Advantage announces International Rail as new partner
20 May 2023
At its annual conference in Benidorm today, The Advantage Travel Partnership, announced a new partnership with International Rail Limited (IRL).
With over 30 years of experience in the rail travel industry, International Rail is one of the oldest and most trusted rail travel and technology providers in the business. It has more contracts with rail companies globally than anyone else and can cover almost any point-to-point journey anywhere in the world and most rail pass combinations.
Advantage Travel partnership’s Global Business Travel Director Guy Snelgar commented: “We are delighted to be working with International Rail Limited. This new partnership will enable our members to offer another travel option to their clients as well as be able to offer more sustainable modes of transport. We are keen to ensure that our members are able to offer a wide range of travel options for their clients, so as part of the agreement, members will benefit from preferred terms covering both the licence and booking fees. International rail is an independent, owner managed business which enables them to deliver an agile and personalised service to their customers and is a great fit for the Advantage membership.”
Caitlin Cornish from International Rail said: “We know how complex rail can be and International Rail Limited’s purpose is to make global rail effortless for the travel industry by providing fast, seamless accessibility and support that benefits their clients and their travellers, and our planet. Given the scope and range within the travel industry that Advantage members have we see this partnership as a great fit.
“Through 1track agents can book rail instantly, online for much of Europe with rest of the world markets following. For the rest of the world and parts of Europe that are not currently live online, they book via a simple online request in 1track with a guaranteed turnaround time from Rail Experts in our call centres. Members who choose to work with International Rail will be able to access 1track, Internation Rail Limited’s own proprietary technology built specifically for rail booking and data handoff.”
International Rail offer a dedicated offline team solution for our customers that integrates seamlessly and is an extension of your own internal team, available 24:7 and supported by a dedicated account manager with direct access to the Senior Leadership Team within International Rail Limited.
Fulfilment is equally seamless and largely delivered via E ticket, Mobile, e-wallet or Ticket on Departure but in the event a paper ticket is required, despatch is managed via your dedicated team.