UTRECHT, The Netherlands – Traveling in France with a Eurail Select Pass will be possible again from April 1st, 2014. After one year of reduced participation in the Eurail Pass scheme, SNCF, the French rail operator, now officially announced their decision to rejoin Eurail’s Select Pass.
The Eurail Pass range enables rail travel across Europe, promising a unique travel experience by granting easy and flexible connections between all major and minor cities in Europe. The most popular pass is the Eurail Global Pass, covering 24 European countries. Customers who want to discover only part of Europe are offered a multitude of pass varieties that can be tailored to literally every travel need.
Re-launched Four Country Select Pass includes France starting from April 1st.
This year, the Eurail Select Pass product range has been revamped. From April 1st, 2014, the pass will be re-launched, exclusively offering the four country option. Customers can tailor-make their own pass by selecting four out of 26 participating countries in which to travel. The selected countries need to be connected to each other.
“We are happy to welcome SNCF back to the Eurail Select Pass. France remains a top tourist destination within Europe. By fully including France again, the Eurail Portfolio is complete and presents itself as lean and strong for the upcoming high season. Travelling by rail on a EurailPass remains the most comprehensive way for our overseas customers to explore Europe”, explains Silvia Görlach, Eurail Group’s Sales & Marketing Manager.