With its French touch, Frenchway Travel handles every aspect and all of the accommodations for people traveling around the world, from start to finish. We have great expertise in international travel, especially from and to France. So it’s only natural that we offer to book for you your next train tickets in France and in Europe! As for flights or any other reservation, we take care of everything for you. You have a dedicated agent to talk to if you have specific asks or need a change. Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information. In one of our previous blogs, we have presented to you the measures implemented by the SNCF to ensure safe train travel regarding to Covid 19. Today we’ll talk more about what to expect when you travel by train in France and Europe.
Train in France
Travel by train in France is easy and offers multiple options. You can travel at high speed with a TGV, or more local with a TER or intercities. You can also take an overnight train at low cost. SNCF has different kinds of tickets depending on the flexibility and comfort you need. For example, Prem’s tickets are non-refundable or exchangeable. While second class are more expensive but will be exchangeable and refundable up to a few days before departure. SNCF tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance and prices tend to increase when the departure date approaches. 5 millions passengers travel daily by train in France. The French train network has more than 3,000 stations. 15,000 passenger and freight trains run on the French rail network every day.
Train in Europe
Want to travel in Europe? The solution is often not to hop on a plan. More respectful of the environment and affordable, choose to travel by train. Rail Europe counts 105 rail operators in 24 countries and serves 20,000 stations. Ask Frenchway to book your next shooting in Italy or in Spain!
SNCF Discount Cards
SNCF has several annual discount cards: Carte Avantage Jeune (12-27 years old), Carte Avantage Adult (27-59 years old) and Carte Avantage Senior (+60 years old). It unlock the following advantages:
- 30% off on trips all year round
- Capped prices in France
- 60% off for up to 3 children (4-11 years old) accompanied by the card holder
- Free exchange and refund up to 3 days before departure.
SNCF has 2 offers for business travel:
- Entreprise – A free Oui Pro account. It allows centralised payment of tickets for all staff, and record spending of the team on a unique account. It gives access to flexible tickets, 5% off in standard for 2 destinations to choose and 5% off in Business.
- Carte Liberte – 399 Euros (379 Euros if you have a Pro account). It gives access to 60% off in standard and 40% off in Business.
In January 2021, SNCF will launch a new digital app SNCF Connect. It will allow you to book your train journey as well as prepare your route by bus and metro in French cities. Real-time traffic conditions will be displayed. Manage your refund and exchange on this new app.
Frenchway accompanies you to France and to Europe
For the past 38 years, Frenchway travel has been the best corporate travel agency in Paris and New York. Our clients work in fashion, sports, media, music, event travel, movie & TV production, advertising and the corporate world. We specialize in providing the highest level of personalized service on short notice due to our client-first approach. The secret of a wonderful trip lies in the attention to detail, to ensure that your travel will turn out smooth. Don’t wait anymore and contact us.