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Like Peanut Butter and Jelly, Milk and Cookies - Eurail Passes and Hostel Accommodations Make the Perfect Pair

One-Stop Shopping for Eurail Customers at RailEurope.com

White Plains New York – June 16, 2009 – Rail Europe, the North American leader in European rail travel for over 75 years, invites customers to book Eurail passes and Hostel accommodations together for the first time at raileurope.com.

Many Eurail customers have traditionally booked overnight accommodations at European Hostels seeking low prices and the added benefit of meeting new friends and fellow travelers on their trip. Previously, this involved utilizing separate booking resources and incurring additional fees and charges. Now, Rail Europe is pleased to offer one-stop shopping for both train passes and hostel accommodations, providing both convenience and value to European travelers this summer.

Rail Europe teamed up with Hostelbookers, the experts in budget accommodation throughout Europe. Hostelbookers specializes in selecting the best quality hostels in major tourist destinations to ensure customer satisfaction. Room inventory is closely managed to ensure high room allocation per property with many hostels now also offering private accommodations for those who prefer privacy. Hostelbookers offers a “lowest price” guarantee with prices on average 4.2% less expensive for the same properties compared to booking with other well-known hostel booking companies. There’s no need to worry about cancellation penalties, as payment is not applied until the stay commences! Rail Europe’s President and CEO, Frederic Langlois comments, “The partnership between Rail Europe and Hostelbookers answers the needs of many travelers, making it easy and affordable to travel through Europe.”

About Rail Europe

Rail Europe, the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, 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.

Press contact:
Samina Sabir
pr@raileurope.com
Phone: 914-989-3385