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SANDEMANs and Eurail partner up to offer travelers a true local experience


Utrecht/Berlin, July 12 2018
SANDEMANs NEW Europe and Eurail have joined forces in a new partnership, offering Eurail Pass holders a 20% discount on the unique walking tours offered by SANDEMANs.

SANDEMANs offers specialty tours at a fixed rate, as well as a unique tips-based model of free tours, guaranteeing the tour fits within the expectations and budget of every traveler. Providing multi-destination train travel across the continent, a Eurail Pass allows travelers of all ages to travel in and through up to 28 different European countries, and access extra benefits and discounts along their journey. With SANDEMANs, Eurail travelers get the perfect mix of history, culture, insider tips and entertainment in some of Europe's most beautiful cities, with a walking tour run by a local guide.

With over 90 different tours and over 500 tour groups daily throughout 17 European cities, SANDEMANs offers all of its European tours in English and Spanish, and in select cases, German. SANDEMANs tour destinations match perfectly with the most popular train destinations among Eurailers, including Amsterdam, Berlin, Barcelona and Paris. Reservations for tours can be made as soon as customers have booked their Eurail Pass or at a later stage, through and the free Eurail Rail Planner App, which has more than 2 million downloads.

Stephanie Taylor-Carrillo, Partner Relations and Communications Director for SANDEMANs NEW Europe said: “We are very excited to be partnering with Eurail. Over the 15 years we have been operating in Europe, we have seen a large number of Eurail guests on our tours. We’re delighted to now be able to offer those guests an additional benefit for joining SANDEMANs tours, and to make that natural connection between Eurail and SANDEMANs even stronger.”

Silvia Fischer, Sales & Marketing Director for Eurail Group, the company behind the Eurail Pass, said: “At Eurail, we strive to offer our customers additional high-value benefits in order to make their journey an unforgettable experience. Connecting with the local culture and people is fundamental to the motivations behind many of our travelers’ Eurail journeys, so we are truly delighted to welcome SANDEMANs as a partner of Eurail so our customers can experience first-hand a unique side to popular destinations across Europe”.

Brenda van Leeuwen, CEO for the official sales channel of the Eurail Passes,, says: “We are very excited to partner with SANDEMANs, which complements our travel products with a unique selection of tours and activities. Our goal is to offer our customers more than a travel Pass and turn their Eurail trip into a complete travel experience, with a great variety of extra benefits to choose from”.

Eurail Passes can be booked up to 11 months in advance and are available for purchase online at and via local European railways. For further information on the Eurail product range visit

SANDEMANs NEW Europe is one of the world’s largest city walking tour companies, operating in 20 cities across Europe, the Middle East and the USA. With approximately 2 million guests on tours each year, SANDEMANs has over 150,000 five-star TripAdvisor reviews. Famous for pioneering the tips-based FREE Tour model, guests are able to decide how much they believe their tour is worth, requiring the 450 freelance guides SANDEMANs works with to provide nothing but the best service, every time. While the FREE Tour provides an introduction to the city, SANDEMANs also offers paid tours in all 20 locations, that are tailored to specific aspects of the city’s history or culture.