Hannah Osborne

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3 years ago

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Eurail Global 5 days within one month pass help

I am planning on purchasing the 5 days within one month eurail pass. Can we reserve-book seats on the trains before we activate the pass or does this have to be done after the pass has been activated. Also, how do we get the pass? Is it a travel card that we use. We are departing for Europe in 2 weeks so just wondering how we get it.

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Rail Europe Posted 3 years ago

Hello Hannah,

Thanks for the question.

The printing option for Eurail Global Pass is Paper Ticket which will be shipped to you and you will receive it within 8 business days. You can purchase seat reservations on the website after purchasing your Pass or you can purchase the Pass and seat reservations together. You do not have to validate the Pass first and then purchase seat reservations as seat reservations are Paper tickets and they will be shipped to you within 8 business days.

To purchase Eurail Global Pass click "Here".

Keep in mind that seat reservations would be mandatory for all High-Speed, Night, Scenic and Border Crossing trains. But, you will avail pass holder/discounted fares for these journeys with the pass. With a Pass you can travel on regional/intercity trains within a country.

In order to book seat reservations, please visit our website.

The pass seats can be reserved by clicking on “Seat Reservations” & feed in the Departure city and the Arrival city along with the travel date and preferred time & the number of passengers (Senior, adults, youth and children), and then click on “search tickets”. Once you do so, you would find the schedules along with the fares.

Please click on the “Fare Details” tab to view details regarding the type of fare, type of seat, whether a reservation is included or not and the After Sales Policy.

Hope this helps!!!

Best Regards,

Leora, Rail Europe Travel Expert.

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