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Blog posts for tag: Eurostar

Cologne by Rail

My journey started at St. Pancras train station in London. I was looking forward to revisiting Cologne, the city of culture cradled by the Rhine. The joys of getting to Europe by train are obvious. No two-hour check in, convenient central locations and none of the cabin baggage restrictions that make us all so mad...

Express Ticket Sale starts on Eurostar Today

28 Aug 2014
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With return fares from only £59, you may want to take the opportunity to grab a last minute trip to the Continent on Eurostar but you only have 13 days to take advantage of this snap sale...

Children can travel on Eurostar for just £1 this summer

16 Jul 2014
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If you are thinking or taking the family across to the Continent this summer then you might want to travel by train rather than plane or car, as Eurostar are offering two special rates when travelling from London’s St Pancras International. Children can travel each way for just £1...

The Channel Tunnel Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

23 Jun 2014
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When the Channel Tunnel opened 20 years ago, it was viewed as an engineering marvel and still to this day it has got to be ranked up there as one of the most remarkable engineering achievements in history along with the design of Concorde, both Anglo-French creations...

New Raymond Blanc Summer Menus for Eurostar

23 May 2014
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At the end of last month Eurostar launched its 2014 summer menus for its Business Premier carriages. Passengers will be treated to a new breakfast and wines along with a fresh lunch and dinner menu. Both Raymond Blanc and Eurostar are seriously passionate about using locally sourced and sustainable produce...

Eurostar Dresses ‘Kissing Couple’ Statues in New Uniforms at St Pancras Station

31 Jan 2014
Categories: From The Editor, Train Travel     Tags: ,

Here at our OMOTG luxury travel blog we have a certain fondness for St Pancras Station and its wonderful architecture and uniqueness. But this Tuesday travellers and commuters used to travelling through the station will probably have taken a second glance at the iconic 9 metre high giant bronze statues of the ‘kissing couple’ at the far end of the station...

Beat the January Blues with Eurostar’s New Year Sale

2 Jan 2014
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If like me you are getting rather depressed with the constant wind and rain battering Britain, then our luxury travel blog might just brighten up your day with this tempting January sale from Eurostar, where you can escape to the Continent for as little as £59 return in standard class and £159 in Standard Premier...

New Eurostar Adverts for the UK, France and Belgium

20 Nov 2013
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Have you seen the new Eurostar adverts on Television? If you missed them you can watch them here on our luxury travel blog. The adverts are titled ‘Maybe’ and the first one is currently airing on UK television and takes a look at the quirkier side of Paris in an amusing and witty way, highlighting the more vibrant side of the city...

The train versus the plane – Eurostar extends its reach into Europe

16 Oct 2013
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Today our luxury travel blog hops on board a train, but not just any train. Ask any frequent traveller where they land on the train versus plane debate and you will invariably get the same answer – the train is so much more civilized than the plane…

VIP Eurostar Transfer Service for St Pancras Renaissance Hotel Guests

2 Jun 2013
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In our latest luxury travel blog we take a look at a recently introduced exclusive service for guests staying at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London. The hotel’s dedicated Butlers and Concierge are able to ensure you are fast tracked onto your Eurostar train just 30 minutes before departure...