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    • nickapple34
    • By nickapple34 5th Oct 17, 10:07 AM
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    Eurostar delays - what are my rights?
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    Eurostar delays - what are my rights? 5th Oct 17 at 10:07 AM
    Hi all,

    My partner and I went to Paris for a few days via Eurostar, and on the return journey were delayed by 3 hours due to signal failure in the Channel Tunnel. The staff at Gare Du Nord (Paris) were quite unhelpful throughout, which has left us with a rather negative impression of the whole Eurostar experience.

    The UK staff on the train advised everyone to chase compensation through their official distruption pages, but currently we're only being offered £33 each in Eurostar e-vouchers (i.e. we can only put them towards another Eurostar journey) - which after our experience last time, we're not in a rush to do any time soon!

    So, in short, do we have to accept the e-vouchers they have initially proposed, or can we press for a return in sterling? What are our rights? Has anyone been through this previously, and have any experiences they could share to help us out?

    Thanks for your help in advance.
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    • Caz3121
    • By Caz3121 5th Oct 17, 10:14 AM
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    their delay policy is here https://www.eurostar.com/uk-en/travel-info/service-information/claiming-compensation
    • Alan Bowen
    • By Alan Bowen 5th Oct 17, 11:54 AM
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    You can request a refund of 50% of the value of the one way ticket if you do not want the e voucher, the form can be found by following the link above
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