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Discover More of Italy by Train

Discover More of Italy by Train

Italy / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Train Travel / train vacation | December 4, 2018

Traveling by train through Italy means adventure, romance, and the ability to get anywhere in the country quickly and easily – from the canals of Venice and the monuments of Rome to the gorgeous coastlines of the Cinque Terre and the Amalfi Coast. Trenitalia, Italy’s excellent national train network, operates thousands of trains per day, connecting every major city in Italy, including Rome, Venice, Florence and Milan via high-speed lines, as well as over 200 regional destinations, including Lake Como, Cinque Terre, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast, via intercity and regional lines. So it’s entirely possible to visit all of your favorite Italian destinations, from top to toe, in one amazing trip.

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Eurostar is the Stuff Train Journey Dreams Are Made Of

Eurostar is the Stuff Train Journey Dreams Are Made Of

Eurostar / Train Travel | November 19, 2018

Thinking about taking a European train vacation but don’t know where to begin? Try Eurostar Vacations by Railbookers! Eurostar is the exciting high-speed passenger train linking the UK with France and Belgium via the Channel Tunnel at speeds of up to 186 mph. That means travelers can board a Eurostar train in London and in just a few hours, travel to more than 100 European destinations, including those in Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and Germany via easy train transfers in direct city center terminals.

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Train Travel Across Canada - Quick Tips for the First-Timer

Train Travel Across Canada - Quick Tips for the First-Timer

Canada / Canadian Rockies / Train Travel / train vacation | November 13, 2018

There’s nothing quite like taking the train across the vast, wild expanse that is Canada. From the relaxed, friendly pace onboard to the pristine wilderness outside your window, traversing Canada along the tracks is truly a unique, once in a lifetime experience. And whether it’s your first time taking an overnight train across Canada or you’re a seasoned pro, these tips will help make the experience even better! 

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You Can Take a Eurostar Train from London to Amsterdam in Under 4 Hours

You Can Take a Eurostar Train from London to Amsterdam in Under 4 Hours

Amsterdam / Eurostar / FAQ / London / Rail Travel / Trip Planning | October 29, 2018

Now that Eurostar offers a convenient, stress-free way to travel to Amsterdam, there’s never been a better time to visit! Did you know that you can board a high-speed Eurostar train in London and travel directly to the heart of Amsterdam in under four hours? It only takes three hours and 41 minutes to get to Amsterdam Centraal after the train leaves St Pancras. Since debuting this new service between the illustrious cities in April, more than 130,000 travelers have chosen to take the train over flying to the Dutch capital.

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5 Ways to Customize Your Train Vacation for the Journey of Your Dreams

5 Ways to Customize Your Train Vacation for the Journey of Your Dreams

Train Travel / train vacation / Travel Tips | October 22, 2018

Personalized travel is all the rage these days and for good reason – the ability to create the exact vacation you want (and nothing you don’t) is incredibly appealing. But what does it really mean to customize your train vacation? As the name implies, a customized, or tailor-made train journey is an independent rail travel plan, custom-designed based on what you want to see and do. Want to spend a week shopping in Paris before moving on to a romantic weekend in Venice? How about adding on a day trip to Florence to visit the famous Uffizi Museum before heading to Rome to tour the Colosseum and the ancient ruins? Or perhaps adding-on a few days in London to the start the journey, and taking the Eurostar across the Channel to Paris? With a custom-designed itinerary, the options are endless and only limited by your imagination!

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5 Things to Know and 5 Places to Go - Train Travel in 2019

5 Things to Know and 5 Places to Go - Train Travel in 2019

Pre Post River Cruise / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Train Travel / train vacation / Venice Simplon-Orient-Express | September 25, 2018

The new year is fast approaching, and with it, exciting trends in train travel! More than ever, people are taking to the tracks, whether it’s for a pre or post river cruise excursion, a scenic multi-country rail journey, an exciting city to city getaway, or even an overnight train experience. Regardless of the destination, the train offers travelers a totally unique adventure, as well as a surprisingly relaxing and seamless way to get from one place to another. As we look ahead to a new year of bucket list travel experiences, we present 5 things to know and 5 places to go for train travel in 2019!

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Jump Start Your European Vacation on Eurostar

Jump Start Your European Vacation on Eurostar

Eurostar | September 19, 2018

Imagine enjoying breakfast in London, lunch at a bistro in Paris, and a sunset, beachside dinner in the Côte d’Azur, all in the same day. Sound enticing? Eurostar is the exciting high-speed passenger train linking the UK with France and Belgium via the Channel Tunnel at speeds of up to 186 mph. That means travelers can board a Eurostar train in London and in just a few hours, travel to more than 100 European destinations, including those in Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and Germany via easy train transfers in direct city center terminals. The perfect jump start to a wonderful European rail vacation!

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What Exactly Is A Pre- or Post-River Cruise Rail Vacation?

What Exactly Is A Pre- or Post-River Cruise Rail Vacation?

Europe / Pre Post River Cruise | September 10, 2018

Europe remains at the forefront of river cruising, and for good reason. With its legendary waterways such as the Rhine or the Danube, the Rhône, the Po, Seine, and the Elbe, a river cruise offers all the luxury and convenience of an ocean cruise. And there are all the amenities of a modern hotel — restaurants, bars, lounges, fitness facilities, spas, internet access and comfortable staterooms. A river cruise is essentially a floating hotel with transportation and accommodations included, and can reach waterways and cities not accessible by ocean cruise liners. In 2016 alone, more than 1.4 million people cruised along Europe’s rivers, with 40 percent of travelers visiting from North America.

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7 Ways to Discover the Best of Canada by Rail in 2019

7 Ways to Discover the Best of Canada by Rail in 2019

Banff / Canada / Canadian Rockies / Jasper / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Victoria | August 28, 2018

There’s never been a better time to experience Canada by train! Offering some of the most scenic views in all of North America, Canada’s excellent long-distance train network is truly the most immersive, relaxing and scenic way to experience all the best of this incredible country, from the pristine beauty of the Canadian Rockies to the dynamic big cities of the East and West Coasts. Learn more below about 7 of Railbookers’ best 2019 train journeys through Canada and the spectacular stops they make along the way!

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