Rail Travel Holidays Frequently Asked Questions
While you should consider travelling by rail
Train is a particularly great way to travel thorough the world. As you can get the privilege of travelling through several countries without the customs and border checks that can eat up your holiday time. Just sit back and relax and admire the changing scenic landscape from your comfortable seat.
Absolutely. We can add hotel nights to give you extra time to explore your destination or add in additional stopovers to help you discover new ones! We can also add transfers for ultimate ease and convenience and have an extensive range of sightseeing options so you can make the most of your trip. We will also take care of your flights. Just speak with our Rail Experts and we’ll start creating the perfect holiday for you.
Yes, we want you to have your perfect holiday, so you always have full flexibility to have additional nights, stopovers in certain countries and cities as well as participate in your preferred sightseeing tours or excursions. We want you to love your holiday. We have an extensive list of unique and popular sightseeing options throughout the world just speak with us for more details.
Absolutely! Luxury private train journeys such as the Rocky Mountaineer, Belmond or Venice Simplon-Orient-Express have set departure dates. Most trains tend to run every day, so you can travel every day.
You can start and end almost anywhere. You can do one way or return train journeys, with the option of flying on some segments. We will design your holiday to your wishes, or you can do one of our prepared suggestions.
You certainly can. First class means different things on different train lines, it may mean anything from larger seats with more legroom, to meals and drinks. Ask us for more details of the first class options on your holiday.
With the exception of iconic and luxury trains, trains tend to travel multiple times a day. We can advise and tell you about your options and best times to travel.
Any time! We will arrange your unique train holiday to ensure you get what you want, whether you’re looking for the best weather, the best scenery or the certain experiences. Contact us about what you want from your holiday and we will arrange your perfect holiday.
Absolutely. We will arrange flights from worldwide airports for you. You have the option of flying to a destination before continuing your holiday by train. However you wish your holiday to be.
Absolutely! We can design holidays for everyone from single travellers to families and everyone in between.
Unique Scenic Travel knows the most scenic routes. You will love the incredible sights you can witness from your train windows on all our holidays. We will always tell you about different routes you can take for some extra special unique scenery.
Our hotels are always located centrally in each city. They always come with a delicious breakfast and are at least of 4 star standard. Our hotels will allow you to be right at or only a short walking distance of local sights and/or your railway stations.
One of the best things about train journeys is how you can take two main items of luggage plus an item of hand luggage per person. As there are no weight restrictions, you can pack as you like – just remember you will need to carry everything yourself, except in case of iconic luxury journeys which have butlers and bellhops.
Absolutely! You can change any of our suggestions to suit your interest! We are happy for you to visit cities in a different order or change location of your holidays start or finish. Just contact us with your requirements.
From stopovers to city sightseeing with tickets to events. You can do it all with train travel.
Watch a Moulin Rouge show while you are in Paris or experience a night at the opera in Vienna or Verona. Perhaps you want to enjoy ride euro Disney in Paris, walk around the Barcelona Aquarium, or see the grand Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam? We can organise tickets to it all!
If you are worried about having heavy luggage, changing stations, or catching flights, we can include transfers in our train holidays all over the world. We can assist you with the wide variety of options available if you would like to add a transfer to a train station, hotel, airport, or even another nearby town or city!