As flights from local airports become few and far between in comparison to past years, more people are looking at travel alternatives. At 60 Euros per year, the French senior railcard for the over sixties offers 25% to 50% discount on the trains, as well as car hire, hotels etc
Visit www.raileurope.co.uk to book ahead to ensure the cheapest fare on a long distance journey. If your chosen travel date is too far ahead, you can ask for an e-mail to alert you as soon as there is booking availability.
To apply, pick up a leaflet at any French rail station or SNCF ticket office or visit www.voyages-sncf.com