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Exclusive “Bachelor Romance Package” available from Rail Europe, Inc.

~ - Ride the rails and stay where the Bachelor stayed ~

White Plains, N.Y., March 1, 2012 - For a limited time only, romantically inclined travelers to Switzerland can vacation like the Bachelor did! From March 12 to July 12*, Rail Europe, Inc. will be offering a romantic rail & hotel vacation package to Switzerland. The Bachelor Romance Package will be available on the company’s Web site at raileurope.com/promotions/the-bachelor (please note that this page will not be live until March 12, 2012). The Bachelor Romance Package includes a 4-night hotel stay at either the Victoria Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa or the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof, plus a 1st or 2nd class rail component. Prices for the Deluxe hotel package start from $2743** per person sharing and with 2nd class rail component prices start from $2648** per person sharing.

In the season finale, the newest Bachelor, Ben Flajnik, travelled by train from Interlaken to Zermatt, enjoying the breathtaking scenery of Switzerland along the way. In Interlaken, Ben and the bachelorettes traveled to the village of Wengen and to the lower Grindenwald Glacier and stayed at the VICTORIA-JUNGFRAU Grand Hotel & Spa. While in Zermatt, the Bachelor and bachelorettes enjoyed the picturesque village of Zermatt and the breathtaking vista of the Matterhorn peak and enjoyed the beautiful Grand Hotel Zermatterhof, located in the center of town.

Romantically inclined travelers can take advantage of our Peaks of the World Package which is available all year long. In the spirit of romance, travelers will receive a free upgrade from a 3 star to a 4 star hotel, when traveling between April 14 and June 15, 2012. Prices for the Peaks of the World Package include a 4 night hotel stay, the free 4 star hotel upgrade, plus a 1st class rail component starting from $1,139** per person sharing and with 2nd class rail component prices start from $999** per person sharing.

Tune in to watch Flajnik’s final decision as his search for true love reaches its conclusion on Monday, March 12 (8:00–10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

*Black out dates apply- see website for details
**Prices are subject to change

The new season of The Bachelor, from Warner Horizon Television, airs Mondays 8/7 Central on ABC. For more information on The Bachelor visit http://abc.go.com/shows/the-bachelor. To learn more about Rail Europe, Inc. go to www.raileurope.com.

ABOUT THE BACHELOR: On ABC’s hit primetime reality series The Bachelor, one lucky man is offered the chance to find true love. A single and eligible Bachelor embarks on a romantic journey, getting to know a bevy of beautiful bachelorettes, gradually narrowing the field to the one woman to whom he may propose marriage in the dramatic season finale. Hosted by Chris Harrison, The Bachelor is produced by Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television.

Media Contact:

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