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Summer Savings from Rail Europe 20 and 30 Percentage Discounts on Trains in Europe.

~ Summer Savings from Rail Europe 20 and 30 Percentage Discounts on Trains in Europe~

White Plains, N.Y., June 19, 2012 - Rail Europe Inc., the North American leader in European rail travel, is offering travelers the opportunity to speed across Europe for less this summer, with 20% off first class Thalys tickets and 30% off first class train tickets to, from and within France.

From June 14-28, 2012, travelers can enjoy 20% savings by entering code THALYS20 * on each booking. With the First Class Deal on Thalys, travelers will save up to $50 on first class Thalys tickets. For travelers looking to explore beyond France and into Belgium, The Netherlands, and Germany, the high speed Thalys train is just the ticket, as it connects to 10 of Europe’s favorite cities such as Paris to Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Cologne and Dusseldorf. A first class Thalys ticket includes a meal served at your seat and promises comfortable travel with plenty of legroom, complimentary magazines and newspapers and a friendly staff. The free Wi-Fi service and electronic outlets onboard ensure that travelers reach their destination rested, connected and recharged.

Additionally, from June 19 – July 3, 2012, Rail Europe is offering 30% off first class tickets throughout France and on most international high speed trains to or from France to destinations such as Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Italy and more**. With the Something to Get Bubbly About:30% Off France & Beyond promotion, travelers can save up to $60 on first class tickets by entering code FRANCE30 * during purchase. With France as its hub, the high speed rail network interconnects much of Europe, offering seamless city center to city center travel that is both comfortable and fast.

*Enter one of these applicable promotion codes, THALYS20 or FRANCE30, during checkout on the “delivery” page. Offer is subject to change or extension without notice. One promotion code per booking may be applied.
**Something to Get Bubbly About:30% Off France & Beyond offer is not valid on Eurostar or Thalys trains and is only valid on fully flexible 1st class tickets to, from and within France. No other discounts can be combined. Offer is subject to change or extension without notice. Offer is limited to the first 400 bookings, or until the promotion’s end date of 11:59pm ET on July 3, 2012, whichever comes first. Offer is valid on first class, fully flexible fares only including Elipsos Gran Class and Luxembourg bus.

Media Contact:

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

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Lou Hammond & Associates
212-891-0227/0216 
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