How do I get the most out of Interrailing?
Top 5 Interrail Tips
- Be realistic about your budget. There is a saying that goes something like “when you seek adventure, take half the clothes and twice the money” and we sure do agree.
- Pick your travel buddy wisely.
- Speak a bit of the language.
- Speak to the hotel staff before you go and explore.
How long should I go Interrailing for?
3-5 weeks is usually the standard interrail trip length; however, you can purchase passes that let you travel for up to 3 months. Think about when you will fit your travels into your yearly calendar, and how much time you are able to get off work or how long your university breaks are before planning.
Is Interrailing in Europe safe?
Absolutely! Travelling by train is one of the safest ways to explore Europe. An Interrail Pass gives you access to an extensive network of railway companies with some of the best connections, maintenance systems and safety measures in the world.
What is the cheapest way to Interrail Europe?
One of the most budget-friendly ways to see Europe is by using an Interrail train Pass. With a single Pass you can hop on and off many of Europe’s trains. Costs of accommodation, food and entertainment do vary between countries, but there are many ways to enjoy a low-cost trip.
What size bag should I take Interrailing?
We recommend taking a main backpack of between 50 and 70 litres for a 3 week interrail. You should also take a day sack for exploring cities. Some of the bags we recommend come with handy detachable day sacks.
Is Interrailing easy?
10 top interrailing tips Make sure to remember these 10 interrail tips: Think about who you’re travelling with. Interrailing isn’t always the most relaxing experience and can be difficult to coordinate, so travelling with more than 4-5 people may be stressful.
Is Interrail cheaper than Eurail?
The Eurail offers a lot more options: you can still buy a one-country pass (though InterRail is cheaper), but you can also get two-country and regional passes. So, if you want to travel in two or three countries, the Eurail might be a better option.
Can you sleep on interrail trains?
If you book a bed (sleeper or couchette), a sheet, blanket and pillow are usually provided. Please note: If you cross a border on a night train, you will probably be asked to hand your Interrail Pass and passport to the train conductor. This way, the border crossing security checks can happen while you sleep.
Can you sleep on interrail?
Can you go Interrailing with a suitcase?
So we recommend taking a backpack, but if you always choose to go with a suitcase, you can. Another great in-between option is the wheeled backpack for those who have a bad back or want to switch between carrying and rolling.
Is Interrailing in Europe worth it?
There is a level of beauty in being able to visit Europe in a non-restrictive, free-spirited manner. My own experiences with Interrailing have been unforgettably brilliant.
What are some practical Interrailing tips and advice?
Here are some practical interrailing tips and advice: 1. Don’t take too much luggage with you 2. Consider your budget realistically 3. Be selective with your company 4. Always book accommodation in advance 5. Don’t forget your compass 6. Buy souvenirs sparingly 7. Learn a few basic words of the native language
Is Interrailing on a budget a good idea?
After all, you don’t want to blow your budget in the first week. There are numerous wonderful ways of interrailing on a budget. Try these tips out and I’m sure you’ll see results. On a side note, if there are things you really want to do, don’t beat yourself up about price- remember, travel is about EXPERIENCES.
How do I plan my Interrailing trip?
Basically, wherever you are starting your interrailing trip from, choose the cheapest destination that you can get to, and make your travel plan based on beginning at that place. So, I was starting from Liverpool, and the cheapest place in Europe I could get to from there was Amsterdam.