Did you consider travelling around Europe by train? Lots of people choose train travel as a convenient method of getting around the Old Continent. Why? Simply because train travel is cost-effective, convenient and it adds the benefit of enjoying the spectacular sceneries of this wonderful place.
If you are not familiar with this ways of transportation, it can get really confusing. You can get the best advice at the Information/Help booth – the agents will help you plan the trip to the next destination. Find out if you qualify for any discounts or if you can lower the cost if taking a different train.
If you want to cut down on costs for European train travel, here are a few tips:
When you buy your ticket, make sure you know all the information: the train number and time of departure, check if you travel first or second class, if it’s one-way or round trip and the date when you’ll be travelling. All these information are written on your train ticket.
Whether or not you have a reservation for a train seat will affect your train travel in Europe. If you have one, you’ll have a number for a car and seat. When you’re at the train station, check each track or the wall for the Composition of Trains board, which should illustrate where each numbered car will be when the train comes in. If you don’t have a reservation, this means you can sit anywhere