A rail pass doesn't provide much hop-on convenience in Spain, since many trains require paid seat reservations, as indicated in train schedules (see below for more Spain-specific reservation advice).
If you are a Group Benefits member: Once you have completed your benefits enrolment in My Benefits, you will see a page summarizing your coverage.At the bottom of the page is a box that contains a link to the required form. This is the form that you must print, date, sign and mail to OTIP by the expiry date indicated on your transition enrolment event.Envisioned in the 1970s as part of the Metropolitan Manila Strategic Mass Rail Transit Development Plan, the thirteen-station, 16.9-kilometer (10.5 mi) line was the second rapid transit line to be built in Metro Manila when it started full operations in 2000 under a 25-year concession agreement between its private owners and the Philippine government's Department of Transportation (DOTr).The line is owned by the Metro Rail Transit Corporation (MRTC), a private company operating in partnership with the DOTr under a Build-Lease-Transfer agreement.If you'll be taking three or more long train rides in Spain, a rail pass can make sense.
Otherwise, it's unlikely to save you any money, especially if your train travel doesn't extend beyond Spain.
Total ridership significantly exceeds its built maximum capacity of 350,000 passengers a day, with various solutions being proposed or implemented to alleviate chronic congestion in addition to the procurement of new rolling stock.
Since 2006, the system's private owners had been offering various capacity expansion proposals to the DOTC, but the DOTC never acted on these.
Dashed lines show bus connections, and dotted lines show ferry routes, neither of which are covered by rail passes.
Also, follow the links below for: • More tips for figuring out whether a pass makes sense for your trip • The basics on choosing among rail passes • More tips for getting the most out of a rail pass • General advice on deciding between first and second class • Fare-estimate maps outside Spain & Portugal • Answers to frequently asked rail-pass questions Choose one of the passes below to check prices and to buy your pass (orders are fulfilled by Rail Europe).
Use this map to add up approximate pay-as-you-go fares for your itinerary, and compare that cost to the price of a rail pass for the number of days you expect to spend on the train.