First Class Upgrade Offer for 2020

17 July 2020

First Class Upgrade Offer for 2020

To encourage you to feel safe travelling with us again, we’re offering a complimentary upgrade to first class rail travel on ten of our most popular holidays to destinations which are now open to UK visitors.

Choose from the iconic ‘big three’ cities of Italy – Venice, Rome and Florence, the magical Glacier and Bernina Express journeys of Switzerland, Czech capital Prague without flying or the best of Bavaria.

All you need to do is travel any time during the remainder of this year and call to book before Monday 31 August.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Offer applies to new bookings only
  • Applies to bookings made between 20 July and 31 August for travel before 31 December 2020
  • The free upgrade does not apply to any flights in a package
  • Cannot be combined with any other offer
  • Our new flexible booking conditions will apply.

The Holidays:

Venice, Rome and Florence – 9 days from £1,199pp

Nuremberg – Venice – Rome – Florence – Nice

Italy’s three most popular cities in one itinerary. Travel to Italy via Nuremberg and the Brenner Pass, before experiencing the canals of Venice, the rich history of Rome and the culture of Florence.

Prague Without Flying – 6 days from £629pp

Erfurt – Prague – Nuremberg

Travel to Prague via the beautiful city of Erfurt and spend two full days taking in the Czech capital with its UNESCO World Heritage listed Old Town, countless museums and hilltop castle, before returning to the UK via Bohemia and Bavaria.

Magical Journeys of Switzerland – 5 days from £1,099pp

Chur  – Interlaken
Experience three of Europe’s most thrilling and impressive train journeys as you take the Glacier Express, Bernina Express and Jungfrau Mountain Railway in stunning Switzerland.

Austrian Explorer – 10 days from £1,299pp

Cologne – Innsbruck – Zell am See – Salzburg – Graz – Vienna
Combine stunning rail journeys with fabulous Alpine destinations on this essential tour of Austria, taking in Innsbruck, Zell am See, Salzburg, Graz and capital city Vienna.

Across the Spine of the Alps – 12 days from £1,399pp

Zermatt – Chur – Innsbruck – Lake Bled – Heidelberg
Travel from Zermatt, in the shadow of the Matterhorn, through the best of the Swiss and Austrian Alps, to picture-perfect Lake Bled in Slovenia’s Julian Alps.

Bavaria in Detail – 10 days from £1,099pp

Wurzburg – Rothenburg – Nuremberg – Munich
Experience true Bavarian hospitality in this most quintessentially German of regions. Explore its architecture, countryside, castles and cities, and sip local brew in a Brauhaus with stays in Wurzburg, Rothenburg, Nuremberg and Munich.

Matterhorn and Glacier Express – 9 days from £1,399pp

Strasbourg – Zermatt – St Moritz – Cologne

Journey to the foot of the Matterhorn in Zermatt, then take the world’s slowest express train, the Glacier Express, on its full run through to St Moritz. Return home via the Rhine Valley and a night in Cologne.

Venice via the Glacier Express – 6 days from £949pp

Chur – Brig – Venice – Nice
Make the journey part of the holiday with train travel from London to Switzerland, a night in Chur and then a spectacular ride aboard the Glacier Express en route to the stunning city of Venice.

Warsaw, Krakow and Prague – 12 days from £1,099pp

Berlin – Warsaw – Krakow – Prague – Nuremberg
Discover Poland’s two most important cities, Warsaw and Krakow, then head into the Czech Republic to visit its iconic capital, Prague. Travel by rail with stops in Berlin and Nuremberg en route.

Interlaken and the Golden Pass – 5 days from £899pp

Interlaken – Montreux
Take the train through France to Interlaken, surrounded by the wonders of the Bernese Oberland. Then catch the Belle Epoque or modern panoramic carriages of the Golden Pass line through stunning scenery to Montreux on Lake Geneva.

Rome via Switzerland – 7 days from £899pp

Bern – Rome – Nice
Take the train to the historic capital of Italy, via the historic capital of Switzerland on this exciting rail adventure, including three full days in Rome before you return via the Côte d’Azur in France.

Discover Ticino: Italian Switzerland – 11 days from £1,299pp

Strasbourg – Bellinzona – Lugano – Locarno – Lausanne
Visit Ticino, the beautiful Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland. Take in the best of the region with a complimentary Ticino Ticket – a travel pass to use throughout your stay.