The Luxury Tourist Train is the way to travel and live a high-level experience for clientes who love quality. On these journeys you will be able to feel the luxury as you travel through various cities in Spain.
The luxury trains offer you exclusive experiences and a complete service just like a hotel; accommodation on board, breakfast buffet or à la carte and the option of enjoying lunch and dinner in first class restaurants or on board with the most select gastronomy. You will also be able to enjoy activities, parties, excursions and programmed visits and, above all, the safety and confidence that these trips offer you.
It offers you an itinerary along the Cantabrian coast and runs in both directions from San Sebastian to Santiago de Compostela and from Santiago de Compostela to San Sebastian.
It makes its classic circuit through Andalusia, introducing as a novelty the Lusitanian Route, a route between Seville, Lisbon and Oporto.
It offers you an innovative itinerary to travel between Bilbao and Santiago de Compostela.
It offers you a six-day trip along the Camino de Santiago, full of nature and culture.
What is included in the price of a Luxury Tourist Train ticket?
Luxury Train tickets include:
Accommodation on board in Suites with private bathroom.
Full board including buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner from the best restaurants on board the train.
On-board entertainment, magazines, newspapers, etc.
Excursions with entrance fees to museums, cathedrals, etc.
Multilingual guide throughout the tour.
Luxury coach service for all transfers.
Security service on board.
How do I get from my city of origin to the departure point of the Luxury Train?
The expenses derived from the transport from the traveller's place of origin to the meeting point for the start of the journey are the responsibility of the client..
What is the amount to be paid to make the reservation effective?
The customer must pay 15% of the total cost of the trip within four calendar days of receiving the booking confirmation as a "registration fee and booking guarantee".
Do the trains have Internet and television?
Televisions are available in the trains' common rooms, as well as Wi-Fi connection.
In addition, the Transcantábrico Train Suites have Wi-Fi and a flat screen for playing DVDs on a computer.
Can I get a refund if I cancel my journey?
Customers can cancel the booking and recover part of the payment depending on the date of cancellation, except for 15% that must be paid to Renfe as compensation, which can be deducted from the "registration fee and booking guarantee". The percentage of the fare to be retained will be as follows:
Cancellation between 30 and 15 days in advance: 25% of the current price.
Cancellation between 14 and 5 days in advance: 50% of the current price.
Cancellation between 4 and 1 day in advance: 80% of the current price.
Cancellation less than 24 hours before the start of the trip or non-attendance: 100%
Is smoking allowed on board luxury trains?
You can change your travel date free of charge as long as it is communicated more than 120 days in advance. If it is communicated between 120 and 31 days in advance, 15% compensation will be charged. No changes can be made less than 31 days in advance.
Is smoking allowed on board luxury trains?
According to current legislation, smoking is prohibited on public transportation.
Can pets travel?
Pets are not allowed on Luxury Trains, only guide dogs accompanying their owners are allowed.
Are passengers covered by travel insurance?
No. Luxury Trains are only covered by Compulsory Passenger Insurance. Therefore, all travelers must take out specific insurance for any cancellation or service they wish to cover.
Are luxury trains prepared for people with reduced mobility?
The model of the Luxury Trains, although updated and equipped with the latest technology, are historic and vintage trains, which means that it is not possible to move around the interior in a wheelchair or walker. There is also no dedicated staff available for this purpose.
It would only be possible for people with reduced mobility who only need the wheelchair for support.
Does the train travel at night?
To ensure passengers rest, trains do not travel at night.
Information for travelling with babies and minors.
It is possible to travel with babies or minors by paying a supplement depending on the train chosen, bearing in mind that only the Deluxe Suites on the El Transcantábrico and Al Andalus trains offer enough space for parents to place a travel cot.
Information on meals
Travelers may give notice, preferably in writing at the time of booking, of allergies or intolerances, vegetarian or special meals. In this way, Luxury Trains will ensure that meals are adapted to the needs and/or preferences indicated.
Information on tipping
Travelers are under no obligation to tip staff. Those who wish to do so may do so on a personal basis without any inconvenience.
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