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It’s another one of our infamous road and rail wraps! Infamous as in they happen every once in a while when we can gather enough news to fill them.

Rail Plus announces Eurostar Early Birds and Agent Incentive

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With the release of early bird Eurostar fares starting at AU$75 one way or up to 20 per cent off, stores have until 23 November 2018 to receive a $50 Woolworths gift card for every $1,000 of Eurostar sales booked with Rail Plus.

Early bird bookings must be made by 23 November 2018 and travel completed between 13 November 2018 and 3 April 2019. Terms and conditions and blackout dates apply.

See Rail Plus Specials for more information and updates. Agents requiring additional training Eurostar tickets and routes can do so with the Rail Expert Program.

2019 Euro-Drive Earlybird Sale on now!

In 2019, DriveAway have even more European vehicles for you to choose from for your clients. The Euro-Drive range is ideal for those travellers looking to drive throughout Europe for 21 days or more… You’ve heard it right here, seven FREE days on all models and 50 per cent off delivery and collection fees – that’s savings for your clients of up to $565.

Drive a Citroen C3 Aircross from just $65 per day for 28 days or a Peugeot 2008 from just $73 per day for 28 days. Choose from a variety of vehicles to suit any type of traveller planning an extended trip this European summer. These deals are only available until 21 December, so be quick and book.

The Euro-Drive range provides brand new vehicles to travellers looking to drive throughout Europe. The best thing about 2019 is the extensive range and all-inclusive NEW vehicles for agent partners to book for their clients, including the new Peugeot Rifter which is available in a seven seater.

BritRail on sale with International Rail

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Australian-owned dedicated rail specialists, International Rail, are offering a great value special for travellers visiting Britain during Christmas and northern ski season. Receive 20 per cent discount on numerous rail passes, including BritRail Pass and BritRail England Only Pass, BritRail South West Pass and BritRail Spirit of Scotland Pass when purchased before February 22, 2019.

The passes are available for adults and children and in both first and second class and range from three to 15 days of travel within two months to any destination in England, Scotland and Wales. Typical of the BritRail Flexi Saver Pass is the eight days in one month option, savings up to $300 per couple, which now costs from $585 per person in first class.

International Rail also has discounts on Passes for England Only and for Britain’s popular south-west region. There are also ferry crossings to various points in Ireland which now cost from just $65.

The discounted rail passes are valid for travel from November 1, 2018 until February 28, 2019.

Win a car when you ‘fly and drive’ with Virgin Australia and Hertz

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Need another reason to travel? Travellers who book a flight with Virgin Australia and a vehicle with Hertz before 30 November (for travel until 28 February 2019) could win a brand new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross.

To be in with a chance of winning the striking SUV, with precise handling and stylish interior and exterior, book a flight with Virgin Australia and rent a vehicle with Hertz during your next trip.

Rail Plus treats agents to Evita

Rail Plus treats agents to Evita at the SOH 21 Oct

As part of Rail Plus’ Reward and Recognition program, 12 lucky agents were treated to a lavish afternoon at the Sydney Opera House on Sunday 21 Oct, where they indulged in bubbles and canapés before having their hearts gripped by Tina Arena’s compelling performance as Eva Perón in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical, Evita.

The agents were carefully selected based on their points earned via their ongoing engagement, support and interaction with Rail Plus through the operator’s various channels of communication and education. These include attending webinars; participating in competitions and social media group discussions; subscribing to and reading Rail Plus’ newsletters; supporting the operator’s various events and expos; as well as working closely with the BDMs to further educate others on Rail Plus’ one-stop-shop for all things rail. In addition, the agents also aced the Rail Expert modules and ticket sales.

Evita is the first of many exclusive music, art and sporting events Rail Plus will host in each state. However, the pièce de résistance of the Rail Plus Reward and Recognition program is the series of famils that have been lined up, where top performing agents can look forward to once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Scandinavia, Italy, the USA and many other destinations.

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