UTRECHT, the Netherlands, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Buy Now, Travel Later With Eurail Global Passes
Travelers can take advantage of a special Eurail "Early Bird" promotion which offers non-European residents free travel days on Eurail Global Passes purchased from February 1 through March 31, 2014. Early Bird Passes have a six month pre-booking period.
This promotional offer applies to both first and second class Eurail Global Passes and are open to all travel categories: Adults, Child, and Youth, including Saver Passes intended for groups of two to five people, offering an additional15% reduction. The "Early Bird" campaign offers two extra travel days for the 15-day Eurail Global Pass, three extra travel days for the 21-day Eurail Global Pass and five extra travel days for a one month Eurail Global continuous Pass.
"Last year's Early Bird promotion proved very successful, boosting sales in March of the Global Pass by an astounding 96%. The opportunity to receive extra travel days motivated nearly twice as many customers to buy the Eurail Global Pass. This year we expect even more travelers to take advantage of this promotional offer. The aim is to maximize the customer's travel experience by offering these extra days to discover even more of Europe by train," explains Silvia Goerlach, Eurail Group Sales and Marketing Manager.
Generating over 55% of total sales revenues, the Eurail Global Pass continues to be the most popular pass in the Eurail portfolio. With its 24 participating countries, it covers nearly the entire European continent (including free or discounted travel on some major shipping lines) and gives travelers the largest variety of countries to choose from. The diversity of Europe is easy to explore via rail with the Global Pass, from historic and quaint world heritage sites to back-country nature sites and architecturally stunning and historic capital cities.
Eurail Passes are available from a worldwide network of Authorized General Sales Agents. Please visit http://www.eurailgroup.org/eurail.
Eurail Group G.I.E., the organization dedicated to the marketing and management of the Eurail and InterRail Passes, is wholly owned by thirty participating railways and shipping companies. In addition, the Group has many benefit partners, including hotels, transport companies and museums, which offer their services either at a reduced rate or free of charge to rail pass holders.