To travel by train through Europe is a fantastic experience and also good for the environment. The interest for holidays in rails has led to the number of sold Interrailkort has increased significantly.
the Young, the old and families – the age doesn't matter when it comes to the interest to ride the train. In 2018, sales of Interrailkort in Sweden have gone up by almost 50 per cent compared with the previous year.
– in recent years climate and flygdebatt has heightened the interest considerably. There is a clear trend that many choose to change your flight to that particular train during the holidays, " says Jonas Falk, Head of International Sales and Distribution, SilverRail, which is responsible for the distribution of Interrailkort in Sweden.
Families with children to salvation
Many people associate the travel by train through Europe with young people who want to see a little more of the world. But in the day increases the interest of families with children. It is a cheap way to travel for the little ones because children up to 12 years travel free when accompanied by an adult with Interrail.
– In this way, the holiday train to become a competitive alternative to the traditional charter trips, " says Jonas Falk.
the EUROPEAN parliament has voted through a bill that will make it easier to go by train through the union. If the law proposal also passes by the EU's council of ministers and the EUROPEAN commission can be expected to be a series of improvements that make it easier for the travelers.