How can I add "Norway in a Nutshell" to the Rail Europe pass that I booked two months ago.

At the time of my original booking NIN was not available. I see from your website that it is available now. How can I add NIN to my original booking. I already have train reservations from Bergen to Voss on June 17 and from Myrdal to Oslo on June 19. I'd like to break the NIN travel in Flam on the 17th and take a 2-day trip to Balestrand (hotel already booked). There is apparently no way to do this on-line . I've tried calling Rail Europe in USA but have been told all lines are busy.
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  • Jeff (Official Rep) June 09, 2016 14:51
    Hi Marcy,

    I'm sorry; however, the 'Norway in a Nutshell' (and the 'Sognefjord in a Nutshell') are actually still not available for purchase from North America. With that being the case, you would have to pay locally if you wish to take the Voss-Gudvangen bus, the Gudvangen-Flåm boat, the Flåm-Balestrand boat, and also the Flåm Railway between Flåm and Myrdal. Your rail pass (as long as it includes Norway) will cover the trains on the rail line between Bergen-Voss-Myrdal-Oslo (the Bergen Railway).
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  • Hi

    we are traveling next March 2017. I want to do NIN with the pass. How do i make the necessary reservations? Can i do so online? Thanks
    • Jeff (Official Rep) November 07, 2016 21:08
      Hi Angela,

      I'm sorry, however, we still have not regained access to issue the 'Norway in a Nutshell'. With that being the case, you would have to pay locally if you wish to take the Voss-Gudvangen bus, the Gudvangen-Flåm boat, and the Flåm Railway between Flåm and Myrdal. Your rail pass (as long as it includes Norway) will cover the trains on the rail line between Bergen-Voss-Myrdal-Oslo (the Bergen Railway).

      Trains on the Bergen Railway do require reservations in addition to a rail pass, and we are able to issue these reservations. For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations by clicking the 'Seat Reservations' tab on our homepage (www.raileurope.com), entering a route, and indicating the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling. Generally, these trains can only be reserved within 90 days of an intended date of departure. Since your intended travel falls outside of this time frame, you would just enter a date some time within the next 90 days to get an idea of its reservation costs and schedules in the meantime.
    • Jeff (Official Rep) November 07, 2016 21:09
      Please feel free to check back after the new year. By then we may have regained access to the actual Norway in a Nutshell tickets.
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