Call Us Today!call:
Menu

Railbookers Blog

Stay in the loop with the latest Railbookers news, packages, special offers, and press releases.
Journeys from a Rail Insider: Venice, Florence, and Rome—Italy’s 3 Greatest Cities

Journeys from a Rail Insider: Venice, Florence, and Rome—Italy’s 3 Greatest Cities

Florence / Italy / Journeys from a Rail Insider / Rome / Venice | April 23, 2018

Brittney taking in the beautiful views in Venice. Last October, our Inside Sales Manager from our Laguna Hills office, Brittney Spotten, traveled to three of Italy’s greatest cities: Venice, Florence, and Rome! Benvenuto! Welcome to the land of la dolce vita—meaning “the sweet life.” Italy is one of the most enchanting and unforgettable places in the world. Beyond the clichés, there are so many surprising ways in which this European country shines, especially when explored by train.

Read full article
5 of the Best Rail Vacations in Great Britain and Ireland

5 of the Best Rail Vacations in Great Britain and Ireland

England / Ireland / Scotland | April 23, 2018

Some of Europe’s most memorable train journeys are just waiting to be discovered in Great Britain and Ireland. From the beautiful landscapes of Southwest England to the dramatic crags of the Scottish Highlands and the stunning Irish coastline, traveling by train is not only a scenic and relaxing way to discover the entire area, but also a great way to add a sense of adventure to your vacation!

Read full article
Experience the Best of Spain by Train

Experience the Best of Spain by Train

Barcelona / Madrid / Seville / Spain | April 16, 2018

From the sleek high-speed railways traversing the big cities to the calm regional lines running through the countryside, taking the train in Spain is at once efficient, relaxing and incredibly scenic. Travel by rail and discover the Moorish palaces and Baroque squares in Andalucia, the dreamlike Gaudí creations in Catalonia, and a rich array of architecture along with great museums, stunning galleries and beautiful scenery in Madrid and beyond. Here we profile 5 top Spanish cities and highlight some of the best rail journeys to complete the experience! 

Read full article
Journeys From A Rail Insider: Switzerland's Iconic Glacier and Bernina Express

Journeys From A Rail Insider: Switzerland's Iconic Glacier and Bernina Express

Bernina Express / Glacier Express / Jungfrau / Switzerland | April 12, 2018

Rail Insider Kimberly Beck aboard the Bernina Express Each year, we give our employees the opportunity to experience the packages and destinations we offer firsthand. The insider knowledge they gain on these trips is incredibly invaluable. Let’s be honest, the idea of getting away from the office to embark on a rail journey is exciting, especially when it’s for work. But these trips are by no means simply free trips. They benefit us as a company, but they also greatly benefit our customers—YOU!

Read full article
9 Canadian Cities to See by Train

9 Canadian Cities to See by Train

Canada / Food / Overnight Trains / Photography / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Train Travel / train vacation / Uncategorized / Vacations | April 9, 2018

Full of natural wonder, vibrant cities, and the most coastline of any country on Earth, Canada is certainly captivating-and large. With so much amazing area to cover, traveling by train is the best way to see it all in comfort and style. And whether you start your journey in the west or the east, rich culture, stunning scenery, and electric city life come standard on every rail vacation to Canada with Railbookers.

Read full article
Life Onboard VIA Rail - The Best of Train Travel in Canada

Life Onboard VIA Rail - The Best of Train Travel in Canada

Canada | April 2, 2018

One of the best ways to experience the great expanse of Canada is by scenic train, and Railbookers makes it easy with over 40 rail vacation packages featuring VIA Rail’s iconic routes to the most popular destinations across this vast and diverse country. From the vibrant big cities of Vancouver and Toronto to the spectacular towns of Jasper and Banff in the Canadian Rockies, and further east to the European-influenced cities Montreal and Quebec City, your dream rail vacation to Canada is within reach with VIA Rail Vacations by Railbookers!

Read full article
The Best European Train Vacations to Take This Summer

The Best European Train Vacations to Take This Summer

Barcelona / Bernina Express / Italy / Scandinavia / Scotland / Switzerland | March 26, 2018

Train travel is one of the best ways to tour Europe, and this is especially true in the summer when routes are open and accessible, the weather is mild and the views are sublime. Railways traverse some of Europe’s most stunning terrain, from the coastal, sun-soaked towns of Southern Italy to the dramatic crags of the Scottish Highlands. 

Read full article
The Train is the Star in These 6 Famous Movies

The Train is the Star in These 6 Famous Movies

Austria / France / India / Italy / Orient-Express / Paris / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Train Travel / train vacation / USA / Vacations / Venice Simplon-Orient-Express / Vienna / Western Europe | March 16, 2018

For as long as we’ve been making movies, we’ve been telling stories with trains. From the birth of cinema with The Great Train Robbery in 1903 to modern cult classics such as Snowpiercer and Source Code, there’s something about trains and train journeys in film that keep our eyes transfixed on the silver screen. Pop some popcorn and take a look at a few of our favorite train films, then see how Railbookers can help you recreate these incredible journeys for yourself.

Read full article
5 of the Best Scenic Train Rides in Switzerland

5 of the Best Scenic Train Rides in Switzerland

Bernina Express / Glacier Express / Jungfrau / Switzerland | March 13, 2018

There really is no better way to explore the small but incredibly beautiful country of Switzerland than by train. All of the country’s best natural sights – from verdant valleys to dramatic waterfalls and sheer mountain peaks – are train accessible, with a number of these journeys considered the most scenic in the world. Here, we feature 5 of the best, so come along for the ride!

Read full article
How to Pack for a Vacation in the Alps

How to Pack for a Vacation in the Alps

Austria / Bern / Bernina Express / Geneva / Glacier Express / Golden Pass / Rail Travel / rail vacation / Switzerland / Train Travel / train vacation / Travel Tips | March 2, 2018

Sweeping meadows, snowy peaks, ski resorts—you’ll find it all in the Alps, and climates can change from one location to the next. While it’s important to pack for warmth and comfort, packing light should be your main focus. Weight limits are lenient in mainland Europe, but keep in mind you’ll have to be able to get your luggage through stations and on to trains.

Read full article

« Older Entries

Loading...