Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of
Bahrain, has partnered ACP Rail International, a leading
distributor of rail passes and train tickets to travelers from
around the world.
The partnership will allow Gulf Air passengers
to book and purchase rail tickets for travel across the globe,
from the comfort of their homes, via the airline's website.
ACP Rail International offers a wide array of
rail travel options for those arriving in Europe. Travelers
arriving in London can avail of the complete range of domestic
train e-tickets, Eurostar e-tickets to Paris and Brussels, as well
as BritRail Passes for travel throughout England, Scotland and
Travelers arriving in Frankfurt can
purchase train tickets to all major European destinations in
addition to booking German Rail Pass tickets for travel throughout
the country and beyond. For these destinations, as well as for
travelers arriving in Paris, Athens and Istanbul, the complete
range of Eurail Passes is on offer for travel throughout Europe.
Gulf Air A/Chief
Commercial Officer, Mr. Ahmed Janahi said, “We are delighted to
give our passengers the opportunity to book their rail travel
services in advance of their travel across the Gulf Air network.
As we add further benefits to facilitate passengers’ travel
requirement we are working to change the concept of travel, making
it a more convenient and attractive proposition while
simultaneously broadening the scope of Gulf Air’s reach across the
globe. I truly believe our passengers will find this new service
both highly appealing and beneficial.”
services available on rail.gulfair.com compliment the airline’s
existing suite of additional online services that can be accessed
via gulfair.com, the airline’s website which also offers
hotel bookings, car rental, travel insurance and the recently
added Gulf Air Tours service that gives passengers access to a
variety of travel add-ons such as sightseeing tours, museum
passes, tours, excursions, local activities and airport transfers
at their final destination.
Rail International VP of Business Development & Marketing Mr.
Denis Grenier, said, “Rail travel offers customers more end
destinations which greatly complements travel with Gulf Air, where
ultimately customers will enjoy the convenience of arriving in
city centers by train. To this end, we are very pleased to offer
our extensive range of rail products, boasting great value and
limited-time promotions. For example, the autumn months offer
exciting low season discounts for rail passes in Europe and the
UK, such as 20% off and extra day specials.”
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