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Rail Europe Special Promotion celebrates Eurails 50th Anniversary

Eurail Select Pass available for $125 on raileurope.com

May 4, 2009 – White Plains, NY. Rail Europe, the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, launches a rail promotion to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Eurail. Starting May 12th at 12:00pm EST, www.RailEurope.com will offer the Eurail Select Pass, at the 1959 price of $125. The Eurail Select Pass offers 5 days of rail travel in 3 bordering countries, within a 2 month period. This unique anniversary price will be offered, while supplies last, at over 70% off the current price of $442.

The promotion celebrates the generations of Americans who have discovered and continue to discover the pleasures of Europe by train. Many baby-boomers are still dusting off their backpacks and boarding European trains in city centers instead of renting cars or taking yet another plane in yet another far-off airport. Youths continue to make their solo travel “rites of passage” by buying Eurail passes and hopping on and off trains to explore Europe.

Eurail Select Passes allow unlimited travel on the national rail networks of 24 bordering countries. Eurail Global Passes offer unlimited travel in any combination of 21 countries. Whichever Eurail pass product, European trains offer independence and indulgence – comfortable and roomy seats, no traffic hassles, luxuries including restaurant cars with great food, chances to socialize in bar cars with locals, and opportunities to drink in incredible scenery on panoramic trains. You can even stay connected through Wi-Fi on many high-speed routes.

Traveling with a Eurail pass from Rail Europe has been one of the most popular options to navigate around Europe for fifty years. Wherever you go, a Eurail pass from Rail Europe will help you make the most of your trip effortlessly, efficiently and economically. There are 23 countries to explore by Eurail Global and/or Eurail Select passes offered by Rail Europe: Austria, Benelux (includes Belgium, Luxembourg, Holland),Bulgaria/Serbia/Montenegro/Croatia/Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

For over 75 years, Rail Europe has been 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. Rail Europe encourages you to make train travel a part of your European travel experience.

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

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