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$100 or More Off Passes from Rail Europe for Your Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 7, 2015 – Rail Europe, Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, announced a special offer for travel in Switzerland this summer in partnership with Switzerland Tourism and Swiss Travel System. Travelers who book between now and July 30, 2015 will receive $100 or more off of 1st class Swiss Travel Passes*. This offer is valid for 8- and 15-day consecutive and flexi Swiss Travel Passes for travel between July 8, 2015 and January 31, 2016.
 
Travelers with the Swiss Travel Pass can journey between destinations in the Swiss Alps such as St. Moritz or Lucerne by trains, boats and buses. On top of extensive travel on the Swiss Travel System, travelers also have free access to more than 480 Swiss museums, free travel on public transport in 75 towns and cities, and up to 50% off mountain railways and cable cars. No matter where travelers visit in Switzerland, they never have to worry about transfers or exchange rates, or having to wait in line at ticket counters. Plus, e-passes are available – making ticket delivery a breeze.
 
Families can also enjoy even more savings, as kids under the age of 16 travel free with a parent or legal guardian with a Swiss Family Card. The Swiss Family Card is free; simply request one when booking your Swiss Travel Pass. Children under 6 do not require a rail pass or family card.
 
To book travel, visit Rail Europe’s website at raileurope.com.
 
*Offer is subject to change or extension without notice. Valid for Swiss Travel Pass Summer Promo bookings made from July 7, 2015 through 5:00 PM ET on July 30, 2015. The Swiss Travel Pass Summer Promo e-pass option is pre-validated, travelers are required to provide their first date of travel on the pass. Valid for travel from July 8, 2015 through January 31, 2016. All travel must be completed by 11:59 pm January 31, 2016. No adjustments can be made on prior purchases.
 
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