OctopusTravel opens Rail website

5th Dec 2006

Accommodation website OctopusTravel.com, has launched a new microsite for customers to book rail travel. With over 66,000 routes in Europe and North America, the new rail website, www.octopustravel-rail.com, gives customers the opportunity to purchase over 30 types of rail passes for travel in over 35 countries worldwide.

Launched in conjunction with established rail ticket providers International Rail, the website provides a quick and simple way to book rail travel with features such as real-time reservations and next day delivery of tickets, online tracking, maps and timetables.


Omid Golshan, European Director of Marketing for International Rail comments, “We are delighted that OctopusTravel has chosen to work with International Rail to provide this new service for their customers. We are looking forward to a successful relationship especially at this time when rail travel is growing in popularity and becoming an integral part of many holidays and short breaks.”



Vivi Moody, Head of Services Content of OctopusTravel added, “We are happy to be able to offer such an extensive rail product through our relationship with International Rail to complement the global breadth of our accommodation product and additional services such as transfers and sightseeing tours.”


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