SNCF TICKET - On Monday, September 13, the exceptional measures to exchange and refund the train ticket at no cost until the last moment ended for users.Summary SNCF ticket: what help? Cheap SNCF ticket
[updated September 13, 2021 at 15:42] Since the introduction of the sanitary pass in trains on August 9, passengers had become accustomed to cancel or exchange their ticket for free just before departure, an exceptional measure put in place by the SNCF to restore the desire to travel by train. This Monday, September 13 marks the end of this exceptional assistance, the exchange and refund of the train ticket free of charge is no longer possible at the last moment, but only up to three days before the departure of the train . As for Ouigo, reservations are no longer cancellable and refundable.What help to buy SNCF tickets since the health crisis?
Legacy of the Covid crisis, the offer of free exchange and refund of TGV tickets Inoui, Ouigo and Intercités up to 3 days before departure is for the long term . In addition, the railway company announces more transparency on prices, with, for each destination, the display of the minimum price and the maximum price charged . Also new since the beginning of summer 2021, a unique discount card "aDvantage" has been created and replaces the cards Advantage Young, Senior, Family and Weekend. Learn more .
Since the last-minute booking system has exploded with Covid, an appointment dubbed "A Wednesday oh yes!" , is since offered to travelers to take advantage of every Wednesday morning of all the low-cost tickets still available for the following weekend. "Customers no longer have to type one by one all destinations on Yes.sncf to find the low prices, this selection of routes is highlighted on the site", commented Christophe Fanichet.
Every Wednesday, find a selection of low-cost destinations to prepare for your weekend— SNCF (@SNCF) June 2, 2021
In addition, Jean-Baptiste Djebbari announced since July 28 that train tickets are refunded in the event of a positive test for Covid-19. "Yes, if you book a TGV ticket to go to Marseille for example, and you are declared positive in the meantime, the SNCF undertakes to refund the train ticket".
How to find a cheap SNCF ticket?
Link the health pass to your ticket: Air France does it, Eurotunnel does it, SNCF will do it. Goal: avoid queues.— Jean-Baptiste Djebbari (@Djebbari_jb) July 28, 2021
All year round, SNCF allows the reservation of cheap tickets. there are four solutions to get them. The first solution is to book your train ticket up to 4 months in advance to get discounts on the fare, up to 50% . The second is not to miss the offers "on a Wednesday, oh yes!", or flash called "last minute" : the subsidiary of SNCF Ouigo regularly announces the sale of train tickets at a broken price.
The third way to get a cheap SNCF ticket is to benefit from the SNCF annual leave ticket, valid only once a year and whose details you will find in our file below. Finally, the last solution is to subscribe to a SNCF discount card !Read the article