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Luxury Has Its Price: London to Paris/Brussels, 1st Class Comfort from $129

White Plains, New York (May 21, 2008) – Rail Europe introduces its All Aboard Eurostar promotion. This summer, luxury train travel from London to Paris/Brussels starts at only $129 one-way and $199 round trip, prices are subject to change. Now through July 15 2008, discounted rates are available on Eurostar’s luxurious Leisure Select class. Eurostar tickets are subject to availability and can be purchased now through July 15th online at www.raileurope.com. Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. All Aboard Eurostar promotion is valid for travel between July 1st and August 31st, 2008.

At a time when intra-European airfares are on the rise, Rail Europe allows travelers to “upgrade” their European travel experience and enjoy the luxury, comfort and style of Eurostar’s Leisure Select class. The on board experience begins with champagne, fine wine and cuisine, served to each traveler at their seat and included in the price of their ticket. The move to the St. Pancras Station and the opening of Britain’s first High Speed lines, in November 2007, has only added to Eurostar’s appeal - with 93.6% of Eurostar trains arriving within 15 minutes of the scheduled arrival time.

“Train travel is unique – check in time is only 30 minutes prior to departure and once on board you sit back, relax, sip champagne and enjoy the view, and with Eurostar staff close at hand to cater to your needs, it even feels indulgent,” says Frederic Langlois, President and CEO of Rail Europe.

For more information or to book any of Rail Europe’s wide range of economical railpasses and point-to-point tickets on trains throughout Europe and the U.K., consult a travel agent or log on to Rail Europe’s web site, www.raileurope.com or call Rail Europe at 1-888-382-7245 (U.S.) or 1-800-361-7245 (Canada).

Rail Europe is the largest distributor of European rail products in North America and encourages you to make train travel a part of your European travel experience. The company celebrates over 75 years as a leader in European travel and believes that the spirit of train travel is about enjoying the simple pleasures, respecting the environment and connecting with people, places and cultures.

Photos: members of the press may download high-res photos of Eurostar and other European trains at www.raileurope.com/presspix

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