EUROPEAN TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES and DISCOUNTS

This page contains listings of most European Airlines, Trains, Buses, Auto Rental,  Ferries, and River Cruise information

To locate  airports, trains and buses  schedules in the United Kingdom inclding Ireland click here.
For a list of Military Travel Discounts click here
To locate all European Low Cost Airline Fares in one place, click here.
See this link for a complete list of travel planning tools.
For a list of European Ferries, click here.


AUTO RENTAL

Discount European Auto Rentals (Everycarhire.com)

Yahoo list of European Auto Rental Companies

Ann Marie- Charter USA (HERTZ)


Auto Europe

Renault Leasing Agreement


EUROPEAN AIRLINES

There are many European Discount Airlines that can transport you throughout Europe at reasonables costs. 

Aerolloyd-Germany is a German airline that services the following countries from many German cities including Frunkfurt, Linz, and Dusseldorf: Germany, Egypt, Greece, Croatia, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and Iceland

Air Europa-Spain Air Europa is a Spanish airline that services London to Madrid from Heathrow and also the following cities and countries: London to Madrid. and Palma de Mallorca, Madrid to Bilbao- Barcelona,-Malaga-Tenerfe anf Madrid to Havana, Santo Domingo, and Caracas Venezaula

Air One-Italy Air One is an Italian airline that partners with Lufthansa and services all major Italain Cities including Sicily and Sardinia from Frankfurt. The cities serviced are Monoco, Milan, Venice, Bolgona, Genoa, Rome, Naples, Pescara, Bari, Brindisi, and Reggio Calabria in Italy, Palermo, and Catania in Sicily, Alghero, and Cagliari in Sandinia, and Lampedusa in Malta.

BMI Baby Airlines  British Midlands "BMI Baby" is a new English discount airline that offers major discounted fares to the following European Cities: from East Midlands Airport England: Dublin Ireland'; Faro, Malaga, Alicante, Ibiza, Barcelona and Palma Spain;Nice and Lyon France; Geneva Switzerland, Milan Italy, Munich Germany, Prague Czech Republic, and Copenhagen.

Buzz Airlines-Netherlands Buzz Airlines is a Dutch discount airline operating out of Londin-Stansted. It includes flights to Jerez (near Rota), Murcia, and Gerona Spain (near Barcelona)-flights to Caen, Paris, and Rouen Fance, and Frankfurt, Dusseldof and Berlin Germany

Condor-Germany Condor Airlines is a  German airline that serves the most German cities including Stutgatt, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, and Berlin, aswell as Amsterdam, Brussels, Mallorca, and Malaga, Spain and a special flight to Las Vegas.

Easy Jet-England Easyjet flies to 20 cities including Aberdeen Scotland, Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Edinburgh, Geneva, Glasgow, Inverness, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, Malaga, Spain, Munich, Nice, Ibiza, Palma Spain (Majorca) Paris CDG, Paris Orly, and Zurich. Flights originating in London Gatwick are different from flights originating at London Luton.

Go Airllines-England  Go Airlines offers discount airfares mostly from London Stansted and East Midlands to many cities including Belfast, Bristol, Edinburgh, Newcastle, and Glasgow in the Uk, and many European destinations including Nice and Lyon France, Bologna, Milan, Naples, Venice, and Rome Italy, Alicante, Barcelona, Bilboa, Ibiza, Malaga, Faro and Palma Spain, Munich, Copenhagen and Prague

LTU Airlines-Germany  LTU Airlines offers international service between Dusseldorf, Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Berlin to Los Angeles, Fort Meyers, and Miami Florida, and Toronto Canada. It is also a domestic German Carrier and flies to an extensive list of German cities including those mentioned above plus Linz, Stuttgart, Heidelberg. Bonn, and Luxembourg City. A unique feature is that LTU offers a flight auction at US destinations at 8:00PM for 5 minutes each evening for international flights.

Ryanair-Ireland Ryanair is a major Irish discount Airline that services the most of European cities with the cheapest fares: Most flights originate at London Stansted. some of the cities are Dublin, london, amsterdam, paris, Oslo, Frankfurt-Hahn, Madrid, Nice, Munich, and many others.

Skyways-Sweden  Skyways Airlines is Swedish discount airline that services the following cities: Stockholm, Gotheberg, and Upsula and many others including Olso,and Helsinki

Virgin Express-England Virgin Express is a major Continental and International Discount Airline that services all the European cities:

Europe Air Pass Europebyair allows you to fly to over 130 European cities for 99.00 per leg. It also has many discount fares to Spain and Italy.

TRAINS

Europe by train is a fascinating experience.There are high speed trains that travel up to 160 miles an hour. The list of links will assist the military traveler in traveling around Europe and the UK by train.

Seat 61 is an excellent source for train information throughout the world with updated destinations and schedules.
Rail Connection allows you to purchase your Europass prior to traveling to Europe at a significant savings.
Rail Europe is another site that allows you to purchase your rail pass in this country prior to traveling to Europe.
European National Railroads and European Rail Time Tables provides a comprehensive list of all European trains, destinations, and arrival/departure times.
Europe-Travel.net contains European train maps, river cruises, castle info, driving distances, and a multitude of other valuable travel links mostly about Germany
Eurostar Channel Train  contains the schedule of travelling from/to Euope from/ to Great Britain.



AIR PASSES

Europe

Discover Europe Air Pass on British Midlands (800)788-0555
British Midland Airlines which flies from London to points throughout Great Britain and Europe has a very flexible air pass program. Flights under 500 miles start at $109, and flights exceeding 500 miles start at $159. The pass must be reserved in the US, and is valid for one year. It is refundable if unused, for a $40 service fee. You must be a US resident to purchase this pass and you must buy it from a travel agent. There is a $50 change fee if itinerary changes once ticketed. Only the first flight requires a reservation at the time of purchase.

Visit Europe Pass (800) 828-7797
The oneworld Visit Europe air pass offers flights covering 163 destinations in 38 countries across Europe and North Africa, served by Aer Lingus, British Airways, and its affiliate airlines including Finnair, Iberia Cathay, Pacific, and LanChile. Ticket prices range from $70 - $280 per sector. You must purchase a minimum of two flight coupons. The pass is valid for 90 days.

EuropebyAir FlightPass (888) 387-2479
US and Canadian travelers heading to Europe can fly on over 20 different airlines to more than 150 cities within Europe at the flat rate of $99 per segment plus airport taxes. Each $99 coupon is valid for 120 days. There are no minimum or maximum coupon purchase requirements. Reservations can be made prior to leaving the U.S., or after travelers arrive in Europe.

Iberia EuroPass (800) 772-4642
The Iberia Europass is valid for travel throughout Europe. A minimum of two coupons must be reserved. There is no limit to the number of coupons that may be purchased. Travelers need to reserve their international ticket with Iberia in order to qualify. Each flight segment costs $133. With Iberia Europass you can fly in economy class on direct flights for a maximum period of 3 months from the day after use of the first coupon.

BUSES

European Bus Lines  contains a listing of European Bus Lines and Charter buses.
Britbus- British National Bus Lines
National Express and other Bus Lines
Busabout   Cheaper than travelling Europe by train (often called Eurail, Eurorail or Interail), Busabout is the flexible backpacker travel network for Europe. Just hop on and hop off cities all over Europe. Daily schedules.


RIVER CRUISES

European Hotel Barge Cruises Luxury Barge cruise in five European countries, GoBarging, European Waterways offers barge cruise vacations in Scotland, France, England, Ireland and Germany
France Cruise Specials   Special all inclusive  French Cruises for 2004.
Rhine and Moselle River Cruises