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Rail Europe Inc. Announces 25% Off Your Own Tour of France

     ~Enjoy the French Countryside with Savings on France Rail Pass~

White Plains, N.Y., June 23, 2010 – Rail Europe Inc., the largest North American distributor of European rail products, is providing travelers with the opportunity to create their own Tour of France this summer with a 25% discount on their purchase of a France Rail Pass. Every traveler is a winner with the 25% OFF YOUR OWN TOUR OF FRANCE promotion, available for booking from June 23 through July 14. Travel must be completed within six months of purchase

While champion cyclists arduously make their way through the French countryside and urban landscape on a bike, Rail Europe customers can leisurely take in the scenery from the comfort of a train. The three-day France Rail Pass is regularly priced at $248 USD but with the 25% discount, the pass is available for $186 USD for adult second-class fare. This promotion applies to all France Rail Passes in all classes of service, with the exception of the France Rail ‘n Drive Pass, the Tourpass and Anywhere Anytime France®.  A choice of three through nine days is offered within a one-month period and travel may be used non-consecutively. The promotion also applies to the France Day Tripper.

Visitors to France can marvel at the vineyards of Champagne, explore the French Alps or retrace Napoleon’s footsteps. With unlimited travel through France, the France Rail Pass allows everyone from Francophiles to families to effortlessly explore both popular attractions and off-the-beaten locales.Rail Europe is the economical and hassle-free option for purchasing train travel.

The 25% OFF YOUR OWN TOUR OF FRANCE promotion is applicable to residents of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.  For more information on the 25% OFF YOUR OWN TOUR OF FRANCE or to make a reservation, visit www.raileurope.com or call 1-888-382-7245.

About Rail Europe Inc.

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

Rail Europe represents more than 35 railroads and provides train travel in most European countries, offering the widest range of point-to-point rail tickets. An essential part of the vacation planning process, the company’s Web site offers a user-friendly booking engine, online rail pass finder, virtual tours, interactive maps and much more. Rail Europe provides a worry-free, cost and time-effective experience by letting customers purchase tickets and plan travel details in advance. Rail Europe encourages travelers to make train travel a part of their European travel experience.

Media Contact:
Katie Barr Cornish/Anna Anderson 
Lou Hammond & Associates
212-891-0215/0244 
katieb@lhammond.com
annab@lhammond.com

Samina Sabir
Public Relations Manager
Rail Europe Inc. 
ssabir@raileurope.com
Phone: 914-989-3385