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A First Class Swiss Pass Special

~ Offering first class travel at second class prices~

White Plains, N.Y., April 24, 2012 - Rail Europe Inc., the North American leader in European rail travel, partners with Switzerland Tourism and the Swiss Travel System to launch the Swiss Pass Special*. This limited time offer allows travelers to experience Switzerland for less and travel in first class style while paying second class prices.

Now through May 10, 2012, travelers who book a consecutive fifteen-day Swiss Pass will receive a first class pass for the price of a second class pass, when they enter the promotion code SWISS15. As an added bonus, travelers also receive a complementary coupon offering round trip travel on the Stanserhorn mountain, via funicular train and a ride up to the peak on the world’s first open top, double decker cable car CabriO. Bookings can be made by visiting Rail Europe’s website at, or by calling Rail Europe’s Contact Center or by visiting

The price**for the consecutive fifteen-day Swiss Pass is $507 per person, savings can be as much as $300, while this offer lasts. Travel is valid for six months from the date of purchase.

Switzerland boasts an incredibly comprehensive and navigable transportation system which allows travelers to easily enjoy the natural beauty the country has to offer. The Swiss Pass provides extensive travel on all trains, boats and postal buses throughout the Swiss Travel System. As an added bonus, children under 16 ride free, and all Swiss Pass holders receive free access to more than 400 museums in Switzerland.

*Offer is limited to the first 125 eligible passes or the promotion’s end date of 11:59pm ET on May 10, 2012, whichever comes first. Offer is subject to change or extension without notice. No other discounts can be combined.
**Prices are subject to change.

Media Contact:

Samina Sabir
Public Relations Manager
Rail Europe Inc.
Phone: 914-989-3385

Danielle Perrone
Lou Hammond & Associates

Ursula Beamish-Mader
Manager, Media Relations North America
Switzerland Tourism
Phone: 416-695-3496