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    • AG47
    • By AG47 16th Apr 18, 4:39 PM
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    How do you get the cheap megabus prices?
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    • 16th Apr 18, 4:39 PM
    How do you get the cheap megabus prices? 16th Apr 18 at 4:39 PM
    It's says from 1 with a 50p booking charge.

    I can't seem to get anything like that.

    How can you get hose prices, or even double that I wouldn't mind.

    But my prices when I search are en or twenty times those advertised prices
    Nothing has been fixed since 2008, it was just pushed into the future
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    • Oakdene
    • By Oakdene 16th Apr 18, 4:43 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 4:43 PM
    You might struggle to get them....

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/megabus-1-fare-tickets-ad-banned-misleading-customers-a8277216.html
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    • AG47
    • By AG47 16th Apr 18, 5:08 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 5:08 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 5:08 PM
    Misleading indeed

    How can they get away with this
    Nothing has been fixed since 2008, it was just pushed into the future
    • lammy82
    • By lammy82 16th Apr 18, 7:20 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 7:20 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 7:20 PM
    You just need to book well in advance.

    Right now you can go from Birmingham to Sheffield for 1 on June 20th, 21st or 23rd. Plus the 50p booking charge, of course, making a round trip 2.50.
    • martindow
    • By martindow 17th Apr 18, 9:22 AM
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    • #5
    • 17th Apr 18, 9:22 AM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 9:22 AM
    Misleading indeed

    How can they get away with this
    Originally posted by AG47
    It seems they can't any more. According to the Independent article they've been told to stop advertising in this way by the ASA.
    • K80 Black
    • By K80 Black 17th Apr 18, 5:16 PM
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    • #6
    • 17th Apr 18, 5:16 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 5:16 PM
    I went from London to Brussels and back for a fiver each way, travelling on specific days - definitely possible to get some cheap deals if you're booking in advance!
    • Norfolk_Jim
    • By Norfolk_Jim 23rd Apr 18, 1:37 PM
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    • 23rd Apr 18, 1:37 PM
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    • 23rd Apr 18, 1:37 PM
    I used to get them by waiting up on the day before they became bookable and look to be the first person to book the journey. I do suspect there is only one such ticket per bus though - it's a loss leader to allow the big claim but I have been Norwich to Birmingham for 1ew (Not running any more) and Norwich to London
    • teamgb
    • By teamgb 28th Apr 18, 4:43 PM
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    • #8
    • 28th Apr 18, 4:43 PM
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    • 28th Apr 18, 4:43 PM
    Megabus, Hull to East Midlands Parkway cost is 10.40. The cost of Hull to London ( you get off at EMP and catch a train into London) is 2 cheaper. Very odd.
    • Roberto85
    • By Roberto85 14th May 18, 12:47 PM
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