Now here’s something that makes you warm and fuzzy for two reasons – eco-friendly hotels and free train travel in Italy!
Through August 2007, a handful of eco-friendly hotels in Italy are supporting eco-friendly travel by offering their guests free round-trip train tickets from anywhere in Italy. They’ll reimburse second-class fare (including the fast Eurostar trains) – if you’ve never taken the train in Italy, don’t be put off by the term “second-class.” It’s really quite nice, and usually first class isn’t worth the hefty surcharges.
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At any rate, it’s only around 30 hotels throughout Italy that are offering this deal, but if one of them happens to be in a city you’ll be visiting, it’s well worth checking into – especially if your dream of driving a Ferrari around Italy clashes with your environmentally friendly standing in the world. Besides, what could be better than getting a reward for doing the right thing in the first place?
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