Travel with Confidence

As you start to plan your next international adventure, we understand that there are new factors to consider, which is why we have put together the promises outlined below, so that you can not only book with confidence but travel with confidence too.

» Your safety is our priority
We have always employed stringent safety and sanitation protocols on every one of our trains, but since resuming our tours, we have introduced heightened health and safety protocols to ensure you enjoy a signature Golden Eagle experience. Expect enhanced protocols to allow you to enjoy your Voyage of a Lifetime by Private Train, with complete peace of mind.

Whilst we believe these protocols to be the appropriate steps in protecting the well-being of our guests and crew, we will continue to monitor the COVID-19 response globally and will update our protocols accordingly and in the best interest of our guests and crew.

We will continue to monitor requirements country by country etc and advise in any change of circumstances which is why you should keep up to date with your vaccination status – or something along those lines In addition to our enhanced safety protocols, we have updated our vaccination policy as follows:

• All guests must be fully vaccinated, at least 2 weeks prior to departure, in order to board the Golden Eagle train. We strongly recommend that fully vaccinated guests receive a booster dose when they become eligible to do so. Guests will need to provide proof of vaccination as provided to them at the time of their vaccination. Please note, a photograph of a vaccination card is not sufficient. Medical exemptions to vaccinations are permissible but must be disclosed prior to travel.

• Many of the countries we visit now no longer require either a PCR test or proof of vaccination upon entry. Please note that guests will need to comply with any specific requirements imposed by airlines and/or governments, which may differ from the above policy. It is your responsibility to ensure that you follow the latest guidance for testing and vaccination protocols at the time of travel.

Our protocols will follow the very latest advice at that time from various government agencies and the World Health Organisation (WHO). We will continue to monitor the local requirements and, where necessary, will adjust our policies accordingly – as such, we advise you to remain up to date with your vaccination status to minimise disruption.

» Experienced & knowledgeable Tour Managers
We are proud to have an incredibly experienced Tour Management team operating on all our trains, selected for their linguistic and organisational abilities, allowing you to relax and enjoy your rail cruise with us. Many have worked with us for over ten years and can offer you their invaluable knowledge of the destinations that we serve. While they would much prefer to meet you in person on one of our tours, we are bringing their expertise and charm to you virtually for the time being, via our live webinars. To view our upcoming schedule and access their recent presentations, click below.

Online lecture schedule


» All-Inclusive and Hassle-Free
As far as possible, our tours are all-inclusive with no hidden extras. Starting from the moment you arrive, to the time you depart, our attentive and professional team will take care of everything for you. The only additional items you may need to budget for include international flights, insurance, visa costs and personal expenses, such as laundry and selected drinks from the Bar Lounge Car. To discover all of the elements included within the tour price, plus a detailed overview of our private train accommodation and on board experience, download one of our latest e-brochures.

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