Practice travellers between Birmingham New Avenue and London Euston could make the 120-mile journey for a flat £10 – however just for the subsequent 9 Mondays.

Virgin Trains is launching an experimental promotion which can cut back the price of all commonplace Advance tickets on sure Monday trains to £10 one-way.

Passengers should journey on trains departing between 11am and 1pm or after 8pm.

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Present offers on the related trains vary from £8.50 for Advance tickets booked properly forward to £35 for a “walk-up” tremendous off-peak ticket.

What’s completely different about this provide is that travellers can ebook at any time as much as an hour earlier than departure and that each one tickets are assured to be £10.

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1/14 Passports

British passports that expire after 29 March 2019 will proceed to be legitimate as UK journey paperwork, however will lose the ability that comes with being a European Union passport – notably the precise of free motion inside the EU27.
UK passports issued from 30 March 2019 may have the phrases “European Union” faraway from the quilt and the primary web page (together with the translations into Welsh and Gaelic). However they may nonetheless be burgundy. By October 2019, new British passports may have darkish blue covers

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2/14 Pets

You’ll nonetheless be capable to journey to the EU along with your pet after Brexit, nevertheless it might properly get extra sophisticated relying on the standing that the European Union determine to use. If the UK is given “Half 2 listed standing”, there could be some additional necessities for travelling pets and house owners post-Brexit. “These would require an extra go to to the vet and a few extra papers to be carried however wouldn’t forestall you from having fun with your journey,” says Eurotunnel.
However it provides that if the UK is given unlisted, third-country standing, “house owners who want to journey with their pets from the UK to EU nations might want to talk about their particular preparations and necessities with an Official Veterinarian no less than 4 months previous to their desired journey date

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3/14 Eurotunnel/Eurostar

The Treaty of Canterbury between the UK and France governs the Channel Tunnel hyperlink and operations will proceed – topic to any native disruption at Folkestone and/or Calais

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4/14 Driving

Motorists, whether or not taking their very own vehicles or hiring overseas, are more likely to must acquire an Worldwide Driving Allow or two; completely different EU international locations are signed as much as completely different treaties, so for a visit embracing Spain and France you would want each varieties.
These are at present bought from a restricted variety of Submit Workplaces, however the authorities intends to make them broadly accessible. The price is £5.50 for every.
Motor insurance coverage will now not robotically prolong to the EU. Insurers will present on request a “Inexperienced Card”, for which an additional cost might be made

PA

5/14 Flights

Even within the occasion of a no-deal Brexit, flights will proceed to function between the UK and European Union.
Nevertheless, within the occasion of the UK leaving with no deal, many flights are more likely to be cancelled as a result of departures could be capped at 2018 ranges. As UK airways have already introduced 1000’s of recent flights to Europe from the tip of March 2019, some must be cancelled

Getty

6/14 Air routes

The community of flight hyperlinks between Britain and jap Europe could possibly be affected by any discount within the variety of employees from these international locations. Not solely do they use the flights – so do their households and mates

PA

7/14 Flight disruption rights

Present European passengers’ rights guidelines, often known as EC261/2004, stipulate excessive payouts for delays and cancellations that can not be attributed to “extraordinary circumstances”. Buried in a doc known as Past the Horizon: The Way forward for UK Aviation, the federal government says “the UK is not going to fall beneath present requirements of safety once we depart the EU”

AFP/Getty

8/14 Entry rules to the European Union

From 11pm GMT on 29 March 2019, UK travellers will turn out to be “third-country nationals” when travelling to Schengen international locations and topic to the usual guidelines of admission for residents of countries such because the US, Japan and Australia. Meaning there should be no less than 90 days (roughly three months) left in your passport past your supposed date of departure.
As a result of third-country nationals can stay within the Schengen space for 90 days, the precise test carried out could possibly be that the passport has no less than six months’ validity remaining on the date of arrival

Getty

9/14 On-line registration previous to journey – ETIAS

From 2021, non-EU nationals who don’t require a visa to enter the Schengen space – together with British travellers – might want to request prior authorisation to go to Schengen international locations.
The Journey Data and Authorisation System (ETIAS) is geared toward decreasing the “migration, safety or public-health danger” from nationals of visa-exempt third international locations, which is what the UK will turn out to be after Brexit. It prices €7 for 3 years

AFP/Getty

10/14 ‘Brexit clauses’

