Eurail Adds Slovakia to Global Pass in 2012

Good news for train fans in Europe: Eurail Group announced yesterday that Slovakia will join the Eurail Global Pass from the first day of 2012.

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 just 30 euros a day for a fifteen day Global Saver Pass.

Slovakia has evolved into a popular European tourist destination and was ranked second among the top adventurous destinations in the world by The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA); in the category of Developing Tourist Destinations, 2010.

The Slovakian railway covers 2,247 miles and is connected with the pan-European railway network of the surrounding countries of Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic.