Deutsche Bahn: Bahncard not valid anymore outside Germany
The popular German discount card, the Bahncard 25, is not valid anymore on train routes outside Germany. The card, which is also used by many travelers from outside Germany, gave for example a discounts in The Netherlands and Belgium.
The Bahncard 25 is still valid as a Railplus discount card. This card gives a discount on regular fares in all European countries.
From now on only a discount for Germany routes is applicable. The discount for the German "Sparpreis fares" stays.