Raileasy is accredited by the Association of Train Operating Companies and can offer customers saving of up to 80%.
London, UK (PRWEB) August 17, 2008
Leading online travel and leisure retailer lastminute.com has become the first online travel agency to sell UK rail tickets.
lastminute.com has added UK domestic rail to its site making it the only place on the Internet where the complete holiday travel experience - from the customer's home town to the hotel, around resort and back home again - can be booked.
The UK rail offering perfectly compliments lastminute.com's comprehensive flights, hotels and car hire programmes. lastminute.com is also a major retailer of Eurostar's cross channel train service.
lastminute.com's leading UK rail booking engine bundles single or return journeys to provide the best possible fares, providing customers with savings as high as 80%.
Average saving stand at around 30%
lastminute.com is the launch partner for rail specialists Raileasy's UK rail booking engine. The system, which took two years to develop, is fully accredited by rail industry body Association of Train Operating Companies.
lastminute.com UK Managing Director John Bevan said: "The UK rail offering fits perfectly with lastminute.com's ethos of giving customers all the available travel options at the most competitive prices.
"Customers are now able to book the best priced rail deals available, as part of their entire holiday experience on lastminute.com, starting with the domestic train to international travel and then the car hire for the journey to the hotel."
"By becoming the first OTA to offer UK rail travel lastminute.com has again demonstrated it's carriages ahead of its competitors on customer service and product innovation."
Raileasy Sales and Marketing Director Darin Butler said: "Raileasy is delighted to have lastminute.com as its launch partner for its industry-leading rail booking engine.
"lastminute.com and Raileasy are the perfect partners as both organisations take the hassle out of booking travel by offering the best available product at the most competitive prices.
"Raileasy is accredited by the Association of Train Operating Companies and can offer customers saving of up to 80%."
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