Road & rail wrap: big savings on Great Train Journeys, special deal for Aussies on Eurostar + more

Road & rail wrap: big savings on Great Train Journeys, special deal for Aussies on Eurostar + more

That’s right, folks we’ve got two wraps for you today so that you don’t miss out on anything over the long weekend. You can thank us by sending Easter eggs.

Travel through Europe in style on Eurostar

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Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, is offering Australians the chance to travel for less with tickets from only $62 one-way from London to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Lille, Brussels, and Paris.

The promotion will run for 36 days from now – 21 May 2019 and passengers will be able to travel from 8 May – 10 October 2019.

London to Amsterdam and Rotterdam

  • Standard class fares from $62 one-way
  • Standard Premier fares from $141 one-way

London to Paris, Lille, Brussels

  • Standard class fares from $127 one-way
  • Standard Premier fares from $157 one-way

Save 15 per cent on Sri Lanka and Rajasthan motorbike tours

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Grab your mates and travel across the tropical island of Sri Lanka or the colourful Indian state of Rajasthan on a classic Royal Enfield motorbike with a special offer from Extreme Bike Tours.

Appealing to the more than one million Australians who ride motorbikes – often in clubs or groups or with mates – Extreme Bike Tours is offering a special, 15 per cent discount per person on their ‘Hidden Sri Lanka’ and ‘Luxurious Rajasthan’ expeditions when booked in a group of five. The special offer is open-ended with no booking deadline.

Great Train Journeys Celebrated 30 Years of Rovos Rail with 30 per cent off!


To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Rovos Rail, Great Train Journeys is offering 30 per cent off selected Rovos Rail itineraries for travel this year.

Available for booking right up to 31 December 2019, agents can pass on to their clients the massive savings on the 4D/3N Victoria Falls Journey for 1 Oct – 31 Dec departures; the 3D/2N Cape Town Journeys as well as St James Guesthouses for departures from 1 May – 31 Dec 2019.

Applicable to new bookings and the Deluxe and Royal Suites only, prices start at AU$3,194.

A rare Mudgee rail experience with Railway Adventures

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Join up with some food and wining loving friends and make the most of the NSW October long weekend this year with the inaugural exclusive three-day Mudgee Wine and Heritage weekend Escape itinerary recently released by rail tour specialists, Railway Adventures.

Departing on October 5, 2019, guests will have the rare opportunity to journey through the Blue Mountains and Capertee Valley on the privately chartered retro-restored train, Capertee Valley Explorer (also known as The Blue Zephyr) from Sydney to Mudgee.

Hosted by owner Scott McGregor, guests will enjoy private tastings, lunches, dinners and a show with the highlight being a personal invitation for a sunset cocktail reception at the train-inspired retreat, Ruwenzori in Mudgee.

Priced from $1485 per person twin share, it also includes two nights’ accommodation and transportation in Mudgee, a full day touring the Mudgee region, exclusive use of the well-known and much-revered train, the Capertee Valley Explorer including a lavish on-board feast in the dining car on the return trip to Sydney.

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