my home country.

14. Posted by whipster (Budding Member 6 posts) 9y

having 2 nights ago taken a night train from istanbul to sofia i would say - never again, if i can help it - night train is only option on this route. constant passport checks, hostility for no other reason than boredom from police. i had to share a tiny room, bunkbeds, with an insane toothless man who reeeeked of booze and drank about 5 beers. he also started smoking after i asked him not to. im takin day trains from now on cause you wont get any sleep, you can bank on that. love istanbul and sofia though

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