France Interrail 1 Country Pass – French Interrail PassFrance Interrail 1 Country Pass - France Interrail One Country PassFrance Interrail Pass - French Interrail PassFrance Types of Interrail pass:
Interrail 1 Country Pass
France Types of Interrail pass is it FLEXI FORMULA (Y/N):
Yes only FLEXI
France Interrail Class of service:
First and Standard class
France Interrail Validity period:
3, 4, 6 or 8 days within 1 month, depending on pass type
France Interrail Participating countries:
28 countries: Austria, Benelux (Belgium, Luxembourg, The Netherlands), Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain (England, Scotland, Wales), Greece, Greece Plus (Greek railways and Attica ferry services between Italy and Greece), Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Ireland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey.
France Interrail Conditions of purchase:
Customer must have been resident, for the past 6 months, in one of the Interrail One Country Pass participating countries. Residents of Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Cyprus, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Russia, San Marino, Ukraine and Vatican City are also permitted to purchase an Interrail One Country Pass.
France Interrail Travel restrictions:
Pass holder cannot purchase a pass covering their own country of residence. Passholder fares are payable on some trains (this will include the cost of the reservation). E.g. Eurostar, Thalys, TGV Lyria, AVE…Such fares can be booked through Voyages-SNCF or locally. Please refer to individual fare sheets for details. Passholders must pay the reservation and/or supplements on trains where reservations are compulsory. E.g.: TGV, overnight trains in France, ICE in France, X2000 in Sweden…Many of these supplements can be booked through Voyages-SNCF (France mainly) or locally. Supplements payable on ALL trains within Spain and Italy
France Interrail Advance purchase:
Up to 3 months before the 1st day of validity
France Interrail Refunds:
Yes, if the pass is returned to the issuing office before the 1st day of validity. 15% cancellation fee applies to refunds and exchanges. Refund requests after 1st day of validity can only be granted if the pass has been endorsed 'NOT USED' before or on the first day of validity and if the request is returned to the issue office within 1 month after the last day of validity of the pass. Exchanges must be processed as a refund plus a new sale.
France Interrail Loss / Theft:
Pass cannot be re-issued.
Travel insurance highly recommended!
France Interrail Discounts available to Interrail pass holders:
No discount will be available from place of residence to point of departure. Discounts on entry to some museums (e.g. transport museums and wax work museums) Discounts on other transport companies (e.g. ferry companies, private Swiss transport companies, coaches and buses)
France Interrail Further discounts available to Interrail pass holders:
Discounts on Youth Hostels (See Interrail Special Annexe for more details on these discounts) For holders of an Interrail Flexi pass the use of a free travel benefit can only occur on a day when the date has been filled in to the travel calendar. The use of a reduction does not require the use of a travel day of a Flexi pass.
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France Interrail Upgrades:
Upgrade is sometimes possible by paying the difference between 1st and standard class. (See fares on this page for details)
French Interrail conditions of use:
Before the start of every journey, Flexi pass holders must enter the date of each travel day to be undertaken in the travel calendar provided before boarding the first train/ship of that day. Pass holders can travel from midnight until midnight on the chosen day of travel. Travel can never begin before 00:00 hours on the first day of the overall validity of the pass and must be completed by midnight on the last day of validity.
French Interrail 7pm rule for overnight trains:
Pass holders travelling on an overnight train/boat that departs after 19:00 hours and arrives at its final destination after 04:00 can input the following day's date on their Flexi pass (even if you leave the train before 4am). For example, if you take a direct overnight train from Budapest to Munich departing on 2nd August at 21:05, you only have to write 3rd August in the travel calendar on your pass. However, in the event that the overnight train/boat departs before 19:00, the departure date and the arrival date must be entered on the pass. Please note that regardless of the 7pm rule, travel can only take place within the overall validity of the pass.
French Interrail price changes:
Prices are subject to change at any time. Please refer to the booking system for current prices. Once paid for you own your ticket for the duration of the booking. Sometimes people want to book a separate seat reservation half way through their holiday. It is possible the reservation price of reserved seats might change whilst your main Interrail pass is being used. This is usually a once yearly reserved seat price change in January and this increase comes from the Rail Company. You can reserve a seat on most trains just email us to ask.
Eurail Pass Benefits in France
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