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Discussion in 'Fares Advice & Policy' started by ChrisMcFall, 21 Oct 2011.

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  1. ChrisMcFall

    ChrisMcFall Member

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    Hey all! I'm off to Kingston tomorrow. I've noticed I can get either an Off Peak return for £45.20, orrrr a 'Fare With Travelcard' for 44.70. Why is the travelcard one cheaper?
     
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  3. MikeWh

    MikeWh Established Member Senior Fares Advisor

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    Looks like a bit of an anomaly. The travelcard price is usually based on the price to London and is a bit higher. Kingston is in zone 6 so you are going right the way out the other side. Go for the travelcard tomorrow.
     
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    Yeah, I've just checked the bank account and will be going for a £19 LM return and a 1-6 TC instead haha.
     
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    RJ Established Member

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    They are different products. The Off Peak Return allows return travel any day within a month. The Travelcard is only cost effective if returning on the same day.


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    Presume you're returning on the same day? Try looking up the Great Escape - limitless travel on London Midland tomorrow for £10, but you need to print off the voucher from their site.

     
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    matt Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    They have sold out of Great Escape tickets for tomorrow
     
  7. ChrisMcFall

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    Yeah, gutted about that haha. Well its only £9 difference :)
     
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