Travel Agents will now be able to offer Danube Express Fully Escorted Holidays in addition to the Danube Express Journeys previously available to them.

There is also a commission rate of 12% for agents offered by Danube Express.

Launched in September 2008, the  Danube Express is a  ‘Hotel on Wheels’ that takes passengers on a voyage of through some of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Commenting, Howard Trinder, owner and managing director of Danube Express, said, “Our fully escorted tours are largely inclusive, so should be an uncomplicated and stress-free sale for agents. We know that their clients will have the time of their lives on these rail holidays and, with a 12% commission, it really is a no brainer.”

The Danube Express programme includes a choice of four Fully Escorted Holidays and six Danube Express Journeys with departure dates in May, June and September. Danube Express Journeys include an itinerary with a full sightseeing programme, all meals on board with complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks plus the services of a Train Manager.

Fully Escorted Holidays additionally include transport from and to the UK, half-board accommodation in hotels, additional sightseeing, transfers, porterage and the services of a Tour Manager throughout. Routes for 2010 include the iconic 8-day Istanbul Odyssey travelling overland from London to Istanbul via Frankfurt, Prague, Budapest, Transylvania and Bulgaria and The Hapsburg from Budapest to Frankfurt via Vienna and Salzburg. Prices for Danube Express Journeys start at £1,890pp and Fully Escorted Holidays start at £2,590pp.

For more information on the Danube Express Tel 01462 441400 or visit

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