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Rail Europe discounts the 5-day German Rail Pass with the Pack Your Stockings: 20% off German Rail Pass Promo

~ Explore more of the German Christmas Markets for less this winter!~

White Plains, N.Y., Sept.18, 2012 - Rail Europe Inc., the North American leader in European rail travel, partners with the German National Tourist Office and Deutsche Bahn to launch the Pack Your Stockings: 20% off German Rail Pass Promo*. This 20 percent discount is available on all validities of the 5-day German Rail Passes when purchased through Rail Europe from Sept. 18 to Nov. 29, 2012. Discounted passes are valid for travel from Nov. 15 to Dec. 31, 2012, allowing travelers the opportunity to explore the famed German Christmas Markets.

Travelers can use their discounted rail pass to connect by train from the smaller towns and villages to the larger cities and enjoy a German style winter wonderland. Additionally and during the sales period only, the Pack Your Stockings: 20% off German Rail Pass Promo will include discounts on select public transportation, sightseeing, museums and more in Augsburg, Erfurt, Freiburg, Heidelberg, Koblenz, Mainz, Munster, Osnabruck, Potsdam, Rostock, Trier, Wiesbaden & Wurzburg. In order to receive the free or discounted offer in any of these 13 cities, travelers must present their promotional German Rail Pass at the local tourist office of that city. These 13 cities belong to the Historic Highlights of Germany Association and each one offers travelers the opportunity to get off the beaten track and experience Germany’s rich culture and history for themselves.

The Pack Your Stockings: 20% off German Rail Pass Promo offers 5 days of rail travel in Germany. Discounted prices start at $230 USD**. This offer can be booked now by visiting Rail Europe.com, calling Rail Europe’s Contact Center, (888) 382-7245 or your travel agent.

*Offer is subject to change or extension without notice. No other discounts (other than qualified free shipping) can be combined. Valid for bookings made on or before 5:00pm ET on November 29, 2012. Only valid for travel from November 15 to December 31, 2012. All travel must be completed by December 31, 2012. German Rail Passes purchased with the Pack Your Stockings: 20% off German Rail Pass Promo are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
**Prices are one way and subject to change.

Media Contact:

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

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