Subject: Rail Deals

There are some good deals on train travel in Europe and Canada now available.

Britrail has reduced prices by 25% for travel between November 1 and February 28; Italian prices have dropped 17% between November 1 and March 31; and, in France, the TGV price is $99 with unlimited stops on some routes.

In Canada, VIA Rail fares on the daily "Ocean" or "Chaleur" trains are capped at C$99 from Montreal to Halifax or Gaspe, and C$119 from other cities in the main Quebec-Ontario rail corridor. Tickets must be purchased online by November 30 for travel through February 28, 2006 and it includes Christmas travel.

Here are some of the sites:

Happy travels. Lucy, Toronto