Christmas And New Year On Luxury Trains: The Luxury Train Club Announces Journeys During The 2015 Holidays, Also Available As Personal or Incentive Gifts.

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The Luxury Train Club reveals the festive programme of luxury rail holidays during December and over Christmas and the New Year in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. Keep in mind that Ticket To Ride gift vouchers are available for any journey featured on the Club website.

Christmas & New Year holidays are for many the most important festivals; ride in or present a luxury train for a no-compromise way to celebrate.

The Luxury Train Club reveals the festive programme of luxury rail holidays during December and over Christmas and the New Year in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. Ticket To Ride gift vouchers are available for any journey featured on the Club website.

It is free to join the Luxury Train Club, by subscription to the newsletter. Club Members get discount off every journey featured on the Club website, as well as any valid offer from the individual trains. The Club site features over 30 trains travelling in more than 35 countries. There are currently more than 9,750 Members.

Europe
The Belmond British Pullman has 15 festive opportunities in December leaving from London’s Victoria Station:

  • Christmas lunches (some with a steam locomotive)
  • Christmas markets in Winchester and Lincoln
  • Bath at Christmas
  • Christmas carols in Canterbury
  • Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons at Christmas
  • New Year's Eve

A world-class luxury train experience, the British Pullman is the sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. The gift of one of these departures makes an imaginative gift with a Ticket To Ride gift voucher available from the Club.

The Belmond Northern Belle has a choice of 29 departure stations in England, Wales and Scotland for its popular Christmas lunch excursion.

The Golden Eagle Arctic Explorer leaves St Petersburg on December 29 for Kiekenes (Norway) and Murmansk, the Northern Lights and the Arctic Circle on a 12-day itinerary that ends in Moscow. Included is being part of Russia’s Christmas Day on January 6. The Golden Eagle allows one to travel in opulent décor, while dining and viewing the passing landscapes through panoramic windows.

Asia
The Eastern & Oriental Express - Christmas Day - departs Bangkok on December 25 for Singapore, arriving December 28.

New Year journey – The Eastern & Oriental Express also has a 3-night special itinerary, leaving December 29 from Singapore, arriving Bangkok on New Year’s Day; including New Year's Dinner and a beach party - sarongs, flip-flops, live music, fireworks and more.
The Eastern and Oriental Express - superlative service, graciously offered in sumptuous surroundings – is a stylish and memorable way to celebrate the New Year 2016.

Indian luxury trains have a number of offered journeys during December and into the New Year. Note: the Club only books members and clients on to guaranteed departures. It will not take deposits for speculative dates.

Africa
The Pride of Africa from Rovos Rail has a number of journeys throughout December, including Pretoria to Cape Town departing Christmas Day and a departure on 30 December over the New Year. The Rovos trains have a particular style - an harmonious blend of earthy African safari and traditional luxury.

South America
Tren Crucero in Ecuador has several December trips, including on Christmas Day. Ride across the Andes through cloud forests to tropical coastal landscapes via mountains and the 'Avenue of Volcanoes'. Along the route, meet Andean and coastal indigenous communities and witness their way of life. Itineraries from one to three nights, nights being spent in hotels.

The Belmond Hiram Bingham to Machu Picchu Peru operates throughout December, daily except Sunday. The experience of travelling through some of the most beautiful and romantic scenery in Peru in luxurious surroundings is achieved in the Hiram Bingham. The Hiram Bingham's carriages are furnished in the style of 1920's Pullman carriages. The Club offers the train with hotels.

Also in Peru, Inca Rail’s Machu Picchu Express has a daily First Class departure in December from Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley to Aguas Calientes. The air-conditioned carriages have traditional Peruvian art, comfortable seating all with tables and panoramic UV protected windows. The Inca Princess is a private rail car for up to 12 passengers, the only carriage available for exclusive hire to and from Machu Picchu.

Ticket To Ride Gift Voucher
The gift of any of these departures makes an imaginative gift, thanks to a Ticket To Ride gift voucher available from the Luxury Train Club. If it is difficult to choose which is the most appropriate, the Ticket To Ride can be applicable to any journey on the Club website.

Simon Pielow of the Luxury Train Club says, “The Christmas and New Year holidays are of course , for many, the most important annual festivals; take a ride in or present a luxury train for a no-compromise way to celebrate.”

Contact The Luxury Train Club:
Simon Pielow, http://www.luxurytrainclub.com, +44 (0) 1249 890 176, simon(at)trainchartering(dot)com

THE LUXURY TRAIN CLUB MEMBER BENEFITS

  • 2.5% discount off the price of any journey on the Club website
  • Discounts are applied on final or full payment and are per suite.
  • Club discounts are in addition to offers from the train companies.
  • The Club promises to honour all valid promotions offered by the listed trains, if requested on booking.
  • Group & Incentive Travel: group organisers owe it to their delegates, staff, friends or family to consider something different. The Club provides group rates and late availability on any listed trains as well as on scheduled rail services (through Train Chartering).

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