European Rail Tours

Eurail is offering free first-class upgrades

Travellers planning to visit Europe between now and 15 May 2019 will enjoy all the luxuries of first-class rail travel for the price of a second-class fare.

Australian Rail Tours

The beloved Mary Valley Rattler is back on track

One of Queensland’s most-loved tourist attractions, the Mary Valley Rattler is again chugging and steaming its way through the stunning Sunshine Coast hinterland.

European Rail Tours

What to do and not to do when travelling in Europe by rail

If you’ve never travelled by train in Europe, there are some tips you’ll need to know before you start planning your trip.

European Rail Tours

Getting there: The modern-day Orient Express experience

The Orient Express was a long-distance passenger train service created in 1883, and which soon became synonymous with intrigue and luxury travel.

Rail Tours

Five train journeys for the young at heart

Rail Plus has curated a list of five Great Train Journeys for the young adventurer in you. And if any take your fancy, answer a couple of questions to win a travel voucher towards your next booking.

European Rail Tours

Save half on companion fares on the Oriental Express

Until 15 June, Rail Plus is offering 50 per cent off companion fares on all Eastern & Oriental Classical Journeys through to December 2018.


Travel SOS: What's the best way to get around the UK?

The YourLifeChoices (really) Great Britain Holiday Planner was released last week to rave reviews from our members, one of whom, Trevor, has decided to organise his own trip to the UK. So, he's asked Leon for tips on the best way to get around while he's there.


Thunder down under: touring Glasgow's Central Station

Ever the rail buff, David Fallick takes you underground to tour the grand old lady of Scottish rail transport - the beautifully preserved Glasgow Central Station.


Getting around: How a British rail pass worked for Kaye and David

Both Kaye and David agree that getting around by rail is the best way to see Britain, and using a British rail pass is excellent value, too.


Road, rail, bus, boat and beyond: the best ways to see Australia

There's no wrong way to see Australia. In fact, irrespective of which mode of transport you choose, touring our sunburnt country is bound to be a winner.

European Rail Tours

Take advantage of Rail Europe's early bird deals and save

Travellers planning to zip around Europe on the Eurostar service can take advantage of Rail Europe's newly released one-way fares starting from $73.


Are Eurail passes as good a deal as they’re made out to be?

In Travel SOS, Leon deigns to the superior knowledge of European rail guru Lyn Tan, so he too can learn the answer to Jeremy’s question about the value of Eurail passes.

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