Luxury Rail Holidays to Europe & Beyond

Planet Rail specialises in First Class rail holidays to Europe and beyond. Perfect holidays are as much about the enchanting journey as the enticing destination that awaits you. We are an independent, family-run business with a responsible approach to travel and a belief in providing the more personal and professional service you deserve. In other words we are committed to doing our very best to tailor-make your train holiday. Let us create your perfect rail holiday.

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Holiday Ideas

If you are looking for inspiration to help you find the perfect holiday by rail, we have provided a range of options below. Whether you fancy the spectacular scenery of Switzerland or the charm and style of Italy we have an enticing selection to tempt you. Should you prefer to discuss some ideas then please feel free to call us and draw upon our expertise and knowledge to find the right holiday for you.

What Our Customers Say...

As promised a few more details/compliments from our holiday. As you would expect the journey to Venice was fantastic, from check in to seeing our fabulous hotel for the first time. The British Pullman was stunning and the service, food and hospitality wonderful. The first class coach was exactly that. The Orient Express was without question the best holiday experience we have ever had. From the moment we pulled alongside, we felt and were made to feel very special indeed. Predictably the food was amazing. All of the staff were attentive but not over the top. Our personal attendant was discreet and very professional, and he gave us some helpful advice on Venice.

The Al Ponte Antico hotel is quite simply the most friendly, calm, relaxing hotel we have ever stayed in. The staff were so generous with their advice on Venice, including booking all our restaurants for us. They certainly had the personal touch as they would call us by our Christian names….even the staff we hadn’t met before! If there is a better hotel in Venice, I’d love to see it. !

Montreux is a stunning place as was the hotel, a completely different experience again. The food at the Suisse Majestic was incredible, as was the view.

Can I say that all of your train arrangements were spot on and made our journey run very smoothly. All the trains were bang on time, very clean and new looking. Even the food on board the trains was rather good too.

Thanks again for helping us enjoy our 25th wedding anniversary, you did a fantastic job and as I said the other day we will certainly be telling family friends and clients about you…….. thanks to you all again.