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Archive for May, 2010

We all dread going to the train station on the day of your journey – the prices can be unreal, particularly if you’re travelling with a family. Thankfully it’s very rare that you’ll have to buy your tickets on the day any more, as the Internet allows you to order the tickets in the comfort of your own home, and at far cheaper prices than would have been possible if you’d ended up queueing at the station. However, getting the cheapest tickets online can be difficult if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Here are five top tips showing you how to save significantly and enjoy far more spending money on your holiday cottage break: Know where you can buy your tickets online When most people think of buying train tickets online, The Train Line immediately comes to mind. It’s a good site, but bear in mind they add on a £1 booking fee on every transaction which will eat into the amount of money you save. National Express don’t charge this money, but their site works on the same backend as The Train Line so you can still save a fortune. Singles are normally cheaper than returns When you go on holiday you’ll normally be returning to your home within a week, or two weeks so you’re probably be looking for return tickets, but in reality these are often far more expensive than two single tickets. Returns give you more flexibility – you aren’t so limited in the number of trains you can…