Voyages-sncf.com announces the new booking windows opening for summer reservations
There is no secret and it is not difficult to do! Booking rail seats for those upcoming summer holidays is easy with Voyages-sncf.com. It is just like reserving most aeroplane seats – the earlier you book the less expensive the seat will be. So it is important to know when you can open the booking pages on the website and reserve. Voyages-sncf.com is the one stop shop for booking tickets and passes. This is THE way to travel in 2017. You have a guaranteed seat, generous luggage allowances, less queuing through security and passport control, the opportunity to stretch your legs, buy a coffee or a glass of wine… and watch the world go by.
The golden rule in booking rail travel is to book as early as possible. The lowest cost fares always sell out first so it pays to be organised. Train operators have different booking horizons or windows and it’s important to check how far in advance you can book if you want to benefit from the lowest cost fares.
Rail prices do not rise automatically because it is the summer holiday period. The rates are linked to availability rather than date – as the availability reduces, so the price increases. It is therefore advantageous to reserve as soon as you can, to enjoy a relaxed journey to your summer holiday destination.
We’ve selected some of the major European carriers and looked at when their services go on sale for the summer: The first major route to go on sale on 2nd February is to the south of France for destinations including the favourite holiday hot spots of Nice and Marseille.
|SNCF TGV||Paris to the south and south–east of France including Nice, Marseille, Toulon and Hyères.||From 2nd February, tickets will be available for travel between 30th June and 27th August 2017.|
|TGV France-Italy||Paris to Italy including Turin and Milan.||From 2nd March, tickets will be available for travel between 2nd July and 27th August 2017.|
|TGV Lyria||Paris to Switzerland including Zurich, Geneva and Basel.|
|TGV France-Spain||Paris to Spain including Figueres and Barcelona.|
|SNCF TGV||All remaining TGV routes to the west, east and south of France.||From 30th March, tickets will be available for travel between 30th June and 27th August 2017.|
Reservations and information:To book any of these journeys or to find more on European rail travel visit Voyages-sncf.com download the free V. app or call 0844 848 5848*.
* Calls to 0844 numbers cost 7 pence per minute plus the phone company’s access charge.
About voyages-sncf.com: Voyages-sncf.com is a subsidiary of the French National Railway Company SNCF and an expert in railway travel to Europe and French destinations. It is a key player in the European tourism industry employing up to 1,000 people across its European business. In 2015, the group sold 78 million tickets with annual sales revenue of €4.32 billion, across more than 30 countries. Voyages-sncf.com comprises 15 websites in 8 languages, mobile sites and apps and an integrated call centre service.
About SNCF: Present in 120 countries, SNCF is a world leader in mobility and logistics. Its total workforce of 250,000 generated revenue of €31.4 billion in 2015, with 33% of revenue from markets outside France. A public sector group dedicated to public service, SNCF builds on its foundations in rail to offer a broad range of services, delivering seamless door-to-door mobility for transport and logistics operators, passengers and the regional and local governments that are its organizing authorities. www.sncf.com