10/06/2014 Travel in Style this Summer with 30% off Eurostar’s Standard Premier fares
10 Jun 2014
Holidaymakers looking for a European summer break can treat themselves to a luxury upgrade for less, thanks to Eurostar’s Express Sale offering 30% off Standard Premier tickets.
A saving of 30% on Standard Premier is available for bookings to Paris, Brussels, Lille, Calais, Disneyland Paris and any Belgian stations made from 12 to 24 June, for travel from 15 July to 14 September.* In the quiet, spacious surroundings of Eurostar’s dedicated Standard Premier carriages, passengers can sit back and unwind during their journey, whilst a delicious two course meal and refreshments are served at their seat.
Eurostar passengers can also enjoy some of their chosen city’s cultural charms at a reduced rate, with 2 FOR 1 entry into a wide range of top museums and galleries in Paris, Brussels and Lille, including Musée d’Orsay in Paris and Bozar in Brussels.
Mary Walsh, Director of Communications, said: “With long sunny days and an array of exhibitions, festivals and events, July and August is a great time of year to visit French and Belgium cities. With our special rates for Standard Premier travel, we’re offering customers heading to the continent the chance to upgrade and start their city break in style.”
For more information, to book Eurostar tickets or purchase Eurostar gift vouchers visit www.eurostar.com or call 08432 186 186.
Notes to Editors
*Based on bookings made between 12.06.14 to 24.06.14 for travel between 15.07.14 and 14.09.14. Bookings cannot be made for travel on the 24thto 27th July, 14th to 17th August, 22nd to 25th August and 29th August to 1st September inclusive on all routes. Bookings cannot be made for travel to Disneyland Paris on Monday outbound and Friday inbound between 24th July and 1st September. A £4 fee will apply to all credit card bookings, no charge is made for payments with a debit card. For full terms and conditions visit Eurostar.com.
1. Eurostar is the high-speed train service linking St Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International, Ashford International, Paris, Brussels, Lille, Calais, Disneyland Resort Paris, Avignon and the French Alps.
2. Eurostar was established in 1994 as a partnership between three railway companies: SNCF, SNCB and LCR (London and Continental Railways). On 1 September 2010, Eurostar became a single, unified corporate entity owned by three shareholders: SNCF, SNCB and LCR.
3. The current Eurostar train was first introduced into service in 1994 carrying 750 passengers and operating at speeds of up to 300kph. Since then, the fleet of 28 trains has carried more than 140 million passengers between London and the Continent. Following their refurbishment these trains will continue to form a core part of the Eurostar fleet. The new Eurostar e320 will carry around 900 passengers at speeds of up to 320kph.
4. 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.
5. 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.
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