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June 26, 2017 Tour Operator No Comments Email Email

Due to overwhelming demand, Travelmarvel has expanded its range of fully escorted rail holidays in 2018, with Cuba and Iran joining the worldwide portfolio.

Available in travel agencies from today, the new Travelmarvel Great Rail Journeys 2018 brochure offers a wide choice of journeys throughout Europe, Asia, USA, and Australia & New Zealand. Run in partnership with award-winning UK company Great Rail Journeys, tours range from 5 to 19 days, with prices starting from just $1,695 per person twin share.

The latest addition to the Europe collection for 2018 is the 12 Day Norway & The Arctic Circle, a journey featuring the famous Flam railway, the Rauma Railway to Trondheim and the Nordland Railway across the Arctic Circle. This journey also includes cruise excursions of the Lofoten Islands and Geirangerfjord. This tour is priced from $6,845* per person twin share, including an earlybird saving of $1,000 per couple. This also includes an Early Payment Discount of $300 per couple, available when you book and pay in full within 10 months of departure.

A selection of the Europe rail journeys can be seamlessly combined with Travelmarvel’s 15 Day European Gems River Cruises from Amsterdam to Budapest, so agents can design the perfect holiday to suit their client’s needs. This includes Top to Toe of Italy, Arctic Circle Express, Glacier Express & St Moritz, and Edinburgh, the Highlands & Islands.

New for the domestic program is the 19 Day Rail Across the Nullarbor & Beyond, which includes three nights aboard the Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth followed by a 15 Day land journey exploring the wonders of Western Australia’s south west. Pricing begins at $7,995 per person twin share, including an earlybird saving of $800 per couple.

On the new 12 Day Iran Adventure, guests can journey through bygone times from Tehran to Shiraz from $6,245* per person, twin share. Or clients can embark on Havana & the Colonial History of Cuba, which includes a ride on the Hershey train which is the only electric train left in Cuba. Including earlybird savings of $1,000 per couple, this 12 day journey is $6,145* per person twin share.

A range of premium hotels have been specially selected for their convenient and spectacular throughout the portfolio, while some holidays feature nights spent sleeping on board the trains.

Guests will be accompanied throughout their journey by a Great Rail Journeys Tour Escort who will ensure that every aspect of their holiday is enjoyable. In each destination, friendly English-speaking local guides provide unique knowledge and share their passion of the local area, its sights and its customs.

Commenting on the new brochure Travelmarvel Executive General Manager David Cox said, “For the third year in a row, Travelmarvel is excited to partner with Great Rail Journeys, who have provided premium escorted rail holidays throughout the world for more than 30 years. Train travel really does make the journey as significant as the destination. It’s a wonderful way to immerse yourself in the country you are visiting – watching the scenery, culture and history unfold before you.”

Travelmarvel is offering a choice of three Earlybird Specials**: Save up to $1,000 per couple; Fly Free on Rail & Cruise combinations or 2 for 1 airfares on New Zealand Rail Adventures.

Offers are strictly limited and are available until sold out. Terms and conditions apply.

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