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Rail Europe Launches Promotion

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Rail Europe has launched a promotion which offers travellers a line-up of more than 10 special deals.

The promotions feature dedicated city passes, including the London Pass, Paris Pass or Berlin Pass, which provide an ideal complement for travellers wanting to explore Europe's most vibrant capital cities.

Developed in cooperation with European Railways, the promotions are designed to make Europe more affordable as an holiday destination. On sale until 15 April 2012, these special deals are available for a limited time only, with a travel period that ends on par with Europes summer season. Rail Europes special Birthday Promotions include:

Rail Passes

- Swiss Pass "2-for-1 promotion" : Buy one pass, get one free (Travellers must travel together at all times, valid for sale until the 30 of May 2012)

- France Rail Pass: 20% discount
- Eurail Sweden Pass: One day free travel
- BritRail Passes: One day free travel
- Paris Pass: 10% discount
- London Pass: 10% discount
- Berlin Pass: 10% discount

Train Tickets

- Eurostar: 40 in Standard Class and 98 in Standard Premier between London and Paris or Brussels (Valid for sale until the 31 of March 2012)

- France-Italy TGV: 40 in 2nd Class and 50 in 1st Class for Paris-Milan and Paris-Torino

- Thalys: Lead-in fares in 1st Class, starting from 58 (Paris-Brussels) or 78 (Paris-Amsterdam, Valid for sale until the 31 of March 2012)

- TGV Lyria: Lead-in fares starting from 33 in 2nd Class (Paris-Lausanne) or 66 in 1st Class (Paris-Geneva)

All these offers represent savings of up to 60% off normal fares. Tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. Terms and conditions apply.

"With such a large promotional assortment, Rail Europe is giving non-Europeans travellers even more reasons to discover Europe first-hand, said Pierre-Stphane Austi, CEO of Rail Europe. "These fantastic deals are also easy to advertise for our trade partners, providing a good opportunity to generate additional business before the high season.

In 2011, Rail Europe recorded a remarkable performance in Greater China, with ticket sales increasing by 65%, in excess of 350,000 tickets sold.

Trains are widely regarded as the best way to discover Europe, offering comfortable, safe and efficient journeys from city centre to city centre. With high speed, night or scenic trains to choose between, travellers have the opportunity to enjoy their journeys at their own pace and make the most of their stay in Europe.

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