How You Can Sell More Rail Holidays by Partnering with Railbookers

Charlotte Cullinan
TTG Media
April 24, 2023

Independent holidays by rail offers the best of both worlds for travellers – the chance to immerse themselves in the local culture and travel like a local, while having the freedom to do what they want, when they want. There’s a huge untapped potential for independent holidays by rail, offering incredible opportunities for agents. More and more travellers are enquiring about taking the train, so it’s a great time to find out more about how Railbookers can help.

Working with an FIT operator like Railbookers takes the complexity and stress out of planning, as one call takes care of the transportation, accommodation, sightseeing, activities and more.

The Hottest Rail Tickets Right Now

The Glacier Express travels through the heart of the Swiss Alps

Railbookers’ portfolio spans the globe, and here are its three top-selling destinations:


Railbookers has insider access to book all the scenic trains in Switzerland including the iconic Glacier Express and Bernina Express. It’s the perfect destination for a bucket-list holiday on the tracks.


From the iconic cities of Venice, Florence and Rome to living like a local in Cinque Terre or exploring historic Sicily by train, Railbookers has you covered. Exploring by train is seamless on Italy’s high-speed network.


With easy connections from Eurostar, France is ideal for your customers to explore by rail. From a short break to a gastronomic tour, Railbookers can help with it all.

Upgrade Options to Suggest

Railbookers can assist with upgrade options in worldwide destinations, including Florence.

Try these easy ways to ensure your clients’ every whim is catered for:

Upgrade onboard

Make their trip extra special by upgrading to first class onboard the train for a little extra comfort and space. As the rail experts, Railbookers can make suggestions on the best routes to upgrade on, to give your customers the best travel experience.

Upgrade their hotel accommodation

Railbookers also offers a variety of hotels to fit your customers’ needs for comfort, style and convenience. If they’re travelling for a special occasion, talk to the team about upgrading their accommodation to make their holiday even more memorable.

Include private sightseeing and activities

Railbookers’ holidays come with sightseeing and excursions included, but if your customers have a particular interest or want to do something a little different, the team can recommend a wide range of private sightseeing options.

Tools Available to Help You Sell

Explore Avignon and the Provence by train with Railbookers

Railbookers takes the complexity out of planning and booking. Their rail experts can customise any itinerary to create the perfect tailor-made independent rail holiday, including exclusive access to the top scenic and luxury rail journeys in the world.

Plus, the Railbookers’ Travel Agent Toolbox has been revamped and updated and includes a variety of resources to help agents promote and plan their customers’ next holiday.

It includes:

New Digital Brochures

Take a look at the range of 2023-2024 brochures to give you and your customers some more ideas on where they could be heading next. The latest titles include Italy by RailSwitzerland By RailLuxury Rail Journeys and more!

Train Training

Become an expert by tuning into any one of Railbookers’ on-demand training webinars. Access the extensive library of recordings at any time that suits you.

Latest Promotions

Take a look at Railbookers’ latest deals for your customers on top-trending destinations as well as finding out more about the specialist’s travel agent discount available for your own trips!

And remember, with Railbookers you can book up to 24 months in advance and lock in the rate – whether your customers want to travel in two days’ time or are booking two years ahead.

Discover more about Railbookers in our training video

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