Hmmm. Might be worth a peek to see if I could pull together a trip at short notice
So, while walking down the road to work, I sent a tweet;
"Lazy question. Does anyone know the best site to book a train ticket from London to Nantes? Thinking of going to the @Saracens match. Thx."
To my amazement, by the time I got to my desk five minutes later, three different people had replied with recommendations.
The first (and only) site that I tried was Loco2. I'd never heard of it before.
It was very easy to use and the ticket prices seemed on par with what I had expected. I suspect that there is a little bit of white labeling going on in the background, but that's OK, isn't it?
The credit card charges seemed a little steep, so I paid by debit card.
Ticket delivery was 'collection only'.
Tbe purchase confirmation suggested that I should collect my Eurostar tickets at London St Pancras, and my French TGV tickets upon arriving in Paris.
What actually happened was that when I collected my tickets in London, all four of my train tickets popped out. Easy peasy.
All four reservations over the weekend worked just fine - bonus was First Class on this morning's TGV and 'Premium Stzndard' on this Eurostar train. It was the cheapest way. Fine by me.
- Easy to use
- Credit card charges a bit steep
- Ticket Collection a doddle
- Ticketing engine upgrades you if it's cheaper.
A happy customer.
Thank's Tom for the recommendation (and the other couple of tweeters as well!).