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For most journeys, only one train company can cover that route, so there's no comparison involved. For your journey from London to Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the only option is to use East Coast. When there are multiple companies, you can check using "National Rail Enquiries" which can search all the companies. A good example is London-Birmingham, for which ...


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The answer is most definitely NO. The fuel prices could be different from station to station some time from block to block and gas stations across the street from each other may have different prices for the same grade of fuel. Reasons for this may vary from local rents and taxes to the ownership of a particular gas station. Case in point close to me ...


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Apparently there seem to be some studies that say that there's a drop in flight inquires (often cited in articles is a study of Jetcost.co.uk that says it drops by something between 24 and 27%). Another study by kayak.com seems to show that the prices are between 5 and 15% lower. However, I don't know how serious those studies were as I couldn't find the ...


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It sounds crazy, but yes, there are multiple classes within the standard first, business, and economy. Each airline has their own method for dividing this up, but with Singapore they have: Suites/First: RFAP O Business: CDJZ I Economy: SYBMHWUEKGQNVT X So they've divided it up into a lot of classes! What's the difference? Well from the ...


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No and no. Each location sets its own price for different prices of gasoline (and diesel and kerosene, where they are available). This is true both of independent stations and those branded with a national chain (e.g. Exxon, Shell, Chevron, 7-11, Sunoco, and so on). Most gas stations in the U.S. are independent franchise operations— most people, including ...


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That's perfectly valid, as most sightseeing is in Zone 1. What you could do is buy a 7 day travel pass immediately at Heathrow (zone 1 and 2) which you put ONTO your Oyster Card. To explain - the Oyster is just a card. You then either top it up with pre-pay, or you put travel cards on to it. So step 1 - buy the card. Step 2 - get some prepay on it to ...


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As others have stated, the easy answer is absolutely not. A very handy resource that is user-maintained/updated (similar to wikipedia) is the GasBuddy app: Apple Android


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Based on this link, it seems to be just what it sounds like, a rate that another innkeeper would pay when staying there.


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According to the website of the Stockholm public transport system: Tickets are available in full price, for adults, and reduced price, for children and young people under 20 years of age as well as for those over the age of 65. So it looks like you'll have to pay full price.


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Wiki Voyage quotes it around 1200 TBH: Phi Phi officially has no motorised transport, though there are a few motorcycles with sidecars, usually used for goods and construction material transport. Transport on land is by foot or bicycle, but in the populated areas of Ton Sai, nowhere is more than about a ten minutes walk from anywhere else. ...


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It might be a bit difficult to define precisely what “cheaper flights” means. If people avoid or postpone trips, Friday the 13th would see a lower number of passengers, all other things being equal. Yield management and pricing in the airline industry being what they are, I suspect quiet days are also days in which people pay less, on average (i.e. the most ...


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Travel agents typically use something called a “global distribution system” (there are three or four major GDS and several smaller ones) but I think some online sites also rely on them so that's not the whole explanation for the lower price. It's also possible that your travel agent is affiliated with a tour operator (TUI, Thomas Cook, etc.) and gets ...


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As @markmayo already explained there are a multitude of classes. It is not as bizarre as it sounds. There is a really nice Dutch documentary that explains this quite well. Unfortunately it is in dutch, but the non-dutch speaker among us could look at the first 25 seconds of the documentary. There the reporters ask passengers on a flight from Amsterdam to ...


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Bigger airports doesn't necessarily mean better fares. I would say that the competition on a specific route is key to better fares. I live for example in Belgium, but often fly from Amsterdam airport. Some airlines consider main train stations as airports, so I can book a airplane ticket from the train station of my home town to almost anywhere, ...


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There is no fix price for gasoline at pump stations in United States. You can sell it for anything you want. It is not regulated. There was a famous case when two gas stations across the street started to compete for lowest price. They both made their price so low that they were loosing money.


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In this museum in India, different fees are charged for Indians versus foreigners (₹10/150), and there's a fee for using a camera (₹50), which foreigners are more likely to do than locals. I assume that fees are based on the ability to pay, and foreigners are more likely to be able to pay more. At Yuransen Onsen in Japan, there were different onsens for ...


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The sign you're looking for: (source - although the image weirdly isn't showing up there, the post is, and I found it through google image search, but giving the site credit anyway)


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The costs can be computed based on this PDF table (permanent link in case of update) or using the Single Fare Finder. With an Oyster card, a journey from Waterloo to Clapham Junction (zone 2) costs £2.20. From Waterloo to zone 3, you would pay £2.70 (all off-peak fares). If you plan several journeys within zone 1-3 on Saturday, you would pay £7.70 in total. ...


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Based on the way that rate is presented on the website you pointed us to, I would say that it is simply a discounted rate, that is called an "Innkeepers Rate" ie a special deal offered the Innkeeper himself/herself. Hotels can get quite creative with their discount program names trying to build the perceived value. Most professional rates, such as the ...


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Based on your other question, I guess you want to travel from Köln Airport to Maastricht station. Taking the train from Köln Airport to Aachen will cost you €16,80 (bahn.de), and then from Aachen you can take the bus 50 to Maastricht for €5,50 (Veolia Limburg). Bus 50 leaves just outside the station, timetables can be found on 9292. A cheaper option might ...


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It used to be very common in China. One time I had been there long enough that I read the Chinese price on a sign first without paying attention to the English, and handed over the (I thought) appropriate amount. The poor girl had to explain that I had to fork over 10x as much as a gweilo. These days the price seems to have gone up at most places to the ...


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This is very common in Thailand, so much so that there's an entire website devoted to the topic: 2PriceThailand.com. This is particularly easy to do in Thailand, since the Thai script has a native set of numerals. This means you can have ENTRANCE 100 BAHT right next to the Thai sign saying ๒๐ บาท, and the vast majority of farang visitors won't even realize ...


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It's common enough in Australia, with very sensible reasoning behind it - the tourists are only going to visit your attraction once. The locals can keep coming back (and often bringing visitors as extras) because they don't have the travel cost. Skyrail is an example that springs to mind. Although they don't advertise it on their website, they have ...


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A quick Google yields the forum site DropZone which lists 2 drop zones. Normally the best place to start searching for things like this would be national associations though China seem to lack such a body


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I'm Italian. I would say that for a decent bottle of wine (0.75 liter) you will pay at least 8/euro in a market. Good white wines are muller thurgau, vermentino, Gewürztraminer (from trentino). In a restaurant you should pay 4 euro for a glass and at least 15 for the bottle. Of course this are price according to my definition of decent.


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There is a small distinction between assuming people travel in pair and showing a price per traveler. I don't think an assumption that people travel in pairs explains why price are displayed in this way because even in this scenario, I like to see the total cost of the booking as soon as possible and I assume many other people do too. The truth is that in ...



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