Slovakia to Join Eurail Global Pass in 2012

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Slovakia to Join Eurail Global Pass in 2012

Utrecht, Netherlands; Eurail Group G.I.E. has announced that Slovakia will join the Eurail Global Pass on the January 1, 2012.   The national railway of Slovakia will be included in the classic Eurail Global Pass offer, which permits unlimited rail travel throughout a range of validity periods for either continuous travel periods or flexible travel days in 23 countries.  Discounts are offered to groups of two or more and to young people under the age of 26.  Prices start from just 30 Euros a day for a fifteen day Global Saver Pass....

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2010 European River Cruises

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New York, June 2009 — Offering consumers and travel agents a head start on planning next year’s vacations, Peter Deilmann EuropAmerica Cruises will begin accepting bookings on August 1, 2009 for its 2010 schedule of European river cruises; full details and pricing are currently available on the company’s web site, Both hardcopy and downloadable versions of the 2010 Deluxe “Great Rivers of Europe” brochure will be available this fall. Deilmann, known for its seven luxury river ships that are small floating...

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Central Europe with Simplon-Orient

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New York- July 3, 2007:- The legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) is forging a new route this Sunday, July 8th as it departs Venice en route to Krakow. The Central European Grand Tour is an exciting and enriching seven-night tour taking the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express across five countries, unveiling Slovakia’s picturesque countryside and Poland‘s diverse cities. Highlights include Vienna, Krakow and Warsaw and a journey through the magnificently scenic High Tatras Mountains. This new itinerary into Eastern Europe will...

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Four Romantic Rivers in Europe

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ST. LOUIS, MO, June 25, 2006 – INTRAV’s 14-night cruise exploring the Danube, Main, Rhine and Mosel rivers is, above all, a voyage of great cultural and scenic diversity. From bustling Budapest and grand Vienna to medieval Passau and Regensburg, majestic Bratislava and romantic Koblenz, beautiful landscapes and historic towns appear around every bend on “Europe’s Four Romantic Rivers” September 21 and October 6 Sound of Music sailings. Guests on this unique itinerary, sailing through the picturesque countrysides of Hungary, Slovakia, Austria,...

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“Grand Tour” of the Balkans

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Los Angeles, April 2007 — Continental Journeys introduces the off-the-beaten-track countries of Albania, Montenegro and Macedonia, combined with Croatia, in its 13-day “Grand Tour of the Balkans” for experienced travelers seeking affordable new destinations. Tour prices of $1,859 to $1,929 per person, double occupancy, provide first-class and superior tourist-class hotels, breakfast daily, eight dinners and extensive sightseeing with an English-speaking tour escort. Eight departures from May 22 to September 18 start in...

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8 Days in Central Europe for Women

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Glenside, PA – December 14, 2006 — Two of Eastern Europe’s most beautiful cities are on the agenda as Gutsy Women Travel introduces its Beauty of Central Europe: Budapest and Prague tour for 2007. This 8-day escorted tour offers six departures and is priced from $2,279 air and land from New York based on double occupancy. This program actually offers one of the best values that Gutsy Women Travel has for 2007 — averaging less than $300 per day with all of the fabulous inclusions. According to April M. Merenda, President &...

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New Eastern Bloc Walking Tours

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Waterbury, VT (March 28, 2006) – Forget about the sound of music – just north of Austria, where the Von Trapp family singers cemented their fame, the undulating hills of Slovakia and the Czech Republic are alive and well with exceptional beauty, storybook settings and rhythms all their own. Snug in the geographic heart of the European Continent, the cultures and splendors of these undiscovered Eastern Bloc treasures are just waiting to be experienced on extraordinary walking adventures from Country Walkers of Waterbury, Vermont....

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Devin says, “Be the First Voice on ITKT for this country”

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