Luxury Train News October 2018
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2019 planning ideas and a New Year in Vienna
Ghan: New Departures & More Platinum
The Ghan has new departures for 2019.
There are now 13 new dates in June, July and August 2019. Adelaide – Darwin / Darwin - Adelaide (The Ghan Expedition)
The Ghan will also increase Platinum capacity with six new carriages in 2019.
Cross the vastness of Australia on the Ghan.
The Shongololo Express is selling very well for 2019 as new owner Rovos works its magic in refurbishing accommodations and reviewing the itineraries.
We are please to announce an extra Southern Cross departure, Victoria Falls to Pretoria, 3 October 2019 which currently has good availability in Gold and Emerald suites. This 12-day journey stops at carefully selected locations in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and South Africa.
Book before 30 October 2018 for double Club discount.
Early bird opportunity, please email us.
Danube Express & A Viennese New Year
A Viennese New Year in classic style on the Danube Express, departing from and returning to Budapest, via Keszthely - Graz - Vienna - Cesky Krumlov - Prague – Kosice.
28 December 2018 – 5 January 2019 and 28 December 2019 – 5 January 2020, from US$10,495 per person, twin occupancy in Deluxe.
The Danube Express passes through winter wonderland valleys beneath an alpine backdrop, visiting Baroque capital cities and hidden gems to Vienna.
A special New Year’s gala dinner will be served inside the beautiful Vienne City Hall, the Rathaus, accompanied by the renowned Wiener Hofball Orchestra. Music and waltzing to midnight, then fireworks from the city hall balcony.
This dream journey through the former Austro-Hungarian Empire is not over – there’s still more to see on the way back to Budapest.
This is how we would like to spend our New Year.
LINK TO https://www.luxurytrainclub.com/trains/venice-simplon-orient-express/
Double Discount: New Dates, Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express season has been extended with new departures:
13 March 2019 Venice or Verona to Paris or London
14 March 2019 London or Paris to Verona or Venice
There may be snowy scenery outside your cosy cabin; what’s more, Venice is at its best with fewer tourists and lower hotel rates AND you will earn double Club discount.
Book before 30 October for double Club discount.
Applications: Seven Stars in Kyushu March – October 2019
Seven Stars in Kyushu has released availability for the period March to October 2019.
This includes departures during the Rugby World Cup games in Kyushu, October 2019.
The Seven Stars in Kyushu is an exposition of Japanese arts and crafts, finely selected and tooled to create exactly the calm interior you would expect.Ask for an unsolicited testimonial from a previous Member who travelled recently.
Japanese luxury trains Like the Seven Stars have an unusual system of requiring applications for their rare availability of suites for only a few international guests.
Begin the process here.
Al Andalus, one of the world’s grand trains, is the way to visits the iconic cities of Andalucía or to travel the annual Madrid / Seville and the long-distance North / South journey.
El Transcantabrico Gran Lujo with just 16 suites, either for single, double or triple occupancy.Santiago de Compostela - San Sebastian, either way. 8 days / 7 nights.
El Transcantabrico Clasico, with suites for single or double occupancy.Santiago de Compostela – Leon, either way. 8 days / 7 nights, some (less availability) shorter journeys.
Considering Spain in 2019?