Do your summer plans include a trip to Europe? Then check out these current deals and discounts on rail travel, including 50 percent off high-speed train tickets, free travel for kids, and discounts for students and seniors:
- Half-Off High Speed: Get 50 percent off tickets booked by August 15 for travel through August 29 on Thalys trains. The high-speed train connects Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Antwerp, and Cologne.
- Student Deal: Students under 26 with a valid ISIC card can get 10 days for the price of eight when buying a Eurail Select Pass by July 31. Two extra days means another side trip and another adventure. This offer is available through Rail Europe and Eurail.com.
- Senior Discounts: Travelers 60 and older can get discounted rates on trains around Europe. BritRail offers 15 percent off select first-class passes, and can find rail pass discounts in France, Ireland, and Romania as well.
- Family Deal: One child age five to 15 travels free with each select adult or senior rail pass holder. Additional kids traveling with the adult can get a discounted rate. Children under five travel free. On the same discounts page, you’ll also find discounts for youths and groups, and for travel during low season.