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Last minute deals on train tickets are not generally allowed - for instance, such deals are prohibited by ORCATS (the inter-company ticket settlement system) rules in the UK. Discount tickets in the UK must be available from when reservations are first made available (normally 90 days before departure). This is why the prices rise, as the cheapest class of ...


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Deutsche Bahn offers "Sparpreis" saver fares up to a few minutes before departure. However, these are the regular saver fares that only rise and almost never fall in price if you are getting nearer to departure, Up until last December Ltur offered such tickets however that promotors on has stopped. A month ago they once again had a few without long notice ...


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I don't think such a thing exists, because unlike airline tickets or hotel rooms, train tickets aren't generally sold as a limited resource - for most European trains you can walk up to the station and buy a ticket 5 minutes before the train leaves, at full price. As these on-the-day tickets aren't usually tied to a particular train or seat, they also don't ...


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No perfect solution but there are a few things you can do: Bypass VFS, as the spouse of an EU citizen (because you wrote "EU spouse visa", I am assuming you're a British citizen and she would be travelling with you), your wife is covered by the EU freedom of movement. It means that she is entitled to get a visa under a simplified procedure, not the regular ...



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