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2/17/2016 10:32:04 PM

Up to 50% discount for train tickets 60-day prepaid

(VNF) - Booked train tickets 60 days ahead of the departure on the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh city route should enjoy up to a 50% discount.

To meet the people's travel demand after the 2016 Tet holidays, the Vietnam Railway Corporation (VNR) is kicking off a promotional program for the SE1/2 and SE5/6 routes offering 30-50% discounts, and for SE19/20 (Hanoi-Da Nang route) with 20-50% discounts.

It is applicable for tickets on SE1/2 or SE5/6 to be purchased from 00h00 on February 26th to 23h59 on April 14th, from 00h00 on April 19th to 23h59 on April 27th, and from 00h00 on May 4th to 23h59 on May 20th.

Specifically, a 50% discount is offered for purchases over 60 days ahead of travelling, while a 30% discount is applied for the 30-59 days period.

VNR added that the program applies to route over 1,300 km for individual tickets only, not for group/corporate contracts.

Passengers holding discounted tickets (over 60 days) can not change or refund them, while discounted tickets (for the 30-59 days period) should pay 50% refund.

For SE19/20 trains (Hanoi-Da Nang), passengers should enjoy a 50% discount (60 days ahead departure), a 40% discount (from 50-59 days ahead departure), a 30% discount (from 40-49 days ahead departure), and a 20% discount (from 20-39 days ahead departure). These tickets are applicable for the route of over 600 km.

They can not be changed or refunded from 50 days ahead of departure, while tickets purchased from 20-49 days ahead of departure can be changed or refunded with a 50% fine of the total./.

  ( VNF )
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