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The site won't allow me to book Paris to Ghent with my rail pass. It only gives me regular tickets.

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  • October 04, 2017 15:32
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to If you'll be staying in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris</a> for multiple days and plan on using the Métro and RER to get around the city, you may also want to consider purchasing either the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html">Paris Pass</a>' or the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris Visite</a>'.<br /><br />The '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris Pass</a>' covers entry to over 60 top attractions, as well as public transportation on the Métro, RER, and buses in central <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html">Paris</a>. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris Pass</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/en/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/en/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html">http://www.raileurope.com/en/attractions/things-to-do/paris-pass/index.html</a>.<br /><br />The '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris Visite</a>' just covers local transportation in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html">Paris</a>, which includes the Métro and RER networks, as well as city buses. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris Visite</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html">http://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-visite/index.html</a>.<br /><br />There is also the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-museum-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris Museum Pass</a>', which does not cover any transportation, but it does cover entry to over 60 museums and historic sites around <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris</a>. You would purchase the '<a href="https://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-museum-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris Museum Pass</a>' here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-museum-pass/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-museum-pass/index.html">http://www.raileurope.com/activities/paris-museum-pass/index.html</a>.<br /><br />Various other city passes and tours for <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris</a> can be found here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/france/paris/" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/france/paris/">https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/france/paris/</a>.<br /><br />City passes and tours for time spent in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/netherlands/amsterdam/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/netherlands/amsterdam/index.html">Amsterdam</a> can be viewed here: <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/netherlands/amsterdam/" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/netherlands/amsterdam/">https://www.raileurope.com/en/activities/netherlands/amsterdam/</a>..
  • October 04, 2017 15:28
    Jeff
    Change in reply by Jeff to Hi Betsy,<br /><br />Connections from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/france/paris/index.html" rel="nofollow">Paris</a> to Ghent involve changing trains once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/belgium/brussels/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/belgium/brussels/index.html">Brussels</a> along the way. Only the trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/paris-to-brussels.html" rel="nofollow">Paris to Brussels</a> would require reservations as a supplement to the rail pass. The trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/brussels-to-ghent.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/brussels-to-ghent.html">Brussels to Ghent</a> do not even accept reservations, so the rail pass is all you would need to board. Therefore, you would only book your reservations from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/paris-to-brussels.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/paris-to-brussels.html">Paris to Brussels</a>. The trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/paris-to-brussels.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/paris-to-brussels.html">Paris to Brussels</a> are high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/thalys/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow">Thalys</a> trains.<br /><br />Connections from Ghent to <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/netherlands/amsterdam/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/netherlands/amsterdam/index.html">Amsterdam</a> involve changing trains once in <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/belgium/antwerp/index.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/europe-travel-guide/belgium/antwerp/index.html">Antwerp</a> along the way. Only trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/antwerp-to-amsterdam.html" rel="nofollow">Antwerp to Amsterdam</a> would require reservations as a supplement to the rail pass. The trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/ghent-to-antwerp.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/ghent-to-antwerp.html">Ghent to Antwerp</a> do not accept reservations, so the rail pass is all you would need to board. Therefore, you would only book reservations from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/antwerp-to-amsterdam.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/antwerp-to-amsterdam.html">Antwerp to Amsterdam</a>. The trains from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/antwerp-to-amsterdam.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/antwerp-to-amsterdam.html">Antwerp to Amsterdam</a> are high-speed <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/thalys/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/thalys/how-to-book.html">Thalys</a> trains.<br /><br />For travel with a rail pass, you would purchase reservations from <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/paris-to-brussels.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/paris-to-brussels.html">Paris to Brussels</a> and <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/antwerp-to-amsterdam.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/popular-routes/antwerp-to-amsterdam.html">Antwerp to Amsterdam</a> by clicking the 'Seat Reservations' tab on our homepage (<a href="http://www.raileurope.com" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com">www.raileurope.com</a>), entering the route, and indicating the type of rail pass with which you'll be traveling. Generally, <a href="https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/thalys/how-to-book.html" rel="nofollow" title="Link: https://www.raileurope.com/european-trains/thalys/how-to-book.html">Thalys</a> trains can be booked once within 90 days of an intended departure date..
  • June 01, 2017 16:12
    Jeff
    Changed title to The site won't allow me to book Paris to Ghent with my rail pass. It only gives me regular tickets.
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