A Catalog of Europe's Highlights - June 2017 - 10
ON THE CASE
Banishing luggage check
queues and paper tags,
the Rimowa Electronic
Tag smart luggage incorporates a digital bag-tag
into its hard-shell case.
Using Bluetooth, flyers
transmit boarding info
from their phones to a
data portal built into the
luggage, and departure/
arrival airports, barcodes,
and other routing details
display in a window on the
case in the exact size and
format of a paper tag. At
the airport, passengers
skip the check-in line and
drop luggage at an automated station.
Lufthansa and Rimowa
debuted the program
with an exclusive launch
partnership, and United
Airlines is currently testing
the system. rimowa.com.
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Travel in comfort while being whisked along landscapes dotted
with romantic medieval castles and through dense forests straight
out of a Grimm's fairy tale. Inter-City Express (ICE) is the premier
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first-class accommodations with spacious seating and attentive
service, along with complimentary refreshments on select trains.
Explore Germany by Train
3 Days * Travel available throughout 2017
Virtuoso Exclusive Experience Includes:
* First-class German Rail Pass (three days, used within one month)
* Bonus discounts on Europabus
* 20% discounts on the KD Rhine Line on the Rhine
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* 50% discount on Lake Constance boat rides (Bodensee
Schifffahrtsbetriebe), and more
* Add up to 15 days to your German Rail Pass (additional cost)
Virtuoso rates from $311 per person.
Train travel is a great way for families to see Germany.
ADVISOR Up to two children travel free with an adult, and those
under six always travel free.
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