This Black Friday Brits looking to get their 2018 holiday booked before Christmas, without biting into the festive budget, can secure next year’s dream holiday, summer getaway or short break with this Great Rail Journeys low deposit offer and other super savings

Low Deposit Offer

A reduced deposit of as little as £25 per person is applicable on all qualifying Great Rail Journeys 2018 bookings confirmed between 24th November 2017 and up to and including 8th December 2017. The offer is available on 189 escorted group tours included in the Europe, UK & Cruising by Rail 2018 brochure and the Worldwide 2018 brochure.

Special Launch Offer

In addition to the Low Deposit Offer, a further saving of up to £40pp is available on these European tours booked by 8th December.

Bavaria All Inclusive – six days from £1475pp Bavaria’s magnificent castles, mysterious forests and magical mountains are the backdrop to this majestic tour, uncovering many hidden gems in the historic kingdom of Bavaria. Discover the fairytale Neuschwanstein Palace, the Zugspitze mountain and the charming town of Füssen. Departures: August & September Low deposit offer: £50 per person

Roses, Catalan Coast & Trains of the Pyrenees – seven days from £1295pp

Uncovering the hidden gems of one of Spain’s finest regions, this tour of the Catalan coast sees us take two wonderful railway journeys into the Pyrenees Mountains, venture to the vibrant city of Girona and see the birthplace of surrealist painter Salvador Dalí. Departures: May, June, September, October Low deposit offer: £50 per person

Switzerland Early Booking Offer

Up to £75 per person saving is available when booking these Swiss 2018 holidays on or before 31st December 2017, and can be combined with the low deposit offer ONLY if booked by 8th December.

Glacier Express and St Moritz – nine days from £2,995pp Dramatic mountain scenery and beautiful lakes provide the setting for this magnificent tour, as we take the iconic Glacier Express through the Swiss Alps, staying in glamorous St Moritz, and Zermatt, where we enjoy breath-taking views of the Matterhorn. Departures: May, June, July, August, September, Low deposit offer: £50 per person

Classic Glacier Express – eight days from £2,295pp Spectacular views and stunning scenery have made the Glacier Express from Chur to Brig famous the world over. Discover Zermatt by mountain railway, visit beautiful Interlaken, take a journey on the Bernina Express and explore the Alps at your own pace during this popular mountain holiday. Departures: April, May, June, July, September, October Low deposit offer: £50 per person

Grand Alpine Explorer – 14 days from £3,495pp Stretching across much of mainland Europe, the wild and rugged Alps are home to some of the world’s most magnificent landscapes. On this marvellous tour we discover the incredible attractions in three of the countries around the towering peaks – from the German city of Munich to the beautiful Austrian Lakes and Switzerland’s superb mountain railways. Departures: May, June, July, September, October Low deposit offer: £50 per person.