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Spectacular Swiss Sale offers $100 Off and 100 Percent Snow Guarantee

~Spectacular Swiss Sale offers $100 Off and 100 Percent Snow Guarantee ~

White Plains, N.Y., October 16, 2010 – Rail Europe Inc., Switzerland Tourism and the Swiss Travel System announced today that they will offer $100 off every booking of $200 or more that contains a Swiss Pass. Travelers can avail of the discount by entering promo code SWISS100 when booking online through RailEurope.com or MySwitzerland.com/train. Travelers wishing to purchase their Swiss travel products over the phone can call 1-888-382-7245 and mention promo code SWISS100 when speaking with a Rail Europe agent. The discount coupon is valid only while supplies last.

“The $100 off coupon is part of our commitment to providing affordable rail travel to our customers,” says Frederic Langlois, President & CEO of Rail Europe Inc. “Travelers always seek out the best price and now Rail Europe along with Switzerland Tourism is able to provide this considerable price discount to travelers to Switzerland.”

“Switzerland’s winter resorts are on average at higher altitudes than those of other European countries, we can therefore promise a 100 percent snow guarantee,” points out Alex Herrmann, Director of Switzerland Tourism North America. Travelers can enjoy the snow experience on the Glacier Express – one of the stunning scenic train rides through the Swiss winter wonderland. More active snow lovers can hit the slopes of world-renowned ski resorts or hike off the beaten track on a winter hike before indulging in a spa treatment.

About Rail Europe Inc.

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

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 passes and point-to-point rail tickets. The company’s Web site offers a user-friendly booking engine, online rail pass finder, virtual tours, interactive maps and much more. For more information or to book a trip with Rail Europe, visit www.raileurope.com, call 1-888-382-7245 or consult a travel agent. To book rail for groups of 10 or more, please contact the Group Department.

High-resolution photos of European trains may be downloaded by the media at downloads.raileurope.com/presspix/presspix.html. Swiss train and destination images can be downloaded at or www.swisstravelsystem.ch/images and http://media.myswitzerland.com/ (username: stworld, password: swisspix).

Check out Rail Europe on Facebook (www.facebook.com/raileurope) and follow on Twitter @RailEurope or @myswitzerland_e for promotion updates.

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

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