The all-in-one train ticket, the Eurail Global Pass, will enable nationals from Canada and other third countries to travel to 33 European countries for €291.
This offers a flexible way for people to travel to Europe while using sustainable travelling alternatives as well as allows pass holders to travel without having to make a reservation prior to the trip, SchengenVisaInfo.com reports.
Depending on the ticket purchased, pass holders are able to travel in trains as many as they want within the specific time frame, which can range from four days to three months.
Top picks for this trip have been countries like France, Germany, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and Italy.
The cost of tickets can range depending on the traveller’s age and the number of days they the pass to be valid. A train-pass valid for four days across one-month period costs €239 for those aged between 12-27 and €317 for those aged 28 and above.
Some pricing options are also available for those that want to travel without a limit to 33 different countries for three months, with the price being approximately €874, while more economical options are perfect for those who plan to visit from three to five spots.
The price also determines the class for the train’s pass, with the possibility of choosing between first and second class, with the former having wider seats, fewer crowds and other perks.
The Eurail One Country Pass also enables travellers to change one country specifically, with prices varying from €58 to €155. In addition, rail travel passes can be paid upfront, and trips can take the time up to 11 months later, so there is no need to choose a start date until you travel, giving travellers flexibility with their schedules. Passes can be purchased online and be delivered for free instantly.
The interest of Canadian nationals to travel to Europe has been increasing significantly this year, with the travel insurance company, RATESDOTCA, saying that demand for European destinations has increased by almost 2000 per cent compared to 2021.
Canadians’ favourite spots to visit are the United Kingdom (up by 1832 per cent), followed by Portugal (1727 per cent), France (623 per cent), Italy (2933 per cent) and Spain (1344 per cent).
The data provider for travel intelligence, Mabrian, has previously revealed that the top ten cities in Europe for the best air quality and hotel prices, in addition to other factors, have been selected Zagreb, Athens, Ljubljana, Rome, Vienna, Lisbon, Madrid, Milan, Dubrovnik and Berlin – with these cities being promising tourism destinations for visitors.