Slovakia joins Eurail Global Pass

Slovakia will join the Eurail Global Pass Jan. 1. The national railway of Slovakia will be included in the classic Eurail Global Pass offer, which permits unlimited rail travel throughout a range of validity periods for either continuous travel periods or flexible travel days in 23 countries. Discounts are offered to groups of two or more and to young people under the age of 26. Prices start from 30 euros a day for a 15-day Global Saver Pass. The Slovakian railway covers 3,616 kilometres and is connected with the pan-European railway network of the surrounding countries of Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic. The Eurail Global Pass represents 42% of the overall Eurail Pass sales and continues to be a popular rail pass giving travellers numerous opportunities to explore Europe by rail. (