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Rail Europe offers Bavarian bargains this winter with 20% off select German Rail Passes

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., October 1, 2013 – Rail Europe Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, allows travelers to explore more of Germany for less with the German Rail Pass Promotion.* Now offered at 20% off, a German Rail Pass Promotion for 7, 8, 9 or 10 days within 1-month is an even more remarkable deal for an unmatched rail experience aboard one of the most modern rail systems in the world.

Travelers will ride freely across Germany, with extensive travel on the national rail network of Germany where quaint villages, beautiful countryside, and storybook Bavarian castles are among the sites to see. Book now through December 5, 2013 to lock-in fairytale prices worthy of such a magical destination. Plus, get 20% off admission to castles in Bavaria including Neuschwanstein, the Munich Residenz, the Würzburg Residenz, Castle Johannisburg in Aschaffenburg, Burg zu Burghausen, Castle Neuburg a.d.Donau, New Castle Bayreuth, and Herrenchiemsee. And there’s also a 15% discount on Bayerische Zugspitzbahn, a rack railway over 1.5 miles above sea level and the highest railway in Germany

The Rhine Valley and the Black Forest are well known stops for the German tourist, but travelers can extend beyond the borders of Germany with trips to Salzburg, Austria and Basel Bad, Switzerland, both valid with the German Rail Pass. The truly adventurous may choose to add a German Rail Pass Extension, which allows travelers to use the German Rail Pass to travel to Brussels, Prague, and popular destinations in Italy and Austria.

Prices begin at $301 USD** for the German Rail Pass Promotion, which can be purchased for 7, 8, 9 or 10 days of travel within a one month period.

*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 December 5, 2013. Valid for travel from October 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014. All travel must be completed by January 31, 2014. The German Rail Pass Promotion is non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Note: Free booklet with information on the castles in Bavaria is available in Frieburg. The 15% discount on Zugspitzbahn is only valid when the color PDF voucher, included with the German Rail Pass Promotion, is presented.

**Prices are subject to change.


Melanie Albaric
Marketing & Communications Manager
Rail Europe Inc.

Jennifer Mestayer
Media Relations
Zeno Group