Summary

Rail Discoveries offers sophisticated but affordable rail tours throughout Europe and the UK, from the Highlands of Scotland to the exotic sights of the Mediterranean.

Primary Region

United Kingdom

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Terms and Conditions

Rail Discoveries offers sophisticated but affordable rail tours throughout Europe and the UK, from the Highlands of Scotland to the exotic sights of the Mediterranean. Each rail holiday has an individual programme of excursions that has been carefully selected to introduce guests to all of the natural, cultural and historic highlights of the regions in which they visit. Activities and excursions are included on each holiday which include river cruises, concerts and sightseeing tours. Each holiday is also escorted by one of Treyn’s professional Tour Managers.

Commission

Earn 4-6% commission on all sales generated and 50p per brochure request.
 
Commission is payable on all sales revenue before VAT and insurance.
 
Average Order Value – Approximately £1,500  

Cookie Period – 30 days (unlimited referrals)  

Reporting

All sales and brochure requests will report as a SALE or LEAD respectively within the Affiliate Window interface.  

Validations

Rail Discoveries will validate commissions once a month and will only de-duplicate sales derived from the affiliate programme on a last click basis against other affiliates (not paid search, SEO or display).  

Affiliate Linking Methods

Rail Discoveries offers affiliates 6x branded GIF and Flash banners.
 
Rail Discoveries has a limited number of unique DDI telephone numbers to offer to affiliates to be remunerated for sales and brochure requests which occur via their call centre. These telephone numbers will be distributed at the discretion of Treyn and any affiliates wishing to request one should contact Elizabeth Collin in the account management team.  

Deep-linking

To deep-link to the many fantastic pages throughout the Treyn website please use AWIN’s ‘Deeplink Generator’, which in 3 easy steps builds any deep-link.
 
Affiliates are recommended to use this ‘Deeplink Generator’ as it will ensure your links include the relevant appends for telephone tracking.
 
If any affiliate is unsure about whether or not they are using the correct link structure, please contact Elizabeth Collin in the account management team.  

Rail Discoveries Affiliate Programme T&C’s

All affiliates who apply to join and are accepted onto the Treyn affiliate programme agree to adhere to the following T&C’s:  

Affiliates

Rail Discoveries is a premium brand and as such never offer discounts, voucher codes or have ‘sales’ of any description. As such Treyn do not wish to partner with cash back, voucher code directories, offer led websites or any websites offering any incentive to make a booking or request a brochure from Treyn at present.  

All affiliates which apply for the programme will be vetted prior to acceptance. As such, please could all affiliates apply with details of the specific URL you wish to promote Treyn on. If any affiliates have any doubt, would like to ask if they will be accepted or would like to know the reason for being declined acceptance onto the programme please contact Elizabeth Collin in the account management team.  

PPC Policy

Please note, Rail Discoveries use the URL www.raildiscoveries.com  

Affiliates are requested to negative –treyn and –www.railholidays.com on broad match within their PPC accounts.  

Affiliates are not permitted to bid or appear on brand searches (e.g. Treyn and railholidays.com)  

Affiliates are not permitted to bid or appear on extended or hybrid brand searches (e.g. Treyn voucher codes, Treyn rail holidays breaks, Treyn rail holidays escorted tours)  

Affiliates are not permitted to bid or appear on misspells or variations of brand searches (e.g. treynrail, treynholidays)  

Affiliates are not permitted to use the Treyn brand term in any paid search activity, whether this is in ad text, copy or display URLs.  

Unless written permission has been given by MediaCom, no affiliate is allowed to directly link to the Treyn website (www.raildiscoveries.com) from any PPC activity (including via re-directs).  

Unless written permission has been given by Rail Discoveries, no affiliate is permitted to use branded URL’s to promote Treyn (e.g. www.raildiscoveriesrailholidays.com, www.raildiscoveriesbreaks.co.uk).  

Rail Discoveries is actively using brand protection software and any affiliate contravening the above PPC policy will be contacted to inform them of the contravention and risk being suspended or removed from the programme without notice, including having all commissions declined and/or reversed.  

Branding

Please could affiliates kindly not hard code creative onto their websites. This will ensure we can keep the creative up to date and maintain a consistent message between your site and Rail Discoveries.  

Affiliates are not permitted to lift copy, content or frame the Treyn website as this could cause issues with duplicate content. If affiliates are unable to write unique copy themselves please contact Elizabeth Collin in the account management team for assistance.
 
Affiliates are requested not to place their unique DDI telephone number or the terms 'voucher codes' or 'discounts' within paid search ad copy or within their page title & description within the organic listings.  

Brochure Requests
 
Rail Discoveries will be closely monitoring all IP addresses and referrer URL’s of affiliates generating all conversions – in particular brochure requests. Any affiliates suspected of unscrupulous or fraudulent activity will be contacted and risk having all commissions either declined, reversed or payment withheld.