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Say ‘Au Revoir’ to Summer and hello to Europe with Exclusive Deals on European Train Travel from Rail Europe

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., August 18, 2015 – Rail Europe, Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, announces their exclusive End of Summer Sale which provides travelers with great deals on select rail tickets and passes throughout Europe. Travelers can receive 20% off first class TGV, Eurostar and Italo tickets, and $50 off Swiss Travel Pass, when booking from today through September 8, 2015. There’s no better way to celebrate the end of summer than to plan ahead for a European travel adventure with the following offers:
 
  • Use coupon code SwissTravel50 to save $50 on first class Swiss Travel Pass bookings. Experience extensive travel throughout Switzerland on trains, buses and boats, and enjoy discounts on travel with children and entry into over 480 museums.*
  • Use coupon code TGV20 to save 20% on first class TGV tickets within France and enjoy high-speed connections between Paris and more than 200 cities such as Lyon, Avignon, Cannes, Bordeaux and more.**
  • Use coupon code Club20 to save 20% on Club (first class) Italo Tickets. Club Class’ reclining leather seats and touch screen TVs make traveling even more comfortable between top Italian cities including Turin, Milan, Bologna, Venice, Florence, and more.***
  • Save 20% on Standard Premier (first class) Eurostar tickets and travel between London and Paris, Brussels, Lyon, Lille, Calais, Avignon or Marseille. Enjoy the exquisite scenery from spacious seating and enjoy a gourmet light meal. No coupon code needed.****
Take advantage of first class savings and book today by visiting Rail Europe’s website at raileurope.com or by calling Rail Europe’s contact center.
 
* From August 18 through 5:00 pm ET on September 8, 2015, use coupon code SwissTravel50 to get $50 off first class Swiss Travel Pass bookings. One coupon code per booking may be applied. Offer is limited to the first 100 bookings, or until the promotion’s end date of 5:00 pm ET on September 8, 2015, whichever comes first. Offer is subject to change or extension without notice. No adjustments can be made on prior purchases. Group bookings of 10 or more travelers are excluded from this offer.
 
**TGV first class tickets show under “Comfort” and “Premier” on the Rail Europe websites. From August 18 through 5:00 pm ET on September 8, 2015, use coupon code TGV20 to get 20% off first class TGV domestic tickets. One coupon code per booking may be applied. Offer is limited to the first 908 tickets, or until the promotion’s end date of 5:00 pm ET on September 8, 2015, whichever comes first. Offer is subject to change or extension without notice. No adjustments can be made on prior purchases. Bookings of TGV train tickets to or from destinations outside of France are excluded from this offer. Group bookings of 10 or more travelers are excluded from this offer. Only online first class tickets booked under “Premier” include a meal; however, not all routes offer a meal service.
 
***Italo Club Class tickets show under “Premier” on the Rail Europe websites. From August 18 through 5:00 pm ET on September 8, 2015, use coupon code Club20 to get 20% off Italo Club Class tickets. One coupon code per booking may be applied. Offer is limited to the first 390 tickets, or until the promotion’s end date of 5:00 pm ET on September 8, 2015, whichever comes first. Offer is subject to change or extension without notice.  No adjustments can be made on prior purchases. Offer not valid on Trenitalia train tickets.
 
****Eurostar Standard Premier tickets show under “Comfort” on the Rail Europe websites. Coupon code is not necessary for the 20% discount on select Eurostar Standard Premier tickets. This product has already been discounted and price is reflective of such. Eurostar 20% savings offer is valid for bookings of select Standard Premier tickets made from August 18 through 5:00 pm ET on September 8, 2015. Group bookings of 10 or more travelers are excluded from this offer. Offer is subject to change or extension without notice. No adjustments can be made on prior purchases. Promotional fares are valid for travel between London, Paris and Brussels from August 25, 2015 - February 11, 2016, and are valid for travel between London, Avignon, Marseille and Lyon from August 25, 2015 - April 23, 2016. Valid on trains departing from Monday – Thursday between 8.30 am to 4:00 pm, and anytime from Friday – Sunday.  Promotional fares are exchangeable less a fee, but non-refundable. Promotional fares are not valid for travel on these dates: August 28 -31, September 17-21, October 2-5, 16-19, 23-26, October 29–November 11, December 24-26, 2015, and January 1–3, 2016.  Not valid to South of France the following dates:  September 17-21, October 16-19, 23-26, 30-31, December 19, 24-26, 2015, January 1, 2016, February 13 & 20, 2016, March 25-28, 2016,  April 4 & 9, 2016. 

MEDIA CONTACT:

Melanie Albaric
Marketing & Communications Manager
Rail Europe Inc. 
914-681-7232
malbaric@raileurope.com

Laura Zanzal
Senior Account Supervisor
Zeno Group for Rail Europe, Inc.
212-299-8955
laura.zanzal@zenogroup.com