Taking the train to Europe for your summer holidays is a great, convenient and eco-friendly way to reach the continent. And now you can treat yourself to a luxury upgrade on the cheap, with Rail Europe just announcing massive 75% discounts on first class rail travel right across France.
The offer is valid for journeys between 15 July and 25 August 2011, so check out the Rail Europe website to start planning your European rail trip. You’ll need to be quick though, as the discounted tickets are on a first come first served basis.
Prices as low as £31
With prices as low as £31 for a single first class ticket on the super-fast TGV network linking Paris with locations like Marseilles, Perpignan, Nice and Strasbourg, they’re bound to be snapped up fast. Booking is already open, and the offer runs until 22 August 2011, so get booking.
Speedy travel in comfort and style
France’s world-famous TGV trains run at speeds of up to 186mph, making travel down to the south of France, the Spanish border or across to the historic cities of the east a piece of cake.
Travelling first class on the TGV means large reclining seats with plenty of legroom and individual power points. Many services also offer meals served at your seat.
Destinations across France
Example journey times include:
• Paris to Dijon – 1 hour 40 minutes
• Paris to Lyon – 2 hours
• Paris to Strasbourg – 2 hours 20 minutes
• Paris to Marseilles – 3 hours
• Paris to Nice – 5 hours 40 minutes
The offer is also valid for the comfortable and reliable regional French trains to help you get to more out of the way destinations.
Help the environment and save cash too
So get your map out and discover the pleasures of European rail travel, safe in the knowledge you’ll be looking after the environment as well as your wallet this summer.
The check availability, go to the Rail Europe website and use its journey search box in the top right of the page. Happy travels!