What more graceful way to travel than by combining rail and cruising – whether by river, sea or canal? Leave the stress of the road and the air behind and come with us on a journey of a lifetime.
Planet Rail are pleased to be able to offer you this new bespoke luxury service. Cruise by Rail allows you to combine your cruise experience with all the relaxing pleasure of travelling by rail – to and from your cruise ship destination and with further travel options along the way.
We take all the stress out of arranging your holiday for you, organising both the rail and cruise aspects of your journey and your tailor-made options en route. We offer this service on both river and canal cruises as well as ocean cruises, with a wonderful range of holidays and destinations for you to choose from.
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.