Irish Rail, Group Travel - boards.ie
Boards.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more x
Post Reply  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
18-02-2012, 03:43   #1
daviddunne1992
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 238
Irish Rail, Group Travel

Hi all,
Does anyone know much of a discount IR give for group travel in general?
There will be 10 of us going to Waterford from Dublin in July if that helps

Thanks
daviddunne1992 is offline  
Advertisement
18-02-2012, 07:47   #2
lxflyer
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 7,191
Full contact details for where you can get that information are listed at the link below:

http://www.irishrail.ie/index.jsp?p=118&n=250
lxflyer is offline  
18-02-2012, 13:03   #3
daviddunne1992
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 238
Quote:
Originally Posted by lxflyer View Post
Full contact details for where you can get that information are listed at the link below:

http://www.irishrail.ie/index.jsp?p=118&n=250
Thanks, it's just I'm waiting nearly 3 days now for an answer off IR so I thought I would try my luck with this thread
daviddunne1992 is offline  
18-02-2012, 16:27   #4
Victor
Moderator
 
Victor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Dublin
Posts: 64,905
I think phone them. Several reports of e-mails not being replied to recently.
Victor is offline  
19-02-2012, 20:04   #5
daviddunne1992
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 238
Quote:
Originally Posted by Victor View Post
I think phone them. Several reports of e-mails not being replied to recently.
Thanks, i'll give them a ring tomorrow instead.
daviddunne1992 is offline  
Advertisement
21-02-2012, 01:18   #6
daviddunne1992
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 238
just an update, they replied with this message:
Quote:
Hi David,

Thank you for your email.

The group return fare (10 or more) to Waterford is €30.00.


Full payment is required at the time of booking.
I fail to see the discount here
daviddunne1992 is offline  
21-02-2012, 01:54   #7
foggy_lad
Registered User
 
foggy_lad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Carlow
Posts: 14,474
Quote:
Originally Posted by daviddunne1992 View Post
just an update, they replied with this message:
I fail to see the discount here
The day return fare is cheaper and considering the Conditions attached to the group travel bookings your best option is probably for one person to book and reserve the tickets a month 27 days before travelling on the website and hopefully get some of the elusive cheap on-line tickets, you would have to book in two lots as the maximum number allowed for each reservation is 6. Then add the two amounts and divide by the number travelling to get the amount each person should pay.


edit; Just looked at on-line weekend fares and they are all adding up to the full fare plus the booking fee and reservation charges so the best option for an open return is to buy at the booking office at Heuston on the day of travel. The open Return costs €37 while most of the weekend online fares start at €38 + fees and charges.

Might ber worth noting that the Bus Eireann price for a return to Waterford is €19.50 or €18.52 booked on-line while the fare on JJ Kavanagh's is €15 return valid for 45 days

Last edited by foggy_lad; 21-02-2012 at 02:39.
foggy_lad is offline  
Post Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Remove Text Formatting
Bold
Italic
Underline

Insert Image
Wrap [QUOTE] tags around selected text
 
Decrease Size
Increase Size
Please sign up or log in to join the discussion

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Share Tweet