Tag Archives: European Ticket

The Joined Up Journey: Buying a Ticket at Venlo for a Cross Border Train

11 Nov
Border Between Netherlands and Germany Road

Venlo, in the South East of The Netherlands, is a mid-size town close to the border with Germany. Serving a local population of 100,000 Venlo’s station is located on a strategic junction in the rail network of The Netherlands and receives twice-hourly Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) Intercity services to The Hague (via Eindhoven) and a twice-hourly […]

Introducing the “Sight of the Navigator Community”! A Brand New Forum Bringing Together Passengers and Transit Providers From All Over Europe!

11 Oct

Hi! Many of you will know that I’m passionate about travel and always keen to help people get the best out of their journey.  To support that passion today I’m launching a brand new website which aims to share and improve the experiences of travelling passengers all over Europe. The Sight of the Navigator Community […]

Smart Cards: The Future Path of Transit Ticketing

14 May
OV-Chipkaart OV Chipkaart Openbare Vervoer NL Nederland Netherlands Public Transport Smartcard GVB

Transit users in London and the South East of England will no doubt be familiar with the Oyster Card; Similarly transit users in the Netherlands will be familiar with the OV-Chipkaart; Both are known as “Contactless Smart Card” systems. They are just two examples of a new generation of ticketing systems that are being rolled […]

Airspace Shutdown Should Prompt Rethink On Pan European Rail Ticket System

04 May

The European Union was founded upon the principal that there should be freedom of movement for people and goods through member states. On the back of this direction if you decide to fly between EU City-A and EU City-B you can expect to be sold a ticket for that journey even at the airport. It […]