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Want to travel to Europe? Become a "night train tester" for a month


Highlights: Night trains are a cheap way to travel across Europe. You need to be at least 18 years old to apply for the job. You must also have a good level of English. The job is open until July 5, 2014. For more information on the job, go to: For confidential support call the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90, visit a local Samaritans branch or see

A luggage storage company is looking for a volunteer to test five night trains of its choice in Europe this summer and write

Bed comfort, easy access, luggage storage space... What if you became a summer night train tester? This is the atypical job offer shared on its website by the luggage storage company Radical Storage.

The mission of this famous tester? Write articles about their experience on several night trains, which the company will support. Quality of sleep, experience, staff... Up to five trips on night trains to choose from across Europe can be made, the company assures.

An Interail pass and 500 euros more

To do this, the train tester will also have a one-month Interail pass, which will allow him to make up to seven train trips in Europe, in addition to those made on behalf of the experiment for which he must write a report. The company also undertakes to grant its tester free access during this month to its locker services. Finally, 500 euros will be paid to the lucky winner to cover his expenses.

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To try to get this job, few criteria to meet: you just need to be at least 18 years old, have up-to-date identity documents allowing you to travel to Europe, be able to take photos and videos, have a good level of English to give your opinion on the experience in the language of Shakespeare and, finally, to be able to organize your own stay.

If you are interested in the experience, you have until July 5 to apply.

Night trains from Hamburg to Verona and from Brussels to Berlin

The night train remains a means of transport that saves a night in a hotel when you want to travel cheaply.

Dozens of lines exist throughout Europe and make it possible to cross a country from North to South, or even to cross borders: Hamburg-Verona, Brussels-Berlin, Rome-Palermo, London-Edinburgh or Stockholm-Luleå are for example part of the possible routes.

From the France, one of the most interesting night trains to travel miles takes you back to the Austrian capital Vienna from the Gare de l'Est in Paris. However, you must be patient, duration of the trip: 15h15.

Source: leparis

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