Eurostar Launches Eurostar Plus Added Value Offers

29 Sep 2010

Rewards, discounts and tips help travellers make the most of their trip

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service that links the UK with the Continent, has launched Eurostar Plus, a collection of special offers and discounts for travellers journeying to the continent to help them get even more from their Eurostar ticket.

Eurostar Plus is accessed via the Eurostar website (www.eurostar.com) and brings together a range of offers under different 'badges' including culture, shopping, food and destination information. The range is expanding quickly and is already an invaluable resource for travellers planning their trip.

Get more from your Eurostar Ticket

Eurostar Plus features offers under different badges including;

Eurostar Plus Shopping
Enjoy a 10% discount and an invitation to a private fashion show at the Galeries Lafayette flagship store on Paris's chic boulevard Haussman

Eurostar Plus Culture
Eurostar's 'Culture Connect' programme has brand new home and is now part of the Eurostar Plus family. Double your culture with 2 for 1 exhibition entry at some of Europe's finest museums and galleries1, simply by showing your Eurostar ticket.

Eurostar Plus Trip-planner
Create your perfect personal itinerary with the help of our interactive map which covers destinations all over Europe. It's easy to prepare and print your own personal itinerary in just a few clicks. In that way, you can benefit from the best shopping, museums, hotels, restaurants or unmissable places and exhibitions.

Eurostar Plus Gourmet
Coming soon – including great deals on dining out, a range of special gastronomic offers to tantalize your taste buds.

Loyalty rewards with Eurostar Plus Points
Within the Eurostar Plus collection, travellers still have the option to register for Eurostar Plus Points, a straightforward, easy to use to use online loyalty programme where every online ticket purchase is rewarded with cash-back.

How does it work?
Create a Eurostar Plus Points account on www.eurostar.comFor every £1 spent on Eurostar travel on www.eurostar.com, travellers earn one point.When travellers accumulate 300 points, they automatically receive a £20 e-voucher valid for a year.The e-voucher can be used to book future travel on www.eurostar.com.Eurostar Plus Points offers the unique option to earn points when family and friends travel, using the membership number of the Eurostar Plus account holder.

Eurostar Plus Points was launched at the beginning of the year and has already attracted more than 30,000 members.

To enjoy the range of offers available through Eurostar Plus, travellers simply present their ticket at participating venues or download a voucher from www.eurostar.com or www.eurostarplus.co.uk.

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Note to editors:

1 participating Museums and Galleries;

Paris: Musée du Quai Branly, le Jeu de Paume, le musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, la Cité de la musique, et les Galeries nationales du Grand Palais.

Brussels: Bozar, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (including the Museum of Ancient Art and the Museum of Modern Art) and the Musical Instrument Museum.

London: travellers returning form the continent can also benefit from 2 for 1 entry offers at some of London's finest museums and galleries –

Terms and conditions apply.

Note to editors:

Eurostar is a founder member of Railteam, a partnership between Europe's leading high-speed train operators that is developing simpler ways to book and travel on the fast-expanding, European high-speed rail network.

Eurostar and Eurotunnel are entirely separate companies. Eurostar operates high-speed passenger trains, while Eurotunnel operates vehicle shuttle services and the Channel Tunnel itself. Eurostar is Eurotunnel's biggest customer.

To book tickets or for more travel information, please visit www.eurostar.com or call 03448 224 777.

For more information contact:

Eurostar Press Office

Eurostar

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