Luxury Train News July 2018
Luxury Train News July 2018
Spain 2019, Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, India, more incl. 2020 news
Introduction to Luxury Train Travel
Relax for a moment or two with this short video – turn the music up!
A luxury train journey is perfect for:
- Couples who want quality time together in this busy life;
- Solo travellers seeking adventure, private facilities & optional company;
- Family gatherings for all generations; get together - or get away to your cabin;
- Groups of friends who have out-grown EasyJet;
- What team building should be (tell your colleagues).
Here is an easy guide to Spanish Luxury Trains 2019.The charming Spanish train crew have a refreshing amiability combined with natural courteousness.They love their trains and want their guests to enjoy the best of times.They will be delighted to help you along with your Spanish, at whatever level!
Al Andalus in Andalusia plus a journey each direction between Seville and Madrid and a special pan-Spain trip, north / south, either way.
El Transcantabrico Gran Lujo has just two suites per carriage.Even if narrow-gauge, there is a real feeling of spaciousness.Travel St James’s Way, Santiago de Compostela / San Sebastian.
El Transcantabrico Clasico traverses northern Spain, known as España Verde, from Galicia to the shores of the Bay of Biscay and León.
El Expreso de la Robla with just a few first-class rail tours in the north of Spain; great value tours in a train which also has private bathrooms for all compartments.
Machu Picchu Private Train Just For You
The Inca Rail Machu Picchu private train is for sole charter, taking just 8 passengers, perfect for family travel.
With fine cuisine, South American wines and live entertainment, the train leaves from Ollantaytambo. This is the luxuriously private way to get to the Citadel, from US$9,000 return.
Go here for other trains in Peru.
2020 - Advance Planning
Various trains are now releasing their 2020 rates and dates.For those planning ahead, we can hold space.Some examples:
Shongololo Express, southern Africa: 2019 is very busy, early booking for 2020 strongly recommended;
Palace on Wheels, India, is now upgraded with the former Royal Rajasthan On Wheels carriages. At the moment, 2020 prices are the same as 2018 / 2019;
Maharajas Express, India, the embodiment of gracious living in the form of a luxury train; a level of service that 19th century Indian royalty would recognize.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Upgrade
Upgrade from Twin (double occupancy) to Cabin Suite on all Venice Simplon-Orient-Express journeys from Venice in July, August & November 2018 and from London or Paris on 19 July, 28 October & 8 November 2018. Book by July 31, 2018 as available.
The route from Venice to Innsbruck, Paris and London is a Club favourite.
This offer is likely to be popular, so please email us soon if you are interested.
Belmond - UK, Ireland, Asia, Scotland & Europe
News for these five luxury trains:
British Pullman in 2019 from London for dining experiences and full day excursions;
Eastern & Oriental Expressbetween Bangkok and Singapore, 50% off companion fare on any journey in September 2018. (Not valid for Presidential Suite or Fables of the Hill). Book by 31 July;
Grand Hibernian Ireland - 25% off companion fare for any Grand Tour of Ireland (6 nights), August, September, October 2018. Book by 31 July 2018.
Royal Scotsman Scotland – ask about current 25% off companion fare & complimentary hotel night promotions;
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express - 25% off companion fare valid on all journeys in July, August, November from Venice. From London or Paris on 19 July, 28 October, 8 November 2018. Excludes Grand Suites/Istanbul journeys. Book by 31 July 2018
Ask us for the latest Belmond news.The Club guarantees to honour any valid offer.
Seven Stars in Kyushu: Rare Availability 2019
4 Days / 3 Nights through Fukuoka, Oita, Miyazaki, Kagoshima and Kumamoto, combining many of Kyushu's key sites.
2 Days / 2 Nights through Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, and Kumamoto.
Deccan Odyssey, 7 Nights for the Price of 5 Nights
What a lovely thought, a beauty salon in the Deccan Odyssey; an experience that is not quite of this world. The same could be said of some of the sites visited in Maharashtra in a selection of 4 itineraries (7 nights / 8 days).
Hidden Treasures of Gujarat: Mumbai – Vadodara – Palitana - Sasan Gir - Little Rann of Kutch – Modhera / Patan – Nashik – Mumbai.2019 23 Mar
Maharashtra Splendour: Mumbai -Nashik - Aurangabad / Ellora Caves - Ajanta Caves – Kolhapur - Goa - Sindhudurg – Mumbai.2018: 29 Sep, 3 Nov, 22 Dec; 2019: 16 Mar, 27 Apr
Jewels of the Deccan: Mumbai, Bijapur, Aihole / Pattadakal, Hampi, Hyderabad, Ellora Caves, Ajanta Caves, Mumbai. 2018: 6 Oct, 1 & 29 Dec
Mahashtra Wild Trail: Mumbai - Ellora Caves - Aurangabad - Pench / Ramtek - Tadoba – Ajanta - Nashik – Mumbai. 2019: 4 May, 11 May
We can suggest pre- and post-train trip itineraries.
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