CIT connecting to best Italian rail prices

Date Added: 22/05/2013

May, 2013. Agents in Australia are now able to book the entire range of Trenitalia rail fares network wide thanks to a new live connection launched by CIT Holidays & Rail Europe.

CIT is the first GSA wholesaler in the world to offer the real time Trenitalia link and can now access & book Trenitalia’s entire suite of point to point fares with live seat availability, instant confirmations and 100% e-ticketable.

Rail Europe’s Australasia manager, Richard Leonard said “High speed rail has revolutionised travel in Europe. In 2012, more than 45,000 Australians travelled around Italy by train, a 12% increase on 2010, making it the third most popular European country for Aussie rail travellers”.

“Italy now has 2 quality high speed rail networks connecting major cities across Italy and neighbouring European counties in amazingly fast times. It really is the ideal way to travel’, CIT Holiday’s General Manager, Angelo Gaetani said.

The live link into Trenitalia’s entire range of fares allows CIT agents to book lead-in restricted fares previously unavailable in Australia, which are sometimes priced at 70% off normal fares.

On a daily basis, more than 18 trains per day operate on the Trenitalia network each offering 574 seats with each service and linking all major Italian cities. Trains offer spacious seating and meals are available on all sectors plus wi-fi is available to all travellers for an additional one cent fee. Trenitalia bookings can be made up to three months in advance.

Contact your local travel agent for the best rail fares available through CIT Rail. 

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