A lot of journey suppliers – even together with Nationwide Categorical coaches – have added “Brexit clauses” to their phrases and situations. These usually specify that they won’t be responsible for “consequential losses” because of Brexit-related points

PA

11/14 ‘Quick monitor’ lanes for passport management getting into EU international locations

British passport holders won’t be able to make use of them, and should be a part of the queue for third-country nationals.
Individuals holding an EU passport or ID card in addition to a British passport will be capable to exit the UK on the British passport however enter Europe on the EU doc

Getty

12/14 Ferries

The ferry trade insists vessels will proceed to sail. The UK Chamber of Delivery says: “In contrast to the carriage of cargo, commerce offers do not need a major impact on the cruise and passenger ferry trade. The express standardisation of commodity codes and tariffs related to commerce offers have little relevance to holidaymakers.”
Having stated that, the federal government and Kent County Council are planning for attainable chaos at Channel ports due to a backlog of vans within the occasion of a no-deal Brexit. This is able to impinge on holidaymakers’ plans

PA

13/14 European Well being Insurance coverage Card (EHIC)

The EU says: “When you fall unwell or have an accident throughout a go to to a different EU nation, as an EU citizen you’ve got the precise to obtain the mandatory public healthcare in any EU nation underneath the identical situations as folks within the host nation.” The EHIC additionally works in Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Therapy, says the NHS, is “at a decreased value or, in lots of instances, freed from cost”.
From 11pm GMT on 29 March 2019, when the UK ceases to belong to the European Union, British travellers may have no computerized proper to make use of the EHIC.
There isn’t a certainty about what could substitute it

PA

14/14 Cell phones

From 30 March 2019, the legislation banning cell phone companies from charging additional for calls and information in Europe will stop, although operators have but to set out precisely what is going to substitute it. In principle, cell phone companies can impose no matter charges they assume the market will bear.
However Dave Dyson, chef government of Three, says his agency is “dedicated to take care of the supply of roaming within the EU at no extra value following Brexit”

AFP/Getty

1/14 Passports

British passports that expire after 29 March 2019 will proceed to be legitimate as UK journey paperwork, however will lose the ability that comes with being a European Union passport – notably the precise of free motion inside the EU27.
UK passports issued from 30 March 2019 may have the phrases “European Union” faraway from the quilt and the primary web page (together with the translations into Welsh and Gaelic). However they may nonetheless be burgundy. By October 2019, new British passports may have darkish blue covers

Getty

2/14 Pets

You’ll nonetheless be capable to journey to the EU along with your pet after Brexit, nevertheless it might properly get extra sophisticated relying on the standing that the European Union determine to use. If the UK is given “Half 2 listed standing”, there could be some additional necessities for travelling pets and house owners post-Brexit. “These would require an extra go to to the vet and a few extra papers to be carried however wouldn’t forestall you from having fun with your journey,” says Eurotunnel.
However it provides that if the UK is given unlisted, third-country standing, “house owners who want to journey with their pets from the UK to EU nations might want to talk about their particular preparations and necessities with an Official Veterinarian no less than 4 months previous to their desired journey date

AFP/Getty

3/14 Eurotunnel/Eurostar

The Treaty of Canterbury between the UK and France governs the Channel Tunnel hyperlink and operations will proceed – topic to any native disruption at Folkestone and/or Calais

AFP/Getty

4/14 Driving

Motorists, whether or not taking their very own vehicles or hiring overseas, are more likely to must acquire an Worldwide Driving Allow or two; completely different EU international locations are signed as much as completely different treaties, so for a visit embracing Spain and France you would want each varieties.
These are at present bought from a restricted variety of Submit Workplaces, however the authorities intends to make them broadly accessible. The price is £5.50 for every.
Motor insurance coverage will now not robotically prolong to the EU. Insurers will present on request a “Inexperienced Card”, for which an additional cost might be made

PA

5/14 Flights

Even within the occasion of a no-deal Brexit, flights will proceed to function between the UK and European Union.
Nevertheless, within the occasion of the UK leaving with no deal, many flights are more likely to be cancelled as a result of departures could be capped at 2018 ranges. As UK airways have already introduced 1000’s of recent flights to Europe from the tip of March 2019, some must be cancelled

Getty

6/14 Air routes

The community of flight hyperlinks between Britain and jap Europe could possibly be affected by any discount within the variety of employees from these international locations. Not solely do they use the flights – so do their households and mates

PA

7/14 Flight disruption rights

Present European passengers’ rights guidelines, often known as EC261/2004, stipulate excessive payouts for delays and cancellations that can not be attributed to “extraordinary circumstances”. Buried in a doc known as Past the Horizon: The Way forward for UK Aviation, the federal government says “the UK is not going to fall beneath present requirements of safety once we depart the EU”

AFP/Getty

8/14 Entry rules to the European Union

From 11pm GMT on 29 March 2019, UK travellers will turn out to be “third-country nationals” when travelling to Schengen international locations and topic to the usual guidelines of admission for residents of countries such because the US, Japan and Australia. Meaning there should be no less than 90 days (roughly three months) left in your passport past your supposed date of departure.
As a result of third-country nationals can stay within the Schengen space for 90 days, the precise test carried out could possibly be that the passport has no less than six months’ validity remaining on the date of arrival

Getty

9/14 On-line registration previous to journey – ETIAS

From 2021, non-EU nationals who don’t require a visa to enter the Schengen space – together with British travellers – might want to request prior authorisation to go to Schengen international locations.
The Journey Data and Authorisation System (ETIAS) is geared toward decreasing the “migration, safety or public-health danger” from nationals of visa-exempt third international locations, which is what the UK will turn out to be after Brexit. It prices €7 for 3 years

AFP/Getty

10/14 ‘Brexit clauses’

A lot of journey suppliers – even together with Nationwide Categorical coaches – have added “Brexit clauses” to their phrases and situations. These usually specify that they won’t be responsible for “consequential losses” because of Brexit-related points

PA

11/14 ‘Quick monitor’ lanes for passport management getting into EU international locations

British passport holders won’t be able to make use of them, and should be a part of the queue for third-country nationals.
Individuals holding an EU passport or ID card in addition to a British passport will be capable to exit the UK on the British passport however enter Europe on the EU doc

Getty

12/14 Ferries

The ferry trade insists vessels will proceed to sail. The UK Chamber of Delivery says: “In contrast to the carriage of cargo, commerce offers do not need a major impact on the cruise and passenger ferry trade. The express standardisation of commodity codes and tariffs related to commerce offers have little relevance to holidaymakers.”
Having stated that, the federal government and Kent County Council are planning for attainable chaos at Channel ports due to a backlog of vans within the occasion of a no-deal Brexit. This is able to impinge on holidaymakers’ plans

PA

13/14 European Well being Insurance coverage Card (EHIC)

The EU says: “When you fall unwell or have an accident throughout a go to to a different EU nation, as an EU citizen you’ve got the precise to obtain the mandatory public healthcare in any EU nation underneath the identical situations as folks within the host nation.” The EHIC additionally works in Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Therapy, says the NHS, is “at a decreased value or, in lots of instances, freed from cost”.
From 11pm GMT on 29 March 2019, when the UK ceases to belong to the European Union, British travellers may have no computerized proper to make use of the EHIC.
There isn’t a certainty about what could substitute it

PA

14/14 Cell phones

From 30 March 2019, the legislation banning cell phone companies from charging additional for calls and information in Europe will stop, although operators have but to set out precisely what is going to substitute it. In principle, cell phone companies can impose no matter charges they assume the market will bear.
However Dave Dyson, chef government of Three, says his agency is “dedicated to take care of the supply of roaming within the EU at no extra value following Brexit”

AFP/Getty

Railcard and youngster reductions apply; with a railcard, the associated fee falls to £6.60.

The transfer is an experiment, but when it proves profitable then it’s more likely to turn out to be a long-term fixture.

In 2018, Virgin Trains trialled the elimination of Friday afternoon off-peak restrictions for a number of months, and ultimately made the deal everlasting.

The deal additionally applies for the related trains departing Birmingham Worldwide (the cease for the airport), the NEC and Watford Junction.

However passengers wanting to begin or finish at Coventry or Milton Keynes won’t be able to take benefit of the provide.

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Previous expertise means that the deal could possibly be prolonged to different key locations on the West Coast principal line, together with Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow. However the preliminary alternative of Birmingham is as a result of intense competitors that Virgin Trains faces intense competitors between the West Midlands and London.

Whereas some passengers pay the “anytime” fare of £89 for peak journeys on the 83-minute run from Birmingham to the capital, others go for slower, cheaper trains on London Northwestern or Chiltern Railways. The latter affords £5.50 Advance tickets on lots of its 105-minute companies from Birmingham Moor Avenue to London Marylebone.

Nationwide Categorical and Megabus provide low-cost highway alternate options.