Luxury Train News March 2019
Luxury Train News March 2019
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Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Grand Suite
Early bird pricing for booking a Grand Suite on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, 2019 / 2020.
Currently, Club ‘from’ prices for Grand Suite start at £6,625 per person but this will at least double with reduced availability due to the train company's dynamic pricing.
Other advance Club fares at present include Twin from £2,145 pp and Cabin Suite from £3,822 pp.
The whole train is now air-conditioned, sensitively installed to fully respect the Art Deco work of art that is the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
London's Luxury Train, Belmond British Pullman
Whether visiting London or a resident, consider the iconic British Pullman for a day round trip to one of England’s key attractions or a dining experience.
The carriages of the British Pullman were built between the late 1920s and the early 1950s. They all retain their heritage artistry; lovingly maintained, each one is of museum quality.
The British Pullman operates London to the Channel as part of the classic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express route to Venice; you can be sure of fine dining and professional service.
Dining experiences from around £340 pp, all-day excursions with dining from around £460 pp.
The Inca Road With 3 Luxury Trains
Buenos Aires - Montevideo - Uyuni - La Paz - Lake Titicaca - Puno - Cusco - Machu Picchu - Lima - Guayaquil - Riobamba - Quito - Galapagos Islands extension
The Inca Road, 12 - 31 May 2020, is a planned 2020 tour around South America, including three luxury trains - Peru's Belmond Andean Explorer and Belmond Hiram Bingham as well as Tren Crucero in Ecuador.
Travel on some of the world's most scenic railways and luxury trains, including Belmond Hiram Bingham and Belmond Andean Explorer in Peru and Ecuador's Tren Crucero.
The itinerary is expected to be released late March 2019.
Free Hotel & Transfers: Rovos Pride of Africa
Book Cape Town – Pretoria with Pretoria – Victoria Falls (either way) for one free hotel night and transfers in Pretoria.
Rovos is a multi-generational family-run business, focussed on operating one of the world's premier luxury trains. It has its own private station in Pretoria, alongside a depot and a world-class re-victualling facility.
Private Charter Riverboats / Barges
Cruising the scenic, historic canals of France in a luxury barge is one of life’s treasures that would be on many bucket lists – if more people knew about these special riverboats.
Cabins with full-size bathrooms / chef-prepared, steward-served fine dining / Imaginative off-boat visits / some barges with pools. Take a push bike ride along the canal path and into local villages; go with the chef to market.
The Luxury Riverboat Club presents 6 barges in France, from EUR €30,000 private charter, capacity between 2 – 12, multiple barge hires available. We can quote in USD or GBP.
Green Spain: Gastronomy, Scenery and Coastline
España Verde (Green Spain) incorporates the northern coast and is a less-visited part of the country.
The Club has three trains in northern Spain.
El Transcantabrico Gran Lujo has luxurious suites with lounges, just two per carriage. This luxury train is around 80% booked for 2019.
El Transcantabrico Clasico has routes that include the coast but also extend inland to León.
El Expreso de la Robla is a First Class rail touring train.
All cabins on these trains have private bathrooms; the tours include a full itinerary and full board.
Andalusia – Cauldron of Cultures
Al Andalus has journeys that take in Seville, Granada, Cordoba, Cadiz and more (Deluxe €4,660), as well as Madrid (Deluxe €4,000).
Modern Andalusia is the result of many cultures - Iberians, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, Vandals, Visigoths, Byzantines, Jews, Romani, Muslim Moors and Castilian and other Christian North Iberian nationalities.
Andalusia is a fascinating region, to which Al Andalus gives justice.
Balkan Explorer, Venice - Istanbul
The Danube Express departs 19 June 2019 from Venice, arriving Istanbul on 29 June.
11 days/10 nights, with 2 nights in the Hotel Danieli in Venice.
Venice - Trieste - Ljubljana - Zagreb -Sarajevo - Mostar - Dubrovnik - Belgrade - Skopje - Thessaloniki - Sofia - Plovdiv - Istanbul
Super Deluxe: £12,995/€14,795/$17,595 per person.
Deluxe Cabin: LAST ONE £10,995/€12,395/$14,695 per person.
Ask for solo travel and details of Heritage Cabins.
Indian Train Offers
Two Indian luxury trains have current offers on stated departures.
Palace on Wheels: India's first luxury train in the post-Raj era continues to offer fine service in the classic Indian style. 17 April 2019.
Deccan Odyssey: What a lovely thought, a beauty salon in a train; an experience that is not quite of this world. The same could be said of some of the sites visited in Maharashtra.
Indian Sojourn 30 March 2019. Indian Odyssey 6 April 2019.
Maharashtra Splendour 2019 - 13 Apr, 21 Sept, 28 Sept, 2 Nov, 23 Nov, 21 Dec; 2020 - 18 Jan, 14 Mar, 11 Apr, 25 Apr.
Maharashtra Wild Trail 2019 - 2 May, 9 May.
We can assist with pre- and post-train extensions.
Luxury Safari Club: Galapagos & Ecuadorian Rainforest
Sister site Luxury Safari Club is adding South American tours. First up is Galapagos / Ecuadorian Rainforest.
With our South American partners, we can look after transfers, hotels and regional flights.
Contact us to learn more about the luxury train news March 2019.
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