Rail Europe Inc. reports the launch of a revised version of its European rail expert course and exam, which is called TRAC: The Rail Agent Course. There are two new modules, one specific to rail in Switzerland and one specific to rail in France.
Rail Europe said its TRAC modules provide online course material and certification exams that agents can study at their own pace. Agents will study the best products to suit their clients’ needs, review rail maps and learn more about Rail Europe’s agent tools and resources.
Upon successful completion of Rail Europe’s TRAC, The Travel Institute in the United States awards agents 4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) on the European Rail Module and 1 CEU each on the France and Switzerland Modules. At this time, all course materials are available in English only.
Rail Europe also says it is offering 20 percent off select Standard Premier tickets on Eurostar’s high-speed trains and 10 percent off city passes in London and Paris. Prices begin at $150.USD. Furthermore, with 10 percent off city passes in London and Paris, purchasers will obtain access to the cities’ iconic attractions, discounts on tours, theater tickets and deals at participating restaurants and shops.
For every booking of the Business Premier or Standard Premier Eurostar tickets, agents will receive a $10 Amazon.com Gift Card. Quantities are limited.
Eurostar: Booking dates: February 13, 2014 through April 2, 2014, Travel dates: February 24, 2014 through August 31, 2014
City Pass: Booking dates: February 13, 2014 through April 2, 2014, Travel dates: Six months from the date of issue. ◦
Rail Europe Inc. is also offering 20 percent off British Train Tickets for train travel throughout England, Scotland, and Wales. Prices begin at $25 USD for a train ticket between London and Manchester, for example.Booking dates: February 11, 2014 through March 25, 2014 with coupon code 20British. Travel dates: No restrictions.