Eurostar: Bargain fares to the Continent
Eurostar is celebrating the 6th anniversay of its £59 return fare* special to the Continent. So if you’re in London and planning a trip to the Paris or Brussels, this is your big opportunity to take advantage of this bargain fare. Even if you’re not planning on a Paris or Brussels trip, this fare is well worth considering for yourself, or as a gift for friends or family!
You can currently book fares up to three months in advance. Here are some tips from Eurostar on how to find the £59 return* to the Continent…
* Travel on the first or last trains
* Skip the crowds and come back on Monday
* Travel out mid afternoon and be there for pre-dinner drinks
Looking at current availability, there seems to be plenty of seats available.
The trip from London St Pancras to Paris Nord takes 2hrs 15mins each way, whereas the trip from London St Pancras to Brussels Midi takes just under 2hrs. The great thing about travelling on the Eurostar is that it takes you into the heart of your destination city. There’s no check-in hassles that we all so hate at London airports, Eurostar check-in is at least 30 minutes before your scheduled departure. There’s the added bonus of no expensive rides into the city from the airport.
Whether it’d be for a lovely breakfast on the Champs-Élysées or free beer tokens at the De Biertempel, the best specialised beer shop in Brussels, the tempation is just too great!