RailEurope Affiliate Program

Earn on train tickets and rail passes in Europe with the RailEurope Affiliate Program

  • 0.19 $
    eCPCEffective Cost Per Click (eCPC)
  • 1.8%
    Commission on rail passes and 1.3% commission on train tickets
  • 30 days
    The cookieA cookie is a file set on the user's device that followed your link. This is done for the purposes of counting all purchases made during the term of the cookie for you. lifetime
  • 35+
    Countries and 15,000+ cities and towns
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Travelpayouts Rules

  1. Conditions:

    1. You are not allowed to send emails and other messages to Internet users without their explicit consent.
    2. You are not allowed to add URL’s that link to the Advertiser’s website and post other promo-materials on third-party websites without explicit consent of their owners.
    3. You are not allowed to use Advertiser's company name and misspellings (Rail Europe","raileurope","raileuropa","rail europa","rial europe...) and Advertiser's URL within all paid-for-placements and other search engines.
    4. You are not allowed to bid on branded/trademarked terms, derivatives of branded/trademarked terms or broad-match based on branded/trademarked terms.
    5. You are not allowed to use of brand name in Display URL and in Title & Ad Copy
    6. You are not allowed to promote Advertiser's brand on coupon websites
  2. Profit:

    1. The Agent’s reward for user acquisition is paid by the Principal for actual bookings and purchases of travel services on Advertiser’s websites that are done by referrals from the Agent’s to the Advertiser’s website.
    2. The Agent’s reward is based on all referrals to the Advertiser's website, who used the URLs that contain the Agent ID. Provided that all the bookings of the travel services made from a user’s PC within a 30-day period starting from his first visit to the Advertiser's website are taken into account. Cookies, which are installed in user’s browsers, are used to keep record of the customers.
    3. The Agent’s reward is calculated as a fraction of the sale of travel and other services: 3% commission on train tickets and 4% commission on rail passes.
    4. Agent’s personal account on the Principal’s website is used by the Principal to provide the Agent with the real time information about revenue earned by the Advertiser from the referrals that come from the Agent's websites.
    5. The Agent commission earned for the previous month is paid from 10th to 20th day monthly, by transferring funds to the Agent's account according to the payment details specified in the personal account.

Traffic types allowed:

  • Contextual advertising Google Adsense and other networks. Contextual advertising is a form of targeted advertising for advertisements appearing on websites or other media, such as content displayed in mobile browsers. The advertisements themselves are selected and served by automated systems based on the identity of the user and the content displayed.
  • Email marketing Using affiliate links in the email marketing, using own email addresses database. SPAM is forbidden by default.
  • Groups and pages in social networks Advertising on the pages of VK, Facebook and other social networks.
  • Targeted ads in social networks Display ads in VK, Facebook and other social networks using the features of the advertising network to target the ads - send to a specific audience, for example, 18-26 years, men, New York.
  • Applications in social networksDisplay ads in VK applications. Built-in advertising or advertising via ad networks.
  • Messengers (Telegram, Viber and others) Using affiliates links and other promotional materials in Telegram, Viber and other messengers. For example, in the Telegram channel. SPAM is forbidden by default.
  • In mobile apps Display ads (in various formats) in mobile applications. Built-in advertising or advertising via ad networks.
  • Retargeting / Remarketing A user who has already been interested in the product, but has not made a purchase, can be "found" by Retargeting / Remarketing. Retargeting, also known as remarketing, is a form of online advertising. that can help you keep your brand in front of bounced traffic after they, leave your website.Prior approval required
  • Youtube-traffic Traffic from Youtube.com

Traffic types forbidden:

  • Brand contextual advertising Use of the name or its derivatives in advertisements (for example, tickets on #RailEurope#). You can allow or forbid for affiliates to bid on and/or make use of the advertiser's brand name or its derivatives. You can also mention those forbidden derivatives/keywords in the "other" section.
  • Native advertising Teaser advertising is a term used for an advertising campaign where series of ads are presented to the consumer without revealing the complete identity of the product or brand till the last ad. Teaser advertising campaigns consist of two parts: series of teaser ads (one or more than one) and a revealer ad. Typically, the ads are placed on sites with mainstream traffic (news aggregators and so on).
  • Click-Under Aggressive advertising. The window with the advertiser's site is opened under the current user's window. Regardless of the will of the user, after any click on the original site.
  • Pop-Up Aggressive advertising. A pop-up window opens above the current window, when you click on any area of the original site.
  • Pop-Under Aggressive advertising. While user reading the page, without disturbing the user, a new BACKGROUND window opens. This window loads the advertised website.
  • Doorways Doorway pages are web pages that are created (could be generated) for the deliberate manipulation of search engine indexes (spamdexing). Often has low quality traffic, which nevertheless is able to generate sales.
  • Motivated traffic The user is motivated to go through advertising and make an action. Motivation is usually a cash or bonus - for example, buy an insurance / tour and get [bonus]
  • Iframe Often fraudulent traffic. Usually, an "invisible" iframe is used, in order to put the cookie for maximum number of visitors.
  • Toolbar Often fraudulent traffic. Partner A distributes its Toolbar (browser plugin), which changes the cookie of the original partner B, who in real attracted the buyer. As a result, the commission on the basis of Cookie goes to the wrong person.
  • Type-in Type-in, also called URL hijacking, a sting site, or a fake URL, is a form of cybersquatting, and possibly brandjacking which relies on mistakes such as typos made by Internet users when inputting a website address into a web browser.
  • Promotional codes Use promotional codes of the advertiser used for other marketing activities to attract users.
  • Cash back Cash back - return to the buyer part of the paid amount. For example, a webmaster promises to everyone who buys insurance on his link a refund of 4% of the cost of insurance. Webmaster reimburses 4% of his commission.
  • Adult-traffic Traffic from sites for adults

What is RailEurope.com?

RailEurope is a user-friendly travel search platform. Its core products include European rail passes and train tickets from companies like Eurostar, TGV, Italo and Le Frecce, etc. Additionally, you can purchase sightseeing passes, public transport cards and hotel/rail packages.

The company’s primary goal is to help travellers painlessly discover the great heritage and spectacular landscapes of Europe by train. To achieve this, RailEurope allows customers to book in their preferred language and currency, and provides support throughout the journey.

Benefits of the RailEurope Affiliate program

Rail Europe is the leading online distributor of European rail products, providing a wide selection of unique offers from over 50 railroads throughout Europe. RailEurope also has a wide range of affiliate programs targeting various countries and currencies.

The RailEurope affiliate program ensures effortless implementation and flexible ad formats for all marketers, seamless integration to affiliate websites and competitive commissions. Affiliate commissions constitute 1.3% on train tickets and 1.8% on rail passes. The cookie life-time period lasts 30 days.

Multilingual websites and local customer service gives you a great opportunity to convert visitors into affiliate sales and boost your revenue considerably.

Commission:

  • 1.8% commission on rail passes
  • 1.3% commission on train tickets

Available languages:

English, Spanish, Belgian, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean

Geotargeting:

The whole world

Traffic types allowed:

  • Contextual advertising Google Adsense and other networks. Contextual advertising is a form of targeted advertising for advertisements appearing on websites or other media, such as content displayed in mobile browsers. The advertisements themselves are selected and served by automated systems based on the identity of the user and the content displayed.
  • Email marketing Using affiliate links in the email marketing, using own email addresses database. SPAM is forbidden by default.
  • Groups and pages in social networks Advertising on the pages of VK, Facebook and other social networks.
  • Targeted ads in social networks Display ads in VK, Facebook and other social networks using the features of the advertising network to target the ads - send to a specific audience, for example, 18-26 years, men, New York.
  • Applications in social networksDisplay ads in VK applications. Built-in advertising or advertising via ad networks.
  • Messengers (Telegram, Viber and others) Using affiliates links and other promotional materials in Telegram, Viber and other messengers. For example, in the Telegram channel. SPAM is forbidden by default.
  • In mobile apps Display ads (in various formats) in mobile applications. Built-in advertising or advertising via ad networks.
  • Retargeting / Remarketing A user who has already been interested in the product, but has not made a purchase, can be "found" by Retargeting / Remarketing. Retargeting, also known as remarketing, is a form of online advertising. that can help you keep your brand in front of bounced traffic after they, leave your website.Prior approval required
  • Youtube-traffic Traffic from Youtube.com

Traffic types forbidden:

  • Brand contextual advertising Use of the name or its derivatives in advertisements (for example, tickets on #RailEurope#). You can allow or forbid for affiliates to bid on and/or make use of the advertiser's brand name or its derivatives. You can also mention those forbidden derivatives/keywords in the "other" section.
  • Native advertising Teaser advertising is a term used for an advertising campaign where series of ads are presented to the consumer without revealing the complete identity of the product or brand till the last ad. Teaser advertising campaigns consist of two parts: series of teaser ads (one or more than one) and a revealer ad. Typically, the ads are placed on sites with mainstream traffic (news aggregators and so on).
  • Click-Under Aggressive advertising. The window with the advertiser's site is opened under the current user's window. Regardless of the will of the user, after any click on the original site.
  • Pop-Up Aggressive advertising. A pop-up window opens above the current window, when you click on any area of the original site.
  • Pop-Under Aggressive advertising. While user reading the page, without disturbing the user, a new BACKGROUND window opens. This window loads the advertised website.
  • Doorways Doorway pages are web pages that are created (could be generated) for the deliberate manipulation of search engine indexes (spamdexing). Often has low quality traffic, which nevertheless is able to generate sales.
  • Motivated traffic The user is motivated to go through advertising and make an action. Motivation is usually a cash or bonus - for example, buy an insurance / tour and get [bonus]
  • Iframe Often fraudulent traffic. Usually, an "invisible" iframe is used, in order to put the cookie for maximum number of visitors.
  • Toolbar Often fraudulent traffic. Partner A distributes its Toolbar (browser plugin), which changes the cookie of the original partner B, who in real attracted the buyer. As a result, the commission on the basis of Cookie goes to the wrong person.
  • Type-in Type-in, also called URL hijacking, a sting site, or a fake URL, is a form of cybersquatting, and possibly brandjacking which relies on mistakes such as typos made by Internet users when inputting a website address into a web browser.
  • Promotional codes Use promotional codes of the advertiser used for other marketing activities to attract users.
  • Cash back Cash back - return to the buyer part of the paid amount. For example, a webmaster promises to everyone who buys insurance on his link a refund of 4% of the cost of insurance. Webmaster reimburses 4% of his commission.
  • Adult-traffic Traffic from sites for adults
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RailEurope Affiliate Tools

After activating RailEurope affiliate program in Travelpayouts account, you can use two types of promotional materials.

  • Links
  • Banners
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What is Travelpayouts.com?

The largest travel affiliate network in the world.

220 000
Affiliates already have joined the network

Travelpayouts is a global network. We unite affiliates from Europe, USA, Brazil, India and 50+ other countries.

24
Affiliate programs
16 911 007 $
Paid in 7 years

Payouts without delays, once per month

  • ePayments
  • PayPal
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  • Yandex.Money
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Advantages of the Travelpayouts Affiliate Network

  1. High income

    The maximum affiliate monthly income paid in November was $63,426.

  2. Uniqueness

    Some affiliate programs and affiliate tools are only available in Travelpayouts.

  3. Diversity

    21 affiliate programs and hundreds of promotional materials.

  4. Only travel

    We work only with travel traffic and we are experts in this.

  5. APIThe API allows you to send requests to our server and receive useful data about tickets and hotels in return. and SDKSDK is a set of libraries that allows you to add search capabilities for flights and hotels to your mobile application.

    Different APIs are available for developers. We also provide SDK for iOS and Android.

  6. Trustable programs

    We only work with reputable travel affiliate programs.

  7. Fast support

    40% of requests to customer support are resolved within 1 hour.

  8. Education

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