updated 3/11/2010 1:15:51 PM ET 2010-03-11T18:15:51

The Real Deal: Discounted round-trip tickets in Leisure Select class on the Eurostar route (18 departures daily between London, Paris, and Brussels) start at $257 per person—plus between $10 and $18 in fees.

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Leisure Select class is more spacious than economy class, with reclining seats and more legroom; you also get complimentary newspapers and a three-course meal with refreshments served at your seat.

When: March 16–Aug. 31.

The fine print: Does not include a shipping and handling fee of $10 to $18 per person; tickets can be mailed to your home address. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.

Book by: March 31.

Contact: Rail Europe, 800/622-8600, raileurope.com.

Why it's a deal: You'll get 20 percent off the Leisure Select class tickets, which brings the price down to about the cost of economy tickets.

More: The 20 percent discount also applies to one-way tickets, which start at $146 per person.

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