Arrivals & Departures Luxury rail trips with spectacular views

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Rail Plus has released discounts of up to 50 per cent on two of the world’s most luxurious great train journeys.

People are often surprised when I say trains are one of my favourite ways to travel. Sit back, relax and enjoy spectacular views — from quaint tiny towns to snow-capped giant mountains. 

If you’re looking for a train trip, Rail Plus has discounts of up to 50 per cent on two of “the world’s most luxurious great train journeys”. 

Travellers keen to experience an “epic and classic” European trip next year aboard Venice Simplon-Orient-Express can save up to 25 per cent on companion fares. 

It’s priced from $3073 per person twin share (after discount), with the offer valid on north-bound journeys from Venice to Paris or London. 

You must book before September 28, and complete your journey in March or April. 

Book by September 28 to save 50 per cent on Rail Plus’ Eastern & Oriental Express when travelling in September and October, and also on companion fares for November trips. 

“Bookings are based on twin share in the Pullman and State cabins only,” the company says. 

“Discounted prices start at $1863 for September and October departures, and savings start at $2277 for November departures.” 

Use the promotional code EC50 to take advantage of the savings. 

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