http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7737084 American in need of an Italian Rail Pass 2018-05-18T16:09:10Z 2018-05-17T20:43:58Z 7737084 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7737084 7737084 American in need of an Italian Rail Pass 2018-05-18T16:09:10Z 2018-05-17T20:43:58Z Shivani Parmar http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/9666719 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/11275058/photo_medium.jpg shivani_parmar I noticed that on the 8 day pass, non-European residents are allowed to purchase the pass; however, you must be a resident of certain countries. I live in the United States, am I eligible to purchase the pass? question complete 3 2 1 comment eurail italy pass, italy http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7737084/replies/19530809 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7737084 19530809 Jeff responded to "American in need of an Italian Rail Pass" 2018-05-18T14:43:02Z 2018-05-18T14:43:02Z Jeff http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/3626044 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/11040291/uashuigsh_medium.png jeff_fitzpatrick Hi Shivani,<br /><br />Eurail Passes are actually for travelers from outside Europe. Rest assured, residents of the U.S. are able to purchase Eurail Passes. For the <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/italy-pass-5922" rel="nofollow">Eurail Italy Pass</a>, you would click here: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/pass/italy-pass-5922" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/pass/italy-pass-5922">http://www.raileurope.com/pass/italy-pass-5922</a>. 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7737084/replies/19530831 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7737084 19530831 Shivani Parmar responded to "American in need of an Italian Rail Pass" 2018-05-18T14:54:21Z 2018-05-18T14:54:21Z Shivani Parmar http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/9666719 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/11275058/photo_medium.jpg shivani_parmar Hi Jeff, <br /><br /> Thank you very much! After purchasing this pass, do we buy tickets the day of or is there a way to book them in advance online? 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7737084/replies/19531015 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7737084/replies/19530831 19531015 Jeff responded to "American in need of an Italian Rail Pass" 2018-05-18T16:09:10Z 2018-05-18T16:09:10Z Jeff http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/3626044 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/11040291/uashuigsh_medium.png jeff_fitzpatrick When required, reservations are a supplementary cost to a rail pass. In <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/italy" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/italy">Italy</a>, reservations are required on <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciarossa-7590" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciarossa-7590">Frecciarossa</a>, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciargento-7587" rel="nofollow">Frecciargento</a>, <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciabianca-7588" rel="nofollow" title="Link: http://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-frecciabianca-7588">Frecciabianca</a>, InterCity, and night trains. These represent most trains between major cities in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/italy" rel="nofollow">Italy</a>.<br /><br />The only thing is that passholder reservations for trains in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/italy" rel="nofollow">Italy</a> are currently not able to be booked on our website. If you need to purchase reservations for a train in Italy you would instead have to call us. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday and 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CT on Saturdays.<br /><br />Generally, these reservations would be able to be purchased on our website. We hope this is fixed soon, but there is no telling when.<br /><br />Please be advised that rail passes are not valid on the <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/train/italian-trains-italo-7544" rel="nofollow">Italo</a> trains in <a href="http://www.raileurope.com/destinations/country-guides/article/italy" rel="nofollow">Italy</a>, as these are privately owned and operated, separate from the Italian national rail network. 0