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 May 30, 2002
Rail Europe: Kids Ride Free This Summer On High-Speed Thalys Train

 Children ride free this summer with a special promotion from Rail Europe on the high-speed Thalys train linking key cities in France, Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. For each adult traveling in first class, up to four children under 12 ride free when traveling in first class on selected routes. Tickets must be booked here in North America from June 5 through August 31 for travel dates between July 15 and August 31.

Valid routes for this offer include travel originating in Paris (Gare du Nord) or Brussels (Midi). From Paris, destinations covered by the promotion include: Amsterdam (central station), Schipol Airport, The Hague, Rotterdam, Brussels Midi, Mons, Namur, Charleroi Sud, Antwerp, Ghent, Brugges, Oostende, Aachen, Cologne and Dusseldorf. From Brussels, covered destinations include Aachen, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Amsterdam (central station), Schipol Airport, The Hague, and Rotterdam. First class fares depend on the specific city pairs, for example: Paris-Brussels $116 US/$192 CAN, Paris-Amsterdam $156 US/$258 CAN, Brussels-Cologne $64 US/$106 CAN.