Road & Rail

Road & Rail Wrap: Rail Europe’s new tools for agents, Rocky Mountaineer bonuses + MORE!

Seeking some extra motivation to sell more road and rail journeys that doesn’t involve coffee or a cattle prod? Look no further than this wrap!

Rail Europe releases three new online booking tools 

Rail Europe has released three new online booking tools – Save For Later, Link Booking Fee and a comprehensive list of FAQs – that will not only help agents during their client consultations but also speed up booking processes as well.

Agents can use the Save For Later tool to create and save bookings that can be retrieved at a later date when their clients are ready to finalise their itinerary.

Multiple bookings for the same client can now be easily consolidated via the Link Booking Fee tool prior to payment in order to reduce fees.

A series of FAQs and online help chat are also available for agents looking for quick or immediate advice.

Agents are encouraged to log on to the Rail Europe agent portal to familiarise themselves with the readily available tools specifically designed to improve their efficiency and eliminate waiting periods via email requests. Where required, training is available with the Rail Europe BDMs.

Hertz launches My Hertz Weekend subscription

Hertz Europe has expanded its monthly car subscription service My Hertz Weekend, which is now available in FranceGermanyItalySpain and United Kingdom.

This flexible, cost-effective alternative to vehicle ownership provides customers with access to a car from Thursday to Monday.

$250 off all self-guided walking or cycling trips with Exodus

For a limited time only, Exodus is giving guests $250 off all self-guided itineraries.

Exodus offer more than 140 independent itineraries across Europe so clients can choose to travel at their own pace for their next active adventure.

But hurry, as these trips are only on sale until 29 November 2019. Contact the Exodus expert reservation team on 1300 131 698 to enquire about your clients’ next active adventure.

Bonuses on Rocky Mountaineer from International Rail

International Rail is offering a variety of complementary products on selected 2020 journeys on the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer.

Agents who book a qualifying eight-day or longer itinerary for their clients in 2020 will be able to provide up to $900 per couple in added value to tailor-make the perfect holiday for their client. This includes one free night of hotel accommodation, one free transfer and one free dinner per couple.

To receive these bonuses, eligible 2020 trips must be booked and deposited by 20 December 2019 through International Rail.

The package is priced from $6,224 per person in Silverleaf twin share and departs regularly between April and September 2020.

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