Save Up To 50% on Future Purchase of European Rail Products: When You Buy a Railpass Before September 30, 2008 from Rail Europe

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 25 /CNW/ -- Back by popular demand, Rail Europe
has re-launched its money-saving promotion on railpasses: buy a railpass
before September 30th, 2008 and Rail Europe will credit 25% of the purchase
price towards another European rail product -- either a pass or ticket(s) --
booked later this year. The second purchase, to be made by December 20, 2008
and must have a value of at least double the credit -- which means you can
save as much as 50% on train travel. Travel on railpasses can take place up to
6 months after purchase, so this promotion lets you save on travel through
June 19th of 2009.
    25% of current purchase is credited
    For example, a couple traveling on the 200 mph TGV East high-speed line
to explore eastern France with two France Saverpasses (from $480 USD/CAD for
two passes in 2nd class) would earn a credit of $120 USD/CAD toward a pair of
roundtrip Eurostar Leisure Select tickets (normally costing $195 USD/CAD per
person in 1st class) to later do some shopping in London and Paris in the
    Since passes are valid for 6 months, parents could buy one Eurail Global
Pass Youth (from $517 USD/CAD for 15 days of rail travel in 20 countries
within a 2-month period) for their son or daughter to roam around Europe this
fall and earn $129.25 USD/CAD credit toward two 3-day Swiss Saver Flexipasses
(normally costing a total of $536 USD/CAD 1st class) for a vacation in May
next year.
    This offer is available for individual or group bookings made on Rail
Europe's website and for bookings made by travel agents on or by calling the RailEurope's toll-free number
(1-888-382-7245 in the U.S. or 1-800-361-7245 in Canada). The credit offer is
valid for all rail products. Last name must be the same on all bookings.
    To receive the 25% credit for a future purchase, customers simply
complete a coupon (downloadable from Rail Europe's website) and submit this to
Rail Europe along with the used railpass. They will receive notification from
Rail Europe on their credit. Full details and the coupon can be found on
    Photos: High-resolution photos of European trains may be downloaded by
the media at

For further information:

For further information: Samina Sabir of Rail Europe,;
or Tess Millard of Nike Communications, +1-212-529-3400,, for Rail Europe Web Site:

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