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Discover Switzerland at a Discount with Rail Europe

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 9, 2016 – Rail Europe, the largest distributor of European rail products worldwide, is inviting travelers to experience unforgettable moments in Switzerland at a discount with 30% off the first-class electronic Swiss Travel Pass*, in partnership with Switzerland Tourism and Swiss Travel System. The Swiss Travel Pass offers extensive travel and sightseeing options for travelers to create memorable adventures, while Rail Europe provides the inspiration and tools to help travelers easily plan the best itineraries by train.

The Swiss Travel Pass promotion details include:

  • 30% discount on a 3, 4, 8 or 15-day 1st Class electronic Swiss Travel Pass
    • For a 3-day 1st Class electronic Swiss Travel Pass, receive an estimated savings of $105 USD
  • Available March 8 – March 29, 2016
  • Valid for travel starting on or before June 30, 2016
  • Coupon code: ESWISSSPRING

Travelers looking to experience Switzerland with the Swiss Travel Pass will receive:

  • Extensive travel on the Swiss Travel System including rail, lake steamers, and postal buses
  • Access to some of Switzerland’s scenic trains, including the Bernina Express, Glacier Express, GoldenPass Line and Wilhelm Tell Express
  • Free travel on public transportation in 75 towns and cities
  • Free access to over 490 Swiss museums
  • Up to 50% discount on mountain railways and cable cars

Families can enjoy even more savings, as children under the age of 16 travel free with a parent or legal guardian. When traveling with children 6 to 15 years of age, simply request a free Swiss Family Card when booking your Swiss Travel Pass. Children under 6 do not require a rail pass or family card.

Prices begin at $351 USD** for the 3-day 1st class electronic Swiss Travel Pass before the 30% discount is applied. To book, visit or call Rail Europe’s Contact Center.

Terms & Conditions:

Offer is valid only on a 3, 4, 8, and 15 consecutive electronic Swiss Travel Pass for Adult & Youth travelling in 1st class.

From March 8 through 5:00pm ET on March 29, 2016, select one of the electronic Swiss Travel Pass options and enter coupon code ESwissSpring during checkout on the delivery page to receive the 30% discount. The electronic Swiss Travel Pass is pre-validated, therefore travellers are required to provide their first date of travel on the pass. The first date of validity must be on or before June 30, 2016. One coupon code per booking may be applied. No other coupon code discounts can be combined. Offer is subject to change or extension without notice. No adjustments can be made on prior purchases. 


Melanie Albaric
Marketing & Communications Manager
Rail Europe Inc. 

Laura Zanzal
Senior Account Supervisor
Zeno Group for Rail Europe, Inc